Internship Opportunity:
Project Management


Purpose: The Project Management Intern will assist staff with planning and outreach for our annual statewide We Are Girls conference, which serves 3,000+ parents, girls, and educators every November. This position will also contribute to our organizations special initiatives; including campGEN, our summer program for girls in grades 4-8; Pathfinder Leadership Summit, a leadership development program for high school girls. The Project Management Intern can expect to gain introductory experience to large event planning, outreach management, nonprofit marketing, and public relations.

Location: GEN Office, 3000 S IH 35, Suite 400, 78704

Key Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming and implementing new ways to conduct community outreach and effectively spread GEN’s mission.

  • Marketing and outreach to the Austin and Houston community throughout the school year via mailings, phone calls, tabling, and email communication.

  • Recruiting breakout session presenters for We Are Girls.

  • Executing day of logistics with the GEN team for all events taking place during semester.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned; all interns are welcome to cross train to spend a portion of their weekly time in our direct service programs, if desired.

Reports to: Project Manager

Length of Appointment: Semester

Time Commitment: Flexible, depending upon number of hours desired for credit. Minimum 10 hours/week maximum 32 hours/week. A few evening and weekend hours will be required.

Compensation: This is a volunteer intern position with college credit available.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Applicants must be professional, creative, team oriented self-starters who have an eye for detail and a positive attitude.

  • Must be a natural leader.

  • Must be committed to the goals/mission of GEN and social justice.

  • Must possess excellent research, writing, editing, and oral communications skills.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

Previous large event, outreach or nonprofit experience is a plus, but not required.

How to Apply

To apply, download the application form, fill it out and send it to brittany@girlsempowermentnetwork.org.

Internship Application Procedures
Applicants are interviewed and selected on a rolling basis.

  1. Please download and complete the Internship Application and save it using the following naming system: Lastname_Internship_Application.doc

  2. Create a copy of your resume and save it using the following naming system: Lastname_Internship_Resume.doc  (submission optional)

  3. Send your completed application and resume material to brittany@girlsempowermentnetwork.org and use the subject line: Your name, internship you are applying for.

Notice: GEN DOES NOT accept paper, mailed or faxed applications. Please use an appropriate word processing program such as MS Word to submit your application materials. Also, please note that submitting a resume is optional.