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Public School Forum of NC
Raleigh, North Carolina

Internship Description:

The Public School Forum of North Carolina is seeking an undergraduate intern to support Forum policy and program staff in research, writing and communications in the education policy arena.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Forum team on policy and research publications.
  • Supporting the programmatic work of the Forum, including the Beginning Teacher Leadership Network, NC Education Policy Fellowship Program, Color of Education, NC Resilience & Learning Project, and NC Center for Afterschool Programs.
  • The opportunity to conduct an independent research project under the supervision of the Director of Policy and Programs. The research project will be selected by the Director and the intern at the beginning of the internship, and will reflect the Forum’s priorities and the intern’s interests.
  • Other assignments as given by the Forum policy and program staff.


Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program. Strong applicants will have an interest in public education, education policy or nonprofit work and will be eager to learn about education issues in North Carolina. Applicants must have strong research and writing skills.


This internship is unpaid, but we are happy to work with undergraduate departments for interns to receive course credit if possible. The internship will run from September – December 2019. Schedules and hours will be determined at the start of the internship, with a general expectation of 10 hours a week. All hours will be between 9am-5pm, Monday-Thursday.

To Apply:

Students interested in this opportunity should send a resume and cover letter to Lauren Bock at lbock@ncforum.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 30. 2019..