Communications Intern

Advancement Project is a next generation civil rights organization. We tackle inequity using innovative strategies and strong community alliances. With a national office in Washington, DC and an office in California, we combine law, communications, policy and digital strategies to create workable solutions and achieve systemic change. We aim to inspire and strengthen movements that expand opportunity for all.

Advancement Project is seeking a motivated candidate for a communications internship position at our national Washington, DC office. This internship will offer opportunities to acquire skills and work closely with our talented communications professionals, as well as our staff of civil rights attorneys, while gaining experience in research, writing, media relations, social media and strategic communications.

Our communications intern should demonstrate strong writing skills, as they will be called upon to assist with writing and editing pieces for our website, blogs, emails and social networking platforms. Candidates should be able to work independently and have a demonstrable, nuanced understanding of racial justice. Applicants should also be highly organized and knowledgeable of online communications and social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, and have an interest in racial justice advocacy.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references via email to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or via fax: 202-728-9558, attn: Senior Communications Associate.

This is a paid internship position. Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.       

Please write “Communications Intern Application” in the subject line of your correspondence. Applications lacking a cover letter will not be considered.                                                                                                                                     

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