Women’s Voices Now seeks passionate, dedicated, communicative, and self-motivated interns on a rolling basis. There is a 3-month minimum requirement and an expectation of 3-5 hours per week. Internships with Women’s Voices Now are voluntary positions that are unpaid. WVN internships can take place anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection.
Interns report to the Executive Director and the Creative Director on Friday of every week to update on progress, ask questions, and to receive new assignments.
Interns who complete and satisfy the agreed-upon internship commitment may request letters of recommendation, references for further employment, and – funds permitting – an honorarium of $300.
To apply for an internship, please send us an email with your resume and statement of purpose.
WVN Ambassador Internship
The Ambassador Internship helps WVN carry out its primary aim to advocate women’s rights through film. This internship requires hosting a film screening(s) with our free, curated screening packages. We are here to help you screen films from our archives and give you the tools to hold meaningful community discussions and take steps towards action surrounding the issues facing women around the world. We offer organizers, educators, and institutions specially-curated packages for their specific needs.
Research and Development Internship
Research and Development Interns support WVN staff with identifying new local and global partners that are in need of our content. These interns establish contact, document points of contact, and ensure partnerships go from email to actuality.
The WVoice Editorial Internship
This internship entails the recruitment of content for the Women’s Voices Now digital publication The WVoice. Interns correspond with authors, recruit pieces, do initial rounds of editing, catalogue the submission, biographical information on the author, and collect high-resolution images to accompany the piece. Interns may also publish their own works in The WVoice.
Online Film Festival Initial Viewing Pre-selection Internship
This internship is available from the months of October through January. Interns view film submissions and help pre-judge and select those that fit into the purview of the Women’s Voices Now film festival. Guidelines for selecting films are provided by WVN Staff.
Film Archive Recruitment Internship
This internship is a research position that requires searching for films that exist online and beyond that would be suitable to our archives, the “Netflix of Feminist Films.” You will research and watch films and correspond with filmmakers on the behalf of the organization in order to acquire new film content. This also requires cataloguing the films as well as collecting data on the filmmaker, synopses of the film and any other pertinent information as requested from WVN Staff.
Film Festival Intern
In addition to cash prizes, the WVN Online Film Festival seeks to award in-kind prizes for filmmakers as well. This internship requires research, correspondence, consistent follow up, and the securing of in-kind prizes.
The WVN Online Film Festival is also seeking corporate sponsorship for its film festival. This may require familiarity with LinkedIN and an individual who has the time commitment to network online and offline.