Jobs & Internships

 

Internships

The Delaware Democratic Party is seeking enthusiastic, ambitious, and responsible interns. This program provides interns with an opportunity to learn internal party operations, including campaign strategy and research, constituent relations, event planning, candidate support, donor outreach, data management, and message development. Interns would work out of State Party Headquarters alongside party staff and would have a chance to meet and work with party leaders, public officials, and candidates.

General Responsibilities:

  • Administrative Support - Interns will assist State Party Staff in day-to-day operations of State Party Headquarters.
  • Technology/Data Support - Interns are asked to assist in managing and State Party databases and other digital resources.
  • Donor Outreach & Fundraising - Interns will be tasked with assisting State Party staff in fundraising efforts
  • Campaign Research & News Monitoring - Interns may be tasked with researching potential policies and campaign strategies.
  • Public Relations - Interns would be a part of the State Party’s outward facing image, greeting building visitors, fielding constituent phone calls, and engaging voters and candidates.

Interns will work primarily at State Party Headquarters in New Castle during normal business hours. During the Fall, unique opportunities to work out of Dover and Georgetown may also be available. Internships are unpaid but may be taken for college credit, depending on the number of hours worked. Students may set up a flexible but regular schedule to accommodate classes and other commitments.

Priority will be given to candidates who:
Major in Political Science, International Relations, Social Sciences, and Communications, however, all major will be given consideration
Have a great interest in the political process and public service, particularly in the State of Delaware.
Are currently in the Junior or Senior year of their studies.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
delaware@deldems.org
The Delaware Democratic Party
19 E Commons Blvd
New Castle, DE 19720

In your cover letter, please elaborate on why you are interested in interning with the Delaware Democratic Party, any particular areas you would like to focus on, and highlight any special skill you feel may help you during the internship. Please indicate whether you intend to take this internship for credit and how many hours per week you would need to work.