Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Internship in Women's Studies

Position Description: Women’s Studies Internship
The West Virginia University Center for Women’s Studies is advertising a position for an intern who will help publicize and coordinate activities for the Center during the 2011/2012 academic year. This person should be currently enrolled as a WVU student with a background in women’s studies and/or a commitment to social justice issues. The position is part-time (10-15 hours per week depending on need and availability) with a pay rate of $10 per hour and will start during the fall 2011 semester. The intern will be responsible for the following tasks:

1) Develop and communicate information about events and activities associated with the program through the WMST website and other social media

Maintain the program’s Facebook page to communicate with WMST constituents

Take photographs and organize documents associated with the program’s activities to post on Facebook and the website

Update calendar and assist in communication about activities with university and community members

2) Develop brochures, announcements, and other publicity for events and activities

Utilize graphic design skills

Help schedule activities organized by the program on campus

Work with news and information office to advertise events

3) Possess excellent communication and organizational skills

Strong writing and speaking skills necessary to communicate with diverse people associated with the Center for Women’s Studies

Ability to work independently and cooperatively
Application deadline: August 24, 2011

Please send a letter of application outlining your qualifications for this internship, a WVU transcript (copies will be accepted), and two letters of reference to:

Dr. Ann Oberhauser, Director
Center for Women’s Studies
PO Box 6450
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506
# (304)293-2339 ext. 1155

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