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  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #361
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    Manager, State and Local Government Affairs Reports to: Director, State and Local Government Affairs Department: Government Affairs Staff reporting to this position: None Position classification: Exempt, full time   Summary American Progress is seeking a candidate for the position of Manager of State and Local Government Affairs. This position will focus its work on helping grow and maintain American Progress’ relationships with sta ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #362
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
      Reports to: Senior Director, Talent Management and Diversity Initiatives Direct Reports: None Department: Human Resources Position classification: Exempt, full time ... More
  • Virtual
    Req #360
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Human Resources Internship American Progress is seeking a Human Resources (HR) intern with a strong work ethic who is highly motivated, organized, and detail oriented. The selected candidate will support the HR team on a variety of projects, including providing administrative and logistical support to the onboarding process, performance management, and benefits open enrollment. This internship position provides opportunities for students to gain real-world experience working on a wide range ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #358
    Thursday, September 5, 2019
    Reports to: Information Technology Manager Staff reporting to this position: None Department: Technology Position classification: Nonexempt, full time Summary: American Progress has an immediate opening for a Desktop Support Technician. The Desktop Support Technician will be the front-line support person who will field technical requests from the user community and handle routine support and maintenance tasks. Responsibilities: Field t ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #359
    Wednesday, September 4, 2019
    Digital Communications Internship  The Digital Strategy team collaborates across American Progress to increase its reach, engagement, and ability to improve the lives of all Americans. Working with experts in policy, communications, government affairs, and development, the Digital Strategy team helps to amplify efforts through strategic use of digital communications and technology—raising strategic audiences’ awareness of the organization and building relationships with progressive allies. ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #354
    Friday, August 23, 2019
    Reports to: Director of Digital Creative Department: CAP Action War Room Staff reporting to this position: None Position classification: Exempt, full time   American Progress has an immediate opening for a Senior Video Producer to join its growing creative team. This team’s mission is to develop innovative and compelling video and graphic content that builds the emotional and visual case for progressive policies, values, and candidates.   We’r ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #352
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    IT Desktop Support Technician Internship American Progress is seeking a Desktop Support Technician intern with the Technology team. The Desktop Support Technician intern will provide technology support and maintain technology systems; identify best practices; and help to develop, execute, and maintain both current and new workflows and processes that strengthen American Progress’ effective use of technology while providing quality service to staff. Responsibilities: Assist the ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #353
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Race and Ethnicity Policy Internship   The Race and Ethnicity Policy team provides analysis on the intersections of race and policy and examines the implications of the demographic shifts happening across the United States. The team’s work uses current and future demographic trends as a foundation for progressive policies that will promote equity in American society.   Race and Ethnicity Policy interns will learn many of the basic skills needed to work as a policy professiona ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #350
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Economic Policy Internship   Economic Policy interns serve as fully engaged members of the Economic Policy team and are vital to its work. Interns will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues facing the nation. Though not limited to this list, the Economic Policy team’s work is likely to encompass the following: labor markets; retirement security; housing; budget and tax policy; international economic policy and ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #351
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Immigration Policy Internship   American Progress’ Immigration Policy team provides leadership on research, advocacy, policy, and communications in all aspects of immigration and refugee policy in the United States. The team crafts and supports positive immigration policies and refutes negative and biased anti-immigrant sentiment and policy. The Immigration Policy team works closely with a broad coalition of advocacy organizations, as well as congressional and government offices, to p ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #349
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    External Affairs Internship   Summary The External Affairs team amplifies American Progress’ voice in the policy sphere by forging relationships with progressive groups, think tanks, scholars, community leaders, and elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels. The team raises awareness of American Progress and its work, as well as connects staff with progressive allies.   External Affairs interns will learn many of the basic skills it takes to work at a progr ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #348
    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Constituency Media Internship American Progress is committed to delivering its message to diverse communities. To that end, the Constituency Media intern will work to reach communities of color though targeted and comprehensive communications work. The Constituency Media intern will work closely with the Communications team’s Constituency Media Associate to maintain working relationships with national and state constituency media outlets, including Spanish-language, African American, Asian ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #347
    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Postsecondary Education Policy Internship   Postsecondary Education Policy interns serve as fully engaged members of the team and are vital to its work. Interns will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues facing the nation. The postsecondary education policy agenda of American Progress is based on the belief that high-quality and affordable education beyond high school will ensure economic mobility and stab ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #344
