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Intern with CWEALF!

Interns at CWEALF help to promote our mission by participating in a number of programs and activities. Internships are available during the school year and in the summer. Most internships are unpaid and require a commitment of at least 10 hours per week. Interns at CWEALF have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including: 

  • Development & Fundraising
  • Legal Education
  • Public Policy & Advocacy
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Public Relations & Outreach
  • Event Planning

Interns are assigned projects depending on their skills and interests, their program requirements, and CWEALF priority activities. In addition to specific projects, interns assist with general office work such as correspondence, data entry, helping with mailings and other work as necessary. 

CWEALF interns should have strong communication, writing and computer skills. Interns are expected to demonstrate general work-related skills such as punctuality, responsibility, and thoroughness.

How to Apply

To apply for a specific internship, please review any internship postings and requirements below, then download and complete the Intern Information Form. If there are no positions posted, you may still fill out and submit the Intern Information Form along with a resume and short writing sample. You can return applications to CWEALF via email, fax or mail.

  • Email:
  • Fax: (860) 524-0705
  • Mail: One Hartford Square West, Suite 1-300 Hartford, CT 06106

Questions? Contact Denise Poventud via email or at (860) 247-6090

2015 Summer Internship

G2O Summer Intern 


CWEALF seeks a highly motivated, self-starting individual who is passionate about nonprofits and interested in helping to support and expand its Generating Girls’ Opportunities (G2O) program, which is focused on expanding educational and career opportunities for women and girls in STEM and non-traditional careers. This intern will provide support to CWEALF's Education Program Associate and gain valuable skills and insights while assisting with program coordination, research, marketing, writing, and event planning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with updating the G2O website and marketing materials
  • Conducting research on other Girls & STEM programs in the state
  • Reaching out to organizations, colleges, and STEM professionals as potential partners
  • Writing year end reports and summarizing key findings
  • Exploring new ways to grow and market the G2O program
  • Creating summer activities and resource lists for students related to STEM
  • Developing and coordinating a summer STEM contest
  • Designing and disseminating the fall eNewsletter
  • Attending meetings and events in the area with key partners



  • Available early June through late August-specific dates flexible
  • Time commitment of a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detailed oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Possess a strong interest in nonprofit careers

Final responsibilities will be determined once a scheduled is established.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and intern form to Denise Poventud, Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator, at