Summer 2018 Juvenile Justice Communications Intern The communications intern will work directly with LSJA's Executive Director as well as other members of LSJA staff. This intern will participate in a variety of activities including web-based projects, research, writing, and event planning. This internship will involve a heavy emphasis on developing and expanding LSJA’s online media presence, social networking outreach, and blog content. Interns will coordinate directly with producers and directors on three pending documentaries. This is an unpaid position; available for credit.
Coordinate logistics for film and media projects
Manage a newly-formed nonprofit's social media campaign through close monitoring by the Executive Director and LSJA staff
Identify new social justice publications for commentary, endorsement, and republication
Work closely with the Executive Director and LSJA staff to craft appropriate social media postings
Create weekly news alerts for supporters, potential clients, and stakeholders
Assist with LSJA events, such as the Youth Summit, report launches, press conferences, forums and roundtables
Maintain and update media contacts
Strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media and hootsuite/tweetdeck
Excellent writing skills
Experience in website design, construction, and management
Proactive in monitoring social media accounts and engaging in outreach
Summer 2018 Juvenile Justice Law Fellow The Juvenile Justice Law fellow will intern part time in the LSJA office (approximately 10 hours/week). Current law students are encouraged to apply. Fellow responsibilities may include researching different justice-related policies or proposed policies that impact LSJA’s current or future projects, and assisting with various research-related tasks for our clients. Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend local briefings and hearings. This is an unpaid position.
Local, state, and federal research into justice-related policies and reform bills
Assist in assessing case merits and intakes
Legal research for clients
Qualitative and quantitative data collection, entry, and analysis
Additional duties include: preparing literature reviews, drafting blog entries for LSJA’s website, and assisting with specific legal research requests
Demonstrated interest in public interest law
Strong organization and communication skills
Ability to handle a dynamic and demanding startup nonprofit workload
Excellent writing skills
Experience in juvenile and criminal justice preferred
Summer 2018 Research and Policy Fellow The Research and Policy fellow will intern part time in the LSJA office (approximately 10 hours/week). Fellow responsibilities may include researching different justice-related policies (local, state, federal) or proposed policies (reform bills) that could impact LSJA’s current or future projects, and assisting with various research-related tasks. These tasks may include quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, data entry, and/or analysis, preparing literature reviews, drafting blog entries for LSJA’s website, and assisting with specific state- level policy requests. Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend local and state briefings and hearings. This is an unpaid position.
Good analytical and research skills
Understanding of criminal and juvenile justice policy
Experience with large data set analysis, entry, and collection
Understanding of quantitative methodologies
Summer 2018 Development Fellow The Development fellow will intern part time in the LSJA office (about 10 hours/week). Fellow responsibilities may include developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a development plan for our organization. This position may lead to permanent employment. This is an unpaid position.
Strong organizational skills
Builds interpersonal relationship easily
Excellent communication and writing skills
Some related experience with crowdsource funding, grant writing, or organizing preferred
Knowledge of the nonprofit development landscape
How to Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in the subject line.