NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is committed to developing a constituency that uses the democratic process to guarantee every woman the right to choose reproductive options, including family planning, sexuality education, and safe, legal abortion.
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's Programs
To achieve the mission stated above, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio:
Builds the grassroots pro-choice movement in Ohio
Educates the public about reproductive rights issues
Helps to elect pro-choice legislators and pass pro-choice legislation through candidate training, voter mobilization, and lobbying
All interns are expected to:
Supervise and participate in phone banks, mailings, and outreach events
Work on research and writing projects
Assist staff with administrative tasks
Additional tasks vary based on the concentration of the internship. However, all interns will engage in activities from each area. See a full list of concentrations below.
We are looking for candidates that possess:
A commitment to reproductive rights and NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's mission
Good communication skills and strong analytical and writing skills
An ability to work well in a cooperative environment
Willingness to learn, flexibility, and reliability
Internship opportunities are available throughout the year.
All internships are unpaid, but may be completed for credit
Interns may work in our Cleveland or our Columbus office
We expect a minimum commitment of 8 hours /week with some evening and weekend availability
Start and end dates are flexible
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be sent by email or can be answered by phone at (216) 283-2180.
A variety of concentrations are available for interns to target their internships to their interests. These concentrations include:
This internship consists of assisting NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's development associate in the following tasks:
Data entry, filing, and office management
Ensuring our donors receive thank-you notes and receipts
Working with a committee to plan and carry out NARAL events
General assistance in fund raising
We would like this intern to be available at least 15 hours a week, over 2 - 3 days. Ideally, this intern candidate will be based out of the Cleveland office.
In this internship, you will:
Work to inform the public about NARAL's work
Identify events with progressive audiences and attend to represent NARAL, gain petition signatures, and give out membership information
Recruit and train volunteers to help with mailings and phonebanks
Work on our Foundation's newsletter, The Voice of Choice
Assist in the development and maintenance of pro-choice campus groups
Familiarity with InDesign is preferred. We need this intern candidate to be available some evenings and weekends in order to represent us at events.
This internship consists of assisting NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio's policy director in the following tasks:
Monitoring legislative activity and drafting action alerts for supporters
Researching and writing reports on pro- and anti-choice legislation
Interacting with pro-choice partners on strategies and lobby day planning
Track media coverage of pro- and anti-choice legislation
Ideally, this intern candidate will be based out of the Columbus office.