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The American Conservative Union is hiring Fall Semester interns!

We have four departments—Events and Conferences, Development, Communications, and Government Affairs. Each department has different responsibilities, but regardless everyone works together as a team to ensure the smooth operation of the organization.

This is a paid internship, and additional hours may be required due to the amount of preparation that goes into executing our annual conference.

The ACU Internship provides a unique perspective of politics, allowing interaction with Members of Congress, media personalities, and thought leaders in the conservative movement. You will gain hands-on experience as part of a supportive and collaborative team, all sharing the goal of spreading and energizing the conservative movement in America.

Fall Semester:

August 20 – Dec. 16

Events and Conferences

Assist with the planning of CPAC Events
Assist with the planning of ACU ratings events
Coordinate with CPAC speakers and their staff
Planning and execution of CPAC agenda
Assist with management of CPAC volunteers
Maintain databases of contact information for speakers, volunteers, etc.
Attend meetings and venue walkthroughs
Provide on-site event support

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Donor, foundation, and prospective donor research
Donor communications, both written and verbal
Data entry of donor and prospect information
Writing and/or preparing grant applications for foundations
Travel arrangements for Development Director
Assist with event management and hosting VIPs
Assist donors or handle inquiries on the phone

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Government Relations

Researching bills to be considered for State and Federal Ratings
Generate content for ACU social media platforms
Award creation and delivery for State and Federal Ratings
Prepare media briefing document for the Chairman

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Write and distribute press materials to promote ACU’s activities
Review, edit, and upload website content
Help to plan and execute press events
Maintain and edit large media database
Assist in the approval of media applications for CPAC
Review and cut media clips for the Chairman
Monitor ACU/ CPAC social media accounts

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Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the original conservative organization in the nation. For more than fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. As America's premier conservative voice, ACU is the leading entity in providing conservative positions on issues to Congress, the Executive Branch, State Legislatures, the media, political candidates, and the public. Read More