Career & Internship Opportunities

Career Opportunities

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Internship Program

Are you…

  • a current student or recent graduate?
  • interested in faith and social justice?
  • a great organizer?

Do you want to…

  • lift up the voice of Franciscans in the public square?
  • learn more about St. Francis and ways to advocate for social justice?
  • advocate in solidarity with those on the margins?

Join us and intern with the Franciscan Action Network (FAN) for a semester or for the summer!

FAN’s Internship Program is a 3-6 month educational and professional development experience that introduces you to faith-rooted advocacy, community organizing and church engagement.

(Summer 2023 Intern right: Charles Russell III)

(Spring 2023 Intern, far right: Molly Mullen)

You will learn…

  • about the role of faith in public life
  • how we use advocacy and activism to translate Catholic Social Teaching principles into action
  • about the life of St. Francis of Assisi and how he taught his followers to live
  • to organize and build relationships with other faith based people and organizations

Based at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, DC, you will be welcomed into the family of Franciscans and Franciscan-hearted people.

As an intern, you will receive close mentorship from FAN staff to work and build skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Climate and Economic Justice
  • Immigration
  • Peacemaking
  • Grassroots Organizing
  • Coalition-building
  • Facilitating public or on-line discussions
  • Legislative research
  • Community outreach
  • Development
  • Policy advocacy

Interns should expect each day to look different and to attend occasional events outside of normal working hours.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If a candidate is in the Washington, D.C. area and requires housing, room and board at a local community house as well as metro expenses to and from work meetings and events will be covered.

FAN is a grassroots, 501(c)3 non-profit organization amplifying the justice efforts of Franciscan-hearted people around the country.

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