Youth Activist Institute Intern

Advocates for YouthWashington, DC
Unpaid Internship

7 months ago


Job Title

Youth Activist Institute Intern

Job Location

Washington, D.C.

Job Overview

Under the supervision of the Youth Activist Network Managers, the Youth Activist Institute (YAI) intern will play a crucial role in coordinating event logistics and preparing materials for the annual four-day youth activist training. This internship offers opportunities to learn about youth sexual and reproductive health rights and justice.


The intern will be paid $17.00 per hour for 18 hours per week between May 29th - September 11th. Dates and hours are flexible, depending on the schedule.


  • Attend virtual planning meetings with small planning committees and all staff meetings for the YAI
  • Assist in coordinating event logistics, including hotel rooming lists, catering orders, and travel
  • Oversee registration for 100-130 training participants, track registration, ensure completion of participant contracts and paperwork, and prepare conference materials such as certificates, name tags, and essential documents
  • Provide day-of coordination and logistics support
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated interest in organizing, advocacy, and global and/or domestic sexual and reproductive health and rights issues
  • Capacity to work with a diverse group
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

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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 Government11%

  • Communication6%

  • Economics5%

  • Psychology4%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • 342 other majors68%

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

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of State
  • Teach For America
  • Deloitte
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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