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Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

LWVLA Internship Program

The Los Angeles League of Women Voters offers interested individuals over 18 years old an opportunity to serve as unpaid interns at the League's mid-Wilshire office as well as through off-site projects throughout the Los Angeles area. If requested, League interns can earn hours for service learning/civic engagement. Student interns will receive appropriate documentation of hours and tasks accomplished as required by their academic programs.

Why Should I Apply?

  • gain valuable experience with a nationally respected nonprofit organization
  • receive strong letters of recommendation upon completion of internship
  • build your resume to improve employment opportunities
  • learn about nonprofit management and office administration
  • learn about the electoral process and the role of the local, state, and U.S. League of Women Voters

Responsibilities and Assignments

Each internship is planned based on individual circumstances, time and skills, and involves a collaboration that engages the intern, LWVLA member-mentors, and the LWVLA staff. Most interns work in the office mentored by LWVLA's Executive Director and the Administrative Assistant. Some interns work directly with LWVLA committees engaged in research and problem solving related to League positions. General Assignments:
  • Assist League staff and/or League members on various designated projects
  • Answer telephones and assist with general questions
  • Internet and data systems technical support
  • assorted bookkeeping tasks
  • Assist with membership mailers
  • General Administrative filing
  • special projects

For more information on what projects we offer our interns click on the link, Intern Projects.

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, download the Intern Application Form, and either email the completed application as an attachment along with your resume to or mail your application and resume to the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles office.

For further information contact:
Mona Field,
The League office
Phone: 213-368-1616.

Testimonials from Past Interns