Organization Policies:

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employers.  Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodations: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Lisa Geller.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Internships

We are now accepting applications for internships! Join the gun violence prevention movement!

Editorial Intern

The Editorial Intern will assist the Executive Editor and Media Director with writing-specific projects. You will spend nearly 100% of your time writing for us. This position provides an excellent opportunity to build your portfolio and hone your political writing and editing skills.

Journalism and English majors are encouraged to apply, but all majors will receive equal consideration. Graduate students and those looking for post-grad writing experience are also welcome to apply.

This is an unpaid position with a flexible work schedule; however, we do request that applicants commit to at least 15 hours during the work week. Please indicate your availability and your preferred start/end dates in your cover letter.

Job responsibilities include:

The ideal applicant will:

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 writing samples to Ms. Bryan Barks – bbarks@csgv.org.

Writing samples will be the most heavily weighted component of the application. Ideal writing samples will demonstrate range and the ability to alter writing style for different audiences. No poetry submissions, please.

We accept applications on a rolling basis.

General Intern

Inform the nation about the need for stricter gun laws and learn how to fight the gun lobby on Capitol Hill. Interns assist in the following areas:

RESEARCH/WRITING:

DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING:

LEGISLATIVE OUTREACH:

WEB DEVELOPMENT:

CSGV internships are unpaid, but hours are flexible. Internships are offered during the fall, spring, and summer. Undergraduate, graduate, and law students are all encouraged to apply. All internships involve some minor administrative duties.

To apply contact our Intern Coordinator, Lisa Geller, at (202) 408-0061, ext. 1006, or email resume with cover letter directly to: lgeller@csgv.org

Fall 2017 applications are due by August 15, 2017.

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