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The Democratic National Committee is looking for enthusiastic, politically minded future leaders for our Fall 2015 internship program.

Apply now Summer 2014 Interns

Interning at the DNC is a unique opportunity for hardworking, passionate future leaders to gain real life, hands-on experience in Democratic politics, strengthen their understanding of the political process and prepare for future political opportunities. It's also a great way to form lasting connections and memories.

In addition to typical intern duties you will have the chance to volunteer in community outreach projects and grassroots organizing, assist at DNC functions, take tours across the city and attend weekly lunches hosted by DNC staff. Each department offers you a unique learning experience — learn more about each department here.

Internship Timeline
Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Application Posted Apr 17, 2014 Oct 1, 2014 Jan 22, 2015
Application Deadline Oct 31, 2014 Feb 1, 2015 Apr 26, 2015
Start Date Jan 13, 2015 May 19, 2015 Sept 8, 2015
End Date May 1, 2015 Aug 7, 2015 Dec 11, 2015

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Dana Berardi at internapp@dnc.org, call 202-863-8000, or see our frequently asked questions.

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