The League of Women Voters of Maryland seeks a paid, part-time Legislative Intern who will support LWVMD’s advocacy work during the upcoming Maryland General Assembly legislative session. This internship will give students the opportunity to learn about and engage in government, policy, and advocacy at the state level. The Legislative Intern will work closely with the Executive Director to advance the League's mission of Empowering Voters and Defending Democracy. 

LWVMD is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major state public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. 

Location: Annapolis, MD/Hybrid (in office 1 day/week)

Status: Part-time, 15 hr/week

Salary: $15/hr

Time Frame: January 4, 2024 - Late April/early May

Responsibilities Include:

Legislative Advocacy

  • Assist in tracking progress of legislation and priority bills
  • Participate in LWVMD’s efforts to raise awareness of and advocate for democracy issues in Maryland, e.g. voting rights, criminal justice reform, affordable housing, and environmental protection
  • Coordinate with League members on various issue-based advocacy activities that include participation on coalition led campaigns, member outreach, and events
  • Attend legislative hearings and other advocacy meetings and events


  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to develop communications materials including email campaigns, one-pagers, fact sheets, and more
  • Assist with creating website and social media content

Nonprofit Management

  • Learn about and contribute to grassroots volunteer coordination, communication, and engagement
  • Assist with planning and coordinating workshops and events
  • Maintain membership and organization records/databases


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Interest in the League’s mission of “Empowering Voters and Defending Democracy”
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Flexibility: ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift quickly
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and tasks
  • Experience with technology platforms - like Google Workspace (docs, sheets, slides, etc), Zoom, social media - is preferred
  • Ability to come to the Annapolis office once a week

To Apply:

To Apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

The League of Women Voters of Maryland is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace based on equal opportunity. The League is committed to hiring staff that reflect this state's full range of racial, ethic, cultural, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic identity; a workplace where true diversity is fostered, and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged. We actively seek and encourage women, minorities, persons with disabilities, immigrants (including DACA recipients), and individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.