Employment & Internship Opportunities

Listed below is a list of our current employment and internship opportunities.

The Minnesota DFL Party is now accepting applications for internships at the DFL headquarters in Saint Paul. Descriptions of our different internships are available below, along with application instructions. If you are interested in applying for an internship, please download our Internship Application and our Voluntary Self-Identification Information Form.

Employment Opportunities

Field Organizer - House Caucus

The Minnesota DFL House Caucus is seeking committed individuals dedicated to building a grassroots network of volunteers capable of turning out enough voters to deliver a margin of victory within their assigned turf. This work will be instrumental in winning back the DFL (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2018.

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Regional Field Director - House Caucus

The Minnesota DFL House Caucus is seeking committed individuals dedicated to building a grassroots network of volunteers capable of turning out enough voters to deliver a margin of victory within their assigned turf. This work will be instrumental in winning back the DFL (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2018.

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Telemarketing Jobs

The Minnesota DFL Party is hiring part-time telemarketers for the 2017 fundraising campaign. Compensation is competitive. Qualified candidates should have an outgoing personality, strong work ethic, great communication skills, and passion for the DFL Party. Some computer skills are required. Scheduling is flexible and hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 6-9PM, and Sundays 4-8PM.

The Minnesota DFL Party is located at 255 E Plato Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55107. Please email cshelmon@dfl.org if interested in this position. No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position. The Minnesota DFL Party is an equal opportunity employer.

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Internships

We offer a variety of internships in different departments. If you are interested in government, communications, or grassroots organizing, this is a great opportunity to get involved and make a difference for the people of Minnesota and to learn how state politics works from the inside. You can download an application using the link above. For further information on internships at the DFL Party, contact Lindsay Jacobson at ljacobson@dfl.org. Please email completed internship applications to ljacobson@dfl.org.

2018 Internship Application Deadlines:

Summer 2018 Internship

  • Application Deadline: April 9, 2018
  • Internship Start Date: May 21, 2018
  • Internship End Date: September 3, 2018

Fall 2018 Internship

  • Application Deadline: August 6, 2018
  • Internship Start Date: September 10, 2018
  • Internship End Date: December 10, 2018

Winter/Spring 2018-2019 Internship

  • Application Deadline: December 3, 2018
  • Internship Start Date: January 22, 2019
  • Internship End Date: May 3, 2019

Fundraising/Development Internship

The Minnesota DFL is seeking a fundraising/development intern.  Duties include working closely with the Finance Director to grow our grassroots donor program, assisting with the planning of small and large events, analyzing data in our donor database, and taking on special projects as they arise. This part-time intern will play an important role in preparing our party for the crucial 2018 election cycle and will complete the semester with a better understanding of basic fundraising strategies.

Strong applicants will be proficient in Excel and have a general familiarity with politics in Minnesota.

To apply for this internship, please submit a cover letter, resume (complete with extracurricular and volunteer activities), and contact information for two references with your completed application to LJacobson@dfl.org.

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Data Internship

The Minnesota DFL is seeking an intern to help with data, analytics, reporting, data visualization and special projects.

Duties include assisting in managing the statewide voter file; working with campaigns and candidates to understand and utilize available data tools; building reporting and data visualizations; training; and working with a team on special projects.

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Communication & Research Internship

The Minnesota DFL is seeking several interns to help with writing, video development, graphic design, research, and special projects.

Duties include assisting in writing press releases, columns and letters to the editor; writing, taping and editing videos; monitoring media (print, radio and television); working with DFL Communication Coordinators across the state; and working with a team on research projects.

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Training & Party Affairs Internship

The Minnesota DFL seeks several interns to assist with training & party affairs. Duties will include working with local unit DFL chairs in event planning, assistance in the development and implementation of a state-wide activist and volunteer training programs, maintenance to the volunteer database, assist in the development of officer manuals, promotional kits, convention materials, and assist party units in their organizing efforts.

Qualified interns will be able to work well with people, prioritize to meet deadlines, possess excellent phone and computer skills, be confident, flexible, creative, organized, and reliable.

To apply for any internship, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references with your completed application to LJacobson@dfl.org.

Note: Be sure to include extracurricular and volunteer activities on your resume.

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