Remote, Full-Time, Non-Exempt Temporary position
An internship at TechSoup is not just a learning experience; it is an opportunity to make an impactful and meaningful contribution. You will get to work on inspiring and challenging projects that drive goals and support our mission.
We’re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we’ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives.
The remote summer internship program at TechSoup provides students the chance to develop practical business skills, learn about the nonprofit sector, and develop networking and community-building skills in a supportive and dynamic nonprofit environment. Through our curated program, interns gain a deeper understanding of the educational, cultural, and technical aspects of civil society and the work achieved by global and local nonprofits and community-based organizations in the social sector.
This is a paid, remote position. Candidates must be available to work within normal PST time-zone working hours (8:00 AM PST to 4:30 PM PST or 9:00 AM PST to 5:30 PM PST, typically).
This internship is geared towards a student interested in developing and expanding their knowledge and understanding regarding equity, inclusion, and cultural diversity in the workplace. In this role, students will have an opportunity to collaborate and help build and create BRIDGE (an internal staff-led program: Building Respect, Inclusion, Diversity, and Global Equity) programs, workshops and trainings.
Over the course of this internship, the intern will learn:
- Find best practices for launching an Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID) program in the workplace.
- Manage data around EID, and come up with best practices for overcoming data gaps.
- Gain deeper knowledge regarding EID in the workplace.
Duties and Responsibilities
Research and Reporting
The research completed and the documents produced will guide our EID initiative across the org network and the NPO sector. It will also inform the development of new and/or existing EID programs. Research will include:
- Support the development and delivery of EID workshops and discussions
- Create an EID and BRIDGE program calendar
- Develop solutions to increase employee engagement in EID activities
- Collaborate with TechSoup staff to identify and reach out to organizations and speakers in the EID space
- Gather data and resources for internal discussions and presentations
- Prep for reports and requests related to our internal data
- Research content and experts for internal discussions
Education and Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience providing the skill and knowledge for successful participation and learning in the internship would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
- Must be actively and presently enrolled in an accredited college or university at an undergraduate or graduate level; or graduated in the spring semester and applying for a post-graduation internship to gain experience.
- You must have a functioning laptop to use throughout the summer.
- An interest in learning about the social sector, nonprofits, and philanthropy, specifically an interest in learning about diversity, equity, inclusion, and/or cultural awareness in the sector.
- Familiarity and proficiency with data analysis and visualization tools.
- Ability to work independently, as well as in teams.
- Strong communication and listening skills.
- Intellectually curious and an eager problem solver.
- Self-starter and hard working.
- Excellent writing and analytical skills.
- Detail-oriented and highly-organized.
- Ability to meet deadlines and manage several tasks at once.
TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.