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777 United Nations Plaza, 7 H
New York City, NY 10017

   Tel: +1 (973) 568-8384
   Fax: +1 (646) 688-5582
   Email: info@usfmep.org

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Internship Descriptions

Internship applications (for graduate students and undergrads, respectively,) are accepted on a rolling basis. The duration of each fellowship/internship depends on the needs of the intern and USFMEP programs. A minimum of six month to one year commitment is required and applicants available for longer commitments are encouraged.

Interns will conduct research and writing, provide administrative assistance, attend meetings, and undertake other tasks as necessary, under the direction of the relevant programmatic staff.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to USFMEP’s mission and goals
  • Some knowledge, practical or academic, of the program area in which s/he applies to work
  • Excellent writing skills
  • High level of research and oral communication skills
  • The ability to complete all tasks (mundane to substantive) in a careful and timely manner
  • Experience working in an office, coupled with an ability to undertake multiple tasks, sometimes under time pressure
  • A sense of humor, an ability to work well in teams, and a desire to work in an informal environment
  • The ability to work at least 30- 40 hours/week
  • Fluency in a foreign language is highly desirable but not required

Internships are unpaid.

Current Opportunities

1. Development Intern: Fundraising and Event Planning

USFMEP is looking for a creative, dedicated, and self-reliant intern with excellent communication, research and time-management skills. Working directly with the Executive Director and Board of Director committees, the intern will conduct research on grant opportunities, write letters of interest, maintain a donor database, meet with perspective supporters, and design and organize receptions and fundraising events and campaigns. The intern will support other administrative duties, as necessary.

Priority Deadline: Immediate Position Available


2. Social Media/Communications Intern

USFMEP is looking for a creative, dedicated, and organized individual to join our team as social media/ communications intern. This intern would provide support to the Communications Coordinator on progressive outreach campaigning using social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc) as well as other communications outputs such as website content, newsletters, list serve, and press releases.

Specifically, the Social Media/ Communications Intern will:

  • Employ creativity and resourcefulness in strengthening USFMEP’s web presence;
  • Support content transfer to new website infrastructure and the development of staff handbook on website and social media;
  • Support website maintenance and update/ monitor social media tools;
  • Contribute to the drafting press releases and newsletters;
  • Research social media tools/ strategies used by variety of sectors to identify areas of best practice and make recommendations;
  • Monitor relevant news and information on the organization and our areas of work including: climate change, sustainable development, UN activities, women’s rights; Human Trafficking and the Right of the Child.
  • Support general office and administrative tasks

Beyond ideal qualifications for all USFMEP interns listed above, the Social Media/ Communications Internship will have:

  • An open, dynamic, and entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Passion for Web 2.0 technologies and creating social movements with new media
  • Established presence/experience in several of the following social spaces: Facebook, Twitter and WordPress.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter addressing your relevant experience and availability, your resume or CV and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample to: info@usfmep.org. Include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.