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President and CEO – will ensure that WOW’s vision and mission are implemented, and that the programs and projects which realize that vision are sufficiently funded. The President and CEO will advocate for policies and programs that address women’s economic security across the lifespan, while overseeing planning, organizational development, day-to-day operations, personnel, finances, fundraising, relationship building, online presence and messaging.

Click here for the full position announcement and directions to apply.

 

Internships 

WOW is now hiring for summer 2014!

Elder Economic Security Initiative (EESI) Intern - will work alongside program staff to advance the programs and policies that promote economic security for elder women.

Duties include: assist in the research of relevant state and federal policies concerning the economic security of older and retired women (income security, housing, supports and benefits, health care, etc.); compose text for briefs, fact sheets, blogs, and social media; attend coalition meetings, briefings and congressional hearings; contribute to WOW’s newsletter and other communications between WOW and our partners; perform administrative tasks and otherwise assist each program manager as needed.

Economic Security for Survivors (ESS) Project Intern - will work alongside program staff to advance the programs and policies that promote economic security for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Duties include: assist in the research of relevant issues concerning the economic security of survivors including employment, housing, supports and benefits, health care; the unique impacts of abuse on underserved populations; and how the civil and criminal justice systems can respond to the economic costs of violence. The intern will also help draft text for briefs, fact sheets, blogs, and social media; attend meetings, briefings and congressional hearings; contribute to ESS’s monthly newsletter; and perform administrative tasks and otherwise assist the program manager as needed.

Candidates should be familiar with the issues surrounding violence against women. Graduate-level or law school applicants are preferred but all outstanding candidates will be considered.

Internships pay $15 per day to help cover transportation costs. WOW’s internships can be used towards course credit.

How to Apply:

To apply, please e-mail WOW’s Intern/Clerkship Coordinator (intern@wowonline.org). Include:

  • Name of the internships or clerkship position to which you are applying
  • Your availability
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample

Applications need to be complete or they may not be reviewed.

Thank you for your interest. We will respond as soon as possible to those whose qualifications best fit the position.

 

 

 

 

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