The Secular Coalition for America wants you!

Here’s a great opportunity for a paid summer internship with the SCA. Apply!

SCA Summer 2011 Internship Program

The Secular Coalition for America (SCA) is pleased to offer one paid internship position for summer 2011. SCA is seeking a highly motivated undergraduate junior- or senior-level student with a demonstrated interest in being active in the nontheistic movement. The student must live and attend school more than 50 miles outside of the District of Columbia.

SCA is a 501(c)4 advocacy organization whose purpose is to amplify the diverse and growing voice of the nontheistic community in the United States. Located in Washington, D.C., our staff lobbies U.S. Congress about issues of special concern to our constituency and advocates for the separation of church and state. To learn more about SCA, visit

The internship will provide activities and opportunities to learn about, assist with, and work with the four main areas of SCA’s office: lobbying and advocacy, grassroots and outreach, development and fundraising, and media relations and social media networking.

SCA will provide housing through the Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH) ( The intern will be required to share a townhome or apartment with up to three people of the same gender. The group living situation will allow the intern to meet other interns working in D.C. as well as provide social opportunities. WISH provides all housing necessities except a computer, personal items, cell phone, bedding, towels, and clothing.

The internship will be a 12-week program and will run from Monday, May 30, 2011, through Friday, August 13, 2011; work hours will generally be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be expected. The internship will pay $500/week = $6,000 for the summer (minus required district and federal taxes). Transportation costs to and from Washington, D.C. will not be provided.

To apply for the SCA Summer 2011 Internship Program, please fill out the following application and send the following documents to

Complete applications must be emailed by Feb. 18, 2011. A selection will be made by March4; only the selected candidate will be notified.

If you have questions, email them to Do NOT send applications by regular mail. No phone calls please. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Here is the application form in rtf and pdf formats.