Internships with Common Cause NC
a first-hand look at democracy in action

Common Cause North Carolina is now accepting applications for summer 2018 internships!

We are a statewide nonpartisan public interest organization advocating for more open, honest and accountable government. We work with both political parties seeking to promote reforms in campaign, election, lobbying and redistricting laws.

Goal: to provide interns with experience in nonprofit, public-policy advocacy

The internship will
enhance research, writing and oral communication skills
provide a deeper understanding of how public-policy reforms can improve democracy
and positively impact the lives of citizens.
build connections with other organizations that may prove helpful in an intern's career
path goals

assist in research and production of public-policy proposals
help monitor legislative meetings when scheduled
provide support for Common Cause public events
assist with social- and traditional-media outreach
provide support to our college civic engagement outreach project and activities

enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking program
preferred concentration in political science, public policy or relevant fields
new-media skills to help with CCNC Facebook, Twitter and YouTube presence
writing skills to help in producing opinion editorials and press releases
research skills to assist in producing public-policy proposals
basic understanding of North Carolina legislative system is helpful

Interns work with us in our office near the Legislative Building in downtown Raleigh.
Interns work a minimum 12 to 15 hour week schedule that is mutually agreed upon.
Interns are required to dress appropriately for assignments at the Legislature and
other meetings outside the office.

Common Cause North Carolina has experience working with colleges and universities to provide internship credit for students.
3 to 6 credit hours possible depending upon work schedule

Attach your resume in an email addressed to Bob Phillips at containing "Internship" as the subject line.

Eligible intern candidates will be contacted to arrange a one-on-one interview with the program coordinator.

Meet some of our past interns at Common Cause NC
(click on the photos below to see their profile)
Patty Suarez Edward Critikos Jazmyne Childs



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Common Cause North Carolina
907 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27605

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