Internships at RAINN

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

RAINN offers internships year-round in our Washington, DC office. To view all current internship opportunities, click here.

For general inquiries about our internship program, please email

Internships Offered

Each term, RAINN offers different opportunities for interns. The internships offered per semester vary on the departments needs but typically, the following internships are offered:

  • Training Internship
  • Speakers Bureau Internship
  • Research Internship
  • Online Hotline Internship
  • Communications Internship
  • John and Lauren Marciano Legal Fellowship
  • Development Internship
  • Consulting Services Internship
  • HR Internships

Aside from the above mentioned, new internships may arise. You're encouraged to periodically check the internships posted on this site.

Non-Discrimination Policy

RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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