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Eva Clayton Fellowship Program

The North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) is proud to offer the Eva Clayton Fellowship, an opportunity for deserving college students from underrepresented communities to learn the intricacies of North Carolina Democratic politics. As the first African-American woman to represent North Carolina in Congress, Eva Clayton’s life and work continues to inspire North Carolina Democrats. The NCDP is continuing her work by training the next generation of Democratic leaders.

Interested students should read the descriptions below and then submit a resume and cover letter to

**All fellowships are remote until further notice.**

The application period is now open.

Eva Clayton Fellows will be trained by North Carolina Democratic Party staff and have the opportunity to work and network with Democratic officials from across the state. In addition to the work in the respective congressional districts,  Fellows will learn about the work of the NCDP as a whole, including how we work to elect and support Democrats in North Carolina, how we empower volunteers and local leaders, and more. Fellows will also participate in trainings hosted by the NCDP. Resume and professional skill-building workshops will be offered to help students get their next job, and find their niche in the exciting world of NC politics.

College students who are hardworking, attentive to detail, and passionate about advancing Democratic values are encouraged to apply. Interested students should submit a resume and cover letter to In their cover letter, candidates should discuss why they are interested in working with the NCDP and which three departments listed below they’d most like to work with. Applicants should also provide a rough estimate of the schedule they can work (ex: Tues. and Thurs. 1:00-3:00PM, Mon. and Wed. from 10:00AM-1:00PM, etc.). Fellows are expected to work 15 hours per week. Qualified candidates will be contacted by the NCDP to schedule an interview. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until positions are filled, so the earlier you apply the better! This position provides a monthly stipend for the duration of the academic semester. Depending on the school, this position may also satisfy college credit or community service requirements.


Congressional District Organizing Fellow Openings

*You must live in the congressional district that you apply for. Not sure of your congressional district or who your member is? This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district.

NCDP is seeking highly motivated candidates to serve as Eva Clayton Regional Organizing Fellows in Congressional Districts 1, 3, 6, 10 & 12. Organizers will focus on voter engagement and building hyper local long-term grassroots teams and organizing capacity. Regional Organizing Fellows will focus on day-to-day field operations in their assigned congressional districts and will be responsible for implementing a portion of the field plan- recruiting, training and managing County Captains, Grassroot Organizers, and volunteers.  Fellows will be required to attend weekly statewide organizing meetings.  Organizers will be held accountable for meeting both quantitative and qualitative field metrics. Ideal candidates must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines.

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  • Congressional district 3
  • Congressional district 6
  • Congressional district 7
  • Congressional district 8
  • Congressional district 9
  • Congressional district 10
  • Congressional district 12

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