Chicago Votes Internships!

11921615_655443327891891_2876149258379632751_nThe Chicago Votes internship is an 8 to 10 week seasonal leadership development and grassroots organizing program for young people ready to build power. Interns in the greater Chicagoland area come together weekly (approx. 10 to 20 hours a week) to organize, educate, advocate, and engage young people around Chicago about the political process and important issues.

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Fall Internship: (September -November )
Democracy Internship, Civic education for all, Get Out the Vote, Legislators, Policy, Springfield, Direct Action, Lobbying.

Win-ternship: (February – April)
Voter Registration Drives, Press Conferences #FAME, Automatic Voter Registration, Police Accountability, GOTV turn up.

We accept applications on a rolling basis and currently have some project positions available.

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Just imagine yourself:

  • 11111616_606516326117925_6625420823260591848_oOrganizing advocacy outreach at concerts, on campus and at other well-attended gatherings.
  • Planing creative events that educate others on the political process and inspire action.
  • Developing a campaign and crafting a message, drafting a fact sheet and sending some press releases, and working with reporters / media outlets.
  • Assisting with our social media channels and blogging about exciting political issues.
  • Learning about non-profit structures and operations and managing a budget and writing grants.

You are:

  • Outgoing, people-oriented
  • Ready to take on new challenges
  • Driven to work hard and have fun doing it
  • Able to work closely with other members of the team and also to manage your own work independently
  • Experienced with popular social media outlets
  • Excited about politics

Check this out for more details about the program(s).

Answer some application questions here! Then email your resume to and include the word “internship” in the subject line.

Women, People of Color, Individuals with Disabilities and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.