San Francisco Internships

University intern with our social worker, Cristhian Rojas
University intern with our social worker, Cristhian Rojas

University student interns at our San Francisco office work closely with the ViviendasLeón executive team on various projects related to organizational growth and outreach. Interns begin their time with an orientation to learn about the organization, the communities we work with, and the work they will be contributing.

TERM: Semester-long, and Year-round opportunities

Social Advocacy and Research Intern

DESCRIPTION: The Social Advocacy and Research Intern is an unpaid position and is responsible for supporting ViviendasLeón’s executive team on a variety of tasks that focus on organizational growth and outreach. The Social Advocacy and Research Intern will focus on projects that revolve around supporting and expanding ViviendasLeón’s Global Education Program, manage program data, and social media. The Social Advocacy and Research Intern will investigate current global education literature, its impact, and how ViviendasLeón can incorporate ideas from this growing field. The Social Advocacy and Research Intern will pursue their own independent research project to provide ViviendasLeón with insight into a potential new program, growth in a new area or general analysis of our current programs. During this internship, the Social Advocacy and Research Intern will learn about non-profit management, international development, and global citizenry. Other tasks that the intern will participate in are managing data from our rural development programs, analyzing it and finding trends while also creating content for VL’s social media outreach. 

Key Tasks: Research Global Education literature, methodology, and strategies, Grant Research, Marketing, Database Management, Program Data Management, Independent Research Project, and Social Media Management.

Graphic Design Intern

DESCRIPTION: The Graphic Design Intern is an unpaid position and is responsible for supporting the ViviendasLeón’s executive team on their graphic design needs. The main project for the semester is developing and finalizing the design for VL’s Annual Report. We are aiming to design the report with a similar feel to the new website we are launching. In addition to the annual report, the intern will work on supporting our advertising campaigns by designing different graphic content for social media use including, Facebook, Instagram, and others. During this internship, the Graphic Design Intern will learn about non-profit management, international development, and global citizenry. The Graphic Design Intern will pursue their own independent research project to provide ViviendasLeón with insight into a potential new program, growth in a new area or general analysis of our current programs.

Key Tasks: Graphic Design, Social Media, and Marketing. 

How to apply:

  1. Send your Resume and Cover Letter to our Global Education Program Director
  2. Send any supplemental materials (writing sample, design portfolio)
  3. Schedule an interview with the ViviendasLeón SF team

We are accepting interns year-round!

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