Internship posted by: Women's Action for New Directions/ Women Legislators' Lobby
Posted on: January 2, 2013
Women's Action for New Directions and the Women Legislators' Lobby is seeking interns to work in our Washington, DC office on a part- or full-time basis. Start and end dates are flexible, but we are looking for someone as soon as possible!
Women's Action for New Directions is a nation non-profit organization which seeks to empower women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism and to redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs. WAND was founded in 1982 as Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament. With the end of the cold war, we became Women's Action for New Directions, and have been dedicating our energies to redirect federal budget priorities away from the military and toward human needs. WAND has offices in Arlington, MA, Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA.
Our goals are to:
WAND operates two non-profit organizations with one united vision. WAND Education Fund is a 501 C-3 organization which creates educational materials for training and briefing individuals, elected leaders and the media. WAND Inc. is a 501 C-4 organization, comprised of our Action Center, members, and chapters. Additionally, our Women Legislators' Lobby (WiLL) is a national non-partisan network of women state legislators who work together to influence federal policy and budget priorities.
Duties and responsibilities:
Professional Development Opportunities
Required knowledge, skills, and qualifications: