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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.

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Democracy Summer

Check back in 2021 to be a part of next year’s class. Until then, click here to read more about the Democracy Summer internship program.

Communications Fellowship

In companion with our annual Democracy Summer program, Communications Fellows manage the summer’s multimedia projects — a podcast and short video production — and further highlight the work of our youth activists.  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.