HRC Story


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.


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Find your role in more than 25 program areas, ranging from political to development, communications to education.

  • Gain valuable professional skills while developing your voice as an LGBTQ advocate and leader
  • Play an active role in the nation’s largest LGBTQ equality organization
  • Connect with some of the foremost LGBTQ and allied leaders through educational brown bag seminars and other events

Important Dates

Internship Semester Schedule

We offer Fall, Spring and Summer internships in Washington, DC, Birmingham, AL, Little Rock, AR and Jackson, MS. General timelines are listed below. Each of these three internship semesters corresponds to the most widely-used academic calendar for college and university students. Please note that these dates are guidelines; interns and their respective supervisors will work to set a mutually acceptable start and end date.

Fall: Application now available- apply now

Spring: Application available in October 

Summer: Application available in February

The priority deadline to apply for a fall internship is Sunday, July 24th. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis after that date until all positions are filled.

Scholarship funding may be available for Fall 2016 interns. Deadline to apply for funds is midnight, July 24th. After that date we will still accept your application but you will not be eligible for scholarship funds

Please click the link below if you'd like to be contacted when the fall internship application is available. 

Contact me when next semester's application is live.


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