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Internship Opportunity

Together for Girls (TfG) is a global public-private partnership dedicated to ending violence against children, with a particular focus on sexual violence against girls. Founded in 2009, the Together for Girls partnership brings together national governments, UN agencies and private sector organizations to prevent and respond to violence, as a fundamental step to achieving individual rights and well-being, gender equality, and sustainable development. As an intern at TfG, you’ll gain practical knowledge on issues of violence against children, professional experience, valuable workplace skills, and general career audience.

 

Interns will have the option of working a minimum of 10-15 hours per week during spring and fall. This is a paid internship, with at least the local minimum wage. Applicants must be located in one of the following locations during the duration of the internship: US (DC, VA, MD, NY, TX, ME), Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Portugal. You must also be going into your 4th or last year of undergraduate studies or enrolled in a graduate program. We encourage applicants who would be interested in a multi-semester opportunity. Each internship requires a minimum of 12 weeks.

At the moment, the internship is expected to be fully virtual for the summer term.

 

Communications Intern

 

Intern Responsibilities

  • Contribute to digital content development, including blog posts, social media content creation, and resources and knowledge products

  • Create a bi-weekly media monitoring report of relevant news pieces to share with the entire secretariat

  • Engage online social media community and contribute to organization’s social media strategy

  • Manage photo database as needed

Learning Outcomes:

  • Will be able to build a portfolio of communications related work

  • Get hands on experience in global health communications and advocacy

  • Gain exposure to a unique non profit structure, working with government agencies, the UN, and the private sector

  • Meet with each member of the secretariat to understand organization and guide career development in this field

Requirements

  • Demonstrate strong writing skills

  • Currently enrolled as fourth year in undergraduate program or in graduate program

  • Have strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Maintain flexible work attitude: must be able to work productively in a team environment as well as under minimal supervision, taking the initiative to ask questions as needed

  • Preferably majoring in Communications, Global Health, International Affairs, or another related field

  • Be fluent in English

  • Ideally, have experience with Canva, Adobe InDesign, OR other photo editing and graphic design software

To apply, fill out the following application by April 26: https://forms.gle/wyGGs7CZQa1VjzW67

 

Policy, Advocacy, and Research Intern

 

Intern Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on policy, including literature reviews, relating to global issues in violence against children issues

  • Interact with data by providing data point checks and pulling data from preexisting reports

  • Develop infographics relating to compiled data

  • Provide editing assistance in the preparation of reports and newsletters

  • Produce a blog post for SAFE blog

Learning Outcomes:

  • Get experience in policy writing with an advocacy focus

  • Gain a deeper understanding of specific issues in violence against children and the NGO and governmental response to them

  • Have experience interacting with issues, from the origin of data reports to advocacy efforts

  • Meet with each member of the secretariat to understand organization and guide career development in this field

Requirements

  • Have solid writing, editing, and research skills with attention to detail

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Currently enrolled as fourth year in undergraduate program or in graduate program

  • Maintain flexible work attitude: must be able to work productively in a team environment as well as under minimal supervision, taking the initiative to ask questions as needed

  • Preferably majoring in Communications, Global Health, International Affairs, or another related field

  • Be fluent in English

  • Ideally have experience in research, through classes or otherwise

To apply, fill out the following application by April 26: https://forms.gle/wyGGs7CZQa1VjzW67

Additional Information

Together for Girls is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. We strongly encourage people of color, people with caregiving responsibilities, people with disabilities, and members of the queer community to apply.

Together for Girls is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t discriminate against people because of their race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, personal appearance, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities or political affiliation.

Work Permits:

While the Together for Girls secretariat is headquartered in the United States and the majority of the team resides in the U.S. at this time, it does not have the ability to offer work visas or other visas to any non- U.S. citizen team team members. The candidate must have the ability to legally work in the country where they reside, either as a consultant or as an employee for Together for Girls.

Candidates located in the U.S. must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.