INTERN WITH SPEECH FIRST


 *Remote or in the DC area

Speech First is a nonprofit membership organization that protects students’ free speech rights on college campuses across America through advocacy, litigation and education. We are seeking part-time and full-time interns for the spring semester to assist with research and outreach as we fight back against speech-censors and woke activists on campus who don’t adhere to the First Amendment.

The right candidate will have online research and investigative skills, show demonstrated ability in organizing and analyzing data, and possess a strong commitment to free speech.

Position Responsibilities:

Research

  • Maintain updated data on the number and type of bias response teams at colleges across the country
  • Research and develop free speech resources that schools can use in their Freshman Orientation materials
  • Assist in filing formal records requests on behalf of Speech First and track responses
  • Assist with development of student surveys/polling
  • Help to research on the following threats to free speech on campus: mandated diversity training, viewpoint discrimination, title IX, bias response teams, antisemitism and anti-Jewish efforts on campus, foreign influence on college campuses, and more.
  • Assist with university alumni outreach project
  • Contribute regular content to the Speech First blog

Outreach

  • Assist the Executive Director in finding speakers and topics for the Well Said podcast.
  • Help identify college students to feature in our Student Spotlight articles
  • Attend and represent Speech First at coalition meetings, events, and student conferences

Required Experience

  • Online research skills; policy analysis a plus
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Previous involvement in a student group
  • Knowledge of WordPress a plus

Interested candidates should email Cherise Trump at info@speechfirst.org.