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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 Rhone via email or at (860) 247-6090

2016 Summer Internships

There are no summer opportunities at this time. 

2016-2017 Academic Year Internships

Research & Evaluation Intern 

The Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) is seeking a full year undergraduate or graduate intern who is passionate about research and social justice to support our Research and Evaluation Program. Responsibilities primarily involve working on the evaluation of the Hartford Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative. This position is paid at a rate of $15 per hour. Applications are accepted and considered on a rolling basis through early August 2016.   

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Compiling evaluation materials for distribution
  • Data collection and literature searches
  • Co-facilitating interviews or focus groups
  • Data entry in SPSS and Excel
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Report writing and editing


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Proficient Microsoft excel skills
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in research and evaluation
  • Interest in social justice issues 


Must be available during 9-5 office hours for 15-20 hours per week for a full school year (September 2016 - May 2017, specific dates flexible)

**Hartford residents are preferred.

 Interested persons should email their resume, cover letter and intern form to Denise Rhone at



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