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Summer 2024 Internship

American Conservative Union
1199 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314


1199 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Full job description

This is a paid internship in our Alexandria, Virginia office. Applicants are expected to work up to 40 hours a week. The CPAC internship provides a unique perspective of politics, allowing interaction with Members of Congress, media personalities, and thought leaders in the conservative movement. You will gain hands-on experience as part of a supportive and collaborative team, all sharing the goal of spreading and energizing the conservative movement in America.

Each department has different responsibilities, but regardless everyone works together as a team to ensure the smooth operation of the organization. Below you will find a brief outline of potential intern responsibilities. Please visit the CPAC website for additional information on the various departments and CPAC.

Policy intern responsibilities may include:

  • Researching CJR, Human Trafficking, and Regulatory related legislation
  • Generating content for ACUF
  • Preparing briefing documents
  • Researching bills to be considered for State and Federal Ratings
  • Award creation and delivery for State and Federal Ratings
  • Preparing media briefing documents for the Chairman

Ratings intern responsibilities may include:

  • Building state scorecards on Canva
  • Researching relevant state legislation
  • Interpreting and correcting Excel spreadsheets
  • Award creation and delivery for state and federal ratings
  • Preparing press releases for state scorecards

Development intern responsibilities may include:

  • Donor, foundation, and prospective donor research
  • Donor communications, both written and verbal
  • Data entry of donor and prospect information and CPAC attendee information
  • Assist with event management and hosting VIPs
  • Assist donors or handle inquiries on the phone

Communications & Digital intern responsibilities may include:

  • Writing draft press materials to promote CPAC’s activities
  • Reviewing, editing, and uploading website content
  • Maintaining and editing large media database
  • Reviewing and cutting media clips for the Chairman
  • Monitoring CPAC social media accounts
  • Providing on-site event support
  • Produce and ship thank you letters to supporters nationwide

Job Type: Internship

Application Question(s):

  • Desired Department
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Address

Work Location: In person