Post Date: November 21, 2016
Who We Are:
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), the nation’s leading nonprofit sentencing reform organization, seeks a dynamic, creative, organized, hard-working intern to join the FAMM team and work with our communications and research departments.
Who Should Apply:
The ideal candidate is a current undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in communications, journalism, public policy, political science, sociology, or other related fields and is interested in criminal justice issues. FAMM is willing to work with our future interns and their universities to provide course credit and can be flexible to work and class schedules.
What You’ll Do:
FAMM is committed to providing a formative educational opportunity in which students can learn, apply what they’ve learned in academia, and develop new skills. Our interns have pursued photography projects, created social media strategies, assisted in interview filming, collated prisoner surveys, and much more. Day-to-day activities can include, but are in no way limited to:
Summer 2017 (April/May to August) *can start as early as March 2017
Fall semester 2017 (August/September to December)
Spring semester 2018 (January to April/May)
How to Apply:
Please email email@example.com with your 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) writing sample, with the subject line “Communications Intern” and your name. Please be clear in indicating the semester you are applying for. No phone calls, please. Applicants will be considered until the positions have been filled. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Where We Are:
FAMM’s office is located in the heart of DC, Gallery Place-Chinatown, 3 city blocks from the White House, and a mere 20 minutes from Capitol Hill. We are surrounded by Smithsonian museums, dozens of great eateries, and are less than 5 minutes’ walk from both the Red and Green/Yellow Metro lines.