Internship Opportunities

RYP Communication and Advocacy Intern

RYP Communication and Advocacy Intern

We need you if: you are passionate about advocating for educational advancement and social
adjustment for refugees and feel comfortable working in a diverse, multicultural environment! We are
looking for someone who is excellent at communicating, being proactive, and working independently.
This internship provides an opportunity to be involved in research, writing and analysis, administrative
work, website and social media management; and significant involvement in our advocacy projects.

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 6 month commitment.

Hours: 10 – 12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office.

Interns Duties
• Engage professionally with social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
• Research and develop ways to improve engagement and site traffic
• Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
• Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material to promote of RYP work
• Update RYP’s website when needed
• Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for advocacy and communications
• Provide general administrative support
• Excellent analytical and writing skills required;
• Proven ability to synthesize information and communicate it simply and effectively;
• Ability to keep tight deadlines and commitments;
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently;
• Superior attention to detail and ability to anticipate needs and provide solutions;
• Excellent ability to read, analyze and write documents, articles, etc.
• Direct experience working with Social Media Channels (Blogging, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
• Computer proficiency in Windows environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Content Management
System (CMS) experience will be a plus

Intern reports to: Amber Hengen, Refugee School Impact specialist

Benefits: This position is unpaid but it is a great opportunity to work for a small organization with a big

To apply, please email Amber Hengen at with your resume/CV and a cover letter 
highlighting your specific skills and why you are interested to work with us.