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Saturday, December 5, 2015

INTERNSHIPS

Spring Internship Opportunities at NOW-NYC


We are now accepting applications for spring internships. Those who apply by the priority deadline of November 23rd, 2015 will be considered first, but applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis. Apply today!

The Women’s Rights Internship is intended for current students interested in gaining experience in the wide range of work we do in our office such as our programming, development, and organizing efforts.

The Development Internship is intended for current undergraduates or graduate students with a specific interest in fundraising for nonprofits. This includes donor database management, gift processing, creating thank you letters, and tracking memberships. Click here for more information about nonprofit fundraising.

In your application please specify which internship opportunity you are applying for.

About the National Organization for Women – NYC & Women’s Justice NOW:
NOW-NYC advocates for the women and girls of New York City by working to promote reproductive health, achieve economic empowerment, and end violence and discrimination against women. We seek to gain equality for women and promote social change through action in several key areas, including: Human Trafficking and Violence Against Women, Women in the Workplace, Images of Women in the Media, Reproductive Freedom, and LGBTQ Rights.

Women’s Justice NOW delivers educational forums on key women’s issues and has been providing services and referrals to women for the past 25 years. The Women’s Justice NOW’s Project Access program currently benefits over 1,000 women per year across the five boroughs of New York City and its surrounding areas by providing a free call-in HELPLINE and free to low-cost Legal and Financial Clinics in the areas of Divorce, Custody, 
Employment Discrimination, and Financial Empowerment.

Women’s Rights Spring Internship
(January – May 2016)

Priority Deadline: November 23

Internship Description:
The National Organization for Women-New York City and Women’s Justice NOW are seeking women’s rights interns to assist in our programming, development, and organizing efforts.

Interns are vital to the work of NOW-NYC and Women’s Justice NOW. Interns will be involved in planning and implementing actions and events, conducting policy research and community outreach, supporting our communications efforts through our Web site and social media networks, contributing to ongoing projects, and assisting operations and development efforts. Women’s Justice NOW runs a Helpline and several legal clinics, and interns provide appropriate referral resource information to women needing help.

Requirements:
Applicants must be professional, responsible, dedicated to achieving women’s rights, and committed to the mission of NOW-NYC and Women’s Justice NOW. Interns work 16 hours a week and receive a small stipend at the conclusion of the internship. Interns report to NOW-NYC headquarters at 150 West 28th Street, Suite 304, New York, NY 10001. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm, with some evening hours for events.

Application instructions:
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter indicating where you learned about our internship, what you hope to gain from the internship, what you have to offer to NOW-NYC and Women’s Justice NOW, and how your interests and experiences align with our mission. Please also include your anticipated start date and anticipated weekly schedule in your cover letter.

Please send your materials to Alyssa Cannizzaro at hiring@nownyc.org.

We are currently accepting applicants on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. 

Applicants who apply by November 23 will receive priority consideration. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants.

NOW-NYC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from people of any race or ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and from any underrepresented groups.  

Development Spring Internship 

(January – May 2016)

Priority Deadline: November 23

Internship Description:

The National Organization for Women—New York City and Women’s Justice NOW are seeking an intern to assist with our fundraising and development efforts. The intern will be exposed to a wide range of development activities including database management, event planning, researching potential donors, membership processing, and gift processing.
Interns are vital to the work of NOW-NYC, which runs a Helpline and several legal clinics. Interns provide appropriate referral resource information to women needing help and the D

Development Intern is expected to cover these phone calls as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with donor research and prospecting
  • Update and maintain donor database
  • Create and edit development materials, including solicitation and acknowledgement letters
  • Assist with event management and logistics
  • Provide general administrative support for the development department

Requirements: 
Candidates should possess proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as a willingness to learn GiftWorks (donor database).  A strong interest in the nonprofit fundraising field is preferred. Candidates must be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple tasks. Applicants should also be interested in achieving women’s rights and committed to the mission of NOW-NYC. Interns work 16 hours a week and receive a small stipend at the conclusion of the internship. Interns report to NOW-NYC headquarters at 150 West 28th Street, Suite 304, New York, NY 10001. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm, with some evening hours for events.

Application instructions: 
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter indicating where you learned about our internship, what you hope to gain from the internship, what you have to offer to NOW-NYC and Women’s Justice NOW, and how your interests and experiences align with our mission. Please also include your anticipated start date and anticipated weekly schedule in your cover letter.

Please send your materials to Alyssa Cannizzaro at hiring@nownyc.org.
We are currently accepting applicants on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Applicants who apply by November 23 will receive priority consideration. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants.
NOW-NYC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from people of any race or ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and from any underrepresented groups.  
- See more at: http://nownyc.org/internships/#sthash.N6hCteDL.dpuf

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