The HRC Story


think. grow. be. laugh. eat. imagine. connect. change. inspire. lead. INTERN.

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

  • Gain valuable professional skills while developing your voice as an LGBT advocate and leader
  • Play an active role in the nation’s largest LGBT equality organization
  • Connect with some of the foremost LGBT 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, Montgomery, 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 available in June
  • Spring: Application now - apply now
  • Summer: Application available in February

The priority deadline to apply for a spring internship is November 9. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis after that date until all positions are filled.

Scholarship funding may be available for Spring 2015 interns. Deadline to apply for funds is midnight, November 9. After that date we will still accept your application but you will not be eligible for scholarship funds.

Please notify me when next semester's application goes live.