General Program Internship
The Women of Color Resource Center is offering an enthusiastic, self-starting, hardworking student an exciting internship in the General Program of a respected social justice organization. The internship provides the opportunity to gather experience in research, public relations, outreach, and social justice work. Working directly with the Program Director, the intern will have the opportunity to develop leadership and organizing skills.
The intern will assist the Program Director with:
- Research on various topics of relevance to women of color.
- Web posting and updating.
- Outreach and promotion of events.
- Event planning and support.
- Updating staff and constituents on current events with relevance to women of color.
- Writing short blogs and articles on topics of relevance to women of color.
Qualities and skills required:
Interns are expected to make a minimum commitment of 3 months to the organization and to meet a number of work hours agreed upon in advance with the organization. Interns are required to attend an orientation session. Interns will be evaluated at the end of their internship and will also be asked to evaluate the internship experience. If the internship is for class credit, WCRC will provide the required documentation.
- A commitment to
- Strong writing,
research, and communication skills
- Computer skills,
including Word, Internet
- .Ability to
multi-task and meet deadlines
- An expressed
interest in world events
- Organized and
efficient, yet able to work with a sense of humor
- Women of Color,
Individuals with Disability, and LGBQT persons strongly encouraged to apply
WCRC promotes the political, economic, social and cultural well being of women and girls of color in the United States. Informed by a social justice perspective that takes into account the status of women internationally, WCRC is committed to organizing and educating women of color across lines of race, ethnicity, nationality, class, sexual orientation, physical ability and age.
To apply for an internship, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample under 800 words to email email@example.com.
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