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.

As a DNC intern, you will have the chance to participate in grassroots organizing, assist at DNC functions, receive personal development training, and network with DNC leadership and staff, in addition to department-specific substantive and administrative work. Each department offers you a unique learning experience — learn more about each department here.

The DNC is now accepting applications for the Spring 2022 session.

The program will run from January 24th, 2022 through April 1st, 2022 and will be conducted remotely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with an opportunity for in-person work for interns who are based in Washington, D.C.

The DNC Internship Program provides a stipend of $3,000. Housing is not provided. During the upcoming term, interns are expected to work 20 hours per week.

If you have any questions, please email The deadline for applications is December 15th, 2021.

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 Americans with Disabilities Act. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.