The Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Denver office is currently accepting applications for Summer 2014 Interns. We are seeking a passionate and hard-working high school or college student who is interested in our work within the LGBTQ community to replace hate with understanding, compassion and acceptance. The unpaid intern will receive course credit.
This intern will help our staff with the wide variety of programs and resources the Foundation offers. The successful applicant will work on a variety of diverse projects, including on our LGBTQ youth website (MatthewsPlace.com), foundation newsletters, social media, and helping bolster our overall online presence.
The intern will assist staff in the day-to-day operations and will have the opportunity to spearhead special tasks. We are only able to accept interns who can work in our downtown Denver office, located in LoDo.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a demonstrated knowledge and/or interest in social justice issues. The successful applicant must be open to learning, be a team player, and able to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Superior written and verbal communication skills are required.
Application Instructions: Please send a writing sample and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Intern Application” in the subject line.
As an organization devoted to encouraging respect for human dignity and differences, the Matthew Shepard Foundation does not discriminate in providing services to individuals, groups or other entities based on characteristics such as (but not limited to) gender, national origin, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Additionally, the Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer, and applicants are considered for employment solely based on qualifications and experience without regard to the aforementioned categories, or any other category protected by applicable local, state or federal law.