Jobs & Internships
Equality North Carolina works to secure equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) North Carolinians.
Equality North Carolina’s issues include safe schools for LGBT youth, employment non-discrimination, addressing hate crimes, protecting same-sex couples and their families, and other issues that affect the LGBT community.
The Equality North Carolina family of organizations includes the advocacy organization Equality NC, the educational charity Equality NC Foundation, and the North Carolina political action committee Equality NC PAC.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equality North Carolina is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all interested persons.
Current Internship Openings
ENC Student Ambassador - Equality NC is looking for outstanding Student Ambassadors (and graduates who have a comparable amount of hours to devote to an internship) who are committed to winning equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender North Carolinians to serve as part-time interns for the upcoming semester. Specific intern positions are listed below.
Interns will gain valuable experience working for a nonprofit advocacy organization. Internship duties will depend on the skills, background, and interests of the intern. Many of our former interns have gone on to secure jobs in LGBT organizations and other political and non-profit groups.
While we don't offer stipends at this time, we are glad to work with you to secure course credit.
Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject "ATTN: Director of Organizing" at email@example.com.
Communities of Color Outreach Internship - Equality NC seeks a talented, motivated intern to help us strengthen our outreach and organizing in communities of color. Tasks include attending meetings and providing support to our People of Color Task Force, promoting Equality NC at events, working with staff to identify LGBT and allies of color to engage in our work, assessing the policy needs of LGBT people of color, and other outreach duties. Experience working in communities of color a plus. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject "ATTN: Director of Organizing" at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Organizing Internship - Energetic, organized, confident, hardworking, can-do students and community members with time to dedicate sought to rally North Carolinians in support of LGBT rights. As a Community Organizing Intern, you will work with individuals and organizations in your area to raise awareness of LGBT issues and empower community members to become activists through formation of local advocacy groups. Some understanding of the legislative process is a plus, and a passion for equal rights is a must. Fans of racism, sexism, classism, and the like need not apply. We are in need of Community Organizing Interns in areas across the state. Previous organizing experience a plus. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject "ATTN: Director of Organizing" at email@example.com.
Social Media / Communications Internship - This intern will assist with the organizations communications efforts, including development of online content and press releases, and managing an effort to collect personal stories of how laws and policies affect LGBT North Carolinians. Rising college senior, recent graduate, or graduate student with background in journalism, communications or public relations preferred. Please submit three writing samples with your cover letter. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject "ATTN: Director of Communications" at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transgender Issues Internship - Equality North Carolina is looking for an intern with interest working on issues related to transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. This person would support our Transgender Policy Task Force and help us engage transgender people in our organization's work. Submit resume and cover letter via email with subject "ATTN: Director of Organizing" at email@example.com.