American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma is a nonprofit, non-partisan, privately funded organization devoted exclusively to the defense and promotion of the individual rights secured by the U.S. and Oklahoma constitutions.

Internship Overview:
The internship requires an eight to ten week commitment, with a possibility of an extension. The internship is full or part-time. Interns are highly encouraged to obtain funding from outside sources. Arrangements can be made for work/study or course credit.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Our internship program is designed to provide interns with the opportunity to learn about civil liberties. Interns will have the opportunity to learn and interact with other staff members on a range of significant issues and projects. Interns will gain experience by working on the following:

  • Assist with the intake process, including review and correspondence.
  • Assist the Development Coordinator with fundraising, including research, correspondence, and clerical work as needed.
  • Assist the Executive Director with research on current events and issues as needed.
  • Assist the Office Manager with maintaining an organized work environment, including correspondence, preparing for outreach programs, and common clerical tasks.

Experience and Qualifications:
This internship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and are studying in a related field.

Applicants should posses:

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent research capabilities.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrates initiative to see projects through to completion.
  • Willingness to assist on multiple projects simultaneously.

How To Apply:
Please send a letter of interest and a resume with three references to

The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.