1. Internship: Women Enabled, Inc., Washington, DC
Women Enabled, Inc. is seeking a full-time or part-time summer intern to work on the project of reviewing current UN Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans to determine the extent to which women and girls with disabilities are covered in the Plans and whether organizations of women with disabilities were included in the discussions as the Plan was being prepared. Additionally, the intern will interact with organizations of women with disabilities in countries with existing Plans to collaborate with them on monitoring implementation of the Plan and for those countries which are drafting Plans, to encourage women with disabilities to become involved in the process.
The internship is partly virtual and the intern may work from home part of the time. All interns work as part of a team but are given substantial autonomy in the area that they have been assigned. Some administrative work will be required.
Send applications, with cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to: Stephanie Ortoleva at: President@WomenEnabled.org.
Application Deadline: May 5, 2013
For more information, visit: www.womenenabled.org
2. Internship: The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Bogota or Cartagena, Colombia
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Colombia section is offering an internship opportunity for people interested in acquiring work experience within an international women's organization focused on human rights with special attention to women's rights for peacebuilding.
WILPF Colombia has 2 offices, one in Bogotá and one in Cartagena (Colombia). The interested candidate has the possibility to choose their preferred office to work on, and depending on the time availability, the person can work in both offices. Internships at WILPF Colombia are on a voluntary basis (unpaid) and the organization cannot finance volunteers' expenses.
Application Deadline: May 7, 2013
For more information, visit: http://awid.org/
3. Internship: Communications, The Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Geneva, Switzerland
WILPF is looking for a Communications Intern for Autumn 2013. As a member of an organisation with big ambitions and small budgets, your tasks will be exciting, diverse and stimulating.
For external communications, you will work with web editing, write articles/blog posts for our website, coordinate and write (some of) WILPF"s newsletters, help promote WILPF's causes on social media sites and participate in campaigns that focus on disarmament, human rights and women, peace and security issues. Depending on your skills and interests, you will also have the opportunity to work with graphics, photos and video.
For organisational communications, you will work with strengthening the communication between the Secretariat in Geneva and the 32 national sections. You will edit and write internal newsletters, help to improve internal communication structure and coordinate global campaigns.
During your internship, you will explore different communication outlets such as brochures, banners, webinars, podcasts and merchandise. Moreover, you will become familiar with complex issues and learn to communicate them in succinct articles.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2013
For more information, visit: http://www.wilpfinternational.org/