Political Research Associates is hiring a
Who We Are: Political Research Associates
Political Research Associates (PRA) is a national nonprofit devoted to supporting movements that are building a more just and inclusive democratic society. We provide research, strategy, and briefings to expose movements, institutions, and ideologies that undermine human rights. PRA publishes The Public Eye magazine quarterly. Our office is located in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Who You Are: Communications Intern
You believe in the power of research to inform social justice advocacy. You are a junior or senior in college, a recent graduate, or have developed a similar level of skill and experience through non-traditional means who is considering a career in journalism, research/analysis, or non-profits. We will consider other candidates who are otherwise excellent fits.
What You Will Do:
The Communications Intern reports to the Communications Manager.
Who You Are and Keys to Success:
To be successful in this internship, you will excel in these areas:
Location & Schedule
Our internship program will be fully remote for Summer 2023. Our office operates from 9am - 5pm on East Coast time. We are only able to accept applications from candidates who will be physically located in and performing work from one of the following states: Alaska, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, or Rhode Island.
Internship orientation will take place during the first two full weeks in June. Interns are required to be available for orientation sessions from 2-5pm ET on the following days: June 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15. After the mandatory orientation period, interns set their work schedule in consultation with their supervisor. Interns are expected to work approximately 15 hours per week, during PRA office hours of 9am - 5pm ET, for 10 weeks (including the orientation weeks) for a total internship of up to 150 hours.
$17/hour, up to 150 hours.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You are encouraged to apply early for full consideration.
Political Research Associates is committed to hiring someone with the right mix of experience (both traditional and nontraditional), social justice commitment, and potential to grow with us. We strongly encourage people from communities most negatively affected by right-wing ideologies & campaigns to apply, particularly: people of color; immigrants; women and feminine-identified people; lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and Two-Spirit people; genderqueer, trans, intersex, and gender non-conforming people.