Communications/Press Internship, Pay Our Interns – Washington, DC

Pay Our Interns seeks highly motivated and self-sufficient individuals to join their team.

Pay Our Interns (POI) is a bipartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advocates for an increase in the amount of paid internships in the government, for-profit, and nonprofit sectors. POI serves as a research platform, advocacy guide, and internship database for students and young professionals across the country.

This will not be a regular internship. The intern will not be fetching coffee or making copies. Intern must possess strong writing skills and research skills. You will use these skills to help release our Congressional Paid Internship Initiative, 50 State Campaign, and assist the founder with daily tasks.

POI is a small team and this means you will be a vital role in helping Pay Our Interns to push their agenda forward. Your experience will include and are not limited to:
Designing Graphics on Canva
Video editing
Maintaining media contacts and pitching
Drafting Proposals & executing plans
Meeting with organization leaders and staffers to talk about Pay Our Interns
Working on the monthly emails that get sent out to their mail list
Maintaining all organization’s cloud files up-to-date
Developing a social media calendar to have a self sufficient posting system
Maintaining a clean but active social media feed
Proactively preparing press releases
Working closely with Comms Director to develop a pitching strategy.

Hours: 25 hours/week required.
10 Week Minimum Commitment
Compensation: Work Stipend: $4,000

Expected Start: Mid-May – First Week of June – flexible!

Please note this internship is based in D.C. (cannot accommodate remote work).


For more information or to apply, click here!

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