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Summer 2022 Internship Program

The Free the Facts (FtF) Summer Internship Program provides college students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior years with the opportunity to assist our team with a wide range of activities, including writing for the FtF Blog, social media, research projects, leadership program development, and event production. Interns are assigned to one of three departments within FtF: Executive Office, Communications & Marketing, or Program Operations. 

During their tenure, interns have access to our professional network and exclusive programming and events that are only available to individuals participating in FtF’s leadership programs.

 In order to be eligible for the FtF Summer Internship Program, an applicant must:

  1. Be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled in - and in good academic standing with - an accredited post-secondary institution;
  2. Have a strong interest in public policy, public affairs, and/or government/politics;
  3. Be able to identify 2-3 individuals who can serve as references and attest to the applicant’s suitability for the activities and requirements associated with this internship opportunity; and  
  4. Be available to work 20 hours per week from June 14th through August 5th. 

Please note: FtF runs four leadership programs: the Ambassador, Intern, Scholar, and Fellow Programs. While participation in the Ambassador Program is not required in order to apply for an FtF internship, we do give Ambassadors “in good standing” priority review in our admissions process. If you are interested in an FtF internship, we highly recommend that you consider applying for the Ambassador Program.

Summer 2022 Program Details

FtF’s summer leadership programs will begin on June 14th and run until August 5th. As of January, FtF plans to hold all of our summer leadership programs in person, with interns working out of our Alexandria, Virginia HQ office. Interns will be paid a stipend of $850 a month and are expected to work up to 20 hours a week. Interns will be notified in a timely manner if the organization’s plans change regarding in-person work. 

Application Process & Evaluation

Applications are judged based upon the candidate’s interest in - and commitment to - FtF’s mission of sharing reliable policy information with Americans ages 14 to 35 and empowering them to participate in civic debate and public policy reform. In addition, applicants are assessed based on their resume, professional credentials, and ability to help meet organizational goals. Applications for Summer 2022 will close on March 9th. 

Any questions regarding the Internship Program or application can be directed to contact@freefacts.org.

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