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Center for Sex and Culture


The Mission of the Center for Sex & Culture is to provide judgment-free education, cultural events, a library/media archive, and other resources to audiences across the sexual and gender spectrum; and to research and disseminate factual information, framing and informing issues of public policy and public health.

Social Justice
Internship description: 

The Center for Sex & Culture (CSC) welcomes interns from colleges around the country and the world throughout the year to work with us. There are several areas of focus that you can choose from in our internship program: Library and archival work, research and development, and events production and marketing.

  • Library and Archive: You will work closely with our Librarian, Jane Sumner. Projects for the library include cataloging, indexing, research, and processing donations and other items in the collection.
  • Research and Development: You will work closely with our Executive Director, Carol Queen, PhD. Research and development projects include grant research and writing, assisting with administrative work such as data entry, mailings to our members and donors, and creating future programming and projects.
  • Events Production and Marketing: You will work closely with Carol Queen and other CSC staff. Events production and marketing projects include assisting in creating events, working with teachers & performers, developing marketing materials, writing press releases, researching new promotions and event possibilities.

We encourage interns who are interested in bringing new ideas to the table, a strong interest in collaboration and sex education experience. The internship program is a great educational experience for anyone interested in sex education, nonprofit development, library science and connecting with an amazing, diverse community of sex-positive people from all walks of life. Interns have the ability to staff and participate in educational and cultural events.

Internship skills needed: 
  • Ability to work individually and in a group
  • Show up for your shifts on time
  • Willingness to help out with unexpected projects that arise
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbal
  • Comfort around sexual content, books, media, and other materials
  • Maturity, flexibility, good boundaries, sex-positive outlook all important!
Languages required: 
San Francisco Bay Area
How to find us: 
1519 Mission Street in San Francisco is a central location close to the civic center, access to most major bus routes throughout the city and within 4 blocks of BART. To find out more about public transit in San Francisco go to: transit.511.org
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