National Organization for Women Internship Program
Enrollment in college is not a requirement for this internship. Both women and men may apply as well as U.S. and international citizens. Applicants may apply to increase their knowledge of women's issues, or to gain experience for a career in either non-profit or as a feminine activist. The program is six weeks long and interns work an average of three days per week at the National NOW Action Center.
Application requirements include a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and writing samples. Internship activities may include assisting with NOW articles, publications and other communications projects; assisting with national conferences; membership and fundraising; and political campaign work.
The National Organization for Women was founded in 1966 and is now the largest feminist organization in the U.S. with over 500,000 members. The organization has continuously fought to secure rights for women that include equal pay, job opportunities, women in the military, and stopping racism and violence against women. The purpose of the internship is to help others increase their knowledge and understanding of the need to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and throughout society in general.
The location is usually in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
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