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Spring 2017: Richmond Justice Initiative - Communications Intern

Jan 20, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Overview: Richmond Justice Initiative is a faith-based, grassroots nonprofit that has been working to curb the issue of human trafficking - the sale and exploitation of human beings for profit - since 2009. Our mission is to educate, equip, and mobilize communities with the tools needed to be a force in the global movement to end human trafficking. Our main focus is preventing trafficking among the teen population through our signature, award-winning Prevention Project® program. This 6-lesson curriculum has reached schools here in Henrico and also across other areas of Virginia and in 5 other states. We not only teach students about the lures of trafficking, but we invest in them as leaders of their generation. 
Job Duties: Interns are an integral part of the work that we do, and their duties vary depending on which roles they best fit, to be determined during the interview. Our interns participate in writing copy, designing newsletters, creating graphics, bolstering the website, performing research, posting on social media, and general administrative duties. The following are the areas of opportunity for an internship with us:
-Social Media 
-Graphic Design
-Administrative Assistance
-Website experience
Preferred Qualifications: Communications background, experience in a professional environment or keen understanding of professionalism, willingness to learn and be flexible as the priorities and tasks are ever-changing.