Internships and Fellowships
ReThink Media’s paid Internship and Fellowship program provides talented undergraduate and graduate students in traditional and digital media and communications, journalism, design and data visualization, media and public opinion research and analysis, website management and tech support, and non-profit management, with hands-on experience in the field of issue advocacy communications. Fellows and Interns are trained and mentored by experienced professionals and gain real-work experience in applying the latest media tools and strategies in addressing some of the most prominent issue campaigns of our day. Interns and Fellows also get the chance to work and develop contacts with many of the leading nonprofits and experts in the country.
Successful candidates will be exposed to a wide range of skills and responsibilities in media relations, research, design, management, and communications skills and responsibilities, many of which are described below.
How To Apply
To apply, please carefully follow these instructions. Send your cover letter in the body of the email, do not send it as an attachment. State the reason for your interest in the position. Provide a brief summary of your skills and experience, and address your background or interest in relation to working on these issues. State whether your are applying for an internship (currently in or recently graduated as an undergrad) or a fellowship (currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a graduate program) and whether you have a preference for being based in our DC or Bay Area, CA office. We are also open to candidates in Boise, ID. Attach your resume to the email and make sure to include your name in the title of the attachment (eg: resume.Jones.doc). Email your application to [email protected] In the subject line, state which of the following intern/fellowships you are applying for and the time period, for example Subject: Social Media Fellowship Spring 2018 or Media Journalism Internship Spring 2018. All applications will be acknowledged and qualified applicants will be asked to answer a brief questionnaire and writing exercise prior to the scheduling of a final round of interviews. If you have applied for a previous position with ReThink Media please indicate this in your email.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six- to nine-month paid fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including ReThink Media, focusing on arms control, peace, and international security issues. The fellowship program provides training as well as work experience these issue areas. See scoville.org for complete details.
RETHINK MEDIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ReThink Media is an equal opportunity employer and it is a fundamental policy of the Organization not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (including religious dress and personal appearance), political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding women, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression) legally protected medical condition, family care or medical leave status, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information, genetic expression or any other basis protected by state or federal laws. Reasonable accommodation, when necessary, for disabled employees and pregnant employees who request an accommodation with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment.