2-Month Paid Summer Internship June-July 2022
Work with FCNL’s staff in Washington, DC throughout June and July to advance our witness for peace on Capitol Hill. FCNL offers several paid summer internships working in distinct parts of the organization on federal policy, grassroots organizing, or nonprofit management.
Participants should expect to engage in a variety of tasks depending on which department within FCNL they are assigned to. Past summer intern projects have included:
- Researching and consolidating information about members of Congress
- Delivering letters to Hill offices
- Assembling mailings to donors
- Creating an alumni/ae directory of past participants of FCNL’s young adult programs
- Phone banking for FCNL events
- Conducting a comprehensive survey of Quaker meetings
- Coordinating a letter to the editor campaign
- Working with FCNL’s constituent database
Interns are also encouraged to seek out and attend virtual forums at think tanks, congressional briefings, coalition meetings, and other networking events (about 1 or 2 each week).
A completed application will include:
- An application form.
- Resume (including education, work, extracurricular, and volunteer experience).
- One letter of recommendation from a reference. Letters are due on the day that applications are due, March 25, 2022. No exceptions will be made for late letters. Letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due on March 25, 2022.
FCNL offers a stipend of $3600 for the eight-week internship. Interns are expected to follow the FCNL work week which is M-F from 9-5:30 pm EST every day with an hour break for lunch. Interns are expected to be physically located in the Washington, DC area and will be working in person in the FCNL office at least three days a week. The internship program begins with orientation on June 6, 2022, and the program runs through July 29, 2022. Orientation is required and you are required to be available for the full two months.
In addition to working closely with a professional staff member at FCNL, interns will have opportunities to participate in lobbying, organizing and policy events.
At FCNL, we embrace having a multitude of voices and talents working together to strengthen our impact in the world. In keeping with the Quaker testimony of equality, we strive to be an organization that welcomes, values and respects the different perspectives of every individual. We are actively soliciting applicants from different ethnic, racial, sexual orientation, gender identity and religious backgrounds.