Humanity First for Illinois Internship Progam

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2021 Term! All positions are open until filled or February 12, 2021.


The Spring 2021 Term will run from February 22, 2021 through May 22, 2021. The following positions are currently accepting applications:


Constituent and Legislative Affairs Intern

Democratic Reform Intern

Economic Research Intern

Education Policy Intern

Illinois Sustainability Intern

We offer a comprehensive internship experience that fosters civic engagement and prepares intern candidates for public service at the local, state, or federal level:

  • Play an active role in shaping the Illinois of tomorrow with Humanity First.

  • Utilize your expertise in advancing the agency of WE the People in our local government.

  • Gain valuable professional skills while developing your voice as an advocate and a leader for a human-centered economy.

  • Connect with stakeholders across Illinois and around the country working to put Humanity First.

Qualified candidates must have completed relevant coursework and be either an Illinois resident (residing in the state for at least one 90-day period in a given year) or be enrolled at an Illinois educational institution and authorized to work in the United States. Citizenship is not a requirement for the Humanity First for Illinois Internship Program.

All internship opportunities are provided on an unpaid, part-time basis.

To be considered for an internship opportunity, please submit your resume, a statement of intent about your personal interest in the Humanity First political movement, and a writing sample to

All questions regarding the Humanity First for Illinois Internship Program can be directed to or 773-217-9327.

Humanity First for Illinois is an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about all of our cohorts:

Summer 2020 (our innagural cohort!)

Fall 2020

Winter 2020

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