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

June 2020 - August 2020 Greer, SC
“I loved setting my own schedule and getting to work directly with the offices of my Congressional representatives! I gained experience in researching legislation, conducting lobbying meetings, fundraising, and community outreach. This is a great internship for those interested not only in politics but in making the world a better place!”

Writer Intern

November 2020 - February 2021 Seattle, WA
“I liked how the team at The Borgen Project pushed us to exceed our own expectations of ourselves, and challenged us to come up with unique story ideas that were newsworthy and interesting. I also liked reaching how this opportunity helped people become familiar with reaching out to their congressional representatives. ”
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