Internships

Georgia WAND Internships: The intern positions provide an introduction to non-profit work. The office environment is relaxed and friendly, and the hours are flexible enough to accommodate course work or outside demands. Each intern is expected to give 10 to 20 hours per week during an academic semester. We seek interns that possess excellent writing and communication skills, who are self-starters, and who can work as part of team.

Development and Fundraising Internship

  • Research potential funders and other fundraising opportunities; compile and present information to Georgia WAND staff
  • Help to maintain Georgia WAND’s fundraising files and database
  • Attend staff fundraising and grant writing meetings; Participate actively in the decision making process
  • Help to draft letters of inquiry and grant proposals to potential funders
  • Help design fundraising plans; call donors; draft fundraising letters
  • Help plan and implement fundraising events
  • Learn to build a development department

Environmental Justice & Public Health Grassroots Organizing Internships

  • Help design and disseminate public education and awareness campaigns 
  • Learn to hold trainings for community members and GA WAND volunteers on basic organizing principles; and race, gender, and class analyses
  • Help design educational modules about the intersection of state violence, environmental justice, reproductive justice, systemic racism, gentrification, political representation, civic engagement, and more
  • Lead social media communications and co-create campaign materials such as e-blasts, flyers, phone banking scripts, and more
  • Conduct research on a variety of radiological contaminants, and how they get into the water and air, and their effect on the human body
  • Create and educational campaign about the need for resources to localize and research links between radionuclide contaminants and the high cancer rate in Burke County, GA
  • Learn how to implement grassroots organizing campaigns and research projects

Civic Engagement Internship

  • Support voter registration efforts with a team of canvassers
  • Help Get Out the Vote by conducting phone banks, direct mail campaigns, and door-to-door canvassing
  • Co-create educational materials for voters about voting rights and Georgia WAND’s issues
  • Work in coalition with other civic engagement organizations to maximize voter turnout in the 2018 midterm election
  • Support a candidate forum for the Public Service Commission
  • Learn how to set up a civic engagement shop 

Organizational Administrative Internship

  • Support the office infrastructure by overseeing Georgia WAND’s contact management; working with the the Database and doing data entry maintenance
  • Helping migrate the Georgia WAND file archives to electronic server and hard copies to the GSU women and gender studies archives
  • Help with media production, sorting, and archiving
  • Help with compliance, regulations, personnel management, legalities, budgeting, and financial management
  • Support board management and board meeting preparation
  • Learn how to manage an office
 
*Advanced internships available for budget equity and jobs research projects; public health data analysis; administrative experts; curriculum development; and communications. 

Upcoming Event Planning Committees

  • DC Days (May 19-24, 2018) – Education and Lobbying Event with training and travel to Washington, DC (scholarships available PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP)
  • Mother’s Day for Peace  (June 10, 2018) – Fundraising Event
  • Environmental Justice & Gender Conference (Fall 2018) – Community educational event
  • Energy Equity and Farmer Education Event (Fall 2018) – Community educational event

 To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to Lindsay@georgiawand.org with ‘Spring Intern’ in subject line.