Democracy Fund offers internship [US]

Posted on Dec 6, 2018 in Specialized Topics

Students and recent graduates can apply for an internship in Washington.

The Democracy Fund is looking for spring interns for its Public Square Program. The program focuses on media and citizen engagement by supporting innovations and institutions that help people better understand and participate in the democratic process.

Responsibilities include providing logistical support during meetings with journalism grantees and partners; researching issues in key policy areas and local news; assisting in the grantmaking process; and contributing to the Public Square’s Local Fix newsletter and Local News Lab website. 

Candidates must have experience in journalism, communications and/or civic innovation as well as be passionate about the future of journalism and making the political system more effective.