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Spring Internship 2024- Democracy Program, Elections Project
Bipartisan Policy Center
BPC’s Elections/Digital Democracy Project is seeking an intern for the 2024 spring semester to assist with the project’s policy work.
Elections Project- Free and fair elections are critical to the health of democracy, and voting is the most important expression of a citizen’s democratic rights. We explore and analyze the entire election ecosystem, from voter registration to casting a ballot to the counting and finalizing of results. Our goal is to help policymakers enact sustainable bipartisan policy reforms, informed by election officials, that improve the voting experience for a diverse electorate.
The intern will work with project staff on writing and research, event planning, tracking news, and congressional activity, blogging, and communications activities. Specific responsibilities will be determined based on the successful candidate’s interests and the needs of the projects.
Applicants are encouraged to review the five project areas within the Democracy Program prior to applying and interviewing for the position so they can determine which area they would be most interested in exploring.
- Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school
- Strong research and writing skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- An interest in government and institutional reform
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
- Cover letter tailored to the team(s) you are applying for
- College or university transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
- Phone and email contact information for two professional references, including a professor or other individual familiar with your work.
- Brief response to our Diversity statement on what it means to you (5-8 sentences)
- 2-3 page writing sample
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