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Internship and Practicum Program 2018-2019

ABOUT PROMO & PROMO Fund: PROMO is Missouri's statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality through legislative action, electoral politics, grassroots organizing, and community education. PROMO is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex or gender, sexual or affectional orientation, marital or familial status, disability, age, gender identification, health-related condition, association, or legal source of income.

PROMO is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse staff and board, in regards to background, culture, sexual orientation, and gender identity, and strongly urges applications from transgender or gender nonconforming individuals and persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups.

PROMO is a smoke-free, casual dress, and fun workplace.

http://PROMOonline.org

Research Practicum Student

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Research Practicum Student will be the driving force behind PROMO’s ongoing research projects. This person will be the project coordinator for the Show Me You LGBT Needs Assessment, as well as managing the Health Access database. Student will also provide research support to the Policy Intern.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Show Me You database management
  2. Show Me You data entry
  3. Head liaison between PROMO and research departments
  4. Health Access database management
  5. Experience in excel and SPSS
  6. Cleaning and coding data
  7. Presenting on current findings and LGBT health trends
  8. Represent PROMO professionally at events and tabling opportunities, including Pride Festivals mentioned above, volunteer fairs, and coalition events.
  9. Facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, and respect for, those of other cultures and backgrounds.
  10. Represent PROMO at coalition meetings concerning health access work

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Show Me You Coordinator

Job Supervisor: Elizabeth Fuchs

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.


Policy Practicum Student

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Policy Practicum Student will be the driving force behind PROMO’s ongoing policy work. This person will work closely with the Manager of Public Policy. As legislative session continues to dictate the cultural climate for LGBT people, the work of the policy practicum/internship will be flexible and respond to the work.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Work closely with the Manager of Public Policy
  2. Research local, state, and federal policies
  3. Participate in grant report writing
  4. Presenting on Health Access work and Show Me You data
  5. Create and build presentations
  6. Effectively communicate via email
  7. Represent PROMO professionally at events and tabling opportunities, including Pride Festivals mentioned above, volunteer fairs, and coalition events.
  8. Facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, and respect for, those of other cultures and backgrounds.
  9. Represent PROMO at coalition meetings concerning health access work
  10. Scheduling meetings with legislative staff to speak with key representatives and senators.
  11. Supporting PROMO staff during Equality Day by working the registration table, presenting Equality Day logistics, speaking with legislators, and assisting volunteer lobbyists.
  12. Assisting with additional legislative objectives and organizational objectives that need to be addressed.
  13. Holding an interest in the Missouri legislative process.

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Policy Practicum Student

Job Supervisor: Elizabeth Fuchs

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.

Legislative Internship/Practicum

POSITION OVERVIEW: Work alongside PROMO’s Senior Field Organizer to plan Equality Day, PROMO’s biannual lobby day that takes place in February and April (legislative session from January - May).

Required Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Legislative Intern/Practicum Student

Job Supervisor: Mandi Kowalski (Field Supervisor Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW)

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.

Community Outreach and Electoral Internship/Practicum  

POSITION OVERVIEW: Work alongside PROMO’s Senior Field Organizer to campaign for PROMO PAC’s endorsed candidates, politicians that support pro-LGBT policy and legislation. The Community Outreach Intern will also work on our business canvassing efforts, engaging and educating businesses on the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act (MONA).

Required Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Electoral Work:

Business Canvassing Work:

Ability to go door-to-door, business-to-business for 3-4 hours in potentially extreme temperature conditions required.

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Community Outreach and Electoral Internship/Practicum Student

Job Supervisor: Mandi Kowalski  (Field Supervisor Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW)

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.

Pride Internship/Practicum

POSITION OVERVIEW: Work alongside PROMO’s Senior Field Organizer to organize PROMO’s presence at the Pride Festivals statewide from May - August.

Required Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Pride Intern/Practicum 

Job Supervisor: Mandi Kowalski (Field Supervisor Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW)

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

For all positions: We are seeking applicants with public speaking skills, comfort with speaking on the phone, interpersonal communication skills, and flexibility to adjust their project schedule to match the current organizational needs.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.

SAGE of PROMO Fund Practicum Position

POSITION OVERVIEW: Work alongside SAGE of PROMO Fund’s Program and Training Coordinator to promote events, trainings, and policy work to ensure LGBT elders have a dignified and high quality of life.

Required Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: SAGE of PROMO Fund Intern/Practicum  

Job Supervisor:  Dan Stewart  (Field Supervisor, Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW)

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

For all positions: We are seeking applicants with public speaking skills, comfort with speaking on the phone, interpersonal communication skills, and flexibility to adjust their project schedule to match the current organizational needs.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Dan Stewart, SAGE program Coordinator at Dan@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.

PROMO Digital Advocacy

POSITION OVERVIEW: Are you a grammar nerd? Strive to copyright? Geek out on analytics? Dance to the beat of digital trends? Last but not least, do you thrive on the next big idea?

Answered yes to at least one? This internship is for you.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Prefered Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Communications Intern/Practicum 

Job Supervisor: Katie Stuckenschneider (Field Supervisor Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW)

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

Administrative Leadership and Development Internship/Practicum

POSITION OVERVIEW: Work alongside PROMO’s Development Manager and Executive Director to further the growing systemic needs of the organization.  This person will promote the mission of PROMO by building giving campaigns, producing events, cultivate donors, prospect research, and grant research and writing.

Required Qualifications and Experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROMO JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Administrative Leadership and Development Internship/Practicum

Job Supervisor:  Elizabeth Fuchs, MSW, Manager of Public Policy and Alex Clardy, Development Manager

Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri. Some travel required.

For all positions: We are seeking applicants with public speaking skills, comfort with speaking on the phone, interpersonal communication skills, and flexibility to adjust their project schedule to match the current organizational needs.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample VIA EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Mandi Kowalski, Field Organizer at Mandi@PROMOonline.org. No calls please.