The Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy is pleased to announce a new externship opportunity for a Clinton School student to work with our partner, the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. This position will allow a Clinton School student to work on the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Girls of Promise Conference, which will be held October 2-3 at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, AR.
“The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas has enjoyed a long and successful history of collaboration with the Clinton School of Public Service students on their field service work, research projects, and through their volunteer efforts,” said Lynnette Watts, Executive Director of Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. ”In particular, the externship will afford a student with the skills in developing leadership and program planning.”
In this role, the student will have the opportunity to gain experience in implementing and managing the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas annual Girls of Promise Conference, including tasks such as: establishing working relationships with stakeholders and community groups, and developing a strategic plan to guide the organization’s goals.
The Center has a long-standing, strategic partnership with the Women’s Foundation and is excited to deepen its commitment to fostering philanthropy and developing talented young women who are pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
“The Center is thrilled to partner with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas to offer a unique opportunity for a student to obtain real world work experience in the field of philanthropy,” said Charlotte L. Williams, Associate Professor and Director of the Clinton School of Public Service Center on Community Philanthropy. ”Developing leadership and educational opportunities for Clinton School students are critical components of the Center’s work.”