Intern With FII

FII’s Internship Programs

Feminism In India (FII) is an award-winning digital intersectional feminist platform to learn, educate and develop a feminist sensibility and unravel the F-word among the youth in India. It aims to become a one-stop platform for everything related to feminism in India. FII offers full-time office based paid internships and part-time online unpaid internships. The internships are open to both students and young professionals. Read closely before applying!

Editor’s Note: We have a strong no-appropriation editorial policy, please read about it here. Feminism In India is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages Dalit, Bahujan and Adivasi writers, as well as gender non-binary, trans writers and people with disabilities.

1. Multimedia Internship

We are looking for interns, based anywhere in India, for the multimedia internship programme at FII. FII offers work-from-anywhere multimedia internship programs to students and professionals alike. This position would require you to work predominantly with multimedia (video, podcast, reel) content.

The eight-week program will be relevant work experience for people looking for a career in the media and social sector or to just engage with feminism, gender, sexuality, caste and other relevant topics. Interns only need a regularly functioning internet connection and a computer/laptop & smartphone and would be expected to commit 2-3 hours daily depending on the work tasks. After successful completion of the internship, interns will receive a certificate of work experience and a letter of recommendation on request. Feedback will be a two-way process where the focus would be to improve the internship experience.

Nature of the internship: Online, remote and part-time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Helping in the video production at FII 
  • Creating weekly reels/short form video content for our social media platforms. 
  • Conceptualising, scripting, shooting, and editing one video in their tenure as interns
  • Creating graphics and creatives on Canva for video thumbnails and promotional posts. 
  • Exploring podcasts and other audio-visual content from pre to post production.
  • Researching Youtube and Social Media marketing. 
  • Identify stories to cover and ideating 
  • Submitting one photo essay in their time as interns. 

Required skills

  • Knowledge of any video editing software (Adobe premiere pro preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of Canva 
  • Ability to research for and script videos 
  • Photography skills (optional) 
  • A sense of ethical journalism, i.e. what kind of language to use, pictures to feature, especially when working on sensitive issues.
  • Ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and work well with the team.

How to apply

If you’re interested, please email us with the subject ‘Multimedia Internship: (your name)’ and attach the following information at careers@feminisminindia.com by 8th September, 2021. 

  • A video sample (edited by you) 
  • Resume/CV (Please mention technical skills clearly) 
  • Please send us a short anchor video of maximum 2 minutes on what intersectionality means to you reflecting on your own social position.
  • A cover letter that includes why you want to intern at FII, and what you would like to do during your internship. 
  • Photography sample (optional)

Internship begins: 20th September 

2. Editorial Internship

FII offers work-from-anywhere internship program to students and professionals alike. The internship program aims to develop and deepen one’s understanding of feminism while providing skill-based training on feminist writing, content writing and editing.

The eight-week program will be a relevant work experience for people looking for a career in the media and social sector or to just engage with feminism, gender, sexuality, caste and other relevant topics. Interns only need a regularly functioning internet connection and a computer/laptop & smart phone and would be expected to commit 2-3 hours daily depending on the work tasks. After successful completion of the internship, interns will receive a certificate of work experience and a letter of recommendation on request. Feedback will be a two-way process where the focus would be to improve the internship experience.

Nature of the internship: Online, remote and part-time

How to apply

Upcoming online internship: 1st November-31st December 2021

If you’re interested, please email us with subject ‘Online internship: (your name)’ and attach your resume and cover letter with the following information at careers@feminisminindia.com by 27th October 2021

  • Please send us a short write-up of maximum 200 words on what intersectionality means to you reflecting on your own social position.
  • Why do you want to intern at FII?
  • What would you like to do during your internship?
  • Previous writing sample (preferably published)
  • Social media accounts (if any)
  • An article on any one of the following:
  1. Critique any popular movie, or web/television series through an intersectional feminist lens. The film/show can be of any language and timeline, but preferably something that was viewed widely and gained popularity while it was released or, over time. (Word limit: 800-1000 words)
  2. In the wake of the re-opening of social spaces and travel post the pandemic shut downs, critically evaluate the efficacy of the Indian government in handling the crisis. Please base your elaboration on data, policy analysis, as well as reportage of events throughout the pandemic. (Word limit 800-1000 words)
  3. The social media is a space where everyone has a platform to express themselves, and we see quite many young people being vocal about their ideas. Discuss how ‘influencer culture’ has impacted our dialogues on caste, privilege and consumerism. (Word limit: 800-1000 words)