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.


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  • Scholarship funding may be available, to be awarded based on proven financial need and a commitment to diversity
  • 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 30 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.

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.

  • Fall: Application now closed. Internship and scholarship application available in May 2020. 
  • Spring: Application now closed. Internship and scholarship application will be available in September 2020. 
  • Summer: Internship and scholarship application available in February 2020

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

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