Internship Program

The Maryland Democratic Party Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in Maryland’s political process.

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2014 Maryland Democratic Party Internships. There are several program slots still available. The Spring internship will run from May 2014 to August 2014 with the potential for an extension.  Internships will focus in several areas including fundraising, communications (social media), field activity, research and political outreach. Internships are unpaid.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft communications for general distribution
  • Manage data lists
  • Assist in event planning
  • Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff
  • Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations
  • General research
  • General office support and organization
  • Requirements

  • An interest in politics, especially Maryland politics
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers if they have them.
  • Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the state of Maryland
  • Schedule

  • Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week
  • Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor
  • How to apply

    Interested candidates should submit a resume to Amanda Pleasant at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  



    Maryland Democratic Party Interns greet Governor Martin O'Malley at an event in Anne Arundel County.