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Application Deadlines*:  

  • Duration of Internship: September - December 2016
  • Application Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2016
  • Interview Dates: August 18-25, 2016
  • Decision Announcement: August 29-30, 2016
  • Orientation: Tuesday September 06, 2016

Current Openings:

*Deadlines do not apply to Marketing & Communications Internship. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for this position. 

Marketing and Communications Intern:

This internship is an opportunity for marketing and communications majors to apply their skills in the nonprofit world. You will assist in developing marketing and communications material for FWHC programs and events.

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.

Health Educator Intern:

Help with work in our clinic which offers the full range of reproductive health services, observing many aspects of providing health education and options counseling to a diverse population of women; prepares you for counseling, social worker, and other similar positions. Listening skills, people skills, and a desire to learn are needed. *Please note the following: we are not able to provide practicum/supervision for master’s students and this internship requires a 5-6 month commitment, depending on the season. Availability to intern on Tuesday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s are also required.

Qualifications:

  • Agrees to follow FWHC policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism and advocacy, consistent with the FWHC mission, when dealing with clients and staff.
  • Agrees to handle multiple tasks effectively.
  • Must be willing to be trained and competent in all aspects of the Health advocate role.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Availability to intern on Tuesday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s are also required.

Health Advocate Intern:

The clinic intern will be trained in all aspects of the Health Advocate role. This individual will gain experience in preparation for surgical procedures, sterilizing surgical instruments, assisting physicians, taking and documenting vital signs, and performing pathology on-site. They will also be responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the surgical suite as part of the Health Advocate team. This individual must be able to work within team in a fast paced environment and be willing to work extended hours while on their feet. They must also uphold a professional and compassionate demeanor toward both clients and fellow staff members. A sense of humor and a positive outlook is preferred. 

Qualifications:

  • Agrees to follow FWHC policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism and advocacy, consistent with the FWHC mission, when dealing with clients and staff.
  • Agrees to handle multiple tasks effectively.
  • Must be willing to be trained and competent in all aspects of the Health advocate role.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Availability to intern on Tuesday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s are also required.

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 (2 Positions Available):

The Legislative Outreach interns will help to mobilize people in various communities to voice support for reproductive freedom. These interns will also research legislation and develop talking points when relevant. Both interns will collaborate with other staff, interns, and volunteers of the Feminist Women's Health Center to achieve the educational and legislative goals. 

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with and commitment to reproductive health and rights issues.
  • A desire and interest to learn about lobbying, political campaigns, and/or community organizing.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including writing and phone skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word Suite, an aptitude for research & computer work.
  • Must be reliable and have excellent follow through.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and driver’s license for travel to the Capitolin-state travel.
  • Flexibility in work hours as some evenings and occasional weekend hours are necessary.
  • Must be able to intern for at least 12-15 hours per week during the internship.

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.