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!
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 our student newspaper, 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.Apply to become an AmbassadorAmbassador Writing Program Submissions
Spring of 2021, Free the Facts is excited to offer a virtual internship program for college students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year. Interns will assist our organization with a wide range of activities, including marketing/communications, social media, and event development/production. Interns receive a competitive stipend and are expected to work up to 10 hours a week remotely.Apply to the 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.This program is not accepting applications at this time. Check back soon!
Our Scholar Program is available to rising seniors, graduating seniors, recent graduates, and current graduate students. Applicants identify a project that aligns with our mission and submit a proposal outlining the problem they hope to solve, their project goals, a detailed workplan, and expected deliverables and outcomes. Successful applicants are invited to work at our offices in Washington, D.C., where our team helps them turn their project idea into a program. Scholar tenures last eight to 12 weeks, during which Scholars receive a stipend and housing.This program is not accepting applications at this time. Check back soon!
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.
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
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.
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.