2 Interns (Sophomore/Junior/Senior) for the fall semester

International Black Women’s Public Policy Institut | Silver Spring, MD

Posted Date 10/10/2017


The International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute is seeking two interns (Sophomore/Junior/Senior) for the fall semester

 The International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) is seeking highly motivated and skilled individuals to join its staff as a Communications and Marketing Associate and Membership Associate.  The Communications and Marketing Associate and Membership Associate will be responsible for working with staff and the board of directors to increase participation and improve IBWPPI’s presence globally.  Please review more details on our website: www.ibwppi.org.

Organizational Background

Our Mission is to work in the US and internationally to convene hearings and discussions to evaluate the impact of current public policies and to initiate new policies that address the major threats to the well-being of Black women and our families.

Our Vision is to connect and advocate for Black women globally through acts of kindness and public policy.

Our Four Pillars: 1) Economic Security, 2) Education, 3) Health and Wellness, and  4) Human Trafficking


Communications and Marketing Intern

Weekly social media posts

Promote IBWPPI events

Press Release and branding

Membership Intern

Increase membership involvement

Monitor membership database

Develop membership engagement strategies



Skills and Qualifications

  • Hours; 4-5 hours a week: Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Strong oral, written, and organizational skills
  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, and other administrative experience



While this is an unpaid position, a monthly ground travel stipend, expense allowance, and meal stipend provided throughout the duration of the internship.


To Apply

Send resume and writing sample (not to exceed 2-pages).  Email documents to Barbara@ibwppi.org by 5 PM (EST) on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017.  No phone calls, please.

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