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Careers & Internships

Careers

Thanks for your interest in working at the national office of the League of Women Voters.  We have a dynamic and hardworking staff who work in a variety of ways to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy.

The national office is located in Washington, DC. State and local chapters do their own hiring when needed to augment their community volunteers.

The League is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, economic status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law.

Open Positions:

 

Internships

Intern/Extern applications are being accepted for the Spring term!We offer flexible hours and a comfortable, fun work environment. Interns will get to work in the following areas:

  • Providing legal, policy, and some strategic assistance for advocacy campaigns, including drafting legislation, legal research and analyses, and drafting policy briefs;
  • Limited participation in litigation monitoring related to voting rights issues, including reviewing amicus briefs and preparing legal research memos;
  • Drafting reports, op-eds, and community educational materials that support state and local advocacy campaigns; and
  • Legislative tracking of priority states and making policy recommendations.

 

To apply send your resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample that details the following:

  • Why you are interested in Interning with the League of Women Voters
  • What areas you are interested in working with
  • What you hope to gain from your intern/externship
  • How many hours you will be available to intern
  • Your start and end dates

Send all information and questions about this position to internships@lwv.org. Be sure to include "Legal Internship-- Spring 2019" in the Subject line. The application deadline is November 16 and and candidates will be notified by mid December about selections. 

 

The League of Women Voters is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization and an equal opportunity, fair chance, affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. We encourage minority candidates to apply.