Speak Out has internships and work study positions available year-round. Interns assist staff, working on engagements, events, and educational efforts. There is also day-to-day office work that insures the smooth-running of our organization.
We ask all interns to make at least a semester-long commitment. For those applying, campus activism, common sense, reliability, creativity and computer skills are a plus. Women, LGBT, disabled and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.
Internships are unpaid position. However Speak Out is an eligible site for federal work study students. If you qualify for federal work study funds, you may apply for a work study position. Students may also receive college credit for interning at Speak Out. Contact our office for details.
For interns coming to the Bay Area from out of town, Speak Out staff are not responsible for finding housing or providing transportation. Please make accommodations arrangements prior to the start of your internship.
What a Speak Out Internship Can Include:
General Engagements and Speaking Tours
Outreach to campuses and communities, the development and distribution of educational materials on Speak Out programs.
Publicity and logistical planning for local Speak Out and educational and fundraising events in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Working on the development of Speak Out publications and diversity resources. Helping integrate Speak Out programs into ongoing campus organizing efforts, linking community and campus activists..
Publicizing Speak Out programs via the internet, communicating with listserves, updating Speak Outs web site, email communications, updating database of campuses, student contacts, community groups and donors, web research and desktop publishing.
Development and Fundraising
Working on proposals to fund different Speak Out programs as well as general support, researching foundations, expanding donor base and membership program.
To Apply for a Speak Out Internship
Please fill out the Speak Out internship application (click on the link below)
Send us a resume along with two letters of recommendation and/or references