THE ECHO FOUNDATION

2019 Summer Internships

 Elie Wiesel. Kerry Kennedy. Help bring their stories and many others to life as our intern.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTIONS

 I. Curriculum Research & Development Internship

     The Echo Foundation seeks 2 – 3  2019 summer Student Interns who will create the annual curriculum to be used by hundreds of teachers and thousands of students across the region and beyond. This year’s focus is on international human rights and the work of Congolese Dr. Denis Mukwege, 2018 Nobel Prize in Peace.  (Check out past curricula at www.echofoundation.org).

II. Echo Social Media Presence Internship

     The Echo Foundation seeks one summer Student Intern to develop an Echo social media presence. Using customary social media outlets, (Facebook, Instagram, etc.), create, implement and manage a cohesive presence for Echo reflecting the organization’s programming and commitment to social justice. 

     Echo Student Interns play a critical role in the development and implementation of our educational programs. In a small, dynamic environment, interns research, create and produce our vital initiatives that advance the cause of humanity while gaining valuable research and product development experience.

 

WHO

     Academically driven and achievement oriented high school and university students who can make a commitment for the entire 11-week internship should apply. Successful interns value the rigor of an academically challenging assignment, have a strong record of academic excellence, have been involved in social service activities, and demonstrate a commitment to the common good. Excellent project management and writing skills are required. Interns must also be highly motivated self-starters, able to work independently or on a team, and able to multi-task.

DATES

Orientation:  June 4, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Echo office, dinner is provided.

Internships begin and end:  June 3 – August 16, 2019. 

DURATION

The Internship is an 11-week, full-time (40 hr/week) commitment with two weeks free for vacation (The date to be determined on an individual basis.)

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Expanded exposure to critical humanitarian issues

Opportunity to create a powerful tool for learning

Experience working in a professional environment

Elevated collaboration techniques working in a group setting

Possible academic credit depending on institutional requirements

 

Application deadline: Rolling until May 28, 2019 at midnight

Please send your completed application and the follow to charlotteechoes@aol.com for consideration:

Cover Letter describing interest

Most recent transcript and two references

Writing sample