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Why Become a Latinitas Intern?

At Latinitas you can enhance your talents and skills while contributing to the empowerment of Latina youth. Latinitas is dedicated to informing, inspiring, and empowering all girls to share their voice in some of the most prolific sectors such as tech, media, and engineering by teaching them valuable media and tech skills.

Latinitas seeks talented individuals to intern and assist with graphic design, communications, video, photography, and marketing at the start of each academic semester. Interns will have a unique opportunity to learn about non-profits and gain exposure to a wide range of tasks and projects. Latinitas offers meaningful and fulfilling experiences for several interests and academic backgrounds. Internships are recommended for students with a major in communications or business, journalism, graphic design, radio-television-film, education, and English.

Fall 2021 Internships – Now Recruiting

(Access link above to apply via Indeed)

Internships Include:

Program Administration Intern: Assist Program team with organization and delivery of programs including, but not limited to: Club Latinitas after school program, seasonal one day Chica Conferences, Latinitas Summer Camps, Code Chica and Media Chica Certification programs and Digital Parents adult computer literacy program.

  • Assist with responding to & connecting parent inquires for program team
  • Assist in managing inventory of equipment and supplies
  • Assist in collecting and shipping program supplies / activities, as needed, to program participants.
  • Assist in the organization and participate in distribution events as they relate to programs
  • Assist in organizing existing curriculum folders, and filling new curriculum by category and program.

Communications and Marketing Intern: Help develop & implement a marketing & advertising plan.

  • Events: Aid in organizing and attending special events such as after-school fairs and community events
  • Marketing/Advertising: Help develop & implement marketing & advertising plans for small-scale events or projects
  • Public Relations: Update media contact list, write press releases for upcoming events, and create marketing plans
  • Editorial: Create and write feature stories on the Latinitas monthly e-newsletter

Digital Content Intern:Evaluate video editing needs for the organization

  • Actively participate at Latinitas events throughout the semester to capture footage and interview attendees.
  • Edit video footage from enrichment programs including workshops, camps and conferences, and film interviews of special guests or career presenters
  • Engage with our social media team to evaluate content needs (photographs, b-roll, video).
  • Upload videos onto Google Drive, external drives, and YouTube
  • Work directly with our Volunteer Coordinator to schedule interviews with Latinitas Alumni

Development Intern: Work directly with Latinitas’ Development Coordinator and Development & Engagement Director and gain hands on fundraising and development experience.

  • Conduct donor and grant research
  • Assist with new and existing strategies for fundraising campaigns.
  • Assist Development Associate with special fundraising events and logistics.
  • Help create monthly donor reports and assist with donor database management.
  • Provide assistance and input on several local grant applications.

Graphic Design: Create flyers, ads, social media graphics, and other promotional or instructional materials for the organization

    • Evaluate graphic design needs within the organization
    • Engage with our social media team and program team to determine what kind of images/graphics are needed
    • Participate in events, workshops, or conferences outside of the office to familiarize yourself with the organization and learn more about the community we serve

Engagement Intern:Work directly with the Development & Engagement Director in recruitment, volunteer management, and retainment processes and strategies.

    • Recruit volunteers through volunteer management platforms like VolunteerMatch, community calendars, PSA’s, and Latinitas e-newsletter, tech companies ERG groups, and past volunteers
    • Help Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer schedule and materials for programs and events
    • Help with the organization of tracking volunteers per program and event
    • Attend Latinitas events and help manage volunteers
    • Assist with the planning of volunteer appreciation events
    • Assist with new and existing strategies for volunteer management

Intern Opportunities

  • $500 semester stipend
  • Professional development trainings
  • Mentorship connections

Intern Requirements

  • 10 – 15 hours of work per week. Hours and days of work are flexible.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, organized, resources, and creative
  • We look for self-starters who are able to work independently and willing to take advantage of various special events, networking opportunities, and professional development workshops