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We are currently accepting applications for:
Communications Internship (Spring 2018)
POGO is looking for an eager individual to assist our communications team as we head into a major website redesign and migration. The communications intern will report directly to POGO's Design and Innovation Manager and will work closely with other members of the communications team, including the Chief Communications Strategist, to get a well-rounded and hands-on experience. Details and how to apply
Investigations Internship (Spring 2018)
The Investigative Team is looking for interns to help POGO achieve a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government. Investigative topics range from defense spending to Wall Street regulations; from undue influence to strengthening government ethics standards and whistleblower protections. Details and how to apply
Read more about POGO's legal internship program (applications currently closed.)
About the Internship Program
POGO takes interns throughout the year and will work with an individual’s time restrictions as long as there is a minimum commitment of three months. Traditionally we have only accepted full-time interns, but if you can’t commit to full-time, please include in your cover letter why we should make an exception for you.
Suggested application deadlines:
Fall/Winter 2017: Rolling
Spring 2018: November 1, 2017
Summer 2018: March 15, 2018
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All high school, undergraduate, master's, Ph.D., and J.D. students; veterans; and recent college graduates are welcome to apply.
Please send your application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Cover letter and resume
- Writing sample demonstrating some analysis (1-3 pages)
- College or university transcript (unofficial is fine)
- Letter(s) of recommendation (optional, but please limit to two)
Any questions concerning internships or the internship program should be directed to Lydia Dennett, email@example.com or 202-347-1122.
We offer compensation at $12.50/hour to interns who cannot receive school credit or outside funding for their internship experience.
POGO provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We welcome all interested and qualified individuals to apply.