Paid Internships

The National Partnership for Women & Families offers a limited amount of paid internship opportunities throughout the year in the areas of communications, economic justice, health justice, congressional relations, and development.

Interns are paid current D.C. minimum wage for an internship (full-time at 10 weeks or part-time up to 375 hours). We pay interns the same regardless if they are receiving academic credit and/or compensation from third parties such as academic institutions or other organizations. However, to be as inclusive as possible, we will also accept an applicant who is not allowed to receive payment due to requirements or restrictions from third parties.

Fall and Spring Internship Program

Applications for Spring Internships are now closed.

About the National Partnership

For more than 50 years, the National Partnership for Women & Families has fought for every major policy advance that has helped this nation's women and families. Our mission is to foster a society in which all people can participate fully and equally, and all women and families can live with dignity and achieve economic security – a society in which workplaces are fair and family friendly, women's reproductive health and rights are secure and everyone has access to high quality, affordable health care that is patient- and family-centered. Founded in 1971 as the Women's Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization located in Washington, D.C.

The National Partnership values and encourages diversity and solicits applications from all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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