JDI’s commitment to social change work includes developing future leaders of our movement.
Program and requirements
Each semester JDI is fortunate to have tremendous interns from colleges and graduate schools at the Coalition. These interns contribute so much on a range of projects, research and activities. Our goal is for each to leave with increased skills and experience and a deeper understanding of and commitment to the social justice issues at the core of our work.
- Ten hours per week for a 3-month or semester long commitment.
- Age 18 years or older.
- Good written, communication and relationship skills.
- bility to demonstrate professionalism in various settings.
- Ability to travel to our office in downtown Boston.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Sense of humor optional but definitely helpful!
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include information regarding any class requirements and schedule.
IMPORTANT NOTE: JDI does not provide direct services. If you are looking for an internship for direct service experience or need clinical hours working with survivors, contact a local rape crisis center or domestic violence program or other direct service organization.
Public Relations and Development Intern – Winter/Spring 2020
Additional requirements: Familiarity with website content management and social media helpful.
#ReimagineManhood and White Ribbon Day Campaign Intern– Winter/Spring 2020
The Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign engages boys and men to be part of the solution in ending violence against women and all gender-based violence. This year-round campaign works to promote positive masculinities that reimagine manhood as based in values of non-violence, respect and equity. The campaign begins with the #ReimagineManhood Symposium in December and culminates in an annual signature event during the first week of March. MA WRD Campaign Interns work with Director of Membership & Programs. They are involved in all aspects of the work – communications and materials development, engaging WRD ambassadors and affiliates, assisting with maintenance of the website, distributing materials, and planning campaign events.
When you donate to JDI, you express your commitment to social justice and a world free of violence. Your charitable contribution is an investment: an investment in safer communities, an investment in saving and improving the lives of countless individuals and families, and investment in our future.