Video Animator Short-term Paid Position

A current UT Austin student is looking for an animator to make a short film based on their Plan II Thesis, a composition about one of Neptune’s moons. This would be a short-time paid position. See more information below:

“Hi, my name is Austin Ali, and I am a fourth year Plan II and Music Composition student at UT. I’m looking for a video animator (PAID GIG!) to help me put together a seven minute video clip. The video will be accompanied by music I composed for my Plan II thesis project. My thesis, a cross between science and music, is called “A Musical Portrait of Triton, the Rogue Moon of Neptune.” The video animation would be a short depiction of the origin story of Triton, which involves moons smashing together in a spectacular collision. If you’re interested, please contact me at austin@austinali.com or (214) 766-0179. Thank you so much!”
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Summer Internships with the Miracle Foundation

The Miracle Foundation is currently accepting applications for internships in the areas of Office Administration, Development, Programs, and Marketing due May 1.


Since our founding on Mother’s Day in 2000, the Miracle Foundation has taken a stand for orphaned children. Our “Child First” approach is multi-faceted, collaborative and community-based:

  • 80% of children living in institutions have a living relative. We make every effort to reunite these children with their birth family, if possible.
  • For abandoned children without family — our measurable, systematic method ensures that children are loved, educated, healthy and safe until they transition to a permanent family.
  • We actively collaborate with governments, other non-profits and local family-strengthening organizations to transform systems and give children a voice.

Our interns gain an inside opportunity to learn how to run a nonprofit that makes an impact for the world’s orphaned children.

Responsibilities vary, but are generally in one of the following areas: Office AdministrationDevelopment, Programs and Marketing. We do our best to find work that suits your interests and develops your expertise.

  • Our Office Administration Intern will work with our Office Manager to complete various administrative tasks, create process documents, track departmental progress, and more.
  • Our Development Intern will work with our Development Coordinator to plan events, analyze fundraising data, develop fundraising campaigns, research funding prospects, and more.
  • Our Programs Intern will work with our Director of Global Programs and Program Coordinator to input and analyze data, create and improve programs, and more.
  • Our Marketing Intern will work with our Marketing Manager to do market research, assist with creative projects, maintain the website, analyze data, help with social media, and more.

Requirements: We offer both formal (for class credit) and informal internships. Interns are expected to donate at least 10 hours/week of their time and exemplify the following qualities:

  • Global perspective, belief in our mission, and a passion for making a difference
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High level of computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with effective time-management skills
  • Strong work ethic, the ability to follow through, and a willingness to do what needs to be done, no matter how large or small
  • Dependable, self-motivated, and conscientious
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Professional, prompt, and dresses appropriately
  • Must be older than 18 or in college.

If you would like to apply for one of Miracle Foundation’s internships, please email BDP advisor Rebecca Buckalew at rebecca.buckalew1@austin.utexas.edu for an application.

Applicants must email a completed application and resume to Annen@MiracleFoundation.org by Friday, May 1. You will hear back by Friday, May 8.

Summer Internships Available with the Children’s Defense Fund – Texas

Through the years, Children’s Defense Fund-Texas has been honored to welcome dozens of gifted college students as interns to advance the mission to provide all children with a Healthy Start, a Safe Start, a Fair Start, a Head Start and a Moral Start to life.

Our Austin office has an intentional, well-structured internship program where students get a firsthand experience with affecting policy. Interns have proven vital to CDF’s work, and we are pleased to play a role in creating the next generation of change-makers.

We have 4 intern openings for the summer semester that we would like to offer to students in 2020. The deadline to apply is April 15th. All interns are expected to work 20 hours per week, and will receive a stipend of $450 if funds are available. See below for more information.


