Liberal Arts Career Services
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GEN Austin (Girls Empowerment Network), Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11924

Wed, August 31, 2016

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 11924

The Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) is a non-profit agency that provides social-emotional programming focused on building positive body image, healthy relationships and communication skills for girls in grades 3-12. Our mission is to support and guide girls to make wise choices as they navigate the unique pressures of girlhood. 

GEN has the following 5 internship opportunities available: Communications, Fundraising, Project Management, Community Relations, and Direct Service. 

Detailed internship position descriptions can be found at 

Internship Opportunities 
Communications—contribute to social media, the agency blog/website, and external communications. 

Fundraising—assist with projects necessary to sustain programs for girls and gain valuable skills in a nonprofit Development Department. 

Project Management—help plan our annual conference, as well as contribute to marketing/PR efforts and initiatives for our camps, Pathfinder program, and special projects. 

Community Relations—serve as a representative of GEN in the community, table at outreach events, and assist with the recruitment, screening, and training of agency volunteers. 

Direct Service—contribute to curriculum review and revision, provide support on-site with programming, and facilitate groups at elementary, middle, and high schools. 

Each of these internship positions can also contain a direct service component, helping to lead our self esteem building programs with girls, if desired. 

The Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) is seeking strong leaders with a passion for girls’ issues to fill a number of unpaid internships within our agency. All interns must be committed to the mission of GEN, be team-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have reliable transportation. Internships typically last one semester (fall, spring or summer) and are anywhere from 10-40 hours/week. Please use the application form to specify which areas of our work you are most interested in. 

Thank you for considering GEN for your internship! To apply,visit, download the GEN Internship Application form, complete it, and email it to

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