2022 Summer Internship Program - Finance Events Intern (ONLY) at DLCC (Washington DC)

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Democratic Legislative Campaign CommitteeInternship Program 
Are you looking for an opportunity to learn more about state legislative politics? Do you have an interest in working for a state legislative caucus or state legislative candidate?

About the DLCC
The DLCC is the official party committee dedicated to electing Democrats to the state legislature. The DLCC is committed to building new majorities and flipping seats from red to blue across the country – paving the way for progress. State legislatures pass the policies that most affect Americans’ day-to-day lives, and increasing Democratic power in the states has an outsized impact on governing and public policy. 

The DLCC recruits, trains, and supports local Democrats running for their state legislatures. We provide our candidates with the resources, field support, strategic planning, and data analysis necessary to run smart, winning campaigns. By gaining a foothold in state legislatures, Democrats can strengthen the path to the presidency by creating a pipeline in statewide and national elections. We’re powered by more than 200,000 supporters from all 50 states. Over 98% of our contributions come from grassroots donors (giving an average of $29), who fuel thousands of local Democratic candidates across the country. 

With right-wing radicals proliferating state legislatures across the country, taking back power and building up Democratic majorities will start at the local level. We’re counting on our supporters to get educated, involved, and take action in their communities.

The DLCC compensates employees competitively and provides a very generous benefits package. Our flexible work arrangements and significant amounts of time off aim to support work-life balance when staff may be asked to work outside of business hours during periods of peak work. Our hybrid and flexible work arrangements and policies also recognize that staff may have caregiving and other responsibilities, and create a flexible work environment to support these activities. We’re dedicated to treating one another with respect in the workplace, and prioritizing racial equity and inclusion (REI) in our work with one another as well as with our stakeholders.

DLCC Internship Program
The DLCC Internship Program is designed to provide hands-on experience working with a national political committee and its engagement in a 50-state program. Interns will gain an unprecedented understanding of state legislative caucus programs and campaigns.  

Interns will have the opportunity to do substantive work with their department teams while gaining a rich understanding of the DLCC and its mission. Interns will interact with staff members of all departments, attend key staff events, including professional development opportunities, and participate in brown bag lunches with staff members. 

The DLCC Internship Program is offered on three different schedules: 

Summer 2022 Session: Late May – Mid August
Application deadline: February 25, 2022 

Fall 2022 Session: Late August – December
Application deadline: July 15, 2022 

Spring 2023 Session: January – Mid May
Application deadline: November 4, 2022  

Internships are offered for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. However, not all positions are available every semester. 

*The DLCC continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and has put into place policies and procedures to ensure the safety of interns and their families. The DLCC is located in Washington, DC and our office has taken on a hybrid model for staff and interns effective January 2022. 

- Currently enrolled students in an undergraduate or graduate degree program or recent graduates are encouraged to apply, but the DLCC internship program is not limited to students or recent graduates. 
- Must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
- Must have an interest in state legislative politics.

How to Apply
The DLCC’s Intern Program is a paid internship at $15.20 hourly. Interns are eligible for DLCC benefits, including: 
- Paid time off (vacation, sick, and personal leave),
- Paid medical/vision/dental insurance, pending benefits plan documents,
- Monthly use-it-or-lose it transit, and more. 

To apply for the internship, please complete an electronic application by Monday, April 25. Only complete applications through the application portal will be accepted. You must also include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to be considered for the intern program. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for an internship, they may request it in writing by emailing [email protected] No calls please. Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis.  The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) is committed to diversity among its staff and interns, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents.

The DLCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, or any other legally protected basis. The DLCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited. 

Finance Events
The Finance Events Intern will work within the DLCC’s Finance Department. The Intern will assist the Associate Director of Events with event planning and logistics. The intern would work on tasks to support the planning and execution of events from May to August.  

Responsibilities of the Finance Events Intern would include but are not limited to collateral design, room block management, event materials preparation, and event website maintenance.  

Given the nature of the work, the Finance Events Intern is required to be located in the DC area and can expect to work 20 hours per week.
More Information on DLCC
DLCC operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Washington, DC. DLCC was founded in 1994. It has 50 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Flexible Work Schedule, Remote Work Program and Generous PTO. To see all jobs at DLCC, click here.
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