Jane's Due Process

Jane’s Due Process helps young people in Texas navigate parental consent laws on abortion and birth control. We provide free legal support, 1-on-1 case management, and stigma-free information on sexual and reproductive health. Our work includes:

  • Legal support for Texas teens obtaining judicial bypass
  • Text line for young people needing information on birth control and family planning services without parental involvement
  • Centering the voices of young people in the fight for youth reproductive rights
  • Providing guidance around judicial bypass to partners from other states
  • Fighting to end parental involvement laws in Texas

Category: 

  • Reproductive Rights (including abortion and contraception)

Internship description: 

The digital strategist intern will work with the Programs Manager to organize and rally behind campaigns and effect actions on timely reproductive justice and sexual health/rights issues. Outreach Interns will be primarily responsible for taking action on campaigns and working to engage other community members to engage in actions. They may also be involved in helping gather information and research campaign issues, compiling data and stories from our program clients, tracking relevant legislation and advocacy efforts, creating educational and advocacy materials, and working with staff and board members to mobilize ARC-Southeast base.

Internship skills needed: 

The digital outreach intern will work with the Programs Manager to mobilize Texas youth to participate in the political process and advocate for their own reproductive rights using various platforms and their own voices to share their experiences with their communities and their elected officials. The intern will work with the Program Manager to engage youth using social media platforms like TikTok and Twitch, online gaming platforms like Minecraft and Animal Crossing, and other unconventional organizing tools to build power to ensure that youth have the resources they need to lead in the movement for reproductive freedom. The intern will also learn how to create advocacy materials and will learn how to make effective targeted Facebook and Instagram paid ads and how to launch a targeted ad campaign.

Office information:

The office is ADA accessible. Prior to COVID-19 employees had the option to decide whether to work remote or come to the office. If it is safe to meet in the office, the intern will have their own workspace.

COVID-19 changes:

This internship is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have shifted to be remote and provide wifi hotspots to interns and who need access to the internet and are unable to afford it. We also only work until 1pm on Fridays.

Location: 

  • Austin, TX

Work hours: 

20 hours per week

How many people work at the organization: 

5 full-time staff members and 250 active volunteers

Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 

Yes