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Summer 2016 Internship

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is seeking a Summer Intern. We would prefer someone who could work 2-3 days per week this Summer in the FOSI Washington, DC office, but are flexible on dates and hours. We are happy to work with any college/university to grant internship credit upon request. 

Interns would research budding trends in the Internet industry and technology policy, help with social media, write blog posts for our Good Digital Parenting initiative, attend and report on special events, such as research presentations, government workshops as well as other speeches on the Hill and around the D.C. area.

This position is unpaid, but we will provide a travel and lunch subsidy. 

Tasks may include researching and organizing information on developments in online safety and privacy, including sexting, cyber-bullying, data protection, broadband responsibility, social media trends, and digital citizenship.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Help execute FOSI's social media strategy
  • Blog for the Good Digital Parenting section of the website
  • Research global developments as well as developments in online safety and privacy
  • Help create 'How To' online safety tutorials for parents for our our YouTube channel
  • Preparing briefing documents and background information
  • Tracking legislation and emerging policy issues
  • Assisting with special projects that help parents, teens and teachers get the most out of the Internet


How To Apply
To apply for a FOSI Internship, please submit a cover letter, writing sample and resume to fosi@fosi.org with the subject line "Summer 2016 Internship Application."
Events Internship 2016


The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is seeking an Events Intern. We would prefer someone who could work 5-8 hours for 1-2 days per week in the FOSI Washington, DC office, but are flexible on dates and hours. We are happy to work with any college/university to grant internship credit upon request.

FOSI works with parents, policymakers, and industry leaders (Board Members) to make the Internet safer for kids. The events intern would work closely with other members of the FOSI team and assist in the preparations of a variety of events on our 2016 calendar.

This position is unpaid, but we will provide a travel and lunch subsidy. 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the creation of event promotional materials - both printed and electronically 
  • Assist in updating the FOSI website with relevant event information
  • Help to set-up and manage the registration system used for FOSI events
  • Researching speakers
  • Assembling packets of event collateral
  • Research options for hotel room blocks where needed
  • Proofreading of programs and other event collateral
  • Attending FOSI events where possible to assist with assist with registration, timekeeping and more
  • Other tasks as assigned

Feel free to visit our website as well as the events page. This would be an excellent intern opportunity for any interested in the events field.

How To Apply
To apply for the FOSI Events Internship, please submit a cover letter and resume that includes examples of past event-related work to fosi@fosi.org with the subject line "Events Internship."