Jobs and Internships

We are now accepting applications for internships in the following areas:

  • Public Policy Research
  • Communications

An internship with the Alliance provides an opportunity to work on racial, social, and economic justice issues that impact millions. Interns will work side-by-side with staff members on important projects to move communities on issues like income inequality, access to health care, immigration reform, and more. Candidates should have passion and pride in their abilities, and yearn to make a difference.

Unless otherwise noted, interns will work out of the Alliance headquarters in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle, Wash. The internships, which are unpaid volunteer positions, may be full- or part-time for a minimum of 10 weeks, at a minimum of 12 hours per week. The Alliance will work with you and your school to ensure that you receive academic credit, and can support you in seeking funding for your position through your school or from an outside resource.

Please scroll down to learn more about our specific internship opportunities and how to apply. Click Here to read what past interns had to say about their internship experience.

Apply for a Public Policy Research Internship at the Alliance for a Just Society

Public policy internships provide an opportunity to learn about real-world policy issues and influence public policy at the state and national levels. Interns may be asked to work on public policy position pieces, published reports, talking points, press releases, fact sheets and flyers, surveys and research protocols, and national policy research papers. Interns also work with local grassroots organizers, and play a role in campaign development, outreach, education, and training.

Applicants should be recent, current, or incoming students in a field related to public policy (graduate-level preferred). Must have excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work independently and as part of a team; and a commitment to racial, economic, and social justice.

To Apply: Please email a resume, a 5-10 page writing sample, list of references, and cover letter describing your interest in the position and any related experience to Allyson Fredericksen, at allyson@allianceforajustsociety.org. Please email Allyson or call 206-568-5400 with questions about the internship program. Applications accepted year-round, with placement based on fit between applicant and current policy department needs. EOE.

Apply for a Communications Internship at the Alliance for a Just Society

Communications internships provide an opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of communications and media-related work on a national level. Interns will work on a variety of projects, including writing press releases, blog posts, letters to the editor, and working on social media campaigns. Interns may also work with organizers or policy associates on campaigns and reports.

Applicants should be recent, current, or incoming students interested in news, advocacy, and learning more about the media and public relations. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; some experience with social media; interest in or knowledge of WordPress; an ability to work independently and as part of a team; and a deep commitment to racial, economic, and social justice.

To Apply: Please email a resume, a short writing sample, list of references, and cover letter describing your interest in the position and any related experience to Kathy Mulady, at kathy@allianceforajustsociety.org. Please email Kathy or call 206-568-5400 with questions about the internship program. Applications accepted year-round, with placement based on fit between applicant and current campaign needs. EOE.