Internship Opportunities

Application Deadlines*:  

  • Duration of Internship: September - November 2017
  • Application Deadline: Friday, August 18th 2017
  • Interview Dates: August 21st-25th 2017
  • Decision Announcement: Wednesday, August 30th 2017
  • Orientation: Saturday, September 5th, 2017

Current Openings:

 

Marketing and Event Planning Intern:

This internship is an opportunity for marketing, communications  and event planning majors to apply their skills in the nonprofit world. You will assist in developing marketing and communications material for FWHC programs as well as assisting in planning our annual fundraising event.

Qualifications:

  • Agrees to follow FWHC policies and procedures.
  • Highly organized & detail focused.
  • Evidence of superb writing skills.
  • Prior experience or education in marketing and communications required.
  • Ability to work independently with direction and objectives.
  • Skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator preferred.
  • Prior experience in photography or audio & video production a plus.

 

Grassroots Organizing Intern:

Recruitment experience is the foundation of many aspects of non-profit work in advocacy, fundraising, training, and organizing programs. The Grassroots Organizing intern assists with recruiting and coordinating volunteers into the planned activities of the Center such as volunteer nights/days, committee meetings and FOCUS: Reproductive Advocacy workshops. The intern collaborates with other staff and volunteers of the Health Center to coordinate activist, volunteer and supporter recruitment and mobilization for community education and advocacy .They will work with other staff and volunteers to achieve the educational and advocacy goals of the Feminist Women’s Health Center. 

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with and commitment to reproductive health and rights issues.
  • A desire and interest to learn about community organizing.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including writing and computer skills.
  • Comfort speaking in groups and working with diverse spectrum of individuals.
  • Must be reliable and have excellent follow through.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and driver’s license for in-state travel.
  • Flexibility in work hours as some evenings and occasional weekend hours (usually once per month) are necessary.
  • Must be able to intern for at least 15-20 hours per week during the internship.
  • Prior experience in canvassing a plus. 

Legislative Organizing Intern:

 

The Legislative Organizing Intern will work closely with the Public Affairs Coordinator to help FWHC prepare for the 2018 legislative session. This will include research into relevant issues and drafting documents in support/opposition of anticipated legislation. The Legislative Organizing Intern will also support GOTV work for the fall municipal elections and assist with event planning as necessary.

Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with and commitment to reproductive justice
  • Ability to work independently
  • A desire to learn about lobbying and legislation
  • Must be very reliable and have excellent follow-through
  • Strong writing skills, especially an ability to write for a non-academic audience
  • Strong people skills
  • Ability to read and understand legislation
  • Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work 12-15 hours a week, with significant availability in the morning

 

Black Women's Health Outreach Intern:

The Black Women’s Health Outreach Intern helps to increase reproductive healthcare access to black women and educate on reproductive health care disparities and how this affects Black women. The intern collaborates with other staff and volunteers of the Health Center to develop and implement the Black women’s health program, and build relationships with community partners.

Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with and commitment to reproductive health and rights issues.
  • A desire and interest to learn about health education and community organizing.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including writing and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Accessibility to a reliable car and a driver’s license is required for in-state travel.
  • Flexibility in work hours as some evenings and occasional weekend hours are necessary.
  • Must be able to intern for at least 20 hours per week during the internship.  

 

 

Civic Engagement Intern

Feminist is continuing to grow our civic engagement opportunities and is looking for an excited enthusiastic and dedicated reproductive justice activist to join our team this fall. The Civic Engagement intern will lead our voter registration efforts, mobilize volunteers for Get Out the Vote canvasses, and help organize voter engagement house parties across Georgia. This intern will collaborate with the Community Engagement Coordinator and the Public Affairs Coordinator as we work to deepen our base and engage folks around the issues and institutions that local elections can impact in order to create change in our day to day lives.

Qualifications:

•  Familiarity with and commitment to reproductive health, rights, and justice issues.

•  A desire and interest to build community organizing and civic engagement skills.

•  Excellent organizational and communication skills, including writing and computer skills.

•  Must be comfortable working in a variety of spaces and working to engage folks around the importance of voting, especially at the local level.

•  Must be comfortable speaking and working with a diverse spectrum of individuals, both at the clinic and across Georgia.

•  Must be reliable and have excellent follow through in order to achieve GOTV goals.

•  Attention to detail is a must, especially when completing voter registration cards.

•  Access to a reliable vehicle and driver’s license for in-state travel.

•  Flexibility in work hours, as evenings and weekend hours are essential to engage voters.

•  Must be able to intern for approximately 15-20 hours per week during the internship.

•  Prior experience with canvassing, voter registration, and use of mini-VAN preferred