Communications interns gain experience in advancing civil liberties by shaping how the public relates to the ACLU and civil liberties issues. Our program mobilizes Nebraskans to take action, educates the public about their rights and influences the way civil liberties are discussed in our state.


Currently, there are no openings for internship positions. Interns are traditionally hired before the beginning of each semester, including the summer.


  • Draft online content and event promotion posts.
  • Upload website content and assist with online content strategies.
  • Assist on social media research and outreach list building.
  • Monitor program mentions, keywords, trends, and social media platforms.
  • Assist with quarterly reporting on communications activities.
  • Staff public education/outreach booths at community events.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of and experience with social media. Familiarity with popular social publishing, reporting and listening tools.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Comfort producing multimedia content, such as videos or graphics. 
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Goal-focused, self-motivated, creative, flexible and adaptable to new situations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


The Communications Intern will be a part-time temporary employee of the ACLU of Nebraska. The rate of pay for this position is $12/hour.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume via email to Communications Director Sam Petto.