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The National Internship Application

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Permanent Address

Academic Information
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Location and Date

Vote Smart Office Address: 1153 24th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50311

Internships are for a semester (about 15 weeks) averaging 10-13 hours per week.

Statement of Confirmation

I am willing and able to work in an atmosphere of political information without letting my personal political beliefs interfere with providing unbiased, non-partisan information or adversely affecting my relationships with others on the job.


The answers to the questions below are for statistical and administrative purposes only and are optional.


Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, resume and three academic or professional references. Files must be under 5MB each and the allowed filetypes are: doc, docx, odt, pdf, txt, rtf. DO NOT USE A FILE WITH PARENTHESES (such as "Resume (Vote Smart).doc") IN THE NAME OF THE FILE, AS YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT SUBMIT.

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