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Habitat for Humanity Internship Opportunity: Unpaid

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Advocacy

Start Date: Flexible

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment3-5 weeks/week 

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling 

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Brief Description of the organization:

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is known for its continuous efforts to pave the way for leading a brighter future for families in need. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 1,000,000 houses in nearly 100 countries, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than one million people. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

  • Support the final year of HFHI’s first-ever global advocacy campaign.
  • Manage content development and metrics analysis for campaign social media channels and support campaign microsite upkeep to increase public support for land access for shelter.
  • Produce regular content for the microsite blog and support reaching out to other authors.
  • Develop tools and resources to support network capacity building.
  • Track and monitor global policy and advocacy success.
  • Attend external meetings, forums and events as requested by staff.
  • Additional responsibilities as needed and desired

How to apply: Visit

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This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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