Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||2013 Summer Work/Family Advocacy Internship|
|Organization:||National Partnership for Women and Families|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||The National Partnership for Women & Families promotes fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. We believe that actions speak louder than words, and for four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families.
The 2013 Summer Work/Family Advocacy Intern will work on challenging projects across the National Partnership's Work/Family agenda, including paid sick days, paid family leave, workplace flexibility, and more. At the National Partnership, interns are integrally involved in our day-to-day work, and undertake a wide range of activities. Activities will help interns develop skills needed for work in the policy and advocacy world, including legislative and policy research, analysis, writing for a variety of audiences, and coalition-building. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, and other events on Capitol Hill and in other venues around town.
Qualifications include strong interpersonal, writing, and computer skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks and take initiative; ability to work independently and a significant degree of organization. Knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and demonstrated interest or academic studies in political science, public policy and/or women's issues. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
The summer internship is unpaid, but is available for course credit and may be full-time or part-time.
We welcome interested students to submit a cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 2013 Summer Work/Family Advocacy Internship.