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.

Spring: Application now available

Summer: Application available in February 2017

Fall: Application available in Spring 2017

Priority deadline to apply for a spring internship is midnight, Monday, November 21. We will continue to accept applications after that date, but those recorded by November 21 will receive first consideration. Scholarship funds (based on proven financial need and commitment to diversity) may be available - deadline to apply for funds is midnight, Monday, November 21. After that date, you will still be considered for internships but are not eligible for funding.

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