Youth Civic Education and Engagement Intern

Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Youth Civic Education and Engagement initiative. The intern works 20 hours/week supporting both our policy and organizing work to increase youth civic education and engagement. The youth civic engagement intern provides substantive policy research and reports and monitors legislative committees and the State Board of Education on improving youth civic engagement and education in Texas. Additionally, the intern assists with outreach to partners and school districts to support the prioritization of culturally sustaining civic education in Texas’ public school classrooms. The intern also supports outreach to young people statewide to support our high school voter registration campaign, as well as provides critical support in developing training curriculums to support young people’s knowledge of and engagement with state legislative and local civic processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Plans civic engagement opportunities with and for youth.

• Conducts research on public policy, media trends and other subjects as needed.

• Writes policy briefs and training material.

• Assists in the development and execution of special projects.

• Assist in maintaining CDF’s social media platforms.

Job Requirements:

• Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task.

• Strong organizational and execution skills.

• Attention to detail.

• Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children.

• Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing.

• Good interpersonal skills and high degree of professionalism.

• Strong computer, Internet and research skills.

Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Maggie Stern (mstern@childrensdefense.org) and type CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INTERN in the subject line.

Contact: Maggie Stern, Youth Civic Education and Engagement Coordinator

Email: mstern@childrensdefense.org


Health Care Policy Intern

Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors interim legislative committees and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, special event planning, and social media work.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Produce policy research, memos, and training material

• Conduct research on state and federal healthcare policy, state lawmakers, media trends, and other subjects as needed

• Coordinate meetings with state lawmakers and their staff

• Collaborate with partners on coalition-wide activities

• Assist in the development and execution of special projects, such as the #SickofitTX Campaign

• Perform other division, department, and organization-wide projects as needed

• Assist in maintaining CDF’s social media platforms

Job Requirements:

• Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

• Strong organizational and execution skills

• Attention to detail

• Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children

• Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing

• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts

• Strong computer, Internet and research skills

Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should send a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cindy Ji (cji@childrensdefense.org) and type POLICY INTERN in the subject line.

Contact: Cindy Ji, Health Policy Associate

Email: cji@childrensdefense.org


Immigration Policy Intern

Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Immigration Department. The intern works 10 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors immigration news and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, special event planning, newsletters, and social media work.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Policy research, briefs and training material

• Compiles bi-monthly immigration newsletters

• Conducts research on immigration policy, media trends, and other subjects as needed

• Assists in the development and execution of special projects

• Perform other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned

Job Requirements:

• Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task

• Strong organizational and execution skills

• Attention to detail

• Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children

• Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing

• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts

• Strong computer, Internet and research skills

Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cheasty Anderson (canderson@childrensdefense.org) and type IMMIGRATION POLICY INTERN in the subject line.

Contact: Dr. Cheasty Anderson, Senior Policy Associate

Email: canderson@childrensdefense.org


Communications & Policy Intern

Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides social media and communications support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and will contribute to social media campaigns to promote the research, reports, legislative issues and advocacy-related activities of the organization. CDF-TX organizes advocate training/recruitment, story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, and public policy events.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Supports CDF’s social media platforms

• Monitors blogs and social media accounts of allied groups to develop basic content knowledge about current policy issues related to health care and children’s health

• With supervision, plans, prepares, and executes social media campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) focused on current public policy issues and other subjects as needed

• Organizes weekly and monthly content calendars

• Assists in the development and execution of special projects and events

• Performs other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned

Job Requirements:

• Experience using social media for advocacy efforts, volunteer or paid

• Visual design skills, video skills a plus

• Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong organizational and execution skills

• Attention to detail

• Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children

• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts

• Strong computer, Internet and research skills

Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Danielle Nwosa (dnwosa@childrensdefense.org) and type COMMUNICATIONS INTERN in the subject line.

Contact: Danielle Nwosa, Digital Coordinator

Email: dnwosa@childrensdefense.org

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UT System Internship Program – Summer 2020

The Office of Talent & Innovation is excited to announce the launch of the UT System Internship Program (UTSIP) pilot for Summer 2020. UTSIP is designed for rising Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors enrolled in UT System institutions. It is a paid, 11-week program that provides hands-on work experience in a professional setting for students exploring career options. The Summer intern cohort (10-15 interns) will take part in a robust professional development curriculum, mentoring and regular feedback from supervisors to facilitate professional growth.

