The Leadership Institute's Remote Work Series is your guide to succeed as a political activist as you work from home.

You will learn skills in campaigns, fundraising, as well as essential career tips to help you become an indispensable member of your team outside of the office.

Your faculty include:

  • Andrew McIndoe, Vice President of Development for The Heritage Foundation
  • Krista Carter, On-line Fund-Raising Specialist for Majority Money
  • Meghann Olshefski, Director of Operations at Ballotpedia
  • Peter Lipsett, Vice President of DonorsTrust
  • Whitney Munro, a communications strategist and consultant focusing on effective organizational strategy, brand management, messaging, crisis communications, audience engagement.

Course curriculum

    1. Stand-Out: Applications, Interviews, Salary Negotiation, and Networking

    2. Interviews, Hiring, and Onboarding in Remote Settings

    3. Remote Work-Best Practices from an Expert

    4. Prepare your Campaign for Remote Voter Contact

    5. Care of Donors

    6. Effective Virtual Communications in Business

    7. Build Coalitions to Strengthen your Cause

    8. Build and Lead High Performing Teams with Former Commander of Thunderbirds

    1. Stay Near, Dear, and Clear to Donors

    2. Campaign Digital Fundraising During Uncertain Times

    3. When your Home is the Office- Cybersecurity for Working Remotely

    4. Pivot your Campaign for Covid-19

    5. Understanding your Organization's Finances

    1. Do's and Dont's of Navigating Unemployment during Hard TImes

    2. Become a Successful Journalist with the Spectator's Washington Editor

    3. Succeed on Capitol Hill

    4. Succeed in your Legal Career

    1. From Agenda to Ahhhh!- Pivot Your Organization in Times of Crisis

    2. Advertising in a Crisis

    3. Communicating the Tough Issues- Religious Freedom

    4. Job Hunt Effectively in a Crisis

    5. Should I get a Master's Degree?

    6. The Response to China: United States National Security

    1. Part 1- Field Work

    2. Part 2- Communications

    3. Part 3- Fundraising

    1. Conclusion & Thank You

    2. Course Completion Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 28 lessons
  • 34 hours of video content
Earn a LI Graduate Certificate by Completing this Course

More than 250,000 Leadership Institute graduates work across the conservative movement in campaigns, journalism, think tanks, on Capitol Hill, and beyond. There's no better way to gain a competitive edge in politics.

But that's not all - by earning a LI graduation certificate, you'll gain:

  • Exclusive access to LI's private Alumni network
  • Priority status in LI's Employment Placement Services
  • Increased knowledge and expertise in political technology


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

"You owe it to your philosophy to study how to win."
- Morton C. Blackwell

The Leadership Institute's mission is to increase the number and effectiveness of conservative activists and leaders in the public policy process.

  • Founded in 1979 by its president, Morton C. Blackwell, the Leadership Institute (LI) teaches conservatives the nuts and bolts of succeeding in the public policy process.
  • LI offers more than 50 types of training schools, workshops, seminars, and a top-notch intern program.
  • The Institute also provides an Employment Placement Service to help place conservatives in public policy positions and in the broadcast media, at no cost to employers or job seekers.