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Jobs & Internships

The staff of the Texas Democratic Party work every day to fight for you and to promote Texan values. Our team supports some of the most exciting elected officials in the Democratic Party, our party leaders -- and you.

Interns and fellows play a crucial role executing the work of the Texas Democratic Party. We are always looking for talented interns in our political, research, finance and communication departments. If you're interested in interning with us, please send a cover letter and resume to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. Please include which departments you are interested in working with. 

The Texas Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Current Job Openings

PositionLocation
Finance Internship Austin,TX
Political Internship Austin,TX
Communications Internship Austin,TX
Digital Internship Austin,TX
Data Internship Austin,TX

Finance Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Finance Interns and Fellows in our Austin office. Candidates should be college students or recent graduates who are looking to gain political fundraising experience. This internship is the perfect preparation for joining a top campaign's finance operation, issue organization, or state party.

Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and duties will include assisting staff with donor research, creating call sheets, fundraising calls, database management, and event planning/staffing. Strong applicants will be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and have a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Excel and Word knowledge required.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. No calls please.

 

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Political Internship

The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) is looking for several interns to work within the political department to foster the growth of the next generation of campaign staff and leaders.

Political Interns will get hands on experiences working at TDP’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship – you will play a role in our coordinated campaign effort to elect Democrats all up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. You will learn about a modern political campaigns.

Our political team is actively recruiting and helping in campaigns at all levels. Interns will be asked to research campaign districts, help create campaign plans, help plan and execute candidate trainings, and help candidates directly.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. No calls please.


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Communications Internship

The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) is looking for interns to work within the communications department to foster the growth of the next generation of campaign staff and leaders.

Communications Interns will get hands on experiences working at TDP’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. You will play a role in our communications strategy that helps elect Democrats all across the state of Texas. You will learn all about the behind the scenes work that goes into a candidate making a speech, debating an opponent, and the importance of building relationships with newspapers, radio and tv stations along the way.

Interns will assist in building and maintaining our press lists, drafting press releases, and will brainstorm ideas for how we can best amplify our candidates’ message. There will be opportunities to focus on projects for specific communities (i.e. African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American Pacific Islander, Youth or LGBTQ).

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. No calls please.


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Digital Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is looking for digital interns to build a strong Party presence online. 

Digital specializes in online organizing, advocacy, fundraising, and communicating directly with the Party's long-time subscribers and newly recruited members. By using the TDP’s website and email lists, as well as social media, the digital department advocates for Democratic principles in Texas. Internship will include producing blog posts, photos, graphics, and other multimedia; and learning about building and maintaining an online community.

Must have basic knowledge of HTML, Twitter, and Facebook. Some knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, and Photoshop prefered but not required.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. No calls please.


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Data Internship

Data interns will work with the Data Team to procure election and polling place data, oversee TDP's voter engagement tools, and assist in maintaining the state's voter data.

Must have knowledge or interest in learning SQL and VAN, and knowledge of Python is a big plus. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. No calls please.


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