Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Internship! Latino Engagement Intern position

I was contacted by Gabriela Lazzaro, the Bilingual New Media Coordinator at Planned Parenthood about this exciting internship opportunity for Latino youth/college students in NYC!

Contact Gabriela directly at: and apply online here.

Summer Latino Engagement Intern position (possibly paid, TBD)
**Don't be shy! If you heard about this internship here tell Gabriela in your cover letter! You can mention me, Bianca, or say you read about it on Latino Sexuality!

***The commitment would be full time and this person would have to be fully bilingual in English and Spanish***

*This person will work closely with the Director of Latino Engagement on a number of projects related to Latino Outreach at a national level for Planned Parenthood. Since I will also be out on maternity leave this person will have the opportunity to handle several responsibilities with regards to Latino social media outreach as well as major projects with the Spanish language Planned Parenthood website.*

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For more than 90 years, PPFA has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible choices.

Join us in the meaningful work we do every day. Be part of the diverse and highly respected Planned Parenthood family. Work hand in hand with like-minded individuals in an environment built on collaboration, open communication, and mutual respect.


Join the organization that is at the forefront of the reproductive health and rights movement!

Planned Parenthood is looking for undergraduate and graduate college students who believe in our mission. During this ten week journey you will:
• Gain hands-on experience by assisting with the day-to-day responsibilities of the department, attending meetings, and working on special projects
o Departments: Development, international, public policy, communications, medical affairs, IT, finance, accounting, human resources, etc.
• Participate in weekly luncheons with other students in the program
• Participate in a field trip
• Work on a group project, with other interns, which will be presented at the end of the internship.

All applicants must demonstrate the following characteristics:
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, internet research, email, etc.).
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical skills.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. Planned Parenthood of America does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood Federation of America is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values team work, collaboration, creativity, and building a diverse team.

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