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Upcoming Events and Trainings

Join Running Start for virtual events and trainings!  

Office Hours with Running Start

Every Friday | 12 - 2 PM ET

Running Start is hosting office hours! Every week someone on the Running Start team will be setting aside a couple of hours of their workday to get to know you. We will be answering questions about our programs, women in politics, and more. Register for a drop-in time below!  


Work with Us

College and graduate students: come intern in Running Start's fast-paced Washington, DC office in spring, summer, or fall.

Now accepting applications for Summer 2020 Interns through Sunday, March 1, 2020. Free group housing in Washington, DC provided for the summer. Learn more here.

Our #ILookLikeAPolitician campaign encourages young women to see themselves as political leaders, in spite of sexist media coverage of women in politics. And, check out what else we've been up to.

Mentor or Be Mentored

Create a profile and get connected with Running Start's 15,000+ alums and best mentors! Plus, find job postings and the latest women in politics news and research.

Join 10 of Fortune's top 100 companies to sponsor one of Running Start's 100+ hands-on trainings each year.