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.

In addition to typical intern duties, you will have the chance to volunteer in grassroots organizing, assist at DNC functions, receive personal development training, and network with DNC leadership and staff. Each department offers you a unique learning experience — learn more about each department here.

The application for the summer 2021 session is now open. The program will run from June 7 to August 13 and will be conducted remotely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline for applications is April 30. Housing is not provided. During the upcoming term, interns are expected to work 30 hours per week. If you have any questions, please email

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.