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At Elevation Strategies interns play an integral role in contributing to the framework of our firm. We currently offer technical support to candidates in all five boroughs and in every level of local government through social media, field voter outreach, campaign power mapping, and other tailored needs to countless Democratic candidates. Interns learn how to use research skills to further understand the political landscape, network, engage, and influence the political sphere, as well as tackle challenges with creative solutions and detailed analysis. The work environment is team orientated as we exercise sharp communication and collaboration skills! Our interns do meaningful work, and are not just expected to file papers or go on coffee runs.

All Positions focus on multi-faceted immersion with the political process. Our Political Consulting interns get a chance to become familiar with opposition research, policy and demographic research, social media tracking, direct voter contact, data entry, and fundraising work. Real world political experience will boost your skill level when you enter the job market, which is why we require our interns to be diligent. There will be openings for full-time/part-time positions within the company as it expands in upcoming months.


Gain first hand experience with campaign field work. As a part of the field team interns will work on tasks that are crucial to the strategic planning done at Elevation Strategies. Interns will have the opportunity gain experience with research, policy information, and much more. Applicants are expected to be reliable, creative, and comfortable working with deadlines.


  • Familiarity with Google drive and Excel

  • Passion for Politics especially New York City politics

  • Basic understanding of English (secondary language is recommended)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Experience with social media platforms

Orientation and training for the internship will cover the following:

  • Interactions between candidates and established politicians

  • Detailed research skills necessary for clients

  • Organization of fundraisers and other political events

  • Community outreach tactics between the Candidate and the field

  • Knowledge of local city politics and the consulting sphere

  • Detailed analysis of candidates both clients and opposition

  • Phone banking and speaking to voters

APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY DIRECTLY TO with a resume and cover letter. 

The subject of the email should be [ 2021 Political Internship #ES2020 ]

*Interns based in New York City will be expected to work on a hybrid schedule meaning they are expected to complete part of their internship hours in-person*

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