Emerge America is looking for Spring 2015 interns!

  • Jan 6, 2015
  • maya

If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you! At Emerge, you will be an important member of a national network that is transforming the face of American politics.

Who We Are

Emerge America is a candidate training program for Democratic women. The essential step for Democratic women who want to run for public office – Emerge is the only in-depth, seven-month training program that inspires women to run and gives them the tools to win. Currently operating in fourteen states, our mission is to increase the number of Democratic women in all levels of Public office. For more information about Emerge America, visit us online at www.emergeamerica.org.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a self-motivated intern(s) to play an integral role with fundraising, event planning and communications.


  • Passionate about the advancement of women in politics
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with general office operations
  • Professional and clear communication skills
  • Familiar with social media technologies



  • Learn to use NGP (Democratic campaign database) and related fundraising tools
  • Help with event planning, including our annual event and smaller salons
  • Support donor outreach and cultivation
  • Conduct prospect research


  • Help manage website content and updates
  • Develop and implement social media initiatives
  • Help with mass mailings via e-mail and traditional mail
  • Manage press lists and provide PR support
  • Filing and administrative work as needed

This position will require a commitment of 8 to 15 hours each week. Dates/hours can be flexible to accommodate a class schedule and we are happy to work with your school to help you earn college credit.



Please send a resume and a brief cover letter explaining your interest and prior experience in politics or non-profit work to maya@emergeamerica.org.

Emerge America strives to reflect the diverse communities that we serve. Those who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.