CFI-DC Seeks Intern

September 10, 2009

CFI is seeking an intern to work with the executive director in its 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