Critical Path Intern

Opportunity Type: Internship

FIGHT Program: Critical Path Project

The Critical Path Project is a digital inclusion training and advocacy program that enables low-income people to have access to the Internet and digital literacy training. Ensuring that all communities have Internet access is a fundamental and necessary strategy in FIGHT’s mission to end the AIDS epidemic and to address the critical need for all people to be able to access high-quality and relevant health information. The Critical Path Project serves all people of all ages.

The Critical Path Intern would be responsible for aiding the Digital Literacy Instructors with coordinating, scheduling, recruiting for, and teaching digital literacy classes; maintaining student records; and assisting the Public Computer Center Assistant during open lab hours.

To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Ally Richman, Library and Digital Literacy Manager at arichman@fight.org.

Hours

To be determined

Compensation

Internships are available on an unpaid, for school credit, basis.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist Public Computer Center Assistant with participants during open lab hours. Provide coverage for the computer lab if needed.
  • Assist Instructors with digital literacy class and workshop delivery, including basic computer skills, Microsoft Word, and accessing health information online.
  • Recruit participants for Critical Path Classes and Workshops.
  • Collect and enter student demographic and class data.
  • Seek out and keep up to date valuable referral resources for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Help Critical Path Training Coordinator manage technology including updating iPads, organizing mobile labs, and other equipment as needed.

Qualifications

  • Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Office.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Flexible, self-motivated, organized, able to work well under pressure.
  • Willingness to take on other tasks as assigned.
  • Sensitive to cultural, economic, gender, and sexual orientation differences.
  • Background knowledge of health inequality, digital divide issues, LGBTQ and/or HIV/AIDS issues.

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