The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) supports the development of future leaders by accepting interns. FWN is a San Francisco based non-profit professional association for women of Philippine ancestry committed to improving the status of Filipina women worldwide.
Benefits of an Internship with the Filipina Women's Network
We are a growing network of professional Filipina women, so we have opportunities for an intern to get real hands-on experience with our programs and activities that enhance the public perceptions of Filipina women’s capacities to lead and to build the Filipina community’s pipeline of qualified leaders. Though some administrative tasks will be required, we can offer more than just filing and data entry. Interns will get a sense of what it means to be a part of growing professional Filipina women’s group.
An internship with the Filipina Women's Network will provide you with valuable leadership and community experience, and the opportunity to network and make contacts for future jobs and other opportunities. Though we are unable to offer a stipend to interns, we are happy to comply with any requirements that allow students to receive academic credit. FWN can also provide letters of recommendation.
Programs and Activities
If you are passionate about leadership advancement of Filipina women, FWN is the place to be. FWN's mission to place a Filipina Woman in every sector of the global economy. FWN is the on the cutting edge of Filipina women's advancement. Our Programs include the annual Filipina Leadership Global Summit, the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women Awards, Rebuild Tacloban, V-Day FWN Against Violence, and FemtorMatch™. Our 5 Priority Program Areas are:
- Social Justice
- Coalition Building
- Leadership Development
- Cultural Awareness
Interns will be assigned a primary program area, with the majority of projects and tasks that will contribute to the program's success. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn about and assist with projects in other projects as needed.
Internship Program Details
Internships are unpaid. FWN is able to accommodate 2 interns during the school year (September - May), and 3 summer interns, either undergraduate or graduate-level (June - August). Interns should expect to commit 20-30 hours per week, depending on scheduling and academic requirements. FWN will provide an in-office workspace, though it may be shared with other interns. Our standard office hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Specific start and end dates, as well as work schedules, will be determined with the selected intern.
Send current resume listing 2 references who can speak to applicant's experience and professional potential to FilipinaAtFfwn.org indicating on subject line: I wanna be an FWN INTERN.
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