Lumina Foundation Public Policy Intern


The candidate will provide support and assistance on specific projects for the Public Policy & States team. This internship presents an exciting opportunity for aspiring higher education policy professionals to contribute to the foundation's mission and gain hands-on experience in the philanthropic sector. This will involve engaging in research and policy analysis, meeting with external stakeholders and partners, and supporting Lumina’s engagement across a range of policies at the federal and state levels.


Advance Lumina’s commitment to addressing systemic racism and barriers to learning after high school among students of color

Pursue an independent project on a policy topic that aligns with Lumina’s goals and your career aspirations

Support the federal and state policy team’s efforts to stay abreast of policy developments by conducting and sharing analyses and attending relevant events

Assist staff in the development of deliverables and publications relevant to strategy work

Network with a wide variety of people and organizations

Organize events and provide occasional administrative and logistical support


Key Requirements:

Ability to work in the Washington, DC

Strong communication (written and oral) and analytical skills


This Position Summary is only a summary of the typical job functions, not an exhaustive list of all possible responsibilities, and may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Accepting Applications- February 1 - February 28, 2024

Internship Interviews - March 1 - March 15, 2024

Internship Start and End: May 13 - August 9, 2024

Applicants should send to the e-mail address below:

A letter of interest

Resume outlining experience relevant to the position

Human Resources

[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Nadira Fant
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