Newcomb College Institute has close relationships with the following internship programs. Please meet with Betsy Lopez if you are interested in applying to these organizations, as NCI can assist you with your application and give you further information on the programs. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILDREN AT RISK is currently seeking candidates for Summer 2016 internship positions in the Center for Parenting and Family Well-Being (CPFWB). This internship is a unique opportunity to work with the CPFWB to address research, evaluation, policy, advocacy, and education related to parent education, postpartum depression, domestic violence, child abuse prevention, and overall family well-being.
Founded in 1989, CHILDREN AT RISK is an active research and advocacy group dedicated to improving the quality of life of Texas’ children in the areas of education, health, parenting, human trafficking, and juvenile justice reform. We are the leading source of accurate information on children’s issues and an advocate and catalyst for change concerning the needs of all children in Texas.
Location: 2900 Weslayan St., Suite 400 | Houston, Texas 77027
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $400 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates – making it one of the most successful political organizations ever. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research women's issues, and turn out women voters. We've trained over 9,000 women to run and helped elect over 100 women to the House, 19 to the Senate, 11 governors, and over 700 to state and local office. Since its founding in 1985, almost one-third of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color - including every single Latina, African American, and Asian American Democratic congresswoman currently serving.
EMILY’s List interns have the opportunity to do substantive work, while gaining in-depth experience in the political sector. EMILY’s List offers full-time internships in nine departments.
Location: 1800 M Street NW, Suite 375N | Washington, DC 20036
Girls Incorporated of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area is a nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Girls Incorporated, the 145-year old national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. responds to the changing needs of girls through research-based programs and public education efforts that empower girls to understand, value, and assert their rights. Guided by our vision of empowered girls and an equitable society, Girls Incorporated WDCMA aims to close the gender gap one strong, smart and bold girl at a time!
Girls Inc. WDCMA Program: The College-Bound Girls! Program is a summer camp for middle-school girls ages 11 to 15 and promotes girls’ academic, social and emotional well-being in an atmosphere of fun, focus and girl-time. Topics and activities cover health, wellness, and sexuality; economic and financial literacy; math, science and technology; violence prevention; media literacy; sports; leadership development and advocacy; and “Adventure Girls” field trips and excursions. Interns will be actively involved in the summer camp and behind the scenes. Interns have the unique opportunity to develop and implement camp curriculum, including participating in field trips and motivating campers to participate.
Location: Girls Inc. Center at Howard University, 2401 Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC
NOW is the largest, most comprehensive feminist advocacy group in the United States with hundreds of thousands of contributing members and hundreds of state and local chapters across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Our mission is to bring women into full participation in society – sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination.
Each semester NOW interns participate in a wide range of activities that provide them with the tools and knowledge to become activist leaders, such as:
Location: National NOW Action Center, 1100 H Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, D.C.
URGE seeks committed individuals who are passionate about reproductive/social justice to join our team. As an intern for URGE, you’ll get an inside understanding of the fight to attain reproductive justice both locally and at the federal level in the nation’s capitol, as well as an opportunity to hone your professional skills in a fast-passed environment.
URGE interns conduct meaningful tasks and are responsible for their own individual projects. The selected interns are expected to work from January – May 2016 (start and end dates are flexible depending on your semester schedule).
Location: 1317 F Street NW, Suite 501 Washington, DC 20004
Women’s Policy, Inc. Interns will be heavily involved in the daily activity in the office. They will participate in staff meetings and play an active role in discussions. Interns will be involved in the organization of Capitol Hill briefings and events, the writing of WPI’s weekly newsletter, The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, which covers legislative action important to women and their families, and other relevant projects in the office. Duties will vary week by week, depending on the needs of WPI. Interns also will perform a variety of daily tasks that help keep our office going, including clerical/administrative tasks, such as answering phones, faxing, photocopying, and database entry.
For more information about the WPI internship program, please contact Cheryl Williams at 202-554-2323 or at email@example.com.
Location: 409 12th Street, SW, Suite 600 | Washington, D.C. 20024
Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV) is a community-based non-profit, founded in 1989 by a grassroots collective of African-American women in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities of color.
Development interns will assist WWAV staff in all fundraising activities, both at the grassroots level and in larger arenas. Volunteers will have the opportunity to: research potential funding sources (foundations, corporations, individuals, and public sources), explore donors and grant opportunities, assist in grant-writing and proposal writing, send acknowledgement letters and other correspondence, assist with donor and database management, and explore ways to increase the organization’s visibility to potential new donors. The volunteer will also assist in running fundraising events, and help WWAV set up internet and social media fundraising campaigns.
Communications interns will support the work of the communications team. This may include researching and developing educational materials, taking photos and videos for promotional work, drafting materials and correspondence, and creating info sheets, policy briefs, event programs, flyers, and reports. Interns may also assist in writing for the blog, updating social media platforms, creating social media campaigns, and performing online outreach.
Areas of program work may include: HIV/AIDS Education and Advocacy, Gender-Based Violence Prevention, Sexual and Reproductive Health Education, Harm Reduction, LGBTQ Rights, Reproductive Justice Advocacy, Civic Engagement and Public Policy, Social Work, and Public Health
Location: 1226 N. Broad Street New Orleans, LA 70119
Internships submitted by Newcomb Alumnae:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 firstname.lastname@example.org