We offer internships year round and on a seasonal basis at our headquarters in Cleveland. All majors and areas of study are welcome to apply. To be considered for an internship, you’ll need good communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for community issues. We have the most positions available for Campaign Staff internships.

Campaign Staff Internship

This internship is a paid internship, and can be part time or full time. The intern typically earns credit by keeping a journal during the campaign experience or recording their experience in some way, and writing a paper or giving a presentation following completion of the internship. The length of the internship varies based upon student need.

OCA Portsmouth Field Organizing Internship 

This internship is a paid internship, and can be part time or full time. The part-time position is ideal for college students or recent grads who have a passion for environmentalism and those who would like to get a foot in the door into grassroots activism. No previous experience in politics necessary!

The internship period is August 23- November 6. The weekly schedule is flexible, with an average of 15-20 per week, and will require availability on weekday evenings and weekends. This position will report to the Senior Utilities Organizer.

More information about the Portsmouth Field Organizing Internship can be found here


For more information about internships and how to receive course credit, email Jessica Smith-Szabo, HR Generalist.