Internship Opportunity

The Opportunity:  
Forward Justice is currently looking for interns to  join an upbeat, innovative team of motivated individuals passionate about changing the socio-political landscape in the Southern states of the former Confederacy.  
 
What You Will Gain:  
As a Forward Justice intern, you will:  
Receive hands-on coaching and career counseling that will assist in developing you as a professional and bring clarity to your career trajectory.  
Gain hands-on professional development in the areas of networking, administrative support and communication strategies.  
Join a diverse peer network of global changemakers.  
Learn to navigate the world of professional interactions through attendance of local community gatherings, press events, and decision-making meetings.   
Increase your knowledge of multiple human rights and social justice issues and campaign work.  
 
Who We Look For:  
The ideal candidate thrives in professional environments in which creativity and innovation are  valued parts of daily operations.   
Is a self-starter able to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks. 
Values diversity and is able to embrace new ideas, customs, and perspectives.  
Possesses a sense of adventure and is able to use challenges as opportunities for personal and professional growth.  
 
Necessary Skills  
The ideal candidate:  
Possesses some knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and data-input platforms.  
Is skilled in both written and spoken communication.  
Can navigate popular social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).  
Is able to receive and utilize constructive feedback. 
  
Beginning Date:  
Interns are hired on a rolling basis beginning January 30th, 2017. Our interns typically work 50 hours spanned over a program period of 5-8 weeks. Daily work schedules are flexible and can be structured to accommodate  class/work schedules.  
 
Contact Us:  
If you are interested in joining the dynamic Forward Justice team, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line "Forward Justice Internships" to J. Anthony Holbert at jholbert@forwardjustice.org.  Please include your expected date of graduation. We look forward to hearing from you.