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 communications intern will work toward generating greater visibility of CWGL’s program initiatives through social media, multimedia, the CWGL website, press outreach and strategically coordinating among CWGL’s networks. Encouraged to apply are graduate students and well qualified Junior and Senior year undergraduates for an internship with CWGL for the Spring 2018 semester. This internship will have the student work on projects and assignments which may include one or more of the following activities:
- Helping to coordinate the communication and media strategy of CWGL.
- Implementing a social media plan that includes creative new tools and strategy for outreach that coincide with CWGL’s goals and program areas.
- Creating and posting on CWGL’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and assessing reach and impact through a system of analytics.
- Taking and editing photos and videos as well as taking inventory of what CWGL currently has.
- Creating fliers, postcards, brochures and other visual identity material.
- Advising on and implementing updates to the CWGL website via Joomla.
- Setting up a system for press contacts, coverage and outreach.
- Administrative tasks such as data entry, preparing mailings or setting up event/meeting materials as needed.
- Demonstrated interest (academic, extracurricular, previous jobs) in feminist advocacy, human rights and gender equality.
- Strong organizational and writing skills as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects.
- Experience managing social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- Knowledge of analytics systems or tools such as Google analytics or other.
- Familiarity with photography and photo/video editing.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Design experience in generating promotional materials through Canva or other platforms.
- Experience using Joomla or other website platforms such as WordPress.
- Demonstrated communications experience for an organization working on gender equality or human rights.
Interns should be able to spend a minimum of 10-12 hours a week in the office to encourage integration and to allow for greater exposure to the full range of goings-on at the Center. This is an unpaid but 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 writings sample (of an OpEd if possible)
- 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 - Communications Intern - Spring Term).