Internships in Los Angeles
The Feminist Majority Foundation offers internships throughout the year in our Los Angeles, CA office. Interns are an essential part of the Feminist Majority Foundation office and perform a wide variety of responsibilities, including monitoring press conferences and coalition meetings, research, event and community organizing, organizational networking, media relations, and attending rallies. Each intern works closely with a staff member in order to learn directly from hands on experience and to contribute to substantive projects. All who are interested, including graduate and undergraduate students, are encouraged to apply.
Interns in our Los Angeles, CA office have the opportunity to work in one or more of the following areas:
Choices Campus Leadership Program - Work with FMF's campus staff to launch pro-choice student groups on college campuses nationwide and conduct outreach to women's studies programs. Work on current campus initiatives including: Campaign to Expose Fake Clinics, Global Women's and Reproductive Rights Campaign, Young Women's Leadership Conferences, and our Get Out HER Vote campaign 2012.
Research Associate – Assist with major research projects on a range of feminist topics and special projects.
National Clinic Access Project - Be a part of the nation's largest and oldest clinic defense team. Research and collect data on anti-abortion violence directed at health care workers and patients; monitor anti-abortion websites and literature.
Public Relations, Social Media and Development – work with a team to research and outreach to media contacts, develop press materials, and to promote FMF and Ms. on social media platforms. Must be detail-oriented, and comfortable doing phone outreach. Ability to come up with creative and timely promotional ideas a plus, although no prior experience necessary. Microsoft Excel and internet research skills a necessity; Word, Filemaker, Access, and html a plus.
Girls Learn International - Work with FMF's Girls Learn International program staff to launch GLI Chapters at high schools and middle schools in the U.S. and to identify new Partner Schools abroad. Conduct research and help develop new human rights based curriculum for the program.
Ms. Magazine - Work directly with Ms. editors. We're looking for bright, energetic, resourceful people with excellent research and writing skills. For the print magazine, our interns help gather and fact-check information, work on specific research projects, and participate in creating the magazine's National News section. For Ms. Online, interns fact-check and photo-research Ms. Blog posts, write posts, and curate outside content. This is a great opportunity to learn how the editorial side of a non-profit magazine operates -- from the inception of an idea to the final printed product -- and a great place to gain new feminist perspectives. We have fall, spring, summer, and winter internships; please specify your availability.
Ms. in the Classroom - Work with a team to develop and promote the new digital Ms. in the Classroom program. This is a great opportunity to learn about innovative feminist digital media and interact with a wide range of women's studies faculty and programs in the U.S. and globally. For more information about Ms. in the Classroom, see www.msintheclassroom.com.
Applicants should email resume, including GPA, cover letter and a writing sample of no more than 5 pages to the address listed below. Interns are accepted for the following periods -- Summer (June to August), Fall (September to December), and Spring (January to May). Please specify the internship area in which you would prefer to work. The deadlines to apply for available internships are as follows: Summer (March 31), Spring and Fall applicants are accepted on a rolling basis in the LA office.Los Angeles Office
Feminist Majority Foundation
433 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
phone: (310) 556-2500
fax: (310) 556-2509