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IDH Intern Assignmets:
Intern Training Welcome Video
IDH Staff Openings
IDH Internship Postings
The IDH is seeking interns for Spring 2021.
These can be “on call” or five hour a week appointments.
(“On call” appointments means that we put you on a list of people to reach out to with project work. You accept or decline. But you can only claim resume credit for completed projects.)
Scheduling is flexible.
But: Two strikes and you are out.
(When working with outside clients, there isn’t time for ghosting. If you miss two assignments, we have to let you go. But you can always re-apply.)
Submit a brief (1 page max) cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position.
Reference the portfolio materials indicated on the specific job opening.
Additional materials can also be submitted.
Label your application materials:
“Last Name, Specific Job Posting, Cover Letter.”
Social Media Intern(s)
The IDH is seeking a social media intern to assist with curation and expansion of its Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram channels. This intern reports directly to our Director of Public Relations and SECA Marketing team.
For Spring 2021, the already known campaigns are: An art exhibition (on race and technology) with local partners, community education materials on post-COVID mental health, and a social media campaign focused on facial recognition, predictive policing, and privacy.
Strong writing ability, understanding of translating information to diverse audiences, policy debate method, and axis of unreliability. For Instagram, basic visual argumentation ability.
Portfolio Items to Reference in Cover Letter:
Policy debate and axis of unreliability: One video from Kairos Project
Social media examples: Two posts from Ethos Project
Graphic Design: Two zine pages from Pathos Project
The IDH is seeking a policy analyst intern for Spring 2021 to (a) assist with the curation of news stories on free speech, algorithmic discrimination, and digital privacy issues and (b) help with the writing of web, academic, and public articles. This intern reports directly to our Director of Research.
Necessary Qualifications: Strong writing ability, understanding of translating information to diverse audiences, policy debate method, legal analysis method, and axis of unreliability.
Portfolio Items to Reference with Cover Letter:
Policy debate and axis of unreliability: Any assignments or project from Kairos
Legal analysis: Any assignments or project from Pathos unit that shows FIRAC.
Translating information: Any assignments or project from Logos unit.