Communications Intern
Washington, DC 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description


The Farm Credit Council is looking for a summer intern to work with our communications staff in Washington, D.C. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated person with experience in social media platforms, video editing and creating digital content in Adobe/Canva. Successful applicants will have a positive attitude and take initiative.

This internship provides a comprehensive experience in the finance/agriculture industry, and all interns will take a hands-on approach to learning about public affairs, communications and reputation management.

This is a paid internship at $20/hour, with an expectation of working approximately 40 hours per week from May to August. The Farm Credit Council operates on a hybrid schedule of remote work on Mondays and Fridays and in the office Tuesday through Thursday.

Any student or recent graduate of a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) selected to intern would receive an additional $3,500 stipend as part of Farm Credit's program.


  • Assisting with developing social media content across various platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Creating short-form videos for social media using Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Working with the communications team to create engaging content that aligns with the Farm Credit brand.
  • Monitoring social media accounts of Farm Credit associations and other target audiences.
  • Updating campaign pages and customer stories on the website.
  • Creating monthly editorial calendars to promote communications and legislative priorities.
  • Monitoring social media analytics to identify high-preforming campaigns and trends.
  • Other events and opportunities as needed.


  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student
  • Completion of at least one year of undergraduate coursework
  • Legally authorized to perform work in the U.S.
  • Engages professionally and politely with board of directors, members, constituents.
  • Supports the core values and mission of the organization.

An Overview of Farm Credit Council

The Farm Credit Council is the national trade association representing Farm Credit System institutions before Congress, the Executive Branch and others. The Council provides the mechanism for member grassroots involvement in the development of positions and policies with respect to federal legislation and government actions that impact Farm Credit.

Farm Credit has a mission to support rural communities and agriculture with reliable, competitive credit and financial services, today and tomorrow. More information about Farm Credit is available at .

Farm Credit Council is an equal opportunity employer. We value inclusivity and strives to build a culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to .


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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