Left to right: Former interns Alex Hastings (Fall 2014), Sophie Lasoff (Fall 2013), and Ian steaming through mailings at the office (awwww!)
Are you part of a fossil fuel divestment or prison divestment campaign? Working on a project for your university to invest more responsibly?
The Responsible Endowments Coalition is looking for a part-time Organizing Intern to join us this spring! The Intern will work 10-15 hours each week from early February through mid-May from our office in downtown Brooklyn, with flexibility around start and end dates, as well as the option of working a portion of the weekly hours remotely. Intern duties will include:
Outreach to students and allies
Contributing to the development of national organizing strategies, especially around fossil fuel reinvestment and prison divestment
Assistance with fundraising, including crowdsourcing, mailings, and grant editing/writing
Online organizing including website and social media maintenance
Generating organizing resources like handouts and newsletters
Internal record keeping and databasing
Coordination and support of conferences and events
We are looking for a current college student or recent college grad. Preference will be given to applicants organizing a divestment or responsible investment campaign, though all are encouraged to apply.
The Responsible Endowments Coalition is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, working-class and low-income persons, LGBTQ persons, differently-abled people, and other people from diverse backgrounds. People from these and other traditionally marginalized backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply to all jobs and internships.
The intern must be based in NYC. This position will be paid at $10/hour.
Applications will be accepted until January 23rd, or until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected], with the subject “Spring Internship Application”. Any questions can also be directed to Lauren or Ian at [email protected].
REC is a network of students and other members of university communities, working towards responsible investing in higher education. We focus on divestment and reinvestment campaigns; community investment; and shareholder engagement strategies. REC is supported by four full-time staff.