Get Involved

Free the Facts provides many ways for you to get involved through our programs! You can host us on your campus as an Ambassador, write articles for our online student newspaper, come to Washington, D.C. through our paid internship program, and more. Take a look at the links and application forms below, and join us in getting America’s brightest minds working on our biggest problems!

Leadership Programs

Ambassador Program

Ambassadors are some of the most important people on our team. They connect us with their campuses and directly engage their peers. Ambassadors help us host events, write articles for the FtF Blog, liaise with faculty and administrators, provide feedback and suggestions for improving our program offerings, and help our organization expand by engaging with student leaders at their home institution and on campuses across the nation.

For a closer look at the responsibilities and benefits of the Ambassador Program in Spring 2021 and beyond, check out the Ambassador Guide below.

Spring 2021 Ambassador Guide

Apply to become an Ambassador

Ambassador Writing Program Submissions

Summer Internship Program

Available to college students entering their sophomore, junior, and senior years, our summer internship program is a great opportunity to work alongside our team in Washington, D.C. Interns assist with a wide range of activities, including marketing/communications, social media, and event development/production. Our interns work with our team three days a week, enabling them to maximize their time in Washington, D.C. by pursuing volunteer opportunities, professional programs, and unpaid internship experiences. Students in this program receive a monthly stipend and housing.

Interns accepted for the Summer of 2021 will work remotely

Apply to the Internship Program

Scholar Program

The Free the Facts Fellow Program helps promising young leaders in the Ambassador Program gain valuable experience by defraying some of the expenses associated with their summer internship by providing a stipend towards rental housing, program/conference fees, travel, and other costs.

Scholars accepted for the Summer of 2021 will work remotely

Apply to the Scholar Program

Fellow Program

The Fellow Program helps promising young leaders tackle many of the logistical challenges associated with taking on a summer internship in Washington, D.C. Free the Facts Fellows assist the team with promotion, logistics, and staffing at our weekly Summer Series events. In exchange, FtF provides them with housing accommodations or funding, a potential stipend, and other exclusive networking and leadership opportunities only available to participants in our programs.

Apply to the Fellow Program

Education & Information

National Policy Tours

During the academic year, our team travels to college campuses across the country and delivers policy presentations. Tour events feature 20 minutes of presentation followed by 40 minutes of student-directed and solution-oriented discussion. Our 2019-2020 national tours will offer presentations on Social Security, Medicare, and student loans.*

Want to bring us to your campus or organization? Click here.

* Note: Our student loans presentation is in the pilot testing phase and includes focus group opportunities for attendees

Summer Event Series (Washington, D.C.)

From June through August, Free the Facts holds weekly dinner-and-discussion events in Washington, D.C. These events, which are open to all interns and young professionals, expose attendees to different policy issues, perspectives, and career opportunities. Past events have focused on immigration, free speech, Medicare, and Social Security. Past presenters have included speechwriters, reporters, and notable policy experts.

Want to attend our summer events? Click here.

Online Resources

This website serves as an information repository for young Americans:

Our library contains detailed policy information in a variety of formats, including videos, FAQs, and infographics.

Our website also features articles and essays written by staff and student contributors across the country.

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