• 29-Aug-2018 to 28-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Victim Services
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Other

This is an unpaid internship

RAINN is currently seeking interns to provide training support to their Victim Services Department.

The intern will participate in:

  • Revising and updating online and in-person trainings.
  • Creating training materials that will be a part of RAINN's online training site.
  • Editing video and/or audio for trainings.
  • Conducting literature reviews.
  • Attending meetings as needed.
  • Optional opportunity to facilitate in-person training.
  • Optional opportunity to take live chats on the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College students majoring in Social Work, Communications, English, Counseling, Mental Health, Psychology, Art, Graphic Design, Video/Audio Productions, or who are interested in the education and prevention of sexual violence are encouraged to apply.
  • Pass a criminal background check (administered by RAINN).
  • Possess exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Experience with at least one of the following:
    • Audio editing
    • Video editing
    • PowerPoint
    • Graphic Design
  • Must be comfortable discussing issues surrounding sexual violence.
  • Must be flexible - handling work assignments as needed (priorities, schedules, and deadlines will often change).
  • Must be comfortable working independently and part of a team.
  • Must maintain professionalism at all times.

Internship Requirements:

  • Complete RAINN's National Sexual Assault Hotline volunteer online training program.
  • Complete RAINN's Safe Helpline online training program.
  • Meet project deadlines, at times, with minimal supervision.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 8 hours per week for a three-month period of time.
  • Follow RAINN's policies and protocols.

This is an unpaid internship.  All applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


Please email the following materials to Training Coordinator at https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs/:

  • A cover letter stating:
    • Why you are interested in interning at RAINN.
    • What strengths you could bring to the organization, the training department and the hotlines.
    • Your experience with visual and/or audio editing software.
  • Your resume
  • Contact information for two (2) references.
  • A writing sample (2-3 pages).

Please no phone calls.




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