GBAO is currently hiring for its summer internship program!

GBAO, a progressive DC-based public opinion research firm, is seeking a talented intern for a paid summer-long internship. This internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about public opinion research from a team of experts with decades of experience in the field.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting background research on issues, candidates, and districts
  • Proofreading and copy editing of documents such as questionnaires, memos, and presentations
  • Ensuring quality control of the research process, including survey design testing and live research monitoring

The ideal candidate would be a junior or senior in college, a graduate student, or a recent college graduate who is hardworking, interested in progressive politics, has copy editing experience, and comfortable with Microsoft Office (particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). All candidates must demonstrate a strong attention to detail. Prior internships, political experience, a demonstrated interest in Democratic politics, and/or statistical backgrounds are preferred.

Minimum of 25 hours/week in our downtown DC office, mostly during the afternoon and evening hours. The intern is paid an hourly wage of $17, though college credit can be issued in lieu of, or in addition to, pay contingent on internship credit policies of the college in question.

If you wish to apply, please send .PDF copies of your resume and a cover letter titled “[Last Name] – Resume” and “[Last Name] – Cover Letter” with the email subject line “Intern – [Last Name]” to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

GBAO believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sexes, genders, sexual orientations or gender identities, marital statuses, religions, and disabilities. We strongly encourage applicants from all cultures, races, educational backgrounds, life experiences, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, age, gender, and physical abilities to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is our policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law.

GBAO is a progressive public opinion research firm that offers broad expertise in survey research and strategic consulting in corporate communications, branding strategy, international relations, and political campaigns at all levels of government. From Democratic candidates for office to socially conscious small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, labor unions and progressive ballot initiative campaigns to world famous cultural institutions, think tanks to advocacy groups and civic organizations, we delve deeply into our clients’ issues and audiences, conduct high-quality research, and develop winning game plans. For more information about our clients, work, and team, please visit