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Now Hiring: Policy Intern

Now Hiring: Policy Intern

Position: Policy Intern, Part-time. 15-20 hours/week 

Area of Focus: Policy 

Location: Atlanta, GA 

Reports to: Policy Manager 

Application Deadline: December 8th 

Start Date: ASAP 

About CAIR-Georgia 

CAIR-Georgia is the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest civil liberties and advocacy group serving the Muslim community. Our mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, protect civil liberties, and empower Muslims in America to advocate for themselves. From restrictions placed on Muslims to practice their religion to profiling and discrimination stemming from a lack of understanding of Islam, the need for CAIR in Georgia is great. CAIR-Georgia strives to ensure that Muslims in Georgia enjoy the same protections that all Americans have. 

The Opportunity  

CAIR-Georgia is looking for a passionate and dedicated Policy Intern. This person will assist the Policy Manager throughout Georgia’s legislative session, watching committee meetings, researching and drafting materials related to current legislation, and more.  


  • Watch and take notes on committee hearings in Georgia’s General Assembly 
  • Research issues related to current legislation 
  • Draft advocacy materials related to legislation 
  • Depending on the global situation, assist with rapid response needs related to advocacy for Palestine 
  • Draft materials designed to educate the community on current legislation 
  • Support with Muslim Advocacy Day 

Required Qualifications 

  • Strong writing ability 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team 
  • Capacity to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment 
  • Receptive to feedback 
  • Strong communication skills preferred 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Strong commitment to civil rights and to CAIR’s mission 
  • Prior experience with Georgia state policy work preferred 
  • Background in law, public policy, or immigration preferred 

Compensation and Benefits  

  • $15/hour  
  • Flexible schedule 

Application Process  

Please apply by email to Megan Gordon at mgor[email protected] and include the following as pdf attachments: 

  •  Resume  
  • Cover letter addressing your interest in the role and applicable skills 

Please indicate “Policy Intern” in the subject line.