CRC Storytelling Intern

About Us

Civil Rights Corps, an innovative non-profit civil rights organization, invites applications to join our Washington, DC-based team for the fall  of 2022.  Civil Rights Corps (CRC) is an innovative non-profit civil rights organization based in Washington, DC.  Founded in 2016, CRC challenges wealth-based and race-based systems of oppression.  CRC works closely with community partners and is committed to fundamentally transforming the criminal system. CRC’s staff is comprised of passionate and dedicated advocates with a profound commitment to social justice and fighting inequality in all its forms.  We’ve already won groundbreaking litigation challenging the rise of debtors’ prisons, abusive privatized probation schemes, prosecutor and police misconduct, and cash bail systems.  Learn more at

Job Description

CRC is seeking a storytelling intern for the fall of 2022 to work with our Storytelling Department.  The intern will have a unique opportunity to help change the narrative on the criminal legal system  in a fast-paced environment. Interns will support the work of the Director of Storytelling and other CRC staff who are working in the storytelling space. Our ideal candidate will have an unflagging commitment to our mission, a sense of urgency about the need to disrupt a criminal system that devastates lives every day, and strong writing, and communication skills. Knowledge of social media platforms and content creation is a plus. 

Civil Rights Corps will pay a salary to the intern.  The internship will be based in Washington, DC.

Application Requirements

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter that outlines their interest in Civil Rights Corps,  writing sample, and two references to with either subject line in email “Fall  Storytelling Intern 2022”. 

Civil Rights Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We greatly value a diverse workforce and management team and an inclusive culture. Civil Rights Corps is committed to promoting an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its clients and staff.