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 Camp, our summer program for girls in grades 3-8; 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: Girls Empowerment Network - Central Texas Office (2801 South IH-35, Suite 110, Austin, Texas, 78741)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming and implementing new ways to conduct community outreach and effectively spread Girls Empowerment Network’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 Girls Empowerment Network 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 Girls Empowerment Network 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: Girls Empowerment Network 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.