Center for Women seeks Research Intern

The Center for Women is a non-profit organization that serves to educate and advocate so that women
in Charleston are equipped to achieve personal and professional success. We are seeking a Research
Intern to assist our team and support our mission. This person will be responsible for research and
analysis that guides our programming and keeps our audience informed about the progress and
challenges faced by women in our community.

The Research Intern’s primary responsibility will be to compile a scorecard that measures various
indicators of gender inequality in South Carolina, which will function as an update to the Status of
Women Report we released in 2015. The original report can be viewed on our website:


– Research the status of women’s leadership, health, and economic security in South Carolina
– Work with communications staff to compile most recent data into a scorecard for publication
– Communicate findings through articles for the Center for Women website and newsletter
– Assist with data entry and analysis from program and membership surveys
– Contribute to ongoing development of program evaluation mechanisms


– Excellent written communication skills
– Ability to synthesize information and tell a meaningful story with data
– Academic research experience
– Attention to detail
– Demonstrable interest in women’s empowerment

Learning Objectives:

– Understanding of research methods and sources for national, statewide, and local data
– Effective strategies for communicating issue-based data to a broad audience
– Introduction to nonprofit workflow and management

Interns should be able to commit 12-15 hours per week, with room for flexibility. This internship is unpaid but provides the opportunity to attend all Center for Women events, including networking opportunities with some of the top professionals in Charleston.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

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