With an eye towards the 2018 election cycle, a Maryland Democratic Party Internship will be a valuable experience which will give students and recent graduates experience in electoral politics and the opportunity to learn about the state, the political process, and to meet many of Maryland’s elected leaders.
The Maryland Democratic Party Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in Maryland’s political process.
We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017 Maryland Democratic Party Internships. The internship will run from September 2017 to December 2017. Internships will focus in several areas including fundraising, digital, communications, and data.
The internship will be based at our office in Annapolis. This is an unpaid, volunteer internship.
General intern duties and responsibilities include:
Assist in drafting Party communications
Assist in the management and growth of Party data lists
Assist in Party event planning
Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff
Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations
Conduct issue, candidate, and event research
General office support and organization
A passion for politics, especially Maryland politics
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
A good sense of humor and a commitment to democratic values
Ability to commute to our office in Annapolis
Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers
Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the state of Maryland.
Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week during normal business hours
Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor
This is an unpaid, volunteer internship position.
How to apply
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Fall Internship” no later than Friday, September 1, 2017.