Democratic Party Internships

Democratic Governors Association Fundraising Internship

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA), the independent, non-profit, campaign committee responsible for electing and supporting Democratic Governors, is seeking internsfor the Spring 2021 term. The DGA works closely with the state and Washington, D.C. offices of the Democratic Governors as well as many other national Democratic and progressive organizations. DGA internships allow interested students to obtain practical political experience within the DGA Fundraising & Events Department including donor research, policy research, fundraising/event management, and administrative support to the DGA staff who is responsible for working with the nation’s Democratic Governors to raise money for the DGA. DGA Fundraising interns are assigned a variety of projects and tasks that support the DGA staff within the Fundraising, Events, Policy, and Administrative departments.

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Applications due December 14


House Democratic Caucus Digital Internship

The House Democratic Caucus is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Digital interns to work remotely in a fast-paced leadership office. Interns will be primarily responsible for creating digital products and content using various social media and creative design platforms. The program will also include an educational work component in which interns will attend remote congressional briefings and hearings, conduct research, draft internal documents and participate in professional development sessions.The term of this paid internship will be from January to April 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interns will solely work remotely for the duration of the internship and be provided the appropriate work equipment. Applicants do not need to be in the Washington, D.C. area but must be willing to work on Eastern Time. Ideal applicants will have a professional and positive attitude, a demonstrated knowledge of Democratic politics and problem-solving skills. Digital candidates should have proficiency with social media platforms, graphic design, video editing software and other digital programs. Strong writing skills are required to excel in this role. A passion for politics, the legislative process and the digital creative industry is a plus. 

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Applications due December 18


 Councilwoman Donna Purvis Internship

Councilwoman Purvis is seeking someone to intern as a staff helper. The intern will research ordinances, have verbal and written contact with government departments, and answer constituent calls. This position is not part of the Louisville Metro Internship Program.

Please contact Councilwoman Purvis at or at (502) 574-3905 if you are interested in this position.


Kentucky Democratic Party Internship

The Kentucky Democratic Party is once again offering an Internship Program. Several positions are available in the areas of field organizing, fundraising, research, communications, and digital media and advertising. We will attempt to place each intern into an appropriate position based on strength and interest. This program is a valuable opportunity for college students to learn more about the internal workings of a political party. These are unpaid positions, but you may be eligible for course credit. If you are interested but do not have the ability to do an unpaid internship, please still apply. There are a limited number of paid fellow positions available.

To apply, please submit your application to: https://kydemocrats.org/about/people/jobs/intern/


Congressman John Yarmuth Internship

Interns in Congressman John Yarmuth's office will be afforded the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how government works while receiving college credit.  We offer a fast-paced and active office in which motivated college students can take advantage of vast and diverse opportunities and learn about the role a Congressional District Office plays in the community.

For more information about Congressman Yarmuth, go to: https://yarmuth.house.gov/.
For more information about the internship, please contact Judy Look at (502) 582-5129 or