Eligibility: Enrollment in an undergraduate program at one of the 14 University of Texas institutions.

More info and application: https://bit.ly/2ECmrWG

Summer 2020 National Geographic Internships

Every year, the National Geographic Society provides a number of students with a paid opportunity to spend the summer exploring and learning with us. Our internships are diverse and designed to give undergraduate and graduate students a well-rounded experience.

THE PROGRAM

The purpose of these paid internships is to provide educational and work-related opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. All interns will perform work on a temporary basis to gain job-related skills and will engage in other formal learning and educational opportunities. The program offers support and guidance from a wide array of National Geographic staff and focuses on giving interns the opportunity to learn from the host department/mentor, the management team, other staff members, and Human Resources.

WHO CAN BE AN INTERN?

An intern should be a student enrolled at an accredited college or university and be a rising junior or above. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP

The National Geographic Society offers only summer internship opportunities. The internship program is a 10-week-long paid experience.

HOW TO APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP

We are looking for bold people who share our passion for exploration, storytelling, science, and education and who want to help spread our mission. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to explore our open positions.

When completing the online application, please submit a resume and cover letter. If you have questions about the application process, please contact careers@ngs.org

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Summer 2020 Internship Opportunities with One Good Turn

One Good Turn Internship Opportunities

One Good Turn is currently seeking two interns to support our Programs Director and Executive Director with (1) researching funding partners and writing grant applications and (2) researching, writing, and creating a medical education curriculum for health workers in developing countries. These internships offers the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience while supporting a local non-profit that is truly changing lives.

About One Good Turn:

One Good Turn (OGT) is a global health education nonprofit based in Austin, TX. Our mission is to provide practical medical education and culturally sensitive medical care to neglected communities worldwide. One Good Turn focuses on teaching: we create simple medical education and training protocols developed for community health providers who may have little to no formal training. Through education, we build sustainable pathways to better health for communities worldwide. Learn More: www.onegoodturn.org

Important Information:

Application Deadline: Friday March 20, 2020

These internships are unpaid but will provide valuable professional experience and an incredible learning opportunity for anyone interested in working in the global health or nonprofit industries. Additionally, depending on schedules and ability to travel, interns may have the opportunity to accompany the One Good Turn team on medical education projects in the future. Potential project locations include countries like Kenya, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and more.

These internships are for the Summer 2020 semester but could continue into the fall/spring should the working relationship prove valuable to all parties. A commitment minimum of 5 hours per week is required but could increase to 10 hours or more per week, time permitting. Interns are welcome to begin working with OGT before summer, schedules permitting.

Application Materials:

  • Resume with education, employment history, and contact information for 3 references
  • Cover letter addressing your interest in the position (if applying for both positions, please indicate your top preference)
  • Short writing sample (5 pages maximum)

To apply, please submit your application materials (PDFs only please) to OGT Programs Director Annie Albrecht at anniealbrecht@onegoodturn.org


Grant Writing and Research Internship

What you will learn:

  • How to utilize foundation databases (Foundation Direct Online and others)
  • How to write compelling content
  • An overview of the global health industry landscape
  • How to manage deadlines and work collaboratively

What you will do (in collaboration with the ED and Programs Director):

  • Write and compile materials required for grant applications
  • Research funders working in areas of global health to determine process, deadlines and collateral needed for applications
  • Create a grant deadline calendar for new applications and compliance reporting
  • Compile compliance reporting for submission on a timely basis

The ideal candidate:

  • Is currently enrolled in research and/or writing-intensive educational programs
    • Note: Other academic programs will also be considered, all applicants welcome
  • Is passionate about global health, education, and sustainable development
  • Is available for 5 to 10+ hours weekly for the entire Summer 2020 semester
  • Is self motivated, driven, creative, and a quick learner
  • Is flexible and willing to collaborate remotely and in a shared work environment
  • Demonstrates an ability to write compelling content
  • Has their own laptop/computer

