Internship Opportunities

Texas Appleseed is pleased to offer internships for our various project areas during the spring, summer, and fall semesters. We also accept interns for these departments: Communications, Research, Community Outreach, and Development.

Summer 2024 Key Dates

  • Apply now, from January 2024 - March 2024, for our Summer internship.
  • The internship covers a minimum of eight weeks. It occurs anytime between May 2024 - August/September 2024.

How to Apply 

Please send the following to internships@texasappleseed.org.  

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample
  • A list of your top three preferred areas of interest, outlined below:

Internship Areas 

Some of the areas below feature a job description, but feel free to apply for any position.

  • Criminal Justice - Social Media Intern
  • Fair Financial Services
  • Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing
  • Education Justice
  • Youth Justice (Youth Homelessness & Juvenile Justice)
  • Research
  • Fundraising/Development
  • Community Outreach
  • New Projects 
  • Pro Bono

What Do Interns Do?

They do a lot of the same work as staff:

  • Researching (legal and non-legal)
  • Drafting and editing
  • Brainstorming
  • Participating in community organizational gatherings
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Local advocacy (municipal; school districts)

Expectations & Other Information

  • Outstanding research skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work at least 10 hours per week during Spring and Fall Semesters; for Summer, at least 30 - 40 hours unless otherwise specified.
  • Internships can be in person, remote, or hybrid.