Apply now for Summer 2019.
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) is a think tank working to speed equality for LGBT people through policy research and analysis. MAP works collaboratively with LGBT organizations, advocates, and funders, providing them with tools, research, and resources to help strengthen their efforts. MAP also provides information and analysis about the health and capacity of the LGBT movement, helping these audiences more strategically apply and coordinate resources for maximum impact.
We are currently seeking a political science, public policy, or law student interested in working on public policy and/or LGBT advocacy. We are interested in helping a potential intern research a topic they are interested in. And most work product from the internship may and should be used in the student’s own schoolwork. Projects may include local and state-level legislative research, legislative analysis, memo writing, and frequent conversation/collaboration with MAP staff.
A successful candidate will be self-motivated and well-organized. Previous experience with public policy or LGBT advocacy is not necessary, but such interests would be helpful. An understanding of legislative and/or quantitative research is also helpful. A strong preference is given to applicants in the greater Ann Arbor/Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, or San Francisco/Oakland areas.
This internship has a $1,000 stipend, and we look forward to working with any academic institution to insure that the student receives credit for their work. At 10 hours a week, this project has the potential to expand with the student’s interests and desires. Research and work product resulting from this project can support the student’s publications such as articles or a thesis.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Logan Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, height, weight, citizenship, color, creed, physical or mental disability (including HIV status), ethnicity, family responsibilities, gender identity and expression, marital status, matriculation, national origin, physical appearance, race, religion, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, union membership, veteran status, or other unlawful factors, with respect to recruiting, hiring, job assignment, promotion, discipline, discharge, compensation, training and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.
Transgender people, bisexual people, and people of color are encouraged to apply.