Equality California Communications Internship
Location: Equality California, Los Angeles Office
Compensation: Unpaid, school credit available
Equality California, the state's largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, is looking for communications interns. Interns will work from the West Hollywood office learn about the external and internal communications at EQCA, on projects like creating an e-newsletter for EQCA, creating public education materials around transgender equality and/or the Affordable Care Act, and supplementing our social media outreach strategies. The internship is unpaid, but college credit is encouraged. This will be hard work, but fun and rewarding, with award-winning communication professionals helping the interns build real world skills.
Requirements: Strong verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated history of completing self-directed projects, commitment to LGBT equality.
Preferred qualifications: Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a degree program in communications or political science; familiarity with AP Style; familiarity with graphic design programs such as Illustrator or Photoshop (or equivalent, e.g. GIMP); video editing and production experience; social media savvy. Applicants eligible for college credit preferred.
Schedule negotiable; full time interns preferred.
Send resume and a cover letter describing how your experience and talents would contribute to the work of Equality California to steichmann(at)eqca.org.
About the Organization:
Equality California (EQCA) is the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender advocacy organization in California. Over the past decade, Equality California has strategically moved California from a state with extremely limited legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to a state with some of the most comprehensive human rights protections in the nation. Equality California has partnered with legislators to successfully sponsor more than 90 pieces of pro-equality legislation. EQCA continues to advance equality through legislative advocacy, electoral work, public education and community empowerment. www.eqca.org
Equality California is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to staff diversity. Women, people of color and transgender individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.