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2018 Events Intern

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is seeking a part-time Events Intern. The events intern primarily supports the team’s efforts around FOSI’s November annual conference, but they may also research trends in the internet industry, maintain the Global Resource and Information Directory (GRID), and write blog posts FOSI’s Good Digital Parenting initiative. The ideal candidate should be interested in learning about non-profit management and the policy side of the technology industry.

Interns typically work 2-3 days per week in FOSI’s Washington, DC office, dates and hours are flexible. The position is unpaid, but a lunch and travel subsidy are provided. FOSI is happy to work with any college or university to provide academic credit for the internship.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include,

  • Creating promotional materials for the annual conference and other events
  • Researching potential speakers and topics
  • Event support, including registration and database management
  • Outreach to potential sponsors and event attendees
  • Shadowing senior staff in meetings and phone calls with speakers, members, potential event sponsors, and steering committees
  • Joining regular meetings, where fundraising strategy and event planning are discussed
  • Assisting with other special projects and events help parents, teens and teachers get the most out of the Internet

How To Apply

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume that includes examples of past event-related work, and writing sample to fosi@fosi.org with the subject line "2018 Events Intern."

Fall 2018 Intern

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is seeking a part-time Fall Intern. Primary tasks include researching trends in the internet industry and technology policy, maintaining the Global Resource and Information Directory, and writing blog posts for FOSI’s Good Digital Parenting initiative. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend and report on a variety of events around the D.C. area including research presentations, government workshops, and other Hill events.

Interns typically work 2-3 days per week in FOSI’s Washington, DC office, dates and hours are flexible. The position is unpaid, but a lunch and travel subsidy are provided. FOSI is happy to work with any college or university to provide academic credit for the internship.

Responsibilities

Other responsibilities may include,

  • Researching developments in online safety and privacy including sexting, the internet of things, cyber-bullying, children’s data privacy, broadband responsibility, social media trends, and digital citizenship.
  • Creating “How To” online safety tutorials and other educational materials for parents and instructors.
  • Tracking legislation, background information, and preparing briefing documents on emerging digital policy issues.
  • Editing videos, images, publications, and FOSI communications
  • Assisting with communications and promotion of FOSI’s research on social media and other platforms.
  • Assisting with other special projects that help parents, teens and teachers get the most out of the Internet

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to fosi@fosi.org with the subject line "Fall 2018 Internship Application."