Communications and Research Intern at EJUSA
We are seeking a sharp, dedicated intern to support our work with writing, research and a passion for our cause.
Specific responsibilities will include some mix of the following tasks:
- Review media coverage of issue
- Participate in the research, drafting, and posting of website and newsletter articles, action alerts, and content for social media updates
- Conduct research and do factchecking for issues related to the death penalty, other criminal justice issues, state legislatures or any other research needs arising from the campaigns
- Create and revise factsheets and other materials
- Maintain quote bank and files
Interns are expected to work a minimum of 14 hours per week. This internship is unpaid. Course credit may be available.
- Interns should be committed to the repeal of the death penalty and building a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and responsive to all parties impacted by crime; excited about the endless opportunities that communications work presents.
- This internship requires very strong writing, research and analytical skills; Experience with drafting news articles, blogs, and social media a plus.
- Interns should be creative, results-oriented, self-directed, reliable, flexible, and committed to the internship.
Application instructions: Applicants should submit a current resume, a brief (no more than 2 page) writing sample (can be an excerpt; can be an academic, journalistic, or creative writing piece) along with a short email stating specific interest and qualifications for the internship to Emma Weisfeld-‐Adams, Organizing and Communications Coordinator, at emmawa [at] ejusa [dot] org.
Intern may work from home or in EJUSA's office in Brooklyn, NY.