The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.
We have several internship and volunteer openings that may be of interest to you, these range from HR, PR/Marketing to Writing and Editing. All of the details of the different internships can be found on our website at http://borgenproject.org/telecommute-internships/. Departments may include: Public Relations, Marketing, Human Resources, Writing, Journalism and/or Political Affairs. Volunteer Opportunities with The Borgen Project are also available, take a look at the the overview at http://borgenproject.org/volunteer-opportunities/.
Internship Location: The programs are based online, so can be undertaken from any location (telecommute).
Internship Start Dates: We have new programs starting every month, as such applications can be received at any time, through our website. Interns chose the start date that is most appropriate for them.
Mentoring and Supervision: All of our internships have a designated manager who will ensure that our interns are offered an induction to the program and then support throughout the internship with regular catch up Skype meetings, training/discussion sessions, and are a point of contact for any questions or concerns throughout the program.
Our internships are unpaid, however, college credit could be a possibility.
This is a 12-week, part-time, unpaid internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.
– Write an article per week.
– Research topics.
– Assist with advocacy efforts.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Attend training and orientation the first and third Monday of the internship, at 4pm PST.
Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.