Internship Position: Research and Development Intern


About the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence:

Established in 1978, the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) is designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the information clearinghouse, primary point of contact, and resource center on domestic violence for the State of New York. As a nonprofit advocacy organization, NYSCADV is responsible for supporting the development of policies, protocol, and procedures to enhance domestic violence intervention and prevention and also provides education and technical assistance to the network of domestic violence service providers statewide.
The mission of the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) is to create and support the social change necessary to prevent and confront all forms of domestic violence. As a statewide membership organization comprised of local domestic violence service providers and allies, we achieve our mission through coalition building, advocacy, and public policy.


Internship Position: Research and Development Intern


We are looking for a dynamic and detail oriented student intern with demonstrated research, writing, and communications skills. A willingness to learn about new programs and take on new projects is a must. Interns will have a unique opportunity to learn about the work to end domestic violence in New York State as well as gain invaluable nonprofit and coalition work experience. The NYSCADV Research and Development intern will work with the NYSCADV team to advance the work of domestic violence advocates in New York State.

This is an unpaid internship for the duration of the Spring 2019 Academic Semester. Interns must maintain a consistent schedule and should expect to commit to 8-10 hours per week. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and 2-3 page writing sample by email to: nyscadvjobs@nyscadv.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Ideal candidates are Graduate Students and Senior Undergraduates.

Activities include but are not limited to:

·         Conducting research to support the development of position papers, legislative memoranda and resource/educational materials, including research regarding domestic violence related incidents and homicides in New York;

·         Assisting with the development and revision of materials for the NYSCADV website, NYSCADV social media pages, the NYSCADV e-newsletter, and other stakeholder outreach;

·         Assessing current systems to determine ways to improve the institutional response to domestic violence;

·         Collaborating with multiple stakeholders and organizations to raise awareness about NYSCADV and domestic violence related issues.