The Institute will offer internships in four areas during the academic year.
Interns will provide administrative and research support to researchers. Duties include: assisting with literature reviews and data collection; designing charts, graphs and tables; answering phones; and filing.
Qualifications: Strong organizational skills, good interpersonal skills, interest in policy research and women’s issues; and experience with statistics, economics or social science methods through coursework. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel required; knowledge of STATA, SPSS, or graphics software is a plus. Qualitative research skills also a plus.
Research areas include:
Intern will provide administrative and editorial support to the communications team, with an emphasis on web and online communications. Duties include: drafting, maintaining, and organizing web content; producing and editing e-mail campaigns, blog posts, and digital content; analyzing online engagement and web traffic; assisting with strategy to drive traffic to IWPR’s website and online products; monitoring traditional and social media; answering phones; filing and other duties. This is a fantastic opportunity to get hands-on experience in a variety of web-based technologies as well as exposure to PR, marketing, and media relations, and publications processes.
Intern will help the development team with direct mail, grant-management, funder research, and other elements of nonprofit fundraising. IWPR receives support from foundations and government agencies, as well as individual and organizational supporters.
Qualifications: Should have an interest in fundraising and nonprofit management; familiarity with Microsoft Excel and prior experience with fundraising at any level is desirable, but not required; basic computer skills required and prior experience with donor databases such as Salesforce.com is a plus.
Interns will provide support to the Director of Finance and Administration. Duties include: payroll and credit card expense allocations and related data entry; accounts payable tasks; bank reconciliations; creating and maintaining spreadsheets including funder financial reports; compiling Form 990 and annual audit records; preparing budget to actual reports for Board committee meetings and organizing financial records.
Qualifications: Attention to detail, strong organizational skills; experience with or interest in accrual based nonprofit accounting. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel required; knowledge of Quickbooks or other accounting software is a plus.
All IWPR interns must have good computer skills, excellent writing and communication skills, and an interest in women's issues. Prior office experience is desirable. IWPR is committed to diversity on the basis of race/ethnicity, cultural and economic background, sexual orientation, and physical ability.
Individuals interested in applying should submit, via e-mail, a cover letter, a resume, and a writing sample, preferably in a single Word or PDF file, specifying the internship for which they are applying in the e-mail subject line, to Lindsey Reichlin, the Internship Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Applications for Fall internships are accepted on a rolling basis until August 25th. Applications for Spring internships are accepted on a rolling basis until December 15th. Please direct any questions to Lindsey Reichlin, the Internship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants invited for an interview will be notified directly.
No phone calls please.