The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) welcomes applications from highly motivated individuals interested in a world where human rights for all are respected and enjoyed. The Program Intern will assist in the Center’s work in the area of ending gender-based violence in the world of work.
Encouraged to apply are graduate students and well qualified Junior and Senior year undergraduates for an internship with CWGL for Summer 2018. This internship will have the student work on projects and assignments, which may include one or more of the following activities:
- Conducting and compiling research on gender-based violence in the world of work and feminist economic analyses of human rights issues.
- Monitoring and reporting on related global and national issues, current events and publications, and creating resources.
- Assisting on CWGL’s upcoming advocacy strategy in addressing gender-based violence in the world of work.
- Developing written and visual materials to complement CWGL’s program initiatives.
- Providing administrative and logistical support to program initiatives, including relevant events and meetings.
- Demonstrated interest (academic, extracurricular, previous jobs) in feminist advocacy, social justice, gender equality, economic and social issues.
- Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and assume responsibility for multiple projects.
- Able to engage in independent learning, growth, and exploration of topics and issues related to the work of the Center, able to take initiative and have a quick understanding of complex issues.
- Strong written communication skills.
- Experience and/or understanding of human rights research and advocacy with a gender lens.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Academic area in political science, sociology, international relations, gender studies, or related field.
- Visual communications experience and familiarity with social media platforms.
- Some global experience
Proficiency in a second language is an asset, but not required. Interns should be able to spend a minimum of 10-12 hours a week in the office. This is an unpaid/for-credit internship.
How to Apply:
- Resume and cover letter indicating your interest, skills and accomplishments
- Three references (name and email contact)
- A 1-2 page writing sample
- Details about your availability (start/end dates and total days/week)
- In the subject line of your email please include your Last, First Name - Internship Title (example: West, Sam - Program Intern - Summer Term).