The National Endowment for Democracy

About the organization

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a federally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world. Read more about the NED.

Please use the link within the posting to apply. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, of which one should be a supervisor. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Due to the volume of applications, only those selected to advance will be contacted. Positions are posted until filled.


The Office of Government Relations & at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a paid Intern for Spring 2024. As a member of our storytelling team, this intern will receive excellent opportunities for research, writing, and administration in nonprofit. The internship also allows interaction with a stream of international experts, speakers, and activists who are working in support of democratic development and human rights around the world.


Help to prepare stories about the impact of our global grantmaking for publication through research, writing, and editing.
Contribute to production tasks related to our upcoming website redesign.
Support the organization and production of public events.
Help maintain expert contact database to support our outreach capabilities.
Contribute to our social media engagement to help expand our audiences.
Attend lectures and events related to democracy assistance.
Provide website and multimedia support.
Other duties as assigned.



Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program.
Qualified candidates should have excellent writing and analytical skills, sharp attention to detail, and a strong work ethic.
Students must also have strong technology skills. Website experience preferred.
Multimedia experience is a plus.

Time Commitment: 30-34 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship.

NED Application Deadline: n/a; All internships are posted until filled.

Anticipated Start Date: o/a Jan 22nd, 2024

Orientation Dates: o/a Jan 22nd – 26th, 2024

Anticipated End Date: o/a May 17th, 2024

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