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NWHM Internship Program


Social Media Intern

The National Women's History Museum is seeking a Fall intern to assist with a variety of tasks including but not limited to social media (image rights acquisition/fact checking/helping to organize the editorial calendar) and light administrative assistance.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask. Experience with organization or corporate social media highly preferred. A stipend will be provided. Must be able to work at least 20 hours per week. The office, located in Alexandria, VA, is accessible via the Metro. Please submit your cover letter and resume to programdirector@nwhm.org.

Webmaster Intern

The Congressional Commission on a National Women's History Museum is tasked with submitting a report to Congress by no later than November 18, 2016, with recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C.

An essential part of these efforts will involve the maintenance of an official Commission website. The Commission is seeking applicants for an ongoing webmaster intern who will be responsible for the technical and creative aspects of managing this site. Specifically, this person will make any necessary updates or edits to the website’s information or design, will perform normal administrative duties such as regular backups and upgrades, and will be interpreting multiple sources of input to successfully create an online presentation and format that is clear, informative, and accessible to the larger public.

Desired skills and experience:
- Detail-oriented
- Self-motivated
- Expertise in using the web platform WordPress
- Respects timelines and deadlines
- Creative in terms of technology information dissemination
- Familiarity with most social media platforms and an understanding of how to integrate and cross-promote them on a single website

The responsibilities of this position will be carried out remotely, however, the intern must be readily available through email and phone.

This internship is unpaid, but the contributions of the person who holds this important position will be acknowledged in the final Commission report submitted to Congress.

Applicants should send their resume, a brief cover letter, and a sample of an online project they've worked on to hmcgraw@womenshistorycommission.org. Please include information on availability as well.