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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
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  • Legal Education
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  • Public Policy & Advocacy
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  • Research & Evaluation
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  • Public Relations & Outreach
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  • 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: drhone@cwealf.org
  • 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 Spring Internships

Legal Education Intern 

The Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) is currently seeking a graduate or undergraduate intern who is passionate about equality and justice to support our Legal Education Program. Our Legal Education program works to guarantee equal access to justice through our Information and Referral (I&R) line, Advocacy, and Community Education.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering calls made to our Information & Referral (I&R) service where we provide legal information and referrals to people throughout Connecticut.
  • Participating in evaluation efforts for our Legal Education program including gathering feedback from clients, volunteer attorneys, and partner organizations.
  • Promoting and assisting with implementation of Community Education.

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply

 Requirements:

  • Must be available during 9-5 office hours for at least 10-12 hours per week (specific dates and schedule flexible)
  • Opportunity to earn college credit

 To apply, please send resume, cover letter and intern form to Denise Rhone at drhone@cwealf.org

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