Internship Opportunity at Kahini (application deadline 12/1/14)


Internship Opportunity Announcement: Exclusively Offered to DePaul Students!
Organization: Kahini (
Term: January 2-September 30, 2015 

Job Description
This is a nine-month internship in program coordination and arts management. Successful applicants will work alongside, and in conversation with, Kahini program coordinators in Africa, Asia, North America, and Oceania. This position requires the intern, working closely with Kahini staff, to design, implement, and evaluate between a creative-writing workshop in Chicago, Illinois, September 18-20, 2015, using the Kahini method of workshop pedagogy.

Interns can expect to work between 1-3 hours per week leading up to the workshop weekend, and about 25 hours during the three-day program.

Applicants must be in their junior year or higher, majoring in creative writing or English literature. Equal preference is given to undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and communication skills, work well in collaboration with others, and be a self-starter.

This is an unpaid nine-month internship.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Please put Internship Application in the subject line. In your cover letter, please demonstrate knowledge of Kahini’s mission, programs, and strategic plan, all available online at, and discuss how your career and writing goals would be furthered by working in conversation with writers across multiple borders.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2015