Internship positions available:

Advocacy & Administrative Internship

Social Media & Communications Internship

The deadline for application submissions is Friday, 13 August 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. Read more about the internships and how to apply below.

Why work with NGO CSW/NY?

  • Support and learn more about global gender equality initiatives
  • Engage in UN processes and meetings
  • Plan, organize and manage one of the largest civil society gatherings at the United Nations
  • Network and connect with member organizations, and feminist and women’s rights activists
  • Attend United Nations and civil society events

The NGO CSW/NY office is in New York, NY. All interns must be able to commute to our office. We proudly pay all of our interns $15/hour.

 

Join the NGO CSW/NY team to help develop and facilitate a platform for the voices and leadership of feminists and women’s rights organizations globally! Have an essential role organizing and implementing the two-week NGO CSW66 Forum, one of the largest civil society gatherings at the United Nations. Interns will also have the opportunity to network and connect with global activists, organizations, and those within the UN system.

This 9 month internship requires interns to work 3 days a week for a minimum of 15 hours.

Intern tasks and projects include:

  • Working with a global planning committee to develop and implement the NGO CSW66 Forum;
  • Taking a leadership role within the Youth Leaders & Young Professionals program
  • Monthly blog posts;
  • Staying updated on the Generation Equality Forum and Action Coalitions
  • Attending UN and civil society meetings/events and reporting back (mostly virtual)
  • Working on our 50th Anniversary campaign throughout the year and during CSW
  • Administrative/office tasks

Requirements:

  • Mature intercultural communication abilities; practical experience in international settings is an asset
  • Passionate about gender equality
  • UN experience or immense curiosity and eagerness to learn about human rights and the UN
  • Full-time commitment during the NGO CSW Forum in March
  • A good sense of humor
  • Excellent customer service, particularly in diverse environments, both in person and by phone, with high professionalism
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers
  • Strong researcher and writer, able to synthesize complex information into blog posts, reports, and meeting notes
  • Proficiency using the latest versions of Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Background in fields of Journalism, Social Sciences, Law, Public Policy, International Relations, Women’s and Gender Studies or related disciplines preferred
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply
  • Proficiency in one of the UN languages other than English is an advantage. Proficiency in French and/or Spanish is highly valued

Read the full listing on Idealist for more information.

Join the NGO CSW/NY team to help develop and facilitate a platform for the voices and leadership of feminists and women’s rights organizations globally! Have an essential role in creating branding for and developing the NGO CSW66 Forum platform, one of the largest civil society gatherings at the United Nations. Interns will also have the opportunity to network and connect with global activists, organizations, and those within the UN system.

This 9 month internship requires interns to work a minimum of 15 hours/week.

 

Intern tasks and projects include:

  • Creating content for social media and other comms platforms and/or campaigns
  • Help develop, plan, and implement campaigns for UN and CSW advocacy training
  • Assist with developing the content of the NGO CSW66 Forum virtual platform, as well as a communications plan for the NGO CSW66 Forum
  • Assisting with the communications for the Youth Leaders & Young Professionals program
  • Taking a leadership role with the Youth Leaders & Young Professionals
  • Working on our 50th Anniversary campaign throughout the year and during CSW

Requirements:

  • Passionate about gender equality and women and girls movements
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and effective social media communications strategies
  • Previous NGO communications experience is preferred
  • Speak and write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to research and identify target audiences
  • Tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience
  • Ability to assist with implementing messaging strategies
  • Mature intercultural communication abilities; practical experience in international settings is an asset
  • UN Experience or immense curiosity and eagerness to learn about human rights and the UN
  • Excellent customer service, particularly in diverse environments, both in person and by phone, with high professionalism
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers
  • Proficiency using the latest versions of Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply
  • Background in fields of Communications, Journalism, Design, Marketing, or related disciplines preferred
  • Proficiency in one of the UN languages other than English is an advantage. Proficiency in French and/or Spanish is highly valued

Read the full listing on Idealist for more information.

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