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Non-Profit Administration Internship

As a Corporate Accountability International intern, you will be a part of making change with a powerhouse, member-supported organization, protecting human rights, public health, and the environment from corporate abuse around the world. For 39 years, we have successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, Exxon, and McDonald’s, securing lifesaving victories in the face of tremendous power, money, and influence. Our campaigns are advancing the human right to water; challenging the fast food industry’s role in the breakdown of our food system; ensuring big polluters are kicked out of international climate negotiations; and standing up to Big Tobacco to secure public health policies across the world.

We are deeply committed to prioritizing the leadership of those who bear the brunt of corporate abuse: women, people of color, low-income people, people in the Global South, and LGBTQ folks around the world. As such, these people are strongly encouraged to apply for our internships program.

Our internships are a unique opportunity for you to gain valuable campaigning and nonprofit experience, cultivate your interests in social justice, strengthen your understanding of a fast-paced campaign organization, and gain critical skills and experience. In the campaigns internship, you will intern alongside our dynamic, passionate campaigns team and learn skills such as action planning, power mapping, campaign research, media outreach, and fundraising. Interns will come away from the experience ready to apply these skills to the social change they want to see in their local communities or schools. 

As the Non-Profit Administrative Intern you will play a unique role in the organization by supporting projects such as implementation of an outreach program to identify and hire top-notch candidates for entry-level to senior staff  positions, developing posting strategies for our internships and, coordinating intern and staff recruitment outreach for the next intern class.  This internship is an excellent introduction to non-profit administration. You will come away from the experience ready to apply these skills to social change they want to see in their local communities or schools. 

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage systems for recording and tracking campaign and organizational outreach contacts;
  • Post, update, and monitor current job and internship announcements on various websites and listservs;
  • Field job and  internship candidate inquiry calls and emails;
  • Develop and design materials, organize existing materials;
  • Help manage online databases and create systems for shared online resources;
  • Participate in key campaign events, and occasionally represent organization at outreach events;
  • Provide support for planning and scheduling staff orientations and trainings;
  • Participate in campaign and organizational building activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to  human rights, the environment, and public health;
  • Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills, self-motivated, attention to detail, and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and/ or databases.

 

Details:

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: The summer internship begins in late May and ends in mid August.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, $250 will be provided toward transportation and students may receive course credit for their internship.  

Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.

 

To Apply: Attach your resume to the online application, and please include a cover letter and list of three references. Please let us know where you heard about the position.  If you are having trouble uploading, please email your materials to Taggart Wass at internships@stopcorporateabuse.org. 

  

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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