Intern, Girl Up USA Internship

Tags: internship
  • Added Date: Monday, 21 August 2023
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Position Overview

Girl Up is a girl-centered leadership development initiative, focusing on equity for girls and women in spaces where they are unheard or underrepresented. We believe when girls and women are in positions of influence, they work to create a more just and equitable world for everyone.

Girl Up operates a global network of regional affiliates and serves 200,000 girls in 152 countries. As part of Girl Upโ€™s global network, Girl Up USA delivers evidence-based leadership development training through our girl-led Clubs, programs, and events across the United States. As members of a global movement, girls are a force for social good โ€” connected to a community of their peers who are advocating for policy change and advancing gender justice.

The core values on which Girl Up exists guide our team and our work. Girl Up is a Youth-Centered leadership development initiative working to achieve gender equity worldwide. We commit to supporting our young leaders in their Passionate Action for social change and seek feedback from our Global Community to ensure Accountability in maintaining our values.

Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010. The United Nations Foundation is an independent charitable organization created to be a strategic partner for the United Nations to address humanityโ€™s greatest challenges, build initiatives across sectors to solve problems at scale, and drive global progress.

Girl Up USA is seeking an intern to learn about and support various projects across channels for Girl Up USA at-large. The Intern, Girl Up USA will support Girl Up USAโ€™s communications efforts, social media channels, programs and events. The Intern for Girl Up USA will report to the Director, Girl Up USA and collaborate across Girl Upโ€™s departments.

Essential Functions

Support the Girl Up USA team to accomplish goals determined by its youth leaders and Girl Up USA Director

Assist Girl Upโ€™s Graphic Designer in creating, designing and applying graphics across Girl Up USA print resources and digital platforms as needed

Assist in the preparation and execution of Girl Up USA events, ranging from small group meetings to multi-day conferences

Assist with creation of program communication to Girl Up members, including Clubs, Coalition Leaders, and Teen Advisors

Brainstorm creative ideas for Girl Up USAโ€™s social platforms, virtual event branding, and merchandise design

Assist with updating Girl Up USA community platform as needed

Assist in template document and resource creation (i.e. presentation decks, one-pagers)

Advocate and contribute a unique perspective on issues girls 13-24 are facing currently

Take quality notes and be able to translate team directives into completed projects

Assist in video production design as needed

Support additional projects and tasks as needed

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

Selection Criteria

Candidate must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university.

Communication, Graphic Design, Programs and Political Science degrees preferred

Applicant should have experience organizing 100+ people for action

Experience designing for digital platforms and web are preferred (Adobe Creative Suit, Canva)

Asana experience a plus

Strong oral and written communications skills

Some video editing experience preferred

Commitment to cross-cultural communication

Be responsible, flexible, hardโ€working and committed to the mission of Girl Up

Fun, friendly and collaborative

Excellent creative vision, attention to detail, and ability to think outside the box

This is a remote position

A design assessment is part of the recruitment process for this role

Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy

Must have a personal laptop computer and access to the Internet

Must be available to work a maximum of 29 hours per week

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

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