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Perkins School for the Blind Seeks Summer Writing Program Interns

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ORGANIZATION: Perkins

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We are seeking experienced writers (could be student in undergraduate or graduate writing program, or retired writer) who will be willing to use 60 page Prkins Global Style Guide to support Perkins Global Initiative. This position is 20-40 hours a week and is a volunteer role.

The Intern Content Creator for Perkins Global Community will have the opportunity to make a visible contribution to a vibrant organization, as well as to support the 2030 vision of universal quality education for children with multiple disabilities and vision impairment.

The Intern Content Creator will support the Content Manager of the Perkins Global Community, and will assist in the execution of the Partnerships Team digital strategy and will be involved in different tasks that have the goals of reaching, engaging and connecting with past/current/future colleagues who work with children with vision impairment and multiple disabilities all over the world.

This internship is a program of flexible format. Depending on your university, academic credit can sometimes be arranged for interns, as well as different learning and training opportunities across the organization’s physical and virtual campuses.

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About Perkins

Location:

175 NORTH BEACON ST, WATERTOWN, MA 02472, US

Mission Statement

The Perkins mission is to provide education and services that build productive, meaningful lives for children and adults around the world who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.

Description

Perkins is building a world where people with complex disabilities and visual impairments can learn and thrive in Watertown and around the world. Support us with your talents! One-time and repeat in-person and remote opportunities available. Contact volunteers@perkins.org to learn more. We are seeking carpenters, gardeners, support for filing, library stacks support, tutors, videographers, student center support, classroom buddies and more.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
International
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, International, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Wed Jun 01, 2022 - Tue Aug 30, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Provide a resume that highlights writing experience

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