Launched in January 2017, Stand Up Republic (SUR), a 501(c)(4) grassroots organization, is a cross-partisan leader in the movement to protect and strengthen American democracy. Leveraging its national and state-based media and grassroots capabilities, SUR conducts advocacy, issue and candidate-related campaigns across the country to advance:
Reporting to the Project Manager, interns assist in all aspects of the SUR’s activities. SUR is a dynamic organization engaged in critical work to strengthen American democracy in this time of challenge. As such, this internship is an opportunity to gain broad, hands-on political experience and knowledge.
- Accountable Government
- Electoral Reform
- Healthy Media
- Multicultural Society
- Conducting research
- Assisting strategic planning
- Overseeing administrative operations
- Contributing to content creation
- Managing member engagement
- Attending relevant congressional hearings
SUR is seeking intern candidates who are currently enrolled in a Washington, DC area college or University or who are involved in a D.C. semester program with a University outside of D.C. Candidates must have volunteer, professional or coursework experience with American politics. Strong candidates are self-starters and able to manage a variety of concurrent projects related to communications, administrative operations, grassroots, development, and more. Interns will work closely with senior staff in all areas of the organization.
SUR Interns receive a monthly stipend.
SUR is accepting applications for intern candidates over the following time periods. These times can be flexible due to differing school calendars:
Fall, 2019 | September-December
Winter/Spring, 2020 | January-April
Summer, 2020 | May-August
If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your application and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org