Annie’s List offers paid positions for young leaders enrolled in college through our internship program. Each semester we interview and hire four to six college students who are interested in the political process and creating better government to work with our team. Our interns have gone on to attend Annie’s List Campaign School, work on campaigns of our endorsed candidates around the state, join the Annie’s List staff, and hold key positions in the Texas Capitol.

Annie’s List is now accepting applications for paid Spring 2020 internships based in Austin from January 21 - May 8.

To apply, please email a one page resume and cover letter in PDF format explaining your interest in Annie’s List and your preferred department to Ana Harris at

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 8 by 5:00 PM CST.

Please note: We are specifically interested in Juniors and Seniors, but encourage all years to apply. Interns are required to work at least 10 hours/week.

Strong candidates have a demonstrated commitment to Annie’s List mission and values, relevant work experience, strong writing skills, comfort using google platforms and the energy/flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment.

Interns work in Annie’s List offices located north of UT Campus and have some opportunities to travel with staff to events around the state. If needed, our staff can also work with students to gain course credit.

All Annie’s List interns work to support our mission through one of our four departments: Programs, Development, Communications, and Political. We encourage you to apply for the department that fits your talents and interests, but will also consider your for other departments based on our current needs.


Programs Department: learn how to plan and deliver meaningful support to candidates and their staff.

  • Help identify strategic training locations and local partners
  • Assist in recruiting attendees for candidate trainings
  • Plan event logistics and contribute to delivery and evaluation
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Development (fundraising) Department: learn how to research, engage and thank political donors in support of your mission.

  • Support fundraising event preparation and delivery
  • Conduct donor research and update database and spreadsheets
  • Prepare mailings and solicitations
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Communications Department: learn how to build a political brand, develop engaging content and support fundraising and events.

  • Assist in tracking press relevant to Annie’s List candidates and issues
  • Monitor media for Annie’s List media mentions
  • Research and draft copy for social media content, emails, press releases and website
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Political Department: learn how to research for political races and give candidates the support they need to win.

  • Reach out to potential supporters for Annie’s List candidates
  • Learn software pertinent to progressive campaigns (NGP & VAN)
  • Conduct political research
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed