Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014 Online Outreach Volunteer Intern
The National Women's Law Center (NWLC) seeks an energetic, web-savvy and detail-oriented intern to provide support to NWLC’s Online Outreach team. The intern’s responsibilities focus on social media and blog outreach. Internships are availablefor spring 2014 (January -May), summer 2014 (May-August), or fall 2014 (August -December). Start and end dates are flexible. Interns would ideally be available to volunteer part-time or more during the spring and fall semesters or full-time during the summer.
Intern Duties and Responsibilities
The Online Outreach Intern supports the Outreach team with a variety of online outreach projects and activities. Duties may include, but will not be limited to:
- Helping to develop and maintain the Center’s presence on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
- Drafting blog posts for the Center’s blog
- Participating in brainstorming conversations for new memes, graphics, and other social media content
- Assisting with outreach to key bloggers and online networks
- Monitoring the blogging community and online news to find articles relevant to NWLC’s work
- Assist in projects to help maintain the Center’s website and online advocacy efforts
- Assist with NWLC’s general outreach efforts, as needed
Applicants should be comfortable working with online platforms and must have experience with Facebook and Twitter. Experience working with additional social media networks like Pinterest and Tumblr is preferred, but not required. Blogging or other experience writing for the web is highly desirable; HTML experience is a plus. The intern should also have strong writing skills, an eye for detail, and a creative outlook. NWLC internships are unpaid; NWLC will work with students and their universities to provide college credit for the internship.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and area(s) of interest, resume, three supervisory or academic references, and semesters you are applying for. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the position title in the subject line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources, National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. Applications accepted until position is filled. No calls please. EOE.
PLEASE NOTE: We'd like you to think about your experience and interests in online outreach (social media, blogging, web development, etc) and how those skills intersect with the work of the Law Center. Then, please use up to one paragraph in your cover letter to pitch a long-term project you might be interested in working on while interning with our team.