Careers in Organizing


Looking for an entry level job or internship in organizing? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.

Organizing Careers

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If you’re good at organizing groups of people around a cause, why not turn that into a career?

Most positions in organizing are in non-profits, so an interest in the cause the non-profit is promoting is a major plus. While the duties of an organizer can vary widely, your main job as an organizer is to get people interested in the organization’s cause. Depending on your exact position, you may organize volunteers, canvassers, members of your non-profit’s userbase, or activists, getting all of them involved and passionate. Basically, you make sure the people who are interested in the cause are organized and ready to act.

While some positions in organizing require a bachelor’s degree, not all of them do. Just as important is your interest in the cause, so any experience you have that’s related to that (or to the non-profit world in general) will help.

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Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Organizing

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SumOfUs - SumOfUs is a New York, NY based non-profit that is starting a “member-driven movement” to put people before profits.

See the complete SumOfUs profile Logo - is a San Francisco, CA based lobbying organization that promotes "policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy."

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Causes - Causes is an SF based company that wants to be the place that people go to when they want to “discover, support and organize campaigns, fundraisers, and petitions."

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Defenders of Wildlife - Defenders of Wildlife is a Washington, DC based non-profit that aims to “protect and restore imperiled species throughout North America."

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Parent Revolution Logo

Parent Revolution - Parent Revolution is a Los Angeles, CA based non-profit that is aiming to “transform public education based on what is good for children, not adults."

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National Immigration Forum - The National Immigration Forum is a Washington, DC based non-profit organization that “advocates for the value of immigrants and immigration to our nation.”

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The Can Kicks Back Logo

The Can Kicks Back - The Can Kicks Back is a DC based non-profit that is organizing millennials to push for financial reform and debt reduction.

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Louisiana Bucket Brigade Logo

Louisiana Bucket Brigade - Louisiana Bucket Brigade is a NOLA based non-profit “environmental health and justice organization."

See the complete Louisiana Bucket Brigade profile Logo - isn’t as much focused on specific issues as they are focus on equipping our generation to engage in the political process and make things happen.

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Self Advocacy Association of New York State - Self Advocacy Association of New York State is a Schenectady, NY based non-profit grassroots organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities.

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Washington Wilderness Coalition Logo

Washington Wilderness Coalition - Washington Wilderness Coalition is over 30 years old and 10,000 members strong, and they're hiring a few people to help preserve Washington's wildlife.

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Transportation Alternatives Logo

Transportation Alternatives - If you like what you see in their Advocacy Campaigns, then you’ll want to head over to the Transportation Alternatives Jobs page.

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StudentsFirst Logo

StudentsFirst - If you take a look at StudentsFirst’s Jobs page, it’ll be quite obvious that they’re just getting their start, but that means lots of opportunities.

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Hip Hop Caucus Logo

Hip Hop Caucus - My take is that as Hip Hop Caucus uses hip hop to better the world, they’ll also end up bettering hip hop culture. You can be a part of that!

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Disaster Accountability Project Logo

Disaster Accountability Project - If you’re passionate about how our government deals with disasters, then you should get involved with the Disaster Accountability Project.

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Citizen Effect Logo

Citizen Effect - If you like the idea of “focusing on small, but high impact projects,” then you should check out Citizen Effect’s jobs.

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Environment America Logo

Environment America - As you can see, Environment America spreads their work across a lot of issues, which means that they have a ton of different job opportunities.

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