2023 Spring/Summer Advocacy Internship

NCJW|LALos Angeles, CA
Unpaid Internship

6 months ago


Job Title

Advocacy Internship Position in NCJW|LA Program Department

Job Location

Los Angeles, California

Job Overview

  • Join our team as an Advocacy Intern to support the programs and work of the NCJWLA Advocacy Department.
  • Take part in hands-on experiences that contribute to advancing economic justice and equity for working women in Los Angeles.
  • Gain valuable skills in research, program development, community outreach, and advocacy.


  • Up to 20 hours per week between May-September 2023 (20 weeks, 10 hours per week).
  • Interns not receiving school credit will be paid $15/hr.


  • Provide hands-on support for the planning and implementation of our abortion project, Beyond Roe: Intersections of Abortion Access and Economic Justice.
  • Assist in planning annual advocacy events focused on topics impacting women.
  • Research organizations focusing on economic and community development to expand advocacy programming content and build allyship in Los Angeles.
  • Connect with community stakeholders around our core mission of economic justice and equity for working women.
  • Stay updated on current news in Los Angeles County regarding economic justice, community resources, poverty, housing, non-profit programming, community demographics, children, and policy.
  • Review and edit documents through Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Communicate with clients, staff, and external organizations through email and phone to support advocacy staff.


  • Proficient skills in either Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word especially) or Google Workspace.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Passionate about advancing economic justice and equity for women.
  • Enthusiastic, adaptable, resourceful, and ready to make a difference in the community.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government26%

  • Law13%

  • Economics7%

  • International Relations And National Security Studies4%

  • Psychology3%

  • 246 other majors45%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of Justice
  • Federal Judiciary
  • US Department Of State
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Los Angeles, CA | $5,264/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,180

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Food$486

  • Transportation$339

  • Utilities$309


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