AAUW is Looking for a Campus Leadership Programs Intern

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

Summary Description

AAUW’s Campus Leadership Programs Department seeks one summer part-time intern to work 20 hours/week in Washington, D.C. The internship is 12 weeks from June 6th to August 26th. Applicants should apply if interested in campus programming and passionate about the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.

Essential Duties

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and promotion of AAUW campus leadership programs including Campus Action Projects grants, the National Student Advisory Council, AAUW student organizations, and the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL);
  • Develop content for the AAUW blog and write updates for AAUW publications as it relates to AAUW campus leadership programs;
  • Manage AAUW campus leadership social media including the AAUWCampus Twitter account;
  • Complete data entry and organization as assigned;
  • Assemble program materials and women’s leadership resources for campus activities;
  • Attend various staff meetings and external events as a representative of AAUW;
  • Answer requests from AAUW members and students regarding campus leadership programming issues;
  • Other related activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to women’s equity and empowerment.
  • Interest in higher education and working with colleges and universities nationwide.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Linked In.
  • Demonstrated history of creativity, customer service, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, strong sense of self-direction and independence.
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly, as part of a team, and effectively with colleagues, external partners, and volunteers, including volunteer leaders.
  • Detail oriented and organized with capability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Experience with database management is preferred.
  • Good sense of humor.

To Apply

Submit a résumé with cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications, along with a 1-2 page writing sample and 2 references to aauwinternships@aauw.org.

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