Summer 2024 Economic Justice Advocacy Intern

Job Description

Posted on: 
March 7, 2024


The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that fights for equity for all women and families. We’re passionate about making change on big issues such as equal pay for all women, paid leave for working families and access to affordable health care that provides abortion and reproductive care. We advocate on the Hill and for federal, state and local policy.

We are seeking an Economic Justice Advocacy Intern to join our Economic Justice team. The internship runs from June to early Aug. and operates in a hybrid in-person office environment in Washington, DC. In this role, you will develop skills needed for work in the policy and advocacy world, including legislative and policy research, analysis, writing for a variety of audiences, and coalition-building. The Economic Justice Advocacy Intern will work on challenging projects across the National Partnership's economic justice policy agenda, including paid family and medical leave, paid sick days, fair pay, occupational segregation, pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment.

As an Economic Justice Advocacy Intern, you will:

  • Track relevant issues such as paid family and medical leave, paid sick days, fair pay, occupational segregation, pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Conduct research on topics of interests related to our work
  • Contribute to fact sheets and policy products through data collection, fact checking and proofreading
  • Attend briefings, hearings and other events on Capitol Hill and in other venues around DC and virtually
  • Contribute to team meetings and events


  • Strong writing, communication, research, analysis and computer skills
  • Highly organized, attentive to detail, and able to manage multiple tasks for different projects
  • A commitment to the Partnership’s mission to improve the lives of women and families by achieving equality for all women

Other Details

  • Interns are paid $17.00 an hour
  • The internship runs from June to August and we’re flexible with start and end dates
  • This is a part-time (15-25) or full time (26-37.5) internship and interns are expected to work hours per week during our regular business hours
  • Monday-Friday 9am to 5:30pm ET

Interns will have access to a computer when working in the office but they will need to use their own computer when working remotely. If you don't have access to your own computer, please let us know at for alternative arrangements.

Office and Team Culture

The National Partnership is a 50 person staff that fosters a collaborative culture. We have a collegial work environment. The National Partnership is committed to protecting our employees and our communities from COVID-19. Toward that goal, the National Partnership requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and completely up to date via an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination. Fully Vaccinated is defined by the CDC as being 2 weeks after the final dose in a primary series of COVID-19 vaccines (2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna, 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson). Up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible. New employees must be fully vaccinated before their start date, and up-to-date as soon as eligible, unless an exemption due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice is granted.

The National Partnership is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to racial equity and social justice. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color to apply for open positions. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and people with other historically underrepresented identities are encouraged to apply. Please see EEO is the Law and Equal Employment Opportunity for more information.

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter by March 31st 11:59pm.


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