Internship with House Democratic Campaign Committee and Washington Senate Democratic Campaign

Internship available with the House Democratic Campaign Committee and the

Washington Senate Democratic Campaign

Are you interested in working in politics and making a difference?  The HDCC and WSDC are looking for an energetic, detailed oriented and hardworking individual to intern with us this fall! This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the political fields of fundraising, fieldwork, community organizing, research and more.  We have an immediate need for an intern in our Seattle office and ask that candidates commit to consistent daytime office hours for a minimum of two months.  We offer the possibility for a stipend and will be glad to help students receive college credit for internship work. 

Intern Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist targeted campaigns in the field with community outreach and voter contact.
  • Conduct research and assist in recruiting potential donors and event attendees.
  • Research and track campaign finance.
  • Assist with special event planning, including creation and distribution of event materials, research on potential attendees, recruitment, and day-of-event operations.
  • Assist in campaign research including the compilation of legislative vote records, district characteristics, and candidate background research.
  • Help manage organization’s websites and social media and make updates as needed.
  • Work with staff to carry out administrative duties, including answering incoming phone calls, data entry, mass mailings, filings, blast emails and other tasks.
  • Other responsibilities as they develop, based on intern interest areas and organization needs.

If you are interested and ready to gain experience in the exciting world of politics, please email your resume and cover letter to Samantha Kersul at and Mina Mercer at No calls please.

About HDCC and WSDC

The HDCC and WSDC are non-profit, political organizations in charge of winning the Majority in the Washington State Legislature every two years.  We coordinate legislative campaigns on a statewide level and are responsible for seeing that all of the current Democratic House and Senate members are re-elected, and that challenger candidates win seats against incumbent Republican members.

Internship Category: 
Campaigns and Parties