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Role: Redistricting and Representation Intern 

Location: Virtual 

Start Date: June 17-August 30,2024 

Reports to: Director of Redistricting and Representation

Details: This is a part-time internship 40 hours per pay period, starting June 17 and ending August 30th. 

Essential Functions: We are seeking a redistricting and representation intern to assist with ballot initiatives, legislation, litigation, and public education work. Our efforts include original research, writing for public audiences, media outreach, and public forums that draw a straight line from redistricting to the policy outcomes that impact a community’s health, safety, and economy. We co-lead this work with national and state-based coalition partners representing ethnically, politically, and geographically diverse communities. 

Skills you will build and work you will be involved in: 

The redistricting and representation intern will assist with research tasks, public communications, and coalition management. Interns receive substantive experience that is similar or often identical to staff work due to our extensive and active efforts around the country. 


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  

Compensation: $3,500 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.  The redistricting and representation policy team fights to ensure that the process of drawing our voting maps is transparent, nonpartisan, and prioritizes the needs of our communities over politicians.  

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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