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Planned Parenthood Internships
Planned Parenthood internships are available throughout the year (January-May; June-August; September-December; or year-long). Internships are a minimum of 100 hours (8-12 hours/week) and are unpaid. College credit can be arranged. See below for a list of available internship positions, descriptions, and application information.
Prospective interns should be self-motivated, organized, and enthusiastic individuals who have a strong personal commitment to reproductive rights and the goals and philosophies of Planned Parenthood. Interns should also have good communication and writing skills, be able to meet deadlines, have an interest in electoral, public policy and non-profit advocacy work, and be willing to learn and perform a multitude of tasks ranging from volunteer recruitment to phone banks to community outreach and campus organizing.
Organizing Intern Projects May Include:
- Legislative, issue and electoral organizing, including phone banks, literature drops, door-to-door canvassing, and visibility rallies.
- Campus/Advocates for Choice activities to educate and inspire college students to advocate for reproductive freedom.
- Coordinating, recruiting, and working with volunteers.
- Promoting patient advocacy by providing materials and information to Planned Parenthood patients.
- Community outreach through staffing information tables at farmers’ markets, fests, events, and local campuses.
- Additional projects such as research and event planning.
CAMPUS ORGANIZING INTERN
Campus Organizing Intern Qualifications:
Prospective interns should be self-motivated, organized, and enthusiastic individuals who have a strong commitment to reproductive freedom, including the right to choose abortion. Interns should have good communication, writing, and organizational skills, be able to meet deadlines, willingness to meet new people and convey Planned Parenthood's mission to supporters, and have an interest in electoral and public policy non-profit advocacy work.
Campus Activists Organize Numerous and Fun Activities:
Educate and mobilize other college students about the connection between Planned Parenthood services and the need to advocate for the ability to access those services. Advocates for Choice intern activities may include:
- Organizing condom crawls, movie nights, and photo petitions.
- Facilitating meetings, legislative updates, and class raps to keep students informed and engaged.
- Partnering with other progressive student organizations on campus.
- Staffing outreach tables to gather petitions signatures and provide students with information on Planned Parenthood's issues and services.
- Coordinating trips to the Capitol for legislative hearings and volunteer nights at the Planned Parenthood office.
- Chalking, flyering, and other outreach efforts.
Prospective interns should be self-motivated, organized, and enthusiastic individuals who have a strong commitment to reproductive freedom, including the right to choose abortion. Interns should have superior legal research, analytical and writing skills, an interest in reproductive health public policy issues, and the ability to work independently and quickly. Applicants must be completing the first, second or third year of law school.
Legal Intern Projects May Include:
- Conducting legal research, analysis and writing on: state and federal constitutional issues regarding the right of privacy and reproductive freedom; federal and state laws concerning reproductive rights issues; or pending Wisconsin legislation.
- Preparing legal materials for educational purposes and legislative hearings.
Email a brief statement of your interest in interning at Planned Parenthood and commitment to reproductive rights, along with your resume to Nicole Safar at email@example.com