BY BTL STAFF
DETROIT – The statewide advocacy and anti-violence organization serving the LGBT community is looking to fill internship positions.
Students in any field of study can apply to be an intern for Equality Michigan (EQMI) in either the Detroit or the Lansing office. Current internships available include: communications, development and fundraising, field and advocacy and public policy.
Each student will gain experience working with an LGBT rights organization, developing a broad set of skills that range from working with the media and lobbying elected officials to victim assistance and advocacy and event and issue organizing. Interns will also participate in staff meetings.
EQMI interns may be invited to attend various speaking arrangements and outreach activities in other locations in addition to any responsibilities they will hold in their specific position.
The student’s institution is responsible for setting the number of credits for the position and whether or not they will receive monetary compensation for their work done at Equality Michigan. Each intern is expected to meet the requirements for their educational institution and EQMI.
To apply, submit a cover letter stating approximate dates and times of availability, include information as to why EQMI is an interest, what the intern can bring to the organization in terms of skills or experiences and what is to be gained by working with EQMI.
Send applications to : Equality Michigan Field Office, 19641 W. Seven Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48219-2721.