The Borgen Project

About The Borgen Project

From CNN to The Huffington Post, the world is talking about the innovative movement that is downsizing global poverty. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. This nonprofit organization is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. All of our internship programs provide experience in advocacy, mobilizing and fundraising, coupled with real industry exposure and an insight into the nonprofit world. Each internship program has a dedicated manager who will guide you through your program, ensuring key weekly objectives are met, along with additional orientation, 101 training sessions and check-in calls.


Political Affairs Intern

July 2020 - September 2020 Seekonk, MA
“I truly feel like I was making a difference every week. I was able to meet with actual congress leaders in my state. It was manageable and I could do as much as I wanted every week and tailor the internship to my interests. I was also able to meet other college students from many disciplines who were passionate about making the world a better place like me.”


November 2019 - February 2020 New York City, NY
“Enjoyed the communication with management, ability to work remotely with team members across different timezones and complete fulfilling work based on informative articles, fundraising and community mobilizing. ”
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