From time to time, American Atheists will post available positions at our Cranford, New Jersey headquarters or in our legal and public policy center in Washington, DC.

Summer Internship

American Atheists is seeking a 2017 summer intern to work 20-30 hours a week in its legal and public policy office in Washington, D.C.

The student selected may choose whether to be paid the D.C. minimum wage ($10.50, which will increase to $11.50 on July 1) or, if eligible, receive credit hours.

The internship will involve researching and writing memos about legal and public policy issues; drafting press releases, social media posts, articles for the organization’s newsletter, and other writings; attending various meetings with coalition partners and on Capitol Hill; and other duties as assigned.

The preferred candidate will have a strong interest in separation of religion and government, support the organization’s mission to ensure equality for atheists, and have exceptional writing skills.

Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to [email protected] and place in the subject line: Summer Internship. Deadline to apply is April 7, 2017.