2021 Internship Announcement

Apply now for Summer 2021 internships. Please send a cover letter and resume to Naomi Goldberg at by Friday, May 14th.

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) is a think tank working to speed equality and opportunity for all through policy research and analysis. MAP works collaboratively with LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ movement, helping these audiences more strategically apply and coordinate resources for maximum impact.

We are currently seeking an undergraduate or graduate political science, public policy, or law student interested in working on public policy and/or LGBTQ advocacy. We are interested in helping a potential intern research a topic they are interested in. 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 LGBTQ advocacy is not necessary, but such interests would be helpful. An understanding of legislative and/or quantitative research is also helpful. MAP staff are remote.

This internship has a stipend, and we are happy to work with any academic institution to insure that the student receives credit for their work. The time commitment for this internship is flexible, thus it has 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 Naomi Goldberg at

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.


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