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DCCC Internship Program 

The DCCC Internship Program is designed to give substantial exposure to practical campaign style politics on a national level. 

About the DCCC: 

The DCCC is the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with electing Democrats to the U. S. House of Representatives. The DCCC recruits Democratic candidates and supports Democratic campaigns – both challengers and Democratic incumbent Members – with a variety of services including field operations, fundraising support, communications assistance, research support and management consulting. In addition, the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure supports these campaigns with television, radio and other voter contact efforts. The DCCC is supported by the contributions of individuals and organizations, along with Democratic Members, from throughout the country. We look for talented and hard-working campaign professionals who are committed to electing more Democrats and taking back the House majority.

Who are we looking for?

  • Proven leaders in their communities who are committed to taking back the House
  • Smart, energetic, and fun people who are interested in gaining experience and involvement in politics

What are the benefits of the DCCC Internship Program?

  • An unprecedented opportunity to work day to day with top political operatives in the country who are passionate about winning back the House
  • Receive first hand experience with how professional campaigns are run and how they function
  • The opportunity to network with leaders in the field

The DCCC Internship Program will be offered on three different schedules:

Spring Session: Early January - Mid May

Summer Session: Late May - Mid August

Fall Session: Mid-September - Early December

To apply, please complete the application below. Only complete applications will be considered. Click here for department descriptions. Immediate availability to work 20 to 40 hours per week required. A stipend and travel reimbursement is provided, with the option of school credit available.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy:

The DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee. The DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

DCCC's equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the DCCC.

The DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that makeup our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

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