Medical Curriculum Research and Development Internship

What you will learn:

  • How to create and structure a comprehensive medical education curriculum designed for health workers with little to no formal training
  • About common medical conditions in developing countries in the tropical belt
  • How to create educational content that is easily understood across cultures and languages
  • How to create compelling and easy-to-understand infographics
  • How to use medical research databases
  • An overview of the global health industry landscape
  • How to manage deadlines and work collaboratively

What you will do (in collaboration with the ED and Programs Director):

  • Research best practices for curriculum development and design
  • Establish a project timeline and benchmarks
  • Use medical research databases to compile diagnosis and treatment information
  • Create medical educational materials including brochures, presentations, charts/ infographics, and other documents

The ideal candidate:

  • Is currently enrolled (or has demonstrated interest/experience) in one or more of the following fields: education/curriculum development, pre-med/biology, research and/or writing-intensive programs
    • Note: Other academic programs will also be considered, all applicants welcome
  • Is passionate about global health, education, and sustainable development
  • Is available for 5 to 10+ hours weekly for the entire Summer 2020 semester
  • Is self motivated, driven, creative, and a quick learner
  • Is flexible and willing to collaborate remotely and in a shared work environment
  • Demonstrates an ability to write compelling content
  • Has their own laptop/computer
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Boy Scouts of America Internships Available

Well Aware Social Media & Communications Internships for Spring 2020

Well Aware currently offers unpaid positions as social media intern & communications intern.

Well Aware’s internship program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an educational experience in implementation of clean water systems in Africa; community development, training and education in Well Aware project regions; development and/or organization and administration of Well Aware Austin office. Interns will be assigned a supervisor that will oversee and guide their experience.


The social media intern will be devoted to all of our media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn…); this includes assisting in content and creation. Social Media Intern must be available a minimum of 10 hours per week.

The communications intern will be devoted to assisting with all communications projects; this includes assisting in email content and creation, writing and applying for grants, writing blogs, and press releases. Communications Intern must be available a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors
  • Maintaining donor and grant databases and files, including calendaring deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements, logging donor appreciation efforts
  • Supporting staff with logistics associated with special events, including assisting with the creation of invitation list, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with venue and vendors
  • Attending/Volunteering at special events
  • Tracking and evaluating all development efforts
  • Working with Board of Directors Development Committee to implement development strategies

Ideal Candidates Must:

  • Be responsible, flexible, hard‐working, ethical, and committed to the mission of Well Aware
  • Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Possess solid oral and written communication skills
  • Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Be able to operate standard office equipment
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Possess an interest in a nonprofit career ‐ particularly development and fundraising

How to apply?

Send your resume, availability and motivation statement to our office manager, Amy Prewitt – amy@wellawareworld.org

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Internship Opportunity: Family Health with UT System Population Health

Description:

Population Health at UT System is looking for qualified interns to help assist with structured interview collection, coding, and analysis. Structured Interviews are a key component in a needs assessment of Mother, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting programs in the state of Texas. Interns will work closely with the research team to be trained on thematic and descriptive coding and qualitative data management, while also gaining insight and experience into unique government programs aimed at supporting the health and wellbeing of mothers and children in Texas.

Qualification:

  • Interest in public health
  • Interest in child and material health
  • Organized
  • Professional
  • Dependable
  • Research experience (preferred)
  • Interview experience (preferred)
  • Qualitative data collection experience (bonus!)

Location:

All work will be completed at the UT System Administration Building at 210 West 7th Street. Onsite parking will be provided.

Application:

To apply for this program, please send your resume, statement of why this opportunity interests you, and your semester availability to Dr. Natalie Poulos at npoulos@utsystem.edu.

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Internships Available with the Jewish Studies Program

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