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Generation Progress Internship   Interns with Generation Progress will have the opportunity to expand their organizing and communications skills across all issues important to young people in the progressive movement. Internship responsibilities include creating website content; helping to organize events and rallies; drafting and pitching op-eds; drafting blog posts and other written products; creating flyers and shareables; and tracking media for the team. With the Ge ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #343
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Energy and Environment Internship, Energy and Climate Policy   American Progress is a leader in addressing climate change, energy production, and the conservation crisis by driving research, messaging, and policy to defend and advance progressive policies that protect our air, land, and water.   Interns working with American Progress’ Energy and Environment team will have the opportunity to complete substantive work across the team’s four main focuses: internatio ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #342
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Democracy and Government Reform Internship American Progress’ Democracy and Government Reform team focuses on advancing policy reforms and solutions that help make government more responsive and accountable. The team works on a wide range of issues including voting rights, redistricting, money in politics, lobbying, and government ethics. Democracy and Government Reform includes Legal Progress, the judiciary policy program at American Progress. No matter the policy issue, the judiciar ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #341
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Gun Violence Prevention Internship   More than 95 people die from gun violence in the United States each day, and hundreds more are injured with a firearm. American Progress’ Gun Violence Prevention team advocates for commonsense gun violence prevention policies to reduce the number of deaths and nonfatal firearm injuries through research and advocacy efforts.   Interns will learn many of the basic skills needed to work on a research and advocacy team at a nonprofit ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #340
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    War Room Internship American Progress’ War Room team works to transform progressive ideas into policy through rapid-response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing, political advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders. To promote American Progress’ work, the War Room team distills complex ideas into digestible messages. The team uses traditional and digital media strategies to make sure that American Progress’ messages will reach leaders in ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #339
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Energy and Environment Internship, Public Lands and Ocean Policy American Progress is a leader in addressing climate change, energy production, and the conservation crisis by driving research, messaging, and policy to defend and advance progressive policies that protect our air, land, and water.   Interns working with American Progress’ Energy and Environment team will have the opportunity to complete substantive work across the team’s four main focuses: international climat ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #338
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    LGBT Policy Internship   Interns with the LGBT Research and Communications Project at American Progress serve as fully engaged members of the team and are vital to its work. The main focuses of the team’s strategic work include ensuring equal protection under the law for LGBTQ people; combating the spread of harmful religious exemption laws and policies, particularly in health care and child welfare settings; and protecting the health and economic security of LGBTQ people, esp ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #337
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    National Security and International Policy Internship   The National Security and International Policy (NSIP) team seeks to advance a strong progressive vision for U.S. foreign policy. The team works on a wide array of issues—ranging from defense and national security policy, to foreign affairs and international development—and has a broad geographic scope, from China and the Koreas, to the Middle East and Turkey, to Mexico and the Americas. Major ongoing projects include inno ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #336
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    K-12 Education Policy Internship   K-12 Education Policy interns serve as fully engaged members of the K-12 Education Policy team and are vital to its work. Interns will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues facing the nation. Though not limited to this list, the K-12 Education Policy team’s work is likely to focus on the following issues: standards and assessments; accountability and school improve ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #335
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Early Childhood Policy Internship   Early Childhood Policy interns serve as fully engaged members of the Early Childhood Policy team and are vital to its work. Interns will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues facing the nation. The Early Childhood Policy team works at the federal, state, and local levels. Though not limited to this list, the team focuses on the following issues: home visiting, acc ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #334
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative Internship   The Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at American Progress works to identify and articulate the moral, ethical, and spiritual values underpinning a range of policy issues, such as economic inequality, reproductive and sexual justice, and immigration, among others. The initiative aims to shape a progressive stance in which these values are made clear and to help increase public awareness and understanding.   The F ... More
  • Washington, DC, US
    Req #332
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
      Reports to: Vice President, Criminal Justice Reform Department: Criminal Justice Reform Staff reporting to this position: None Position classification: Exempt, full time Union classification: Level IV   Summary American Progress has an immediate opening for a Campaign Manager who will assist in coordinating strategic initiatives for the Criminal Justice Reform team, with a focus on efforts to expand opportunities for individuals affect ... More