Intern with USOW

The United State of Women is a national organization dedicated to convening, connecting, and amplifying voices in the fight for full gender equity. We are a community for all who identify as women, gender-nonconforming, or allies, believe in full gender equity, and want to work collectively to achieve it. The United State of Women is housed at Civic Nation, a non-profit organization that uses organizing, engagement and public awareness to address some of our nation’s most pressing challenges. We work with public and private partners to build tools and campaigns that turn great ideas into action. To learn more about Civic Nation’s campaigns and tools, please visit civicnation.org/initiatives.  

United State of Women Programs Intern

The United State of Women is seeking Spring interns to support their small but mighty team on a variety of programs projects, including providing direct support to USOW Ambassadors and assisting in the planning events across the country. Interns serve as an integral part of the USOW team, and therefore candidates should be comfortable pitching ideas, moving them forward, and contributing substantial work to projects. Interns will also have the opportunity to contribute their writing to USOW’s blog and media channels. The ideal candidate will be passionate about women’s empowerment, enjoy keeping up with the news, and be a detail-oriented self-starter. 

This position is full-time. If applicable a stipend and/or class credit can be provided.

Responsibilities

  • Support the management of USOW’s Ambassador Program, which may include compiling resources, drafting emails, maintaining databases, conducting research, and developing new resources for the program.
  • Work with USOW Programs team to support and execute a robust grassroots presence with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Assist in cultivation and onboarding of new organizational partners as well as supporting current relationships.
  • Support the regular sending of USOW’s newsletter. 
  • Gather updates, create weekly agenda, and disseminate follow-up notes for weekly organizational partner call.
  • Actively participate in all relevant USOW (internal and partner) meetings.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of local, regional, and national events.
  • Provide logistical support including occasional scheduling for senior staff, materials management, and note-taking
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Selection Criteria

  • Enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or recent graduate (12 months)
  • Excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills, including comfortability communicating with diverse audiences in-person, over email, and on the phone
  • Experience with campus leadership, grassroots organizing, or opportunities similar to volunteer management
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently on multiple tasks
  • Understanding and appreciation of intersectional feminism. Demonstrated interest in women’s empowerment preferred
  • Ability to work 20-35 hours per week

To Apply

Please email your resume and a short cover letter to women@civicnation.org with the subject line: United State of Women Program Intern by midnight local time on Sunday, November 24th. The position is based in Downtown Washington, DC.

United State of Women Communications Intern

The United State of Women is seeking Spring Interns to support their small but mighty team on a variety of communications projects, including contributing to digital platforms. Interns serve as an integral part of the USOW team, and therefore candidates should be comfortable pitching ideas, moving them forward, and contributing substantial work to projects. Interns will also have the opportunity to contribute their writing to USOW’s blog and media channels. The ideal candidate will be passionate about women’s empowerment, enjoy keeping up with the news, and be detail-oriented self-starter. 

This position is full-time. If applicable a stipend and/or class credit can be provided.

Responsibilities

  • Support the USOW communications team by managing an editorial calendar, providing research for media content or other uses, drafting social copy or emails, maintaining databases and press lists, and monitoring additional online activity.
  • Assist in general website maintenance 
  • Support the regular sending of USOW’s newsletter 
  • Provide daily management of USOW email inboxes and other online correspondence
  • Actively participate in all relevant USOW (internal and partner) meetings
  • Assist in the planning and execution of local, regional, and national events
  • Provide logistical support including occasional scheduling for senior staff, materials management, and note-taking
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or recent graduate (12 months)
  • Excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills, including comfortability communicating with diverse audiences in-person, over email, and on the phone
  • Broad understanding of digital tools and social media with examples of content creation on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc. preferred.
  • Experience with WordPress, HTML, and/or Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently on multiple tasks
  • Understanding and appreciation of intersectional feminism. Demonstrated interest in women’s empowerment preferred.
  • Ability to work 20-35 hours per week.

To Apply

Please email your resume, a short cover letter, and a recent (less than 6 months) writing sample to women@civicnation.org with the subject line: United State of Women Communications Intern by midnight local time on Sunday, November 24th. The position is based in Downtown Washington, DC.

Civic Nation is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Civic Nation is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Civic Nation will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.