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Democracy North Carolina is growing.

Working at Democracy North Carolina means you are part of a highly productive team focused on achieving short-term results that bring about long-term change. We are headquartered in Durham, where much of our staff lives, but we also have staff who live and work in cities across the state. Democracy North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer that goes well beyond the requirements of the law to maintain a talented and diverse staff.

Current Job Openings:

Communications Manager

Democracy NC is hiring a Communications Manager to work collaboratively with all of our departments to develop and implement communications strategies for campaigns and programs with the goal of increasing the organization’s visibility and shifting public opinion on the need for pro-democracy reform. The Communications Manager leads the development of content for traditional media (e.g., media advisories, press releases, editorials, print materials, reports and policy statements) and assists with the production of content for digital media (e.g., social media, web posts, and podcasts). Read more about the position and learn how to apply here.

For Students:

Democracy Summer

Our youth leadership development program has selected the 2020 Class.  Thank you for your interest, and check back next Summer! Click here to read more about the Democracy Summer internship program.

Communications Fellowship

In companion with Democracy Summer, 2 Communications Fellows run our multimedia projects – a podcast and short video production – and further highlight the work of the Democracy Summer interns. The Fellows have been selected for Summer 2020, check back next year! Click here to read more about the Communications Fellowship.


Democracy North Carolina occasionally engages area students in semester-long projects or other internships. As a nonpartisan, non-profit organization, we qualify for inclusion on most college community service lists. We can help you explore the possibility of earning community service or class credits for interning with us. For inquiries in specific departments, please contact the appropriate staff member.