HRC Story


The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 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 awarded 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.

·         Spring: Application available in February 2018.

·         Summer:Application available now, apply here.  Application available in February 2018

·         Fall: Application available in June 2018.

The priority deadline to apply for a summer internship is Midnight, Sunday, March 18th, 2018. Applications received after this date will still be considered, but those received by the deadline will be reviewed first.

The deadline for summer scholarship funding is Midnight, Sunday, March 18th. Applications received after this date will still be considered, but not for funding. 

Submit your email address and we will notify you when the next semester's application is available. 

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