We currently have no open opportunities at this time.
The AHA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to join our team. We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply for our open positions. We encourage you to explore our website for more information about our work. The American Humanist Association advocates progressive values and equality for humanists. Our motto is: Good Without A God.
The American Humanist Association has internships available year-round for students, recent grads, and volunteers in Washington, DC. Interns will develop a more comprehensive understanding of how a progressive, national nonprofit organization works, while gaining valuable skills for the future.
An internship at the AHA will provide an opportunity to support the organization’s current work: advancing humanist values and progressive issue advocacy, focusing on church-state separation, civil liberties, reproductive freedom, human rights, and equality. Depending on your school’s rules or unless otherwise noted, compensation of $14 per hour is available if not restricted.
Internships are currently available in following areas:
The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center accepts interns year-round. To be considered for the Summer of 2020, please apply by April 30, 2020. The AHA’s legal arm, the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, handles constitutional litigation and church-state separation cases, with clients ranging from parents and students to federal inmates.
The legal intern is primarily responsible for researching and writing legal memoranda and assisting in litigation under the supervision of the legal center’s attorneys. The intern may also be assigned the task of investigating new complaints, maintaining case files and submitting public records requests. Learn more here!
Center for Freethought Equality/Freethought Equality Fund Internship Program
The Center for Freethought Equality and the Freethought Equality Fund are seeking a full or part time intern to assist with advocacy and campaign activities. Interns will develop a better understanding of how progressive, nonprofit organizations operate, while gaining exposure to advocacy and electoral politics on a national level.
Interns will be paid a monthly stipend with the commitment to work at least 20 hours per week and must be available for at least 10 weeks (with preference to those who can commit to longer). Part time commitment will earn $800/month, while full time interns can receive a $1,600/month stipend.
Our mission of the Center for Freethought Equality and the Freethought Equality Fund is to provide Americans the opportunity to make their voice heard in the political process, protect the separation of church and state, and defend the civil liberties of secular Americans.
- Track federal and state legislation
- Prepare advocacy materials
- Track federal, state, and local electoral races across the country
- Maintain our databases and update files
- Research potential donors and coordinate fundraising events
- Recruit grassroots volunteers from affiliated state chapters and groups
- Manage social media accounts and website content
- Candidates must be a current college student or a recent graduate majoring in Political Science, Communications, Government, or Public Policy; and have some experience in a campaign or political environment.
- Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
- Candidates must also have strong verbal communication, writing, and computer skills.
Please submit a current resume and cover letter, along with availability, to firstname.lastname@example.org.