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Company/Organization Name

Lillian’s List

Internship Title

Communications & Development Internship

Internship Duration

The fall semester, we have a flexible timeline.

Internship Description

The Lillian’s List educational internship program offers valuable political experience while helping elect progressive women, who are champions of reproductive freedom, up and down the ticket! We offer spring, summer, and fall internships. Interns have the opportunity to gain skills in development, communication, campaign services, database management, and other areas of political work.

In addition to daily work, our interns are encouraged to build and lead initiatives in their areas of interest that will enhance our effectiveness as an organization while teaching practical skills needed for success in a professional setting.  Lillian’s List staff also provides interns with opportunities for mentorship and professional development.

Please email a resume, cover letter, and spring semester class schedule to Devon Roberts at

Communications & Development Internship – Spring 2020, Semester
Lillian’s List is the only organization in the progressive community with the unique mission of recruiting, promoting, training and supporting progressive women candidates who are champions of reproductive freedom running for elected office in North Carolina. Lillian’s List interns will build a variety of marketable skills in nonprofit fundraising and development, campaign finance and strategy, event planning and political communications. Interns will learn to use the NGP VAN campaign database system. Undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in women’s issues or progressive politics preferred. This internship is unpaid and begins in September continuing throughout the fall semester for 6 – 10 hours per week, in blocks of 3-5 hours at a time based on the intern’s availability and schedule. We are willing to work with students and universities to coordinate academic credit. The position is onsite at our office in Raleigh. It is preferred, but not a requirement, that interns have access to a personal laptop.

We are hiring two interns for our educational internship program this fall.  Interns are provided a modest stipend.

Required Skills & Qualifications
-Commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Lillian’s List;
-Ability to work independently and as a team member in an open office setting;
-Attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines;
-Superior writing and communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities
-Help with logistical preparation for local and statewide events. Assist at events as needed;
-Interact with Lillian’s List membership, produce and send donor acknowledgment letters and other mailings;
-Complete research on current and prospective donors;
-Assist development and communications team with creating online marketing materials;
-Draft membership mailings and email messages to supporters;
-Contribute posts to Lillian’s List social media pages and blog; update website as needed;
-Enter and maintain data in NGP system;
-Provide organizational support as requested or necessary.

Preferred Skills
-Experience volunteering or interning with progressive political campaigns
-Familiarity with creating strategic content for social media and blogs
-Familiarity with constituent management systems
-Graphic design skills

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Devon Roberts at Please indicate why you are interested in a Lillian’s List internship in your cover letter.

Lillian’s List is committed to providing equal opportunities. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Supervisor / Hire Name

Devon Roberts

Supervisor / Hire Email

Supervisor / Hire Phone Number


Application Deadline

We’re flexible.

Application Process

Send a cover letter and resume to and then come to the office for a 30 minute interview.

Internship Type


Other Information

There is a stipend for this internship.

Is this internship opportunity provided by an Alum?

UNC Chapel Hill Alum