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“At WCPI even interns have a voice. No matter what your role may be, you truly feel like you are always contributing to the mission.”

-Zaria Guignard, 2019 Intern

A new internship at WCPI, the Communications/Development intern will play a key role in helping expand our outreach and fundraising initiatives. Successful interns will have their finger on the pulse of social media and digital outreach and a genuine interest in development/fundraising work.

WCPI is seeking a communications/development intern to help implement its comprehensive media and major gifts strategies. The intern will work closely with the staff to implement the organization’s communications and development plans.


  • Assist Communications Associate with monitoring various social media sites and updating social media with relevant content as appropriate
  • Work with Communications Associate to maintain content on WCPI website, including program-specific video content
  • Update WCPI media list with contacts at key Capitol Hill publications
  • Work with Communications Associate to strengthen program-specific social media pages (e.g., Facebook Fellowship, intern alumni, etc.)
  • Work with the President to identify potential donors
  • Work with the President and other staff to develop donor-specific social media campaigns
  • Provide administrative support as needed

Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills; great sense of humor is a plus. Please submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (1-2 page limit), and a 250-word limit statement expressing your interest in the position to

Please indicate “Communications/Development Intern” in the subject line when submitting your application.

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