Communications Fellowship

Feldman Strategies is hiring a communications fellow to join our team this summer. 

Join a fast-moving, progressive communications firm that is working with leading labor unions, voting rights organizations, health care advocacy groups, gender and sexuality equity groups, other progressive organizations, and candidates for the summer to support our team ahead of a busy election cycle. As a boutique firm, we pride ourselves on our hands-on approach that puts an unparalleled focus on the success and results of our clients.

Fellow’s Role and Responsibilities
As a communications fellow on our team you will have the unique opportunity to: 

  • Collaborate directly with a small team.

  • Work on assignments with real substance for a variety of different clients, ranging from labor unions, to voting rights organizations, to reproductive rights and justice organizations and more.

  • Get hands-on experience and contribute to getting results for our clients by creating targeted media press lists, learning how to pitch stories to the press, media monitoring for clients and compiling press clips, and attending client meetings. 

  • Enhance your career development through mentorship from our firm’s principal, director, and other team members.

  • Learn internal project management skills including tracking clients’ press mentions, supporting with calendar coordination ahead of clients’ media interviews, and more. 

Candidate Qualifications
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, team player to join our team for a summer fellowship. A strong candidate will meet the majority of the following qualifications:  

  • Has communication experience either in a firm setting, on a political or advocacy campaign, or with an organization (this includes internship experience).

  • Has a passion for communications and politics, and enjoys consuming and influencing media. 

  • Is self-motivated and can work independently.

  • Is willing to learn and ask questions.

  • Has strong writing and grammar skills.

  • Is able to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Thrives on delivering results and has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Comfortable working in a hybrid workplace: both remotely and in-person.

  • Political experience on a campaign or in an elected official’s office is a plus.

  • Currently majoring in journalism, public relations, political communications, or political science is a plus.

Compensation and Schedule  

  • We are open to candidates who can work full (40 hours/week) or part-time (20-25 hours/week). 

  • Candidates should be a current junior or senior in college, or a recent graduate. 

  • Candidates must be located in the Washington, DC area for the duration of the internship and able to travel to our office located in Metro Center, Downtown DC. We operate on a flexible hybrid remote/office policy. 

  • Fellows will be paid $16.50/hour. 

  • The fellowship will conclude on August 31, 2022, or earlier if the candidate needs to return to school. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Feldman Strategies LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.