The application for the Spring 2019 internship program is now closed.

DNC Fall 2017 interns at a DACA rally

DNC Fall 2017 interns at a DACA rally.

Interning at the DNC is a unique opportunity for hardworking, passionate future leaders to gain real life, hands-on experience in Democratic politics, strengthen their understanding of the political process and prepare for future political opportunities. It’s also a great way to form lasting connections and memories. The DNC Internship Program provides a $3,000 stipend. Housing is not provided.

In addition to typical intern duties you will have the chance to volunteer in community outreach projects and grassroots organizing, assist at DNC functions, take tours across Washington, D.C., and attend weekly lunches hosted by DNC staff. Each department offers you a unique learning experience — learn more about each department here.

Internship Timeline

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Application Posted February 5, 2018 September 4, 2018 January 7, 2019
PRIORITY DEADLINE July 1, 2018 November 12, 2018 March 17, 2019
Start Date September 4, 2018 January 14, 2019 May 28, 2019
End Date December 14, 2018 April 26, 2019 August 9, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis after the priority deadline. The DNC also reserves the right to close and reopen the application portal as needed after the priority deadline.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact the DNC Internship Program at, call (202) 863-8000, or see our frequently asked questions.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff and interns, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse team that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring and internship application process and on the job, as required by the American with Disabilities Act. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

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