GLAAD Media Institute Fall Internship- New York

GLAAD Media Institute Fall Internship- New York

New York, NY

The GLAAD Media Institute Intern is part of a dynamic team that provides education, consultation and research to accelerate acceptance for the LGBTQ community, in accordance with GLAAD's mission.  

The GLAAD Media Institute intern will support the Associate Director in logistics, community outreach, promotion, and facilitation of GLAAD Media Institute courses and workshops. For more information about the GLAAD Media Institute, click here.


  • Reach out to community partners about hosting or attending a GMI course or workshop
  • Attend and provide logistical support for GMI courses and workshops
  • Field interest and inquiries in courses, workshops, and individual trainings
  • Enter participant information into the GLAAD database, providing helpful notes from trainers
  • Draft text descriptions of courses and workshops for promotional purposes


  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines, and desire to be a self-starter.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Inclusivity is a vital part of GLAAD’s work.  Skills necessary to create a more diverse and inclusive environment are a plus.
  • Desire to learn skills and teach them to others.

Please note:

All GLAAD interns are required to be students attending an institution with courses leading to a degree, certificate or diploma, such as college or graduate school. Interns must have graduated from high school. Internships are 8-20 hours/week during the school year and 15-20 hours/week during the summer and usually last twelve weeks. Internships must be completed in the office during the regular hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with occasional evening or weekend hours required for certain internships. Please indicate hours of availability and date available to start in the cover letter. This internship is unpaid.


The following MUST be included in your application:
1. A cover letter outlining your interest and experience specific to this position
2. A current resume

The title of the position (such as "Communications PR Intern") MUST appear in the first line of the email. GLAAD will accept applications until filled.

Other Notes:

  • GLAAD does not have the ability to provide relocation benefits to interested parties.
  • GLAAD is a business casual dress environment. 
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
  • Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
  • Selections are made as the applicant pool allows and continue until the position is filled.