Careers & Internships

Careers

  • Media Specialist

    Posted November 22, 2022
    The Media Specialist is responsible for assisting with the daily management of all Heartland Institute websites; updating Heartland’s social media accounts; producing podcasts, videos, and memes; booking Heartland experts on radio and TV programs.
  • Director of Development 

    Posted January 25, 2024
    The Director of Development is the head of the Development Department and reports to the President. He or she is responsible for advancing The Heartland Institute’s mission by overseeing all fundraising activities, including direct solicitation, direct mail, sending renewal letters and thank you letters, planning donor events, and more.

Internships

  • Internship in Public Relations

    Internship Period/Type This internship will run for 10 weeks. Interns are required to work 20 hours each week and will be paid $150 per week. Supervision The intern will report to The Heartland Institute’s communications director. Responsibilities The internship will involve a wide variety of public relations responsibilities, including print and broadcast media relations; event marketing and […]
  • Development Internship

    Internship Period/Type This internship will run for 10 weeks. Interns are required to work 20 hours each week and will be paid $150 per week. Position Description The intern is responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of the Development Department, along with a group of individuals devoted to fundraising: President, James TaylorExecutive Director of Development, David […]
  • Internship in Editorial

    The internship will involve a wide variety of editorial-related responsibilities, including policy research, proofreading, formatting publications for print, formatting publications for Web-posting and broadcast-emailing, and editing and preparation of newspaper articles for graphic designers.
  • Internship in Government Relations

    Internship Period/Type This internship will run for 10 weeks. Interns are required to work 20 hours each week and will be paid $150 per week. Supervision The intern will report to The Heartland Institute’s government relations director. Responsibilities The internship will involve a wide variety of government relations responsibilities, including research on policy issues; outreach to […]
  • Internship in Graphic Design

    The internship will involve a wide variety of design assignments and projects such as Web graphics, brochures, newspapers, book covers, fliers, invitations, and ads.

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