Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The Human Rights Campaign is the country's largest civil rights and education organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC effectively lobbies Congress, provides campaign support to fair-minded candidates and works to educate the public on a wide array of topics affecting LGBTQ Americans, including workplace, family, health, religious and youth issues. The HRC Foundation, the public education and outreach division of HRC, engages in extensive research and provides educational resources and programming around these issues.


New York, NY

Internship Description

The projects for this intern are tied closely to our Youth Well-Being Program and can range from the development of webinar or training content to the creation of educational resources focused on promoting affirming practices for youth serving professionals. The PICS intern will work in a multidisciplinary program and can learn about a wide range of programs and initiatives, as well as HRC's policy and political organizing work.

# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transportation Housing  Format
10 Flexible  9:00am or 9:30am 5:00pm or 5:30pm Yes No In person

Housing Information

There are many shared housing/roommate options available in the DC area.

Internship Qualifications

We seek a student who is passionate about LGBTQ+ equity and inclusion and working from an intersectional perspective, and primarily interested in youth well-being (safe schools, family acceptance, mental health support, etc.)

Writing Sample Required?


Special Requirements

  • Vaccinations

Additional Information

We have occasional events on weekends or evenings that PICS interns will be welcome to support or attend.