Current Opportunities

Global 16 Days Campaign

Program Intern

Job Description

The Program Intern will join a team of staff and consultants in the Fall of 2021 to further CWGL’s work towards the elimination of GBV on a global scale. Graduate students and well-qualified Junior and Senior Year undergraduates are strongly encouraged to apply. This internship will provide an opportunity for a student to undertake assignments that may include one or more of the following activities:

  • Providing program support related to the Global Campaign:
  • Research and writing on topics including femicide, GBV in the world of work, and UN Human Rights mechanisms.
  • Drafting content for advocacy and the website.
  • Providing communications support to Global 16 Days Campaign:
  • Developing content for social media and maintain an online presence.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the Global Campaign’s website, including updating content on the platform.
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to program initiatives including webinars and online consultations, events, and meetings.
  • Participating in program meetings with CWGL staff. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -

  • Demonstrated interest (academic, extracurricular, previous jobs) in feminist advocacy, social justice, human rights, gender equality, economic and social issues.
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills and the ability to distill complex concepts.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and assume responsibility for multiple projects.
  • Able to engage in independent learning, growth, and exploration of new topics, to take initiative, and quickly understand complex issues.
  • Proficiency in using social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) and the ability to craft advocacy messages.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
  • Familiarity with web content development and management, specifically WordPress.
  • Familiarity with graphic design using Canva or Adobe Illustrator.
  • Basic understanding of the concept of human rights, intersectionality, and gender analysis.

Preferred Qualifications -

  • Academic background in political science, journalism, sociology, international relations, gender studies, or related field.
  • Some global experience.
  • Proficiency in a second language is an asset.

Interns should be able to spend a minimum of 20 hours a week working onsite and/or remotely as per Rutgers’ guidelines. This is a paid internship.

Application Requirements and Deadline - Apply via Handshake by October 11, 2021. Upload the following materials in PDF format: a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and 2 references (name and email), along with details about your availability (start/end dates and total days/week). Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

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