Summer Internships Application Deadline: April 15

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Walker’s Legacy is a global women in business collective founded in 2009 to inspire enterprising women of all ages to walk into their professional passion and purpose. Our organization is named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in US history.

Since our founding we have touched the lives of thousands of lives women through our interactive programming including: Power Summits, online learning’s and in-person meet and greets. WL is proud to call former mayors, award winning journalists and authors, Forbes ranked businesswomen and entrepreneurs from across the country a part of our growing network.

General Internship Description

The Walker’s Legacy internship program is designed for students who have a demonstrated commitment to and interest in women studies, women in business and general entrepreneurship.

Internship opportunities are available for qualified college/university undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in becoming future leaders and ambassadors in the growing women in business movement in the US and beyond. The internship provides the Student Intern practical work experience to augment their education and career preparation with the convenience of a virtual work environment.

During the work experience, the student interns will work closely with the Founder and Walker’s Legacy national team as well as our stakeholders, speakers and corporate sponsors on programs and initiatives.

Internship Descriptions

Walker’s Legacy has a need for the following positions:

  • Program Management Intern (1 per market)
  • Research/Emerging Trends Intern (2 opportunities)
  • Social Media/PR Intern (2 opportunities)

Location

While this is a remote working arrangement, it is required that you are based in one of the following Walker’s Legacy key growth markets.  Preference is given to students in Washington, DC; Houston or New York, City.

Intern(s) will be required to meet with their respective Walker’s Legacy City Chairs and by occasion via google hangout with the national internship team and the Walker’s Legacy executive team.

Who We Are Looking For:

Candidates currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and pursing a degree in marketing, business, communications, public relations, women’s studies. Both women and men are welcome to apply.

Compensation

Compensation is provided in the form of a work-stipend.

Required Technology Skills:

Applicants must have familiarity working with all of the following regardless of position within the organization: Microsoft Office, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (hangouts, documents), LinkedIn. Weekly internship reporting will be conducted in Asana. Immediately familiarly with Asana is not required but interns must be capable of learning.

Start Date

Positions are available on a rolling basis.  Summer internships begin on May 16, 2016. Internships/Fellowships are for three (3), six (6) and nine months (9) durations.

SOCIAL MEDIA/PR INTERNSHIP (2 availabilities)

This position is for applicants that have social media skills and expertise along with researching, writing, editing, interviewing and presentation skills. The most qualified candidates will have experience with social media and online community management, writing press releases, public relations experience and media exposure. Wild Apricot experience a plus.

Tasks will include:

  • Developing PR contact databases for local, regional and national outlets
  • Administrative duties
  • Creating and formatting original PowerPoint presentations
  • Generating lead sheets within Excel
  • Social media management with: G+, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin

RESEARCH INTERN (2 availabilities)

This position demands that the applicant have research, writing, editing, interviewing and presentation skills. The most qualified candidates will have experience with writing research reports and other business related documents on topics of women in business, entrepreneurship, trends in business, minority business policy.

Tasks will include:

  • Writing, editing and research
  • Interviewing
  • Administrative duties

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (1 per market)

This position requires strong event and program management skills including but not limited to: project planning, event communication and marketing, speaker outreach and confirmation, contractor engagement and communication.

Tasks will include:

  • Event planning and promotion
  • Speaker coordination and outreach
  • Event administrative duties

To apply, click here.  Deadline April 15th for Summer Internship.

Walker's Legacy

Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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