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 2018 Maryland Democratic Party Internships. The internship will begin on a rolling basis and conclude after the November 6th General Election.
The internship will be based at our several offices throughout the state.
With the General Election quickly approaching, this will be an exciting time to get involved!
General intern duties and responsibilities include:
Assist in drafting Party communications
Assist in the management and growth of Party data lists
Gain experience utilizing campaign and voter databases
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 twelve 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 are encouraged to submit their application via this form. Candidates who do not have a Google account should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Fall 2018 Internship” no later than September 15th, 2018.