Intern, Programs


$13.25 p/hr

Hours per week

30 - 35 hours per week



Application Deadline


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1310 L Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a leader in promoting equity and education for women and girls. AAUW advances equity through advocacy, education, and research.

Summary Description: The Programs Intern assists the Fellowships & Programs team with initiatives focusing on women’s economic security, education, and leadership. This includes AAUW’s Work/Start Smart salary negotiation workshops and Empower training events in cities across the U.S.  

The Programs Intern conducts research, assists in the facilitation of marketing initiatives, and provides day-to-day logistical support related to programs and event planning. The internship is a 30-35 hour/week paid position. Candidates available to commit to the full internship period, from October 2018 – August 2019, are preferred.

Essential Duties:

·        Conduct research on select cities, communities, colleges/universities, and other resources in support of Salary Negotiation workshops and other programs, as well as identify target populations for program initiatives

·        Carry out strategic, multiplatform marketing, and communication initiatives

·        Assist in event planning and logistics, and administrative tasks as needed

·        Collect and routinely analyze pre- and post-event survey data to develop program content

·        Respond to inquiries pertaining to events

·        Incorporate feedback from key stakeholders and marketing team through the event planning process

·        Support and contribute to the goals of the larger Fellowships & Programs team

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, urban planning, sociology, women’s studies, or similar. Recent graduates preferred

·        Demonstrated research skills

·        Demonstrated ability to write concisely and adapt to different audiences

·        Experience creating and implementing multiplatform marketing strategies for events and/or non-profit organizations highly preferred

·        Highly detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy when performing tasks

·        Creative thinker who is not afraid to share and take initiative on new ideas

·        Excellent interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, self-directed, and independent

·        Interest in learning about women’s leadership issues and the functioning of a national non-profit organization

·        Passion for gender equity, economic security, and community building

How To Apply

Apply: Submit a résumé with cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications by e-mail indicating position title to AAUW Human Resources at