Employment Opportunities at IDRA

IDRA Georgia Legislative Advocacy Intern – Part-Time

IDRA is an independent, non-profit organization. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA’s work focuses on issues that impact the education of all students, with special emphasis on students of color, students from families with low incomes, emergent bilingual students, and recent immigrant populations.  

Interns work closely with IDRA staff to develop and execute projects that will further IDRA’s mission and that will enable interns to broaden their professional skills and experiences. Assigned projects are based on the intern’s qualifications and interests as well as the needs of the organization. The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who are capable of doing a wide variety of tasks under minimal supervision.  

Job Description 

IDRA’s Georgia Legislative Advocacy Intern will help:  

In addition to work projects and learning, IDRA’s legislative internship program will include experiential learning connected to critical work and practice, access to IDRA professional development opportunities, social networking, and access to a post-internship network. 

Experience and Qualifications 

Previous policy, advocacy, or community engagement experience is valuable. 

Compensation & Term 

The 2024 spring internship will begin in November 2023 and will end April 2024. The intern will work up to 20 hours per week. The compensation range starts at $15 per hour but is determined at a level commensurate with work and academic experience. Interns may receive academic credit for their work through their school. Academic credit is to be managed between the individual and the school solely.  


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume or vita, and list of at least two professional references to IDRA’s Georgia Advocacy Director, Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed., at mikayla.arciaga@idra.org. IDRA is an equal opportunity employer.