Internship Program

Our internship program will equip you with the skills and confidence to thrive in a political, academic, and professional arenas.

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Summer and Year-Long Internships: We seek driven, inspired young people to help us make the world a better place for people of all genders. Email teachaboutwomen@gmail.com with your resumé and a brief cover letter telling us about yourself and why you want to join our team.

We are looking for interns in the following areas (Scroll down for more details):

  • Social Media
  • New York State Outreach
  • National Outreach
  • Design
  • Research
  • Video Editing

Time Commitment: Our campaign is growing quickly so we are flexible in terms of time commitment. Summer:

  • Summer:
    • 5-8 hours/week
    • June 11-July 10 with possibility to continue into August
  • Academic Year
    • 2-4 hours/week
    • Option to work remotely or attend bi-weekly meetings

Social Media Intern

Twitter

  • Goal: Our Twitter account raises awareness about the problem in order to drive signatures to our petition and donations to our campaign.
  • Task: Compile a list of statistics, short facts and anecdotes to share on our Twitter account in order to raise awareness about the lack of women and gender-inclusion in classrooms.

Instagram

  • Goal: The @TeachAboutWomen Instagram presents solutions by creating a visually engaging and witty source of gender-inclusive and women-centric resources for educators and supporters.
  • Task: Make a database of images of women-centric classroom resources, art, books, posters, museum exhibits, etc.

    New York State Outreach Intern

  • Goal: Reach out to students, teachers, educational administrators, ad media outlets in New York State to drive signatures to our petition and donations to our campaign.

  • Task: Scan school websites, social media, and educator news outlets to find potential supporters and send them targeted emails.


National Outreach Intern

  • Goal: Take the Teach About Women campaign beyond New York State
  • Task:
    • Research state learning standards in other states and compile data regarding the inclusion of women, gender, intersectionality, and feminism.
    • Put together presentations of the data to encourage teachers and supporters to start their own movements for change (through petitions and state-wide outreach)

Design Intern

  • Goal: Create a logo and “look” for Teach About Women merchandise.
  • Task:
    • Design a digital logo that captures the campaign’s message and spirit.
    • Create a version of the logo that includes “a campaign to change the stories we tell about women, gender, and power in classrooms and beyond.”
    • Create a mock-up of a t-shirt, mug, bookmark, magnet, and sticker.

Video Editing Intern

  • Goal: Make our mission more accessible to engage a wider audience in our petition and our fund-raising campaign.
  • Task:
    • Create a short, engaging video that encapsulates Teach About Women’s mission and strategy for our Change.org and Go Fund Me pages.
    • NB: Once the first video is done, there is the possibility for ongoing work with the campaign including interviews, update videos, and coverage of events and workshops.

Research Intern

  • Goal: Use our Guiding Principles to build a database of sources and information on the history of women, gender, and power.
  • Task:
    • Conduct academic research on specific time periods, developments, people, and phenomena.
    • Keep track of sources and keep an eye out for lacunae and gender bias in primary and secondary resources.

Interested? 

  • Email teachaboutwomen@gmail.com with your resumé and a brief cover letter telling us about yourself and why you want to support Teach About Women’s mission of gender equality.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • We welcome interns of all genders!

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