Research Intern – Summer 2024

Join Latinas Represent as a Research Intern and play a crucial role in advancing Latina representation in politics!

Job Title: Research Intern – Summer 2024
Employer: Moore Impact
Project Title: Latinas Represent
Location: Remote

About Latinas Represent

Latinas Represent is the only national, non-partisan organization working to increase the number and diversity of Latinas in the public service pipeline, from voters to elected officials, to transform our communities and create a more reflective democracy. Our work involves a four-pillar approach centered around storytelling, research, training, and support to prop up Latina leaders and create an ecosystem more receptive to supporting Latina public service leaders. Latinas Represent is a fiscally sponsored project of Moore Impact, a 501(c)(3) organization.

About the Opportunity

Join Latinas Represent as a Research Intern and play a crucial role in advancing Latina representation in politics! We are looking for a detail-oriented and proactive intern to assist in managing our Latina Candidates Tracker, assisting with data management and research synthesis. This remote internship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our mission-driven organization and make a tangible impact on promoting diversity and inclusion in the political arena.

Key Responsibilities

The Research Intern will report directly to its Executive Director and be responsible for:

  1. Update and Maintain the Latina Candidates Tracker: Regularly updated database containing comprehensive information on Latina candidates running for political office, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and consistency of data entries in the tracker.
  2. Data Entry: Perform accurate and timely data entry tasks, including inputting research data, survey responses, and other relevant information into designated databases or spreadsheets.
  3. Resource Compilation: Compile and organize research materials, reports, and resources relevant to Latina leadership, representation, and empowerment. Create fact sheets and other reference materials to support staff, volunteers, and program participants.
  4. Writing: Craft engaging and informative blog posts based on existing research, current events, and topics relevant to Latinas Represent’s mission and initiatives.
  5. Policy Monitoring: Monitor local, state, and national legislative and policy developments that impact Latinas. Summarize key findings and implications for Latinas Represent’s advocacy efforts and programmatic initiatives.
  6. Collaboration: Work closely with the Executive Director, other team members, and external partners as needed.
  7. Additional Support: Provide ad hoc support to other team members as needed, ensuring smooth operations and collaborative success across all initiatives.

● Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant undergraduate program (e.g., Political Science, Sociology, Public Policy).
Proven experience conducting research, including data analysis and qualitative research methods.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and accessible.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Demonstrated commitment to racial, reproductive, environmental, and gender justice;
An affinity for working with a culturally and politically diverse community;
Passion for advancing the representation and leadership of Latinas in politics and civic engagement.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred but not required.

We understand some candidates might not check all of these boxes or may possess important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

Moore Impact anticipates the Research Intern will work 10-20 hours per week at an hourly rate of $16.00. 


● Hands-on experience in communications within a non-profit organization focused on empowering Latina women.
Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
Flexible schedule and remote work arrangement.

At Latinas Represent, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and interns. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences to apply.

Moore Impact’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity

We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We employ qualified people without regard to race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; ancestry; disability; sexual orientation; pregnancy or breastfeeding; veteran or military status; marital status; civil union or domestic partnership status; arrest record; citizenship; genetic information; gender identity or expression; status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking; or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.