Internship

Overview

Future Black Female creates opportunities for Black/African girls and young women aged 16-22 to develop and thrive as future leaders and social entrepreneurs. 

Goals:

  1. To create a nurturing environment that enables every Future Black Female  to advance to the next level of personal growth and leadership.

  2. To enable Future Black Females, through a facilitative culture, to deal with the complexities of community and global society.

  3. To increase the emotional and mental wellbeing of Future Black Females as individuals and as a collective.

Facilitating Environment Framework:

  1. Knowledge: consciousness, awareness, and openness.

  2. Confidence: assertiveness, self-esteem, and community.

  3. Ethics: agreement, mutuality, and distinction.

An intensive digital literacy remote program to help you develop transferable professional skills.

This opportunity is open to any Future Black Female aged 16 - 22. You will be asked for photo identity to verify your age.

 

Interns receive an honorarium to help pay for their data and internet usage. 

 

How to apply:

Fill out the form and upload your resume/C.V. and cover letter.

In the cover letter answer the following questions:

What do you hope to gain through this internship?

What is your availability (a job or go to school full-time)?

What do you know about feminism and how do you demonstrate values that empower Black girls and women.

What are your strengths and areas of development?

What can you teach other girls through Future Black Female?

What interpersonal skills do you feel are most important in the role of an intern expected to represent this organization?

All interns are expected to write a minimum of 8 articles for our blog, what topic or series will you focus on for the blog?

In the same document, include a sample of your writing on feminism (between 500 to 800 words).  

What is expected of you as an intern?

 

We must be able to see that you are devoting enough time and commitment to your work. We measure this by evaluating:

1) the quality of your work.

2) your ability to meet deadlines

3) the creativity and innovation you bring to each campaign

4) your professionalism

5) your initiative as well as how well you follow instructions.

As an intern you are not expected to be an expert, but you are expected to show a drive for excellence. 

Internships last for a minimum of 3 months and interns are expected to manage the social media of Future Black Female daily.

Other duties are assigned at the discretion of Future Black Female staff but will not interfere with intern's other responsibilities (schooling or employment).  

Read what previous interns have done.