NLIHC Seeks Communications/Media/Graphic Design and Research Interns

NLIHC is accepting applications for our fall internship positions: one for communications/media/graphic design and one for research. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into our staff work. We seek students passionate about social justice issues, with excellent writing and interpersonal skills, to work from late August/early September until mid-December. 

The available positions are:

Communications/Media/Graphic Design Intern. Prepares and distributes press materials, assists with media research and outreach for publication releases, works on social media projects, maintains a media database and tracks press hits.  Also assists with sending out e-communications; revises collateral print material such as brochures, flyers, and factsheets; and updates content on the NLIHC website. Some graphic design experience is highly desired. 

Research Intern. Assists in ongoing quantitative and qualitative research projects, writes weekly articles on current research for the Memo to Members and Partners e-newsletter, attends briefings, and responds to research inquiries. Quantitative skills and experience with SPSS a plus. 

Fall interns are expected to work 25 hours a week. NLIHC provides modest stipends.

A cover letter, resume, and writing sample are required for consideration. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s)/semester for which you are applying. Applicants for the communications/media/graphic design internship should also submit examples of your graphic-design work. 

Interested students should send their materials to: Paul Kealey, chief operating officer, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005 via email to: pkealey@nlihc.org