Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Paid LGBT Internships

This was sent to me by Shoshi, my former camp counselor. Shoshi was known for being very silly and often inappropriate. Now she's a lawyer.


The R. Scott Hitt Foundation Internships for 2010

The R. Scott Hitt Foundation is offering funding for qualified candidates with the vision to be future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) movement. Applicants do not need to identify as LGBT in order to apply.
The pro-LGBT sponsoring organization that you choose to apply with will receive funding to compensate your internship position while you strengthen your resume and gain valuable skills towards becoming a leader of the future.
* POST-GRADUATE* (IE you already have your Bachelors degree)

Application Deadline: May 7, 2010
Post graduate students with strong academic record
Duration: 7-9 months, 40 hour week - $20,000 Grant
Location: An established 501(c)3 nonprofit with a commitment to the advancement of LGBT equality
Applicant contacts host organization which they want to work with and co-develops a successful curriculum encompassing these key elements: communications, fundraising, board development and grassroots policy
2-4 recipients per year

1. Visit for details.
2. Choose a pro-LGBT 501(C)3 non-profit organization to sponsor your internship.
3. Agree to the terms of your internship and scope of work with your sponsoring organization.
Construct sponsor agreement in cooperation with your chosen 501(c)3.
4. Submit your cover letter, personal essay, resume and sponsor agreement
by the above deadline to
5. Check for grant award dates.

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