Communications Intern

Subhi Nahas and Jessica Stern at the U.N. at press event for historic Arria U.N. Security Council session.

Communications interns will gain hands-on experience in non-profit communications work, including media relations, message development, publication and media outlet monitoring, media production, editing, and translation. Responsibilities will vary according to departmental needs but may include: monitoring news outlets; editing web communications, and reports; writing articles; generating content for OutRight's website or social media channels and external sources; conducting research for digital media strategy and target audiences; social media-related activities; or planning events.

Communications Interns work with OutRight staff as an integral part of the team by:

  • Distributing digital media for online marketing and social platforms
  • Supporting digital marketing, search engine optimization, planning and analysis
  • Researching key topics for press releases
  • Coordinating with the team to create graphics, blog posts, and more.
  • Ideal candidates are undergraduate or graduate students with a demonstrated academic and/or extracurricular interest in social justice, human rights, and/or LGBTIQ issues with strong writing abilities.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience in digital media for school or other newspaper in order to produce short articles on OutRight issues with subject guidance,
  • Information synthesis and copy-editing skills
  • Research experience, as needed for opinion pieces, infographics, press releases
  • Interest in/familiarity with global media
  • Experience in graphic/web design and media making a plus
  • Experience in videography/photography a plus

Individuals with a particular interest in non-profit communications as well as individuals with spoken or written proficiency in multiple languages are encouraged to apply.