Overview

WHO WE ARE:

ActBlue is a nonprofit that builds tech and infrastructure for Democratic campaigns, progressive-aligned causes, and people trying to make an impact in order to fuel long-term, people-powered change. If you’ve ever given online to a Democrat or progressive organization, chances are you’ve used our powerful online fundraising platform.

We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and help thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build grassroots movements. We envision a democracy where everyone looking to make progressive people-powered change can easily and effectively deploy their resources, energy, and creativity to shape our country and futures. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

ActBlue is looking for a current undergraduate student who is passionate about politics, advocacy, and our work of helping small-dollar donors make an impact to join our internship program!  We aim to help our interns gain knowledge, skills, and abilities that will serve them professionally going forward. Interns will receive training and mentorship in planning and executing activities and assignments. Interns have access to a team and direct manager to support work and goals.

We are actively recruiting an intern for our User Experience (UX) team. As a UX Intern, you will participate in the design process, research efforts, team activities, and collaborate with product management, engineering, marketing, outreach, and data science.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Support day-to-day UX efforts in close partnership with senior designers working on growth initiatives, supporter engagement, digital forms, and user flows
  • Participate in team design critiques by presenting work and providing thoughtful feedback on projects others are working on
  • Interact with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and support the creation of innovative design solutions
  • Interact with our marketing and brand team supporting the evolution of our Blueprint design system
  • Grow your UX research experience and skills
  • Participate in the overall activity of the product design team

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate program with a focus/coursework in computer science, design, human computer interaction, user-centered design, or other relevant art/design programs 
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and systems
  • Strong commitment to ActBlue’s mission
  • Availability to work 40 hours per week from June 3, 2024, to August 16th, 2024

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Join us for a unique and rewarding remote undergraduate internship experience! We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. We encourage interested applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible.

The application process may include:

  • Resume
  • Phone interview (30 minutes) 
  • Final Zoom interview with the department (45 minutes) 

Please note that you will have time to ask questions during each of the interview stages — we want to ensure that you have a chance to learn more about this role throughout the process!

LOCATION AND COMPENSATION:

This posting is for a temporary paid internship ($20 per hour). Interns over the age of 21 have the option of opting into ActBlue’s 401k program. ActBlue is equipped to have you onboard and work remotely from your home if you are hired for this role.ActBlue is currently authorized to support remote hourly employees in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin.

ActBlue is unable to sponsor work visas at this time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.

INCLUSION STATEMENT:

ActBlue is deeply committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. We commit to retaining, developing, recruiting, and hiring a diverse staff community. We honor the dignity of all. We celebrate their unique qualities. And we recognize the wide range of human differences, backgrounds, and intersectional identities that enrich the workspace and help us better meet our mission. If you feel a connection to our mission and see your interests reflected in this job description we encourage you to apply – even if you don’t meet every requirement. 

ActBlue is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process, including using our online system to apply for a position. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at recruitment@actblue.com to get started.

*ActBlue will never ask candidates to buy equipment, nor will we email from anything other than an actblue.com or actbluetech.com email address. 

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