Jobs and Internships

 

INTERNSHIP OPENINGS:

Program and Policy Intern. Fall 2019

The Ohio Women’s Public Policy Network is seeking policy and programming interns to join our team for Fall 2019, beginning as early as September 2019.  This is a great opportunity to work at a non-profit policy and advocacy organization in their efforts to advance public policy that creates economic security for women and strengthen families. You will help us do legislative research, draft memoranda, and contribute to projects throughout your time here. 

Projects / Learning Outcomes:

The intern will learn how non-profits, elected officials, and advocacy groups work together to enact change at the local, state, and national level. The intern will also gain valuable knowledge on how the legislative process works at the Ohio General Assembly. This internship will provide ample opportunities to directly interact with elected officials and policy thought leaders in Ohio. 

Responsibilities:

– Help draft, edit, and produce policy briefings, Fact Sheets, reports, blogs, and other written materials related to women’s economic security
– Draft and brainstorm content for social media accounts
– Conduct policy research and monitor priority legislation
– Attend rallies, press conferences, and other events hosted by partner organizations
– Assist staff with other projects, such as Voter Guide Questionnaires and Legislative Scorecards
– Attend meetings with staff related to women’s policy and programming

Qualifications and Requirements:

– General knowledge of politics and policy

– Proficient in use of MS office and Google Docs

– Detail oriented and a self starter
– Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently

– Enrolled in a college degree program

– Ability to do research and distill it down into a concise, intuitive narrative

– Professional presence and demeanor

– Passion for social justice and gender equality

Please apply in the form of a resume and 1-2 writing samples to Erin Ryan, at ryan@innovationohio.org. 

Position Type: Internship

Desired Major(s): Political Science, Public Policy, Journalism, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Communications, and/or Economics

Salary Level: Unpaid, College/University Credit Available 

Approximate Hours Per Week: 15 – 20 hours, flexible