Washington, DC, Office

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern in our Washington, DC office to support the coalition’s leadership and policy work, and assist with the NHLA’s LatinasRepresent Initiative, which aims to increase Latina participation and representation in public service and leadership opportunities and other NHLA activities.

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), established in 1991, is a nonpartisan coalition that brings together more than 40 national and regional Hispanic organizations, elected officials, and prominent Hispanic Americans to raise public awareness around the major policy issues affecting Latino communities. NHLA’s mission calls for unity among Latinos in the U.S. to provide Hispanic communities with greater visibility and a clearer, stronger influence in our country’s affairs.


An interest in public policy, gender equality, current events, and issues affecting Latino communities in the United States. Strong organizational and communication skills. Bilingual capabilities are helpful. Must be social media savvy and willing to work as part of a small team under tight deadlines and shifting priorities. Must also be a strong writer and researcher and proficient with Office and Google Suites.

Job Duties:

Research, edit and draft blogs for website; track news relevant to Latinas and issues affecting Latinas in the U.S.; assist with social media related stories and events; conduct interviews; assist in the building of media toolkits; draft press releases; draft social media visuals and posts; attend meetings; assist with the coordination of events; provide administrative support to the LatinasRepresent Program Manager.


Quarter/Semester: 15+ hours per week

Summer: 30+ hours per week


Unpaid. Interested applicants should apply for work-study or fellowship funds through their school.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and a 3 to 5-page writing sample by email to info@nationalhispanicleadership.org

Please include your name and “NHLA Women & Public Policy Internship” in the subject line.

Attached documents should be in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Intern applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. A limited number of positions are available.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information visit: https://nationalhispanicleadership.org/ & https://latinasrepresent.org/about/

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