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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: 

  • Communications

  • Development & Fundraising
  • Legal Education
  • Public Policy & Advocacy

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 CWEALF Intern Information Form. Please also include a resume and short writing sample. You can return applications to CWEALF via email or mail. 

  • Email:
  • Mail: 75 Charter Oak Avenue, Suite 1-300 Hartford, CT 06106

 Questions? Contact Denise Rhone via email or at (860) 610-6049.


Spring 2019 Internship Openings 


Research & Evaluation Intern

The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) seeks a Research and Evaluation intern to work under the supervision and guidance of the Research Associate to support our evaluation program for the Hartford Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (HTPPI). The position is $15/hour for 6-8 hours a week, with the possibility for more hours. The position would start mid-January and go through June 2019.

CWEALF manages the evaluation of HTPPI, a 5-year project run by the City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services as part of the national, federally-funded Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. HTPPI provides evidence-based sex education programs, increases young people’s access to clinical services, and engages in community outreach in a sustainable and culturally sensitive manner. Between 2010 and 2015, the initiative was funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and sought to reduce teen birth rates by 10% in five years. The initiative succeeded in meeting its goal; from 2010 to 2014, teen birth rates decreased by 40% in Hartford. The initiative now seeks to reduce teen birth rates in Hartford by an additional 10% from 2015-2020 as part of a second grant from the Office of Adolescent Health.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Primarily data entry using Microsoft Excel, SPSS, Survey Monkey, and Qualtrics
  • Coordinating data collection pickups
  • Managing, organizing, and creating database spreadsheets
  • Compiling evaluation materials for distribution
  • Writing and editing of program materials, reports
  • Research and organization of literature reviews related to comprehensive sex education


  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of reproductive health and justice
  • Some proficiency OR exposure to: SPSS, Survey Monkey
  • Some background in qualitative and quantitative data analysis


  • Must be available during 9-5 office hours
  • Have reliable transportation to our Hartford office

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and completed CWEALF Intern Information Form to Denise Rhone at 



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