September 25, 2020


Lincoln / remote while office is working remotely



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. These internships are designed for and only available to university students.


Currently, there is one opening at 10 to 20 hours per week, depending on the selected candidate's availability. This position would run through May 2021 with possibility of contract extension based on performance and the selected candidate's graduation date.


  • Assist in developing online content, including web updates, social media, and email communications.
  • Assist in preparing talking points, press materials, and reports.
  • Assist in communications planning, including development and execution of communications timelines.
  • Assist in developing multimedia content, including graphics and videos.

  • Assist with reporting on communications activities.
  • 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, writing and/or multimedia sample (links acceptable), and resume via email to Communications Director Sam Petto.