PLEN Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in the Public Leadership Education Network! If you have any questions about PLEN Employment Opportunities, please contact us at 

PLEN Executive Director Position

Are you passionate about promoting diverse, inclusive leadership in policy making? Are you a creative and energetic team leader looking for your next professional step?
PLEN seeks a full time Executive Director to lead a dynamic team of staff and interns. The Executive Director will drive the organization’s overall strategy, fundraising, and operations and will report to a highly supportive Board of Directors.

Submit a cover letter, resume and a non-academic writing sample in one PDF file to Qualified candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.


Thank you for your interest in the Public Leadership Education Network! PLEN offers a Communications Internship, Program Assistant Internship, or Development Internship during the Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters. 

Our goal is for our interns to learn more about public policy and working at a nonprofit. Our interns have the opportunity to learn new skills by working on many exciting projects. We encourage our interns to attend the many seminars, lectures, and other events that Washington, D.C. has to offer, in addition to PLEN seminars and events. Internships are available to students of all genders.

B.A. Women's Alliance Internship Fund

Thank to the generous donation of the B.A. Women's Alliance in 2022, PLEN has created the The B.A. Women’s Alliance Internship Fund in order to continue the mission and values of B.A. Rudolph. This internship fund will ensure that all of PLEN’s internships are paid, thereby providing an equitable opportunity for students to develop the professional connections and skills needed for their career.

To provide your support for this internship fund, please click here.

If you have any questions about PLEN Internship Opportunities, please contact us at 

Volunteer Opportunities