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The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Digital Media & Marketing Internship

HRC's Digital Media team manages a wide variety HRC’s online properties, including, associated microsites and social media platforms. The Digital Media & Marketing internship is an opportunity to gain valuable digital marketing experience and learn more about HRC’s award-winning digital and social media strategy. Some of the ongoing tasks for this internship include drafting language for various social platforms and scheduling content; researching LGBTQ-related trending topics; uploading content to; website maintenance as needed.


  • Research daily trends, stories and relevant topics on blogs and social media
  • Provide input to digital campaigns and subsequent rollout plans
  • Make updates to as needed through our content management system Expression Engine
  • Post timely and relevant content throughout and on other online properties
  • Assist in editing and producing blog posts and social media language
  • Assist in measuring analytics
  • Organize and map content
  • Lead research projects to help create strategic digital plans and to update HRC databases


  • Experience writing and editing blog posts and language for various social media platforms
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • Social media experience in a professional capacity (i.e. creating content and posting for a brand or organization)
  • Experience/knowledge with content management systems such as Expression Engine, WordPress or Drupal
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop is a plus
  • Demonstrated interest in LGBTQ issues
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Real world professional web production experience
  • Become acclimated with a content management system and back-end website maintenance
  • Familiarization with rapid response marketing
  • Understanding of digital marketing plans and execution of rollouts
  • Development and improvement of various skills, including writing, marketing strategy, understanding analytics and social media expertise
  • Inside experience with a highly active and professional non-profit


  • This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available upon request
  • This internship is based out of our office in Washington, D.C. Internships are also available in HRC’s Project One America offices in Little Rock, Ark., Jackson, Miss., and Birmingham, Ala. We cannot provide housing for our interns
  • A limited amount of scholarship funds are available based on financial need and a commitment to diversity. Apply within the internship application
  • Resume and cover letter should be provided in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format
  • Please refer questions to our website
  • For any other questions, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); No phone calls, please
  • Due to the high volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond in a timely manner to individual application inquiries
  • We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team
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