The Bernie 2020 Internship Program is designed to give substantial real-life exposure to campaign politics on a national level. We’re not just fighting to get Sen. Sanders elected, we’re fighting to ensure our political system works for everyone.
What are the benefits of the Bernie 2020 Internship Program?
An opportunity to work day to day with campaign staff who are passionate about advancing progressive policy
Receive first hand experience with the ins and outs of how presidential campaigns are run and how they function
Strengthen your understanding of the political process and prepare for future political opportunities
Cultivate meaningful skills while forming lasting connections
Essential Duties and Learning Objectives:
Interns will work in all departments, including: political, policy, organizing, technology, operations, scheduling, digital, and more. They will assist with department-specific work related to increasing the capacity of teams though challenging and fulfilling project-related tasks. Generally, no more than 25% of an intern’s time will be spent on administrative tasks.
Interns can expect to learn:
Critical thinking skills,
Research and Data management skills
Workplace communication and decorum,
An understanding of the skills and knowledge needed for professional success,
An understanding of how political campaigns operate,
Who are we looking for?
Hardworking, motivated, passionate future leaders interested in gaining experience and involvement in Democratic politics.
Students majoring in policy, politics, government, or other relevant coursework, in addition to those majoring in all other courses of study; however, non-students are encouraged to apply.
Those who have immediate availability and the capacity to intern for at least 20-40 hours per work
Those who can be available for evening or weekend work, and those who can be able during normal business hours
The Campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.