Marketing and Editorial Intern

Academic Credits


Hours per week

Each intern will be expected to work 15–20 hours per week (this is flexible)




120 Wall Street
19th Fl
New York
New York
United States


National Headquarters, New York

Lambda Legal is looking for an intern to assist the organization reach its 2018 marketing goals. The intern will learn and assist in day-to-day operations including print and digital publications, advertising and sponsorships, and e-commerce.

This internship position will provide substantial experience in two distinct yet interconnected fields, marketing and editorial, in addition to gaining valuable office experience working in one of the nation's leading civil rights organizations.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:


·       Research and pitch advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

·       Pitch marketing concepts, prototype preparation, production and distribution of marketing collateral.

·       Assist in copy editing of marketing materials and collateral, plus product research and development for our e-commerce.


·       Assist in producing print and digital publications, including our annual report, Lambda Legal’s Impact magazine and our Know Your Rights educational materials.

·       Conduct photo research for print and marketing materials.


Additional administrative duties may include:

·       Organizing meetings (wall, pitch and sales meetings).

·       Logistics for distribution of editorial and marketing materials.

·       Assist in maintaining inventory of editorial and marketing materials.


Each intern will be expected to work 15–20 hours per week (this is flexible), sometime between the hours of 9:30am–5:30pm, Monday through Friday in our New York City office located on Wall Street in Manhattan. You should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and content management systems.

We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a nonprofit. Prior interning experience is not a requirement, but we do require you to have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. A candidate should have an interest in Lambda Legal’s mission to provide equal rights to LGBTQ people and everyone living with HIV.


This is a volunteer unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out “work-study” grants with your college, if that is an option.

Lambda Legal is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff and is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, people with abilities in multiple languages, immigrants, and people with disabilities, including people living with HIV, are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply


If you are interested in the internship, please send an updated résumé with a cover letter. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The cover letter should also include your availability and the estimated days and times you will be available to work.

Submit cover letter and résumé via email, in one Word or PDF file to: