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Victory Congressional Internship - Fall 2021

The Victory Institute’s Victory Congressional Internship is developing the next generation of out public leaders. The Victory Congressional Internship prepares young LGBTQ people to become informed decision-makers and influential leaders who can change their communities and our world. Students are paid a stipend plus housing and transportation to and from D.C. is covered by the Victory Institute. The Victory Institute houses interns at no cost to the intern in a local university dorm in D.C. for the semester. Please do not let financial concerns prevent you from applying. Each semester, the Victory Congressional Internship brings outstanding LGBTQ undergraduate students to Washington, DC, for an intensive leadership program, including:
  • A 10-week Congressional internship with a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus or an LGBTQ-friendly member of U.S. Congress to learn firsthand about the federal legislative process; and
  • An educational and leadership development program to learn about careers in policy-making as well as engaging with subject-matter experts across the District of Columbia across working sectors.
  • In December, students will attend the Victory Institute’s annual International LGBTQ Leaders Conference for three days of training, skills building, networking, and discussion alongside hundreds of openly LGBTQ leaders in government, politics, advocacy, business, and community organizations.

The Fall semester will begin on September 5, 2021.