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AIER Internships provide college students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with staff on projects relating to your interests. During your 10-12 week internship, your skills can be applied to scholarly research, program/event planning, marketing, graphic design, communications, editorial writing, and development/fundraising.

AIER interns are paid Massachusetts minimum wage. AIER will reimburse for expenses associated with traveling to and from Great Barrington, MA

Accommodations and Meals
Housing is provided in the AIER manor or cottages right on campus, close to the beautiful town of Great Barrington. Lunch is provided for AIER staff, fellows, and interns every workday.

2024 Summer Session: 5/27/24 - 8/10/24. Deadline to apply: 3/1/24
2024 Fall Session: 8/26/24 - 11/15/24. Deadline to apply: 5/1/24

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Senior Research Assistant at MIT

This is typically a two-year position that blends secretarial responsibilities with hands-on research assistance. The tasks range from handling day-today tasks like filing and processing receipts to contributing to studies and data college. The individual will be working with the Americanists — Adam Berinsky, Devin Caughey, Ariel White, and Charles Stewart. 
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Predoctoral Fellowships at Yale University

These are 1- or 2-year positions with competitive salaries and standard benefits such as health insurance. Predocs work with one or more faculty supervisors helping in the capacity specified by the supervisor and they also take 1 class each semester at the graduate or undergraduate level. This program is designed for students who are considering a PhD in political science but either aren’t sure about it or would benefit from the opportunity to take classes and work with faculty before applying.

Are you thinking about a PhD in political science? Yale University is hiring college graduates for predoctoral fellowships. 
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Summer Internship with Institute for Medicaid Innovation

IMI is seeking up to three (3) summer interns to provide support on projects related to Medicaid managed care, health disparities, equity, social determinants of health, and specific clinical areas of women’s, maternal child, adolescent, and behavioral health. This position offers an excellent opportunity to be a part of an organization focused on uniting key stakeholders to perform research analyses, develop quality improvement initiatives, and provide education and training that demonstrate the impact of Medicaid managed care on access to quality care for vulnerable populations in the U.S. The internship will begin in May/June and continue through August.
Application Due March 15th

The Academy for Civic Education and Democracy (ACED) will convene its inaugural cohort in June 2024. ACED is RRI’s in-person 8-week summer program in Washington, DC. Classes will be held at the Ronald Reagan Institute building and accredited by George Washington University. The ACED program is designed to foster the next generation of civic leaders. During the Summer, undergraduate students will immerse themselves in Washington, DC for a profound and experiential learning experience. Students will participate in an accredited course that provides them with the chance to explore history both within and beyond the classroom. Every week, they will not only interact with influential figures from diverse sectors but also put their skills, knowledge, and network into practice through internships. This unique opportunity in Washington, DC will empower students to begin their own leadership journey with confidence and tangible experiences.
Program Dates: June 2 - July 26

Apply Here by March 15th
Interesting in a career in tech policy? Not sure where to start?
Emerging Tech Policy Careers can help you get started. 
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American Enterprise Institute Summer Honors Program

The Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity in Washington, DC, for top undergraduate students. Participants in the program have the chance to connect with the ideas, research, and network of the American Enterprise Institute during a one-week seminar with an AEI scholar or partner instructor.
Apply Here by March 1st
Political Campaign Jobs & Internships

Internship with U.S. Congressional Candidate Kathryn Dahlin

Internships are available to work on Kathryn Dahlin’s campaign in Utah's 3rd Congressional District. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in politics, public policy, campaign strategy, and community engagement. Responsibilities include assisting with day-to-day campaign operations and engaging with community members and voters. Get hands-on experience in a political campaign, network with professionals in the field of politics, and develop a deeper understanding of political processes. Please note that this is an unpaid position. Send your resume to
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Volunteer Campaign Opportunity
with Utah State House of Representatives for District 23, Jeff Howell 
Jeff Howell, democratic candidate for Utah State House of Representatives for District 23, is looking for multiple interns for his campaign. Available roles include: social media marketing, canvassing, fundraising, and others. 

Interested? Contact Ashlan A. Gruwell, Campaign Manager, at
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Congresswoman Celeste Maloy's Office is Hiring Interns for the Winter Semester
For more information contact her office at: 166 Cannon House Office Building
(202) 225-9730
Volunteer Campaign Opportunity
with United States Senate Candidate Jason J. Walton

United States Senate Candidate, Republican Jason J. Walton, is looking for sharp, motivated, driven volunteers and interns who want to make a difference and put America back on track. Jason Walton is a local candidate from Provo and a local business owner and entrepreneur. Don’t miss the opportunity to network, boost your resume and be part of the solution! 
Contact Peter Kucharek ~ (307) 220-1323 ~ 

Volunteer/Internship Campaign Opportunity
with Rachelle Morris
 for Salt Lake County Council
We're looking for a few volunteers who are ready to take on a formal role in a local political campaign. Each of these positions will require 5-10 hours per week, and we are willing to offer internship credit upon request. We have the following positions open:
  • Press Secretary / Communications Specialist (drafting press releases, pitching stories to reporters, copywriting)
  • Social Media Specialist (Instagram reels, posting across platforms, captions, growing followers, some graphic creation in Canva)
  • Graphic Designer (Graphics for social media, Flyers, etc)
  • Email Marketing Specialist (drafting emails, strategy)
  • Event Coordinator (plan cottage meetings, campaign events, convention booth)
If you are interested in these or other positions on the campaign, please contact Brinley Koenig at (817) 307-7836 or