Internships

Feminist Center’s internship program is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is looking to gain hands-on work experience in a reproductive health and rights organization. We are now accepting applications for Summer 2018. Applications close Monday, May 14th. 

Internships

Overview

While our internships are unpaid, you will leave with a wealth of knowledge in your area of interest, professional connections and meaningful relationships. Typically, our internships last 3-4 months and interns complete 150-200 hours of work. As an intern you will:

  • Gain an understanding of our work and learn about our various departments including clinic, fundraising, community outreach, legislative advocacy, etc.
  • Have an opportunity to apply your skills in a grassroots non-profit organization;
  • Gain hands-on work experience as well as new skills in your area of interest
  • Build on your understanding of reproductive health, rights and justice work;
  • Build valuable relationships and connections with other interns, staff, our peer organizations, etc.
  • Become a valued part of the Feminist Center team!

 

Current Opportunities

We have a wide range of internship opportunities across our various departments. We typically have internships every  fall, winter, spring and summer. We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2018. See opportunities below and apply here by Monday, May 14th

Marketing Intern

This internship is an opportunity for marketing, communications, fundraising and event planning majors to apply their skills in the nonprofit world. Depending upon your interest and skills you will be assisting the communications team with social media, graphic design, email marketing, Google Analytics, digital advertising, fundraising campaigns, and/or event planning.

Qualifications:

  • Agrees to follow Feminist Women’s Health Center’s policies and procedures.
  • Highly organized & detail focused.
  • Evidence of superb writing skills.
  • Familiarity with reproductive health, rights and justice issues.
  • 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.
Civic Engagement Intern

We are 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.