Sunday, September 10, 2017

intern at National Center on Sexual Exploitation


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: YOU CAN JOIN THE FIGHT FOR SEXUAL JUSTICE

Do you want to help defend the dignity of all women, children, and men? Do you want to help eradicate sexual exploitation in all its forms? Do want to put your skills and life to work in ways that make a difference in the lives of others and to fight for a better world? If so, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation invites you to become part of the movement to end sexual exploitation!

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is the leading national organization addressing the public health crisis of pornography and exposing the links between all forms of sexual exploitation.

Pornography has become an emerging public health crisis, causing serious threats to society including increased demand for trafficked women and children, increased sexualization of children, child sexual abuse, as well as a rise in sexual assault and violence against women, sex addiction, distorted perceptions of sexuality, and dangerous sexual practices. Internships at NCOSE provide energetic and motivated young people the opportunity to address these issues while gaining new skills through hands-on opportunities that help those victimized, and that make a direct impact to eradicate sexual exploitation. Interns are also presented opportunities meet nationally recognized leaders in the field of anti-sexual exploitation and to attend educational briefings. Don’t hesitate—apply for an internship position today to change your life and change the world. Positions for the 2018 spring, summer, and fall terms are available.

To review available opportunities click here.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Attitude:

§ Passionate about opposing sexual exploitation;

§ Mature, flexible, compassionate, hopeful, and reliable;

§ Ability to show initiative, as well as work interdependently;

§ Ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment;

§ Ability to comply with rules of confidentiality and other NCOSE policies;

§ A strong respect for NCOSE constituents and co-workers.

Skills:

§ Strong organizational and analytical skills;

§ Ability to multi-task;

§ Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills;

§ Ability to discern priorities and meet deadlines;

§ Independent worker – must be able to complete tasks without heavy supervision;

§ High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications;

§ Proficiency with standard business procedures such as business letter formatting and phone etiquette.

Education:

§ Minimum 60 hours of college education;

§ Preferred 3.0 GPA or above;

§ Study in fields of political science, communications, public health, English, graphic design, and computer science preferred.

COMPENSATION: NCOSE provides a stipend for public transportation costs within the Greater-DC area. There is sometimes a possibility of full-time salaried employment following the completion of the internship.

HOURS: Flexible. Full and part time hours are possible. Rolling start dates, but we make available 8 week–6 month placements.

LOCATION: 1100 G Street NW #1030, Washington, DC 20005 (immediately off Metro Center metro stop). Possible to work from home in some cases.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, two letters of reference, unofficial transcript, and writing sample, to public@ncose.com or call 202-393-7245 with inquiries.



Sent by Prof. Christopher Johnstone, CEHD



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