Intern at Catholic Mobilizing Network!

CMN’s semester-long internship programs provide college students with hands-on work experience and insight into the inner workings of a faith-based non-profit.

We’re looking for passionate interns to join us in working to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice. Apply today!

What internship opportunities are available?

CMN offers three internship programs each year. Check out the opportunities below to see which program works best for you.

Fall Semester Internships

September-December
10-20 hours per week
Virtual or in person (Washington, DC office)
Application deadline: August 18, 2023

This is an unpaid internship, but CMN can work with your college or university to offer credit or work study.

Students enrolled in a college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level are welcome to apply.

Spring Semester Internship

January-May
10-20 hours per week
Virtual or in person (Washington, DC office)
Application deadline: December 18, 2023

This is an unpaid internship, but CMN can work with your college or university to offer credit.

Students enrolled in a college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level are welcome to apply.

The Congregation of St. Joseph Summer Internship

May 30-July 28
30 hours per week
Virtual or in person (Washington, DC office)
Application deadline: April 7, 2023

CMN’s Summer interns participate in the Congregation of St. Joseph’s Internship in Leadership Through Ministry Program.

Participants in this unique program gain hands-on work experience with CMN in addition to spiritual and leadership formation with the Congregation of St. Joseph. This includes one week of virtual orientation (May 30-June 2) and weekly virtual training led by sisters of the Congregation of St. Joseph.

Congregation of St. Joseph Summer interns will be introduced to a worldview and vision of unity — the spirituality of community building. This program provides opportunities to build leadership skills in community building, transforming a job to a ministry, listening, communication, celebrating differences/negotiating differences, cultivating a culture of compassion, empathy, forgiveness, and mutuality.

Students between the ages 19-24 enrolled in a college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level are welcome to apply.

How do I apply?

Applications for fall and spring semester internships are accepted on a rolling basis. To be considered for a Summer 2023 Internship please apply no later than April 7, 2023.

To apply for an internship at CMN, please send a cover letter and resume to info@catholicsmobilizing.org. Include “Internship” and your preferred semester in the subject line.

Please also let us know your desired location (in person or virtual), and the number of hours you are able to work per week. Note: Summer interns are required to work 30 hours per week.

For questions, contact info@catholicsmobilizing.org.

What does a CMN intern do?

Intern duties generally fall into one of more of the following categories:

  • Research and write about issues related to the death penalty and restorative justice
  • Assist with content creation for CMN’s website, social media, and blog
  • Assist with maintenance of CMN’s supporter database using digital advocacy, marketing, and fundraising tools
  • Assist with development of educational resources and events 
  • Participate in staff meetings, organizational planning, relevant ongoing retreats and staff trainings

Desired qualifications for prospective interns include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Google Workspace and various social media platforms 
  • Comfort communicating by phone and email
  • Strong research skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with or openness to learning more about CMN’s issue areas and Catholic social teaching