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Family Research Council Intern

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Family Research Council has faithfully embarked upon the mission of advancing faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture from a biblical worldview for over three decades. FRC recognizes that there is not a better way to ensure the preservation of a just, free and prosperous society than by investing in the next generation of leaders. It is for this purpose that the Family Research Council Internship Program exists. 

The FRC Internship Program is a 12 - 15 week program designed to educate and inspire undergraduate or graduate students who are passionate about public service, and who believe that a biblical worldview is fundamental to the reformation of government and culture. FRC interns receive the opportunity to work alongside and be personally and professionally developed by our team of experts. FRC seeks to serve as a catalyst for students to assume careers of influence and equip them to make a difference wherever God calls.

FRC Internship Includes:

  • Free Housing
  • $400 per month stipend
  • Personal, professional, and spiritual development through weekly “Career and Callings” seminars
  • Weekly Biblical Worldview Training on topics that impact the culture and hear from influential leaders in the conservative movement


Summer 2024: May 13th – August 2nd (Deadline: March 1st)

Fall 2024: September 3rd – December 6th

Spring 2025: TBD

Note: Applications for spring, summer, and fall sessions are received on a rolling admissions basis. Applications are reviewed and admissions decisions are made upon receipt of the application. For the summer session, an application deadline is instituted due to the increased number of applicants.



The Finance and Business Services team oversees Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Facility Maintenance, and Constituent Services. Interns receive the opportunity to learn how the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization work.



The Brand Advancement team is responsible for establishing continuity and consistency for FRC’s message across its various platforms. Interns may work in a variety of capacities within the department such as: graphic design.



The Communications team oversees FRC’s media relations efforts, including production and distribution of news releases and op-eds, online communications, social media, and FRC’s broadcast programs. Interns will be responsible for transcribing interviews, tracking pertinent news, researching archives and assisting with social media.



The Development department is responsible for acquiring FRC funding, including promoting, recruiting, and fundraising. Interns will have the opportunity to write impact reports, compile stories submitted by supporters, and assist in drafting marketing campaigns and grant letters.



The Events team is responsible for directing all major events for FRC, including donor events, national pastor briefings, and the Pray Vote Stand Summit, which is the largest gathering of social conservatives in the nation. Interns may assist in securing exhibitors for national events and scheduling logistics for staff, volunteers, and speakers.



FRC Action is the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council that seeks to educate and influence elected officials on Capitol Hill and in the States. Interns will assist in areas such as researching vital political races, writing backgrounders, attending fundraising events, and special research projects. Helpful skills include an ability to work under deadlines and strong knowledge of the American political landscape.



The Marketing team is responsible for the production and creation of video and editing. Interns may help create marketing plans and strategies.



The Media Operations team is responsible for the production and creation of FRC’s digital media. Interns may help storyboard, create, and edit video content.



The Policy and Government Affairs team is responsible for developing public policy from a biblical worldview and advocating for these policies at the federal, state, and local levels. Those interning with this department will be assigned an area of specialization. Final placement will be determined by assessing an intern’s areas of interest and their abilities.

Policy interns will assist FRC policy experts with research in one of the following areas:

  • Life and Human Dignity
  • Marriage, Family, and Sexuality
  • Religious Liberty (Domestic* and International)
  • Biblical Worldview**

Government Affairs interns will assist FRC lobbyists with analyzing and tracking legislation at one of the following levels:

  • Federal
  • State & Local



The Washington Stand is responsible for writing news and commentary from a biblical worldview. Interns may have the opportunity to assist in writing news and editing articles.