Tuesday, March 1, 2011

NCTE Internships, Washington DC

Internships

NCTE offers year-round internship opportunities. We welcome applications from both students and non-students. There is a small stipend available for summer interns. Fall/winter/spring internships are unpaid. NCTE will work with a student's university to assure academic credit is received. It is best if interns are based in the DC-metro area.

NCTE interns will be responsible for:

Creating public educational materials
Organizing trainings, lobby visits and town hall meetings around the country
Scheduling speaking engagements and trainings conducted by NCTE staff
Tracking local and federal legislation
Providing assistance to transgender activists doing lobby visits
Monitoring news stories on transgender issues
Writing membership communiqu├ęs and press materials
General office support (answering phones, ordering office supplies, updating database, working, compiling mailings)
Qualifications:

Strong writing skills
Experience with internet research
Familiarity with the transgender community and advocacy efforts
Commitment to progressive social justice activism
Ability to work independently
Summer Internship

Internship runs June 1 - August 31. Applications due by May 1. Summer internships are 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday.
Fall Internship

Internship period runs September 1 - December 15. Applications due by August 1. Fall internships are 15-20 hours/week, with flexible days.
Winter/Spring Internship

Internship period runs January 1 - May 15. Applications due by December 31. Winter/spring internships are15-20 hours/week, with flexible days.
We will consider some flexibility in start and end dates for internship periods.

Specialized Internships

Legal and Legislative Intern:
The Legal and Legislative Intern will track local and federal legislation that impacts transgender people, educate policy makers on transgender issues, and assist transgender activists in both in-district and DC lobby visits. NCTE's Legal and Legislative Intern's have typically been enrolled in Law School or have strong policy experience. Click for more information on the Summer 2011 Legal Internship

Please contact NCTE by email or at 202.903.0112 with questions. To apply please mail, fax, or email a resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (no more than 3 pages please) to the address below.

NCTE
1325 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.903.0112
Fax: 202.393.2241

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