NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation is a sister organization that provides public education to support the NARAL mission. We are a C3, C4 and a PAC, and do advocacy-based work in both education/outreach settings and political environments. Training, educational forums, and workshops for NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio members and pro-choice constituents are conducted by the NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation.

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio is committed to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every person who can become pregnant the right to make personal decisions regarding a full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.

Category: 

  • Reproductive Rights (including abortion and contraception)

Internship description: 

At NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, our interns are a vital part of our team and often participate in a wide range of activities from policy and legislative research, to media relations, to grassroots organizing out in the community. Those interested in political processes, non-profit experience, and reproductive health, rights, and justice are encouraged to apply.

There are three basic semesters for our positions: spring, summer, and fall/winter, all running approximately 15 weeks. Our internships are part-time, flexible, and paid; each intern will receive a stipend of $1,200.

Internship skills needed: 

  • Graphic design / social media experience
  • Self-starter, comfortable balancing project tasks without being in an office setting
  • Communicative / asks questions
  • Able to work occasional weekends (Summer 2021 specific)
  • Drivers license and age 18+

Office information:

As of now, our internships are 100% remote/virtual; this will be re-assessed in between our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 programs, so there is a possibility for Summer 2021 to be in person. If in person, an intern would need a way to get to the Cleveland office (11811 Shaker Blvd, Suite 210 Cleveland, OH 44120) at least part of the time. The building location is ADA accessible, has security systems, gender-free bathrooms, and is accessible by public transportation. Staff has free access to workplace resource line, including therapy sessions. The intern would have their own desk area with freedom to decorate if they so choose. If traveling to outreach events, they will most likely be traveling with an organizer.

COVID-19 changes:

  • Virtual/work-from-home requirement, now downgraded to option with rules/safety procedures for working in office
  • Flexibility on schedules, programming, etc.

Location: 

  • Cleveland, OH

Work hours: 

10-15 hours a week

Dress code: 

Casual, unless at the Ohio statehouse

How many people work at the organization: 

10 staff members, numerous volunteers regularly depending on project/opportunity

Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 

Yes
Internship final reports: 
2021Kaitlyn Plummer
2020Sarah Szilagy
2019Ema Wagner