Join Our Team to Change America

Would you like the opportunity to be a part of America’s leading grassroots organization? If so, Apply to be a part of Americans for Prosperity’s Internship Program, you can even receive the latest openings via email by emailing here!

An AFP internship will  provide you invaluable experience working alongside some of the nation’s most influential policy advocates in close proximity to the Nation’s Capital. You will have the chance to learn first hand how we  Recruit, educate, and mobilize citizens in support of the policies and goals of a free society at the local, state, and federal level. This mission allows for AFP/F to help every American live their dream—especially the less fortunate.

We provide internships  in every Department in our Arlington, VA HQ office,  Including: Legal, Human Resources, Training, Finance, Operations, Information Technology, Development, Policy, State Operations, Marketing, Communications, Foundations, and Events.

Intern Programming:

In addition to practical experience interns acquire in their department placements, intern programming offers educational and skill enhancing seminars. Interns regularly attend events where they can meet and talk with the nation’s leading policy-makers, in addition to establishing friendships and a contacts list that will last a lifetime. Intern programming includes, but is not limited to:

  • Bi-weekly meetings in which the interns meet as a whole with the Intern Program Coordinator
  • Weekly policy briefings hosted by the AFP/F policy experts, that discus domestic policy issues within our legislative purview
  • Special events with the Chief of Staff, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and President
  • Practical skills workshops that teach: Researching, Office Etiquette, Resume Writing, and Grant Writing
  • Offsite trips to Capitol Hill and AFP/F’s local field offices
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Ben Hundley
Operations Intern
“We are a multi-faceted organization with departments that reach into a wide variety of subject matter. Never assume that there is not work to be done; there is always work to be done for economic freedom and prosperity.”
Jennifer Pluchinsky
Human Resources
“Working at Americans for Prosperity has been one of the best internship experiences I have ever had. The opportunities to get involved within the organization and grow as a professional in my career field have been endless.”
James Setterlund
Policy Intern
“An intern role with Americans for Prosperity is not like any internships you have had in the past. Instead, AFP works hard to match interns with their areas of interests and career paths while giving interns meaningful experience that can be applied to any future job opportunities.”

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate  will have a commitment to the principles of the organization—specifically, a firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets. Interns are expected to be able to fulfill a 40 hour per week intern role within their department. Internship roles are open to all levels of experience.

What to expect:

  • A paid internship
  • Gain institutional knowledge of Americans for Prosperity and how grassroots activism has the power to change America
  • Learn about Charles Koch’s Market Based Management and how it applies to the work we do at AFP
  • Work on meaningful projects that will further your skills and contribute to your professional development
  • Be a part of a team and build positive professional relationships
  • Attend external training and seminars sponsored by the Leadership Institute, Charles Koch Institute, and Heritage Foundation.

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Application Information:

Americans for Prosperity’s Summer Internship Program will occur from May 30th-August 11th. Applications will be available here beginning on Tuesday February 28th, and will remain open until the application deadline of April 14th.

For questions regarding our Internship Program, please reach out to Lauren Musselman at LMusselman@afphq.org