Get Involved!

Get Involved Now!

Chicago Votes offers four great ways to build some serious leadership and organizing skeelz:

1. Chicago Votes Internship

This part-time organizing training program is offered in the Spring and Fall. It is a combination of hands-on organizing paired up with campaign specific classroom curriculum. These internships are 7 to 10 week seasonal political organizing opportunities for young people (find more details about the internship here.) Applications are rolling in and we have limited spaces available (so hurry up!)

Just fill this application out and email your resume to (include the word “Internship” in the email subject line.) 

2. DemocracyCorps

If you want to dig deeper and really challenge yourself this summer then DemocracyCorps is for you. Offered only in the summer this is a full-time+ ten week training program. Fellows leave DemocracyCorps able to organize massive events, champion issues they are passionate about and connected to other community leaders and change makers in Chicago.



Apply here if this sounds like something you would be interested in! For more information on DemocracyCorps, checkout this link here!

3. Democracy Cup Fellowship

Spend this Fall learning all you can about classroom facilitation, grassroots and electoral organizing, and youth mentorship! Not for the faint of heart, this program is going to challenge you and your peers to grow as individuals, as leaders, and as a team. The position focuses on aiding civics teachers to implement the newly created Participate Curriculum and engaging CPS students in the general election. 

Apply here if this sounds like something you would be interested in! 


4. You Can Even Volunteer!