Programs Intern • Austin, Texas

As a Programs Intern, you’ll provide organizational and administrative support to keep our Programs team operating effectively. You’ll help the team with research, partnership development, coalition coordination, database management and more.


  • You’ll gain first-hand experience managing programs, partners, and communications with our Hubspot database.

  • You’ll identify, curate and educate the team on the latest human trafficking research emerging in the field.

  • You’ll research and organize prospective partners and customers for our national Lighthouse Victim Identification Initiative.

  • You’ll maintain vital information and documentation about current partnerships to keep our records in top shape in Hubspot.

  • You’ll prepare materials and additional support for trainings, demos and presentations.

  • You’ll learn about and meeting with hundreds of organizations, including members of the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking, as you help organize and take notes for demos, working groups, and Coalition meetings.

  • You'll support the team in various administrative tasks that keep the org running every day.

  • You'll assist with special projects as needed.

You are a team player who serves.
You care more about the success of the mission than personal recognition. You love seeing your team win.

You are a self-starter who drives projects forward without too much direction.
You can take big ideas, goals or instructions and successfully chart a course to produce a deliverable without anyone looking over your shoulder.

You can see common themes and solve problems.
You like making connections and making things work better. You believe every challenge has a solution, even if it’s not yet clear.

 You have experience and education to back you up.
You are an undergraduate or graduate student. You also have exposure to nonprofits, social enterprises or other work that’s valuable.

You pay attention to detail and have high standards for your work.
Creating structure out of chaos makes you happy. You are proficient with Excel and can quickly learn new data/project tools. You believe an hour organizing something is an hour well spent and that a job isn’t done until it’s done right.

You’ll start either in August or September and commit until December (if it's a great fit, we can evaluate extending the internship until May). We’ll need you for 10-20 hours a week, and we’re flexible to work with your class or work schedule. Access to transportation is strongly preferred. This position is unpaid, but we’re happy to work with your institution to provide academic credit.

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