This listing was update on 5/25/18.
Deadline for Applications: Rolling applications. Open until filled.
Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), a partnership of twenty autonomous organizations primarily in developing countries, trains and supports women grassroots activists and organizations and advocates for a just, peaceful world. WLP creates culturally-specific curricula and trainings on leadership, human rights, and democratic participation, and conducts peer to peer capacity building programs to strengthen women’s rights organizations in the Global South. These initiatives empower women to fulfill greater leadership roles at the family, community and national levels. The partnership also conducts research-based advocacy campaigns to reform laws and practices that impede women’s full participation in their communities and societies. Over the past 17 years, WLP’s programs and training materials, published in twenty languages, have reached thousands of women in over fifty countries, strengthening local organizations to become self-sustaining and to power women’s movements across the globe.
Internship Description: WLP is seeking a motivated intern to join our WLP office in Bethesda, Maryland to advance our advocacy and web-based communications projects. The position is part-time, 15-20 hours per week. We are looking to fill this position by end of June 2018. Responsibilities include:
Compensation: Waged hourly.
Three month duration with the possibility of extension.
Education and Mentoring Plan: The intern’s supervisor will work closely with him/her to co-develop a work plan by which the intern can monitor their own work, and by which his/her performance will be evaluated. The intern will have access to professionals with extensive experience in the nonprofit, gender, human rights, and digital communications worlds for feedback and guidance throughout the internship.
Applicant must have permission to work in the US, if not a US citizen or permanent resident.WLP is unable to sponsor work permits. Applicant must not now nor in the future require employer sponsorship for employment authorization (i.e. H-1B).
Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of three references toemail indicated:
with the subject line “Paid Internship: Communications Intern.”
No calls please.
Women’s Learning Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour
Required work authorization: