Internship Details

 Internship­ Chicago Votes

Chicago Votes is committed to educating, training, and empowering a new generation of young Chicagoans and have designed our internship program to act as a springboard for young leaders to enter the life of political and public service. This program is a sweet combination of hands on organizing with a carefully crafted classroom curriculum. Interns are expected to work with us 15 hours per week and attend a weekly meeting at our office. Hours are flexible with a combination of time spent in the field and in the office.

All our leadership programs share these goals:

● Hands­on, impact focused. We know the best learning happens through experience. That’s why we help YOU build the project from the ground up.

● Leaders making lasting impacts.We’re the beginning of a leadership pipeline, exposing you to a network of organizations and relationships to give you a running start.

What You Can Do.

● Organize voter registration drives at concerts, on campus and at other well­ attended gatherings.

● Plan creative events that educate others on the political process and inspire action.

● Assist with our social media channels and blog about exciting political issues and Chicago Votes events.

● Organize “Parades to the Polls” to get out the vote.

Who You Are.

● Outgoing, people­ oriented

● Ready to take on new challenges

● Driven to work hard and have fun doing it

● A little flexible and a major sense of humor

● Ability to work very closely with other members of the team and also to manage your own work independently

● Experience with popular social media outlets

● An affinity for politics, particularly youth civic engagement

Apply Today!

Email your resume to and include the word “internship” in the subject line. Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis.