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Role: Michigan Voting and Elections Intern   

Location: Michigan  

Start Date: July 1 – September 15, 2024   

Reports to: Michigan Outreach and Engagement Manager  

Details: This is a part-time internship (60 hours/per pay period), starting Monday, July 1st and ending Sunday, September 15th   

Essential functions: Common Cause Michigan (CCMI) is seeking a Voting and Elections Intern. This is an exciting opportunity on the front lines of democracy to learn about and assist with volunteer management, social media management, create engaging voting rights content, and facilitate educational opportunities. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.    

Skills you will build and work you will be involved in 

  • assist in engaging CCMI membership to grow volunteer capacity  
  • assist in election protection organizing for elections  
  • create and drive engagement for youth voters in 2024 elections  
  • assist in building CCMI social media presence  
  • aid in election protection webinars and trainings  
  • create voting rights and information resources  


You will be a good fit for this internship if you have:  

  • A passion for learning about elections, government affairs, and the legislative process  
  • A desire and an ability to work in a non-partisan manner   
  • A willingness to build your organizational skills and attention to detail  
  • A willingness to build your writing and listening skills  
  • A willingness to learn new skills  

Salary: $5,250 for the 11 weeks paid in 5 equal twice monthly payments on the 15th and last day of the month.

Classification: This position is classified as temporary and therefore not included in the union-represented collective bargaining unit.   

To Apply: Please complete the application here.  If you are moved forward in the process, additional details about the interview process will be shared with you by the hiring team.    

Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of any race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, income class, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status, as well as applicants who have been previously incarcerated.  

About Common Cause 

Common Cause (501(c)(4)) and Common Cause Education Fund (501(c)(3)) are nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots affiliate organizations dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.     

Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Washington, DC, Common Cause has more than 1.5 million members (about the population of New Hampshire) and supporters living in every Congressional district in the United States, and offices in 30 states around the country.  

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