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.


       Think. Grow. Laugh. Imagine. Connect. Change. Inspire. INTERN.

  • Play an active role in the nation’s largest LGBTQ equality organization
  • Gain valuable professional skills while developing your voice as an LGBTQ advocate and leader.
  • Find your role in more than 35 program areas, ranging from political to development, communications to education.
  • Connect with some of the foremost LGBTQ and allied leaders through educational brown bag seminars and other events.
  • Scholarship funding may be available, to be awareded based on proven financial need and a commitment to diversity

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 the three internship semesters corresponds to the most widely-used academic calendar for college and university students- however, we are able to work with those on quarterly systems as well.

Summer: Application available now

Priority deadline to apply is midnight, Tuesday March 14th. Applications received by that date will receive first consideration. Applications submitted after March 14th will still be eligible. 
Scholarship funds are available and will be awarded based on proven financial need and a commitment to diversity. Deadline to apply for scholarship funds is midnight, Tuesday March 14th. After that date your application will still be considered but you will not be eligible for scholarship funding. 

The hard deadline to apply is midnight, Tuesday, April 4th.

Fall: Application available in June 2017

Spring: Application available in October 2017

Please click the link below if you'd like to be contacted when the next internship application is available. 
Contact me when next semester's application is live.


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