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Brown Mamas is growing, and we need help.  If you are a Pittsburgh student (or transplant to Pittsburgh) who is passionate about Black families and the women who are raising and rearing them, you could be our new intern.  In exchange for college credit, Brown Mamas would love to offer a student the opportunity to engage, both online and offline, with Pittsburgh’s African-American mothering community.

Brown Mamas is a local support group for Black mothers that focuses on providing engaging and positive socialization opportunities for Black mothers and their children, and helping Black mothers gain access to the information and resources necessary to sustain happy, healthy families.

The chosen intern will complete the experience having mastered WordPress, gained a wealth of knowledge in social media management, experienced working in an urban setting with under-served and represented individuals, and having assisted in the implementation of social media campaigns on behalf of Brown Mamas and its sponsors.

Internship Description

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Be passionate about and sensitive to the issues affecting Black mothers and their families
  • Work 8-10 hours a week
  • Have lots of experience posting on various social media outlets
    • A student who loves posting updates on their own social media outlets and has a following of their own would be ideal.
  • Complete simple graphic design (often from templates provided)  However, someone who has an eye for graphics would be appreciated
  • Be at least familiar with WordPress (training will be offered)
  • Familiarity with Hootsuite, Canva, Adobe Suite and Facebook Insights and Analytics is helpful

This is an opportunity for a college student in exchange for credit. To be considered, fill out the Google Form below.  If you or your Internship Coordinator have questions please feel free to contact me (Cynthia Mendoza) at pghbrownmamas@gmail.com. I look forward to working with the right person.

 

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Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on muffymendoza.com.

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