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SAALT offers multiple opportunities to diverse individuals who bring both commitment and skills to enact social change at a rapid-paced national non-profit.


Community Partnerships Manager

Part-time Accounting Assistant/Clerk


Spring 2018

Communications Intern
Spring 2018 Priority Deadline:  October 31, 2017

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) is a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that elevates the voices and perspectives of South Asian individuals and organizations to build a more just and inclusive society in the United States. SAALT is located in Takoma Park, MD (near Washington, D.C.) and is accessible by the metro. See our website at www.saalt.org or email us at info@saalt.org for more information.

SAALT’s internships enable students to promote the civic and political engagement of South Asians in the United States. We encourage applications from undergraduate, graduate, and law students who are self-motivated and committed to working toward social change in your community.

The following internship is available for Spring 2018 at SAALT’s office in Takoma Park, MD:

Communications Intern

The communications intern will support SAALT’s social media and communications work by:

  • Assisting with projects that include media components, including planning media roll-outs; drafting and editing press releases and other media submissions; and making press calls and pitches
  • Drafting content highlighting SAALT’s work to share with national membership and other stakeholders via listservs and other forms of distribution
  • Maintaining ethnic and mainstream media lists


  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other basic programs
  • Experience with high-volume email management
  • Keen attention to detail and resourcefulness
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects (individual and team-based) in a rapid-paced work environment
  • Understanding of issues affecting immigrant or South Asian communities
  • Interest in learning more about the non-profit sector and developing professional office skills

NOTE: All interns will provide communications and general support to programs such as the Young Leaders Institute.


Spring 2018 interns will be provided a modest stipend. SAALT can also work with potential candidates to arrange for class credit. We encourage a commitment of at least 24 hours per week for 10–12 weeks. Part-time and full-time internships are available.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your cover letter demonstrating your qualifications, resume, and 1–3  page unedited writing sample as a single PDF file to info@saalt.org and indicate “Communications Internship” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 31st. Only potential candidates will be contacted. No calls, please.

SAALT is an equal opportunity employer.

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