|ORGANIZATION NAME||MISSION||MAIN WEBSITE||INTERNSHIP INFORMATION|
|Americans for Informed Democracy (AID)||We are building a peaceful, just and sustainable world shaped by the unique power, energy and creativity of youth.||http://www.aidemocracy.org/|
|Amnesty International||Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, we investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.||http://www.amnestyusa.org||https://careers.aiusa.org/|
|The Asia Foundation||The Asia Foundation improves lives, expands opportunities, and helps societies flourish across a dynamic and developing Asia. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance pathbreaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.||http://asiafoundation.org||http://asiafoundation.org/about/careers/|
Association for Women's Rights In Development (AWID)
|To be a driving force within the global community of feminist and women’s rights activists strengthening our collective voice, influencing and transforming structures of power and decision-making and advancing human rights, gender justice and environmental sustainability worldwide.||http://www.awid.org/||http://www.awid.org/get-involved|
|CASA||To create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities.||http://wearecasa.org/||http://wearecasa.org/get-involved/volunteer/|
|CodePink||CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs. Founded in fall 2002 as a grassroots effort to prevent the US war on Iraq, we continue to organize for justice for Iraqis and to hold war criminals accountable. We actively oppose the continuing U.S. war in Afghanistan, torture, the detention center at Guantanamo, weaponized and spy drones, the prosecution of whistleblowers, U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestine and repressive regimes.||http://www.codepink.org/||http://www.codepink.org/jobs_and_internships|
|Global Communities||Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe. Global Communities is seeking a Graphic Design and Communications Intern to join the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. The Graphic Design Intern will learn about the different aspects and responsibilities of being an in-house graphic designer including using branding guidelines, updating print materials, creating new print materials from scratch, interacting with vendors and other departments, complying with a budget and deadlines, and updating the website and social media sites. They will have at least one project to include in their design portfolio.|
|Human Rights Watch||Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups. Each year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries, generating extensive coverage in local and international media. With the leverage this brings, Human Rights Watch meets with governments, the United Nations, regional groups like the African Union and the European Union, financial institutions, and corporations to press for changes in policy and practice that promote human rights and justice around the world.||https://www.hrw.org/||https://www.hrw.org/about/internships|
|International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)||The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a global research institute with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in New Delhi, India and Kampala, Uganda. Our research evidence identifies women’s contributions as well as the obstacles that prevent them from being economically strong and able to fully participate in society. ICRW translates these insights into a path of action that honors women’s human rights, ensures gender equality and creates the conditions in which all women can thrive. ICRW comprises social scientists, economists, public health specialists and demographers, all of whom are experts in gender relations. We are thought leaders driven by a passion to alleviate poverty and rectify injustice in the world. And we believe that women and girls – in collaboration with men and boys – are essential to the solutions. We know that when their quality of life improves, families are healthier and economies are stronger.||http://www.icrw.org/||http://icrw.applicantstack.com/x/openings|
|International Rescue Committee (IRC)|
|Jewish Women International (JWI)||ICRW comprises social scientists, economists, public health specialists and demographers, all of whom are experts in gender relations. We are thought leaders driven by a passion to alleviate poverty and rectify injustice in the world. And we believe that women and girls – in collaboration with men and boys – are essential to the solutions. We know that when their quality of life improves, families are healthier and economies are stronger.||http://www.jwi.org||http://www.jwi.org/jobs|
|Latin American Working Group (LAWG)||The Latin America Working Group (LAWG) amplifies activists' voices in the halls of power in Washington, DC! We connect with activists across the United States and offer tools that they need to expand their ability to influence U.S. foreign policy.||http://lawg.org/||http://lawg.org/about-us/internshipsjobs|
|Peace Corps||To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:|
1. To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women
2. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served
3. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans
|Peace Players International||Through year-round sports activities, we are bringing together children from opposite sides of religious, ethnic and cultural divides to develop friendship and mutual respect.||https://www.peaceplayersintl.org/|
|Summer Government Relations Internship|| Do you love going to the movies and also have an interest in policymaking? Then come work for us! The National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) is the nation's largest trade body representing the movie theater industry. Our members own and operate movie theaters in all 50 states and range from large national chains to mid-sized regional companies to small businesses. Representing our members on government policy at all levels is one of our principal functions. |
NATO seeks a full-time paid GR intern to assist with federal, state, and local government policy work. While NATO is a national trade association, this intern will assist in NATO's emerging role with our affiliated state and regional associations. This is a summer internship (with a possibility of extending the internship through the fall at reduced hours). This is an excellent opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how trade associations operate and gain experience in crafting and executing policy strategy.
|TransAfrica||TransAfrica is the oldest African American foreign policy organization. Founded during the anti-apartheid movement, TransAfrica is inspired by the life of Nelson Mandela to struggle for a world where people are free and thriving economically, socially and politically. For more than thirty years, TransAfrica has connected Americans to the key foreign policy issues for people of African descent throughout the world, with emphasis on U.S. trade and aid policies.||http://transafrica.org/||http://transafrica.org/youth-leadership/|
|Vital Voices||To identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity||http://www.vitalvoices.org/|
|Women for Women International||To support the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support.||http://www.womenforwomen.org/||http://www.womenforwomen.org/about-us/careers|
|Women's Foreign Policy Group||Educational membership organization that promotes global engagement and the leadership,visibility and participation of women in international affairs. ||http://www.wfpg.org/||http://www.wfpg.org/internship-program|
|NAFSA: Association of International Educators||NAFSA: Association of International Educators is offering a paid |
internship for upper-level undergraduate or graduate students in its Volunteer Leadership Development and Regional Affairs (VLDRA) staff unit. The internship is ideal for applicants interested in exploring the field of International Education, growing in coordination and project management areas, enhancing communication and collaboration skills, learning and applying concepts in strategic planning, and expanding administrative and research skills via the use of new technology, web, and data systems.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA's 10,000 members are located at more than 3,500 institutions worldwide, in over 150 countries.
The VLDRA team provides orientation and training for the success and development of volunteer leaders; support and partnership with the 11 NAFSA Regions; implements diversity, inclusion and membership initiatives; executes a transparent process for nominations, elections, appointments of NAFSA leaders, and national awards.
|Vital Voices Global Partnership||Vital Voices Global Partnership invests in women leaders who improve the world. Founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and guided by the belief that women are essential to progress in their communities, partnering with leaders from more than 140 countries who advance economic opportunity, increase political and public leadership, and end violence against women.|
Vital Voices seeks spring interns to support the execution of the VV GROW Fellowship, a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small- and medium-sized businesses, and the VV GROW Mentoring program, a six-month mentoring program that pairs women owners of small- and medium-sized businesses with corporate executive mentors. The Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Interns will work closely with program staff from January to May 2016. The position is based in Washington, D.C. and is unpaid. The internships require a minimum of 30 hours per week commitment. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about program development, pressing global women's issues, and trends in regional and international women's advocacy. Interns are an integral part of the team and will be able to perform substantive work. Economic Empowerment Program Staff will work with interns to develop their professional skills and knowledge. As a Communications Intern, you would be responsible for supporting the execution of marketing and communications strategy including:
Writing blogs, articles and success stories
Managing social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter)
Interviewing program participants
Monitoring and managing internal communication databases
Developing promotional materials for programs
Interns may also be asked to provide administrative support, helping to create and update program and project management tools.