CFI-DC Seeks Intern

September 15, 2009

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. CFI is seeking an intern to work with the executive director in the Washington, D.C. office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The intern will be responsible for the following duties, among others:

• Being a go-between for CFI-DC executive director and local campus groups
• Keeping up consistent contact between CFI-DC and campus groups in D.C. metro area
• Providing support and advice to D.C. metro area campus groups on best practices, new events
• Helping promote (flyer, table) student groups as needed
• Writing and copy editing press releases, website entries, and e-mail announcements
• Helping to upkeep the CFI-DC website and promoting CFI and its mission through new media
• Assisting with office operations

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Must have excellent organizational skills and be detail-oriented
• Proficiency in a Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and the Internet
• Strong writing skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to travel to local campus groups
• Must be able to work independently as well as within a team
• Commitment to assisting CFI in its mission to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values

How to Apply:

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, two references to Melody Hensley by email ( - reference CFI-DC INTERN POSITION in the subject line - or by mail to:

Melody Hensley
Executive Director
Center for Inquiry DC
621 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003