Who can apply to be an intern at the Feminist Majority Foundation?
Undergraduate feminist women and men in all majors are encouraged to apply. We prefer applicants who have experience working on women's issues on campus and/or in their communities, or through a previous internship or job. The Feminist Majority Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, and math/science majors.
Are internships at the Feminist Majority Foundation paid?
All internships at the Feminist Majority Foundation are unpaid. However, we offer up to 10 hours of paid administrative work per week.
If I do not live or attend school in the Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA areas, where can I find housing?
The Feminist Majority Foundation does not provide housing for interns, but previous interns in the East Coast office have found Washington, DC Housing Options to be helpful.
As an Feminist Majority Foundation intern, what hours will I be expected to work?
Interns work full or part-time during the spring and fall semesters, and full-time during the summer. Full-time interns work 35-40 hours a week, while part-time interns must commit at least 20 hours per week. Regular office hours are 9:30-6:00 but interns may tailor their hours to fit school and work schedules.
How can I afford the internship?
A number of our interns have received grants or financial aid from their schools to participate in our internship program, as well as earning course credit. Before deciding that you cannot afford the internship, please contact your school's financial aid office to see if they can offer any assistance.