LGBTQ* Jobs and Internships

There are a variety of on campus, local community, and national organization opportunities year round for jobs and internships. This page features on campus, local and national internships and organizations that have actively posted jobs, take interns, or where UAlbany students have interned over the years.


Actively updated job postings, internship searches, LGBTQ inclusive career fairs and LGBTQ resources can be found through our University Career Services webpage , or you can make an appointment with our Career Services LGBT Liaison for more info.

The Gender & Sexuality resource center also has job and internship openings year round.

Other organizations that specifically post jobs and internships working with LGBTQ populations:
(Organizations marked with * are those that have had an Intern from UAlbany in the past)

 Local Community Internships

               More Coming Soon


National Internships

: New York, Los Angeles
Internships: 4 positions in Spring, Summer, Fall.
Contact Information: [email protected]

Ali Forney Center
Headquarters: New York
Internships: If you are interested in becoming an intern with the Ali Forney Center, you must apply through the Field Placement office at your school or university.
Telephone number: (212) 222-3427
Contact Information: [email protected].

American Civil Liberties Union
Headquarters: New York, NY
Internships: Fellowship
Time: Fall 2016
Deadline: August 5, 2015 
Contact: [email protected]

 Amnesty International
: New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, San Francisco
Internships: Currently 25 listed. See website for details.
Contact Information: Varies by Internship

Bolder Giving
Headquarters: New York
Internships: Currently 1 listed (Give OUT Day, Programs)
Time: Jan. 6, 2015 - May 23, 2015
Application deadline: None Listed
Contact information: [email protected]

Center for American Progress
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Currently 24 listed (including LGBT Issues Internship)
Time: Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall
Application deadline: Summer - around February 16, 2015 Fall - around July 13, 2015
Contact information: [email protected]

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Professionals
: New York, NY
Time: Summer (postings vary) - Graduate Students
Application deadline: varied
Contact info:

Family Equity Council
Headquarters: Boston & Washington, D.C.
Internships: Currently 4 listed
Time: Fall 2014 and Spring, Summer 2015
Telephone number: (617) 502-8700

Headquarters: New York & Los Angeles
Internships: Currently 15 listed Internships. See website for details.
Telephone number: (212) 629-3322

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
Headquarters: Boston
Internships: Currently 5 listed. See website for details.
Contact Information: Varies by Internship

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
, New York
Internships: Currently 2 listed (Field Services, Public Policy)
Contact information: [email protected]

*Human Rights Campaign
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Applications are currently open for Fall 2015.
Telephone number: (202) 628-4160

Immigration Equality
: New York, Washington, D.C.
Internships: Currently 3 listed (Videography, Special Events and Development, Grassroots & Policy)
Time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Contact information: Varies by Internship

JQ International
Internships: Currently 2 listed (Communications and Leadership)
Contact Information: [email protected]

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Internships: General Responsibilities
Contact information: Richard Feczko at [email protected]

Headquarters: New York
Internships: Currently 8 listed (including legal, education & public affairs, and development)
Time: Fall & Spring
Telephone number: (212) 809-8585

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Headquarters: Washington D.C. - Sites vary
Internships: NUFP Fellow and Summer Fellow
Time: Academic Year & Summer
Fall Deadline: Sept 14th, Winter Deadline Oct, 15th
Summer Deadline: Jan 6th Internships posted, Jan 12th Application due
Telephone: (202)265-7500
Contact: [email protected]

National Center for Lesbian Rights
Headquarters: Washington, D.C. 
Internships: Development Interns 

National Center for Transgender Equality
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Spring, Summer, Fall - Policy, Communications, Development, & Legal.
Telephone number: (202) 903-0112
Contact Information: Emily Rainone at [email protected]

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Currently 5 listed (Communications, Meetings & Events, Government Affairs, Corporate Relations, Supplier Diversity); Fellowship opportunity for graduate students.
Contact Information: For internships: [email protected] For the fellowship: [email protected]

ONE Archives Foundation
Homeoffice: Los Angeles, CA
Internships: Program Office Internship, LGBT History Project Internship 
Contact: [email protected]

Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Spring, Summer, Fall (Policy)
Telephone Number: (202) 467-8180

SOUL Summer School & Culture In Residence Program
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Internships: Not currently taking applications. Please check website for openings.
Telephone Number: (510) 451-5466 x212
Contact Information: [email protected] [email protected]

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Headquarters: New York
Internships: Currently 2 listed (Development and Legal Internships)
Contact information: [email protected]

The Task Force
Headquarters: Washington D.C., Office in New York
Internships: Currently 7 posted
Time: Fall 2014
Telephone number: (212) 604-9830
Contact Information: [email protected]

Transgender Law Center
: Oakland, CA
Internships: Fall 2014 Legal Intern
Contact Information: [email protected]

Trevor Project
Headquarters: New York, West Hollywood, Washington D.C.
Internships: Fall & Spring (Currently none listed. Please check website for openings)
Telephone number: California - 310-271-8845 New York - 212-695-8650

**Victory Fund
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Internships: Fall & Spring (Currently 5 listed)
Telephone number: (202) 842-8679