The Dos and Don’ts of Searching for a Political Internship

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What to Know If You Want to Land a Political Internship

A political internship is something revered by many college students, but finding the right one, and then being selected for it, can seem like a daunting challenge. Still, the benefits of working to further the causes you are passionate about and learning the ins and outs of the political world make the pursuit of a political internship worthwhile! Here are three dos and three don’ts for landing an internship in politics.

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A Day in the Life of a Political Intern

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What does a political consulting firm’s intern do?

*Authored by Ilana Foggle and Sam Finn (The TCW Interns)

5:00am – 6:00am: After hitting the snooze button, the political intern wakes up. Already having their work clothes packed, they grab a quick breakfast and head off to the gym.

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How to Land Your First DC Political Internship

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Your Guide to Finding a Political Internship in Washington, D.C.

Are you a college student interested in pursuing a career in politics? Do you have absolutely no experience in the field and not a clue where to get it? Fear not! I’m going to walk you through how to begin your journey into politics. The first step is getting a political internship.

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