Spring Internships – Apply Now!


Undergraduates and high school students – Civic Nebraska is looking for interns during the spring semester to help achieve our goals in multiple program areas. Are you interested in working to protect voting rights? To increase youth community engagement? To learn about working at a non-profit organization? To learn more about civic institutions in Nebraska?

Civic Nebraska is a fast-paced workplace. Students interested in a hands-on learning experience defined by a balance of independent and collaborative work, program and administrative projects will find a highly rewarding experience at Civic Nebraska.

Open positions:

Civic Health Intern – This intern would work closely with the Director of Operations and Special Programs in both civic health and rural service learning programs. Duties will include planning and implementation of the first-ever Nebraska Civic Health Summit, researching asset-based community development, contributing to best-practices for civic health projects, researching program expansion, and other duties as assigned. Find more information regarding our civic health program here.

Legislation and Lobbying Intern – Civic Nebraska’s Voting Rights Program is hiring a research and policy intern for the spring semester. Duties include assisting the Voting Rights Director on research concerning legislative policy changes to Nebraska election law, assisting in presentations and meetings to legislative staff and senators, preparing research materials and publications for the 2016 legislative session, and coordinating debate and lobbying efforts for the Nebraska Voting Rights Coalition. Strong research and communication skills required.

Communications Intern – Civic Nebraska is hiring a communications intern to assist the Executive Director and Senior Directors with social media content, press releases, and electronic and written publications. Strong writing and communications skills required. Familiarity with civic engagement and voting rights policy preferred.

Please submit your resume to Kelsey Arends via email at kelsey.arends@civicnebraska.org by December 1.

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