Internships

Georgia WAND Internships: The intern position provides 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 able to work as part of team.

Development and Fundraising Internship Description[1]

  • Research potential grantors and other funding 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 grantors

Grassroots Organizing Assistant[2]

  • Public education and awareness campaigns about the need for resources to localize and research links between radionuclide contaminants and the high cancer rate in Burke County, GA
  • Trainings for community members and WAND volunteers on basic organizing principles and racial, gender and class analysis
  • Conducting research on a variety of contaminants, and how they get into the water supply and their effect on the human body
  • Social media communications; and creating campaign materials such as e-blasts, flyers, phone banking scripts and more.

*Advanced internships available for budget equity and jobs research; public health data analysis, administrative expertise, curriculum development, and communications.

 To apply:

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