Internships

Video filmed and produced by former American Progress interns Nicholas Dorsey and Jessica Schuman.

Applying for an internship

American Progress is no longer accepting applications for its fall internship program. Spring 2023 internship opportunities will be posted on this page shortly.

The health and safety of staff remains our priority. American Progress’ office is currently open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Most employees work a hybrid schedule that includes at least two days per week in the office. We will continue to monitor COVID-19 and levels of community spread and adjust plans as needed.

American Progress interns are paid at the Washington, D.C., minimum wage rate of $16.10 per hour.

American Progress is dedicated to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are organizational priorities. Learn more about this commitment here.

Human Resources Internship

Human Resources Internship

American Progress is seeking a spring Human Resources (HR) intern with a strong work ethic who is highly motivated, organized, and detail oriented. The selected candidate will support the HR team on a variety of projects, including providing administrative and logistical support for the onboarding process, research, performance management, and benefits open enrollment. This internship provides opportunities for students to gain real-world experience by working on a wide range of HR projects in an office environment.

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