Summer Organizing Internship

Summer Organizing Internship

Abby Finkenauer for Iowa seeks In-State Summer Organizing Interns to join a growing team working to elect Abby as the next U.S. Senator from Iowa. This is an exciting opportunity to help build the organizing program for an inspiring people-first candidate in one of the top Senate campaigns of 2022, all while gaining valuable experience in one of the most historically important political states in the country.


  • Educating and engaging community members about Abby’s campaign for Senate
  • Calling supporters across the state about the 2022 election
  • Leading volunteer trainings and launching in-person volunteer shifts
  • Periodically staffing events with the candidate/campaign surrogates
  • Working closely with the Youth Vote Director to meet voter contact and candidate support goals


  • Passion for talking to your peers and neighbors about politics
  • Willingness to meet voters where they’re at—on the doors, over the phone, and online
  • Flexible mindset and excitement for trying new grassroots organizing tactics
  • Readiness to learn from and collaborate with fellow organizers
  • Reliable vehicle and willingness to travel around your community for events
  • Previous campaign experience a plus, but not required

Compensation: Interns are paid $15 per hour, with an expectation of completing 10-15 hours of work per week with the campaign.

Location: Interns would be expected to relocate to Cedar Rapids (HQ) or Des Moines (satellite) for the duration of the internship.

To apply, please send your resume to [email protected] with “[NAME]: In-State Organizing Intern” in the subject line. Candidates with non-traditional resumes or non-traditional ways of demonstrating the qualifications above will be considered.

Folks of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply to join our diverse and growing team!

No person shall be discriminated against in seeking employment with Abby for Iowa due to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, height, weight, creed, sexual orientation, economic status, disability, HIV-positive status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.