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Harvard WIT+ seeks an intern who will work directly with the Harvard WIT+ co-chairs to provide a wide range of administrative assistance for our monthly events, website and monthly digest, and our mentoring program. The intern will work both independently and in collaboration with Harvard WIT+ staff volunteers from across the university. Interested candidates should be independently motivated with a demonstrated interest in advancing diversity, equity and belonging who are comfortable with working under minimal supervision.

This paid internship is, working 15 hours a week during business hours (flexible based on the intern’s schedule). This is a temporary position and ideally the intern would be able to commit to a year, summer included.

Typical Core Duties:

  • Provide support for the WIT+ Programs (monthly speakers and a 6-month staff-led mentoring program)
  • Attend weekly program planning meetings
  • Coordinate events
  • Maintain the WIT+ webpage in OpenScholar (training provided)
  • Create content for social media channels
  • Research and analyze workforce/demographic data for presentations to team and Harvard IT leadership
  • Participate in meetings with department leaders
  • Keep abreast of gender and technology events at Harvard and elsewhere
  • Support diversity & inclusion communications and initiatives
  • Other projects as assigned



Basic Requirements:

  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite tools (including Outlook, Teams, Sharepoint, etc.), Zoom web conferencing, Mailchimp, OpenScholar, or other collaborative online tools
  • Administrative and project management experience, previous work experience in an office or department is highly desired
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications
  • Attention to detail

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated interest and enthusiasm in issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Experience with managing and hosting virtual events – including scheduling and running meetings
  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn new concepts and tools
  • Ability to collaborate and work individually under minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Interest in data visualization and analysis
  • Skilled in social media (specifically, twitter)


Apply for this role via Linkedin or Chegg