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The Expectations Project


The Expectations Project (TEP) mobilizes people of faith across America to demand excellent public schools for children who are Black, Brown, in poverty and otherwise marginalized. At The Expectations Project, we will continue to support and mobilize activism around policy changes that improve the material conditions of Black, Brown and marginalized students and ensures that every child is safe each time they walk into a school.

Wage Per Hour: $17.50
Schedule: Full-Time
Hours per week: 35
Days Per week: 5
Location & Type: Remote

Responsibilities and Duties

We seek an intern to support current advocacy campaigns that address economically empowering communities, securing access to truth in schools, and healing in the wake of community and gun violence through well-researched, well-written campaign materials. Goals and responsibilities will include researching policies, legislation, and other information regarding our policy priority areas, and writing blog posts, policy briefs, and other supporting materials based on their research as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

• Strong research skills
• Strong communication skills, written (in a variety of formats), in-person, and on phone
• Ability to self-manage and problem solve
• Detail-oriented
• Responsive to feedback

Preferred Majors: Policy, Nonprofit Management

Preferred Degrees: Bachelor’s

College Level: Junior, Senior


• Networking and professional development opportunities as part of TNPA’s Leading EDGE internship program

NOTE:  Applicants will be contacted by TNPA and/or the employer. Please, no follow-up phone calls or direct contact with the employer on application status.

About Leading EDGE

This internship is posted by The Nonprofit Alliance’s Leading EDGE Internship Program. This program aims to elevate the visibility of college-age job candidates, particularly those in underrepresented and first-generation student populations, within the employer job market; and enable first job placements that can lead to a career path in the social good sector, including roles in marketing & fundraising, finance, policy, data management & analysis, and other fields.

We invite all students to learn more and help us create a thriving nonprofit sector that has the support, resources, and influence to make the world a better place. Visit for more information.

The nonprofit sector’s ability to change the world is not possible without diversity and inclusion. The Nonprofit Alliance promotes equal opportunity by following EEOC regulations and EEO laws that apply to each part of our organization and taking actions to promote fairness and diversity as part of our equal employment opportunity policy. The Nonprofit Alliance does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotions, transfers, discipline, training, and distribution of benefits. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law.

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