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Communications Intern (Remote)

NextGen America

NextGen America

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024


NextGen America is currently seeking a Communications Intern to join our remote summer internship program, with an extension into the fall program. This internship is not limited to college seniors or recent graduates. We also invite and encourage experienced professionals who may be looking for a career change to apply.

This position will be part-time with an expected commitment of 20 hours per week. The ideal start date for this opening will be June 24, 2024 and will run through November 15, 2024.


  • Paid: an intern will be considered an hourly employee with a pay rate of $22/hour
  • Location: internships are fully remote and can work from anywhere within the United States
  • Training and Development: Opportunities to learn from and train with senior employees and leaders within a leading electoral organization
  • Education: Opportunities for hands-on learning and training in an organization with a track record of championing progressive causes and candidates


  • Assist with core day-to-day activities of the Communications team
  • Assist with monitoring news stories and social media trends
  • Assist with researching, creating, and maintaining targeted press lists
  • Assist with drafting and editing press materials
  • Conduct comprehensive research to support the development of data-driven communication strategies
  • Provide fact-checking and copyediting support to members of Press Team, Digital Team, and Creative Team
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications
  • A passion for taking political action through the engaging with young people to stand up for progressive values and causes
  • A strong desire to obtain new skills and exposure to working in a professional environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines
  • Creative and flexible
  • Excellent team player


NextGen America Interns are part-time, temporary employees with a set pay rate of $22/hour. This position is not eligible for benefits.


NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.4 million young voters and educated many millions more.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.