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State of Texas Alliance for Recycling – Summer & Fall Internship

Organization information:
State of Texas Alliance for Recycling, 501(c)3 nonprofit in the Austin area.
We are committed to our mission of increasing recycling rates in Texas, for
Texans. We have a team of two full-time staff members, a Board of Directors,
affiliated councils, and partnerships at the national level. For more
information about STAR, go to www.recyclingSTAR.org.

Job information:
The State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) is looking for individuals
eager for nonprofit experience in the Austin area. Our interns handle a range
of tasks including:

  • • Assisting with communications, PR and copywriting needs
  • • Contributing to our organization’s website
  • • Administrative and office duties
  • • Assisting with membership database renewals and upkeep
  • • Assistance coordinating and attending STAR events and conferences
  • • Helping out with digital/new media
  • • Ordinance/policy research
  • • Data input and management

Skill requirements:

Strong written and verbal communicative skills; detail-oriented, self-starter
who is organized and able to meet deadlines; strong research skills;
computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel

Job requirements:

Must have a college degree or be currently enrolled in a university and
working toward a degree; must be a US citizen; must be located in the Austin
area and have reliable transportation; must be able to work a minimum of 10
hours per week; will provide documentation for credit courses.

Contact information:
Please submit resumes or further questions to info@recyclingstar.org with
the subject line “STAR Internship”.



Wedding/Event Fall Intern
Cypress Falls Event Center - Wimberley, TX

Job Description :

Each selected intern will learn the ins and outs of a venue and assist the venue directors at Cypress Falls Event Center with any necessary event needs. By the end of this program the intern will be able to lead a wedding as if they were the director themselves. Understand what goes into planning any type of event. Learning how to communicate within the event setting. Organizational skills and distribution of responsibilities among vendors.

  • -20-25 hrs. a week on the grounds

  • -Assisting with wedding day set-up, last minute needs, and or day of coordination.

  • -Must shadow 2 tours

  • -15 office hours

  • -Take photos for social media sharing

  • -Wedding Design: using creative and new outlook on things such as centerpieces, décor, and or room transformation.

  • -Parking Attendant for up to three weddings/Golf Cart transportation of guests

  • -Property and Grounds Management: including wiping down chairs, set up table cloths, dining placement

  • -Vendor Receivable on event days

  • -One Leadership Wedding: two week/one week check in with vendors, write up timeline, run the rehearsal, they are the day of coordinator calling the shots

Qualifications:

  • -Must be a good communicator
  • -Must know how to manage and run most if not all basic social medias
  • -Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • -Must be able to work on their feet for long hours
  • -Must know how to have fun and work on a team
  • -Must have transportation
  • -Availability on weekends
  • Must be an  organized worker

Apply through Indeed.com here


Belle Vie Events is a full service wedding planner based out of New Braunfels, although we work in San Antonio, Austin, and the surrounding areas as well. Our mission is to work with each couple to bring their unique vision to life, and provide a stress-free experience on their wedding day.

We are currently looking for an intern to join our team. The goal of this internship is to gain a better understanding of the wedding planning process, network with other vendors, and learn how to effectively manage an event.

Duties:

  • Assisting with event design and logistics
  • Communicating with clients and vendors
  • Attending client and vendor meetings as needed
  • Researching vendors to match clients’ vision and budget
  • Assisting with management of social media accounts and blog posts
  • Wedding day setup and management

Qualifications:

  • Junior or senior standing
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • In-depth knowledge of Facebook and Instagram
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Willing to suggest ideas for décor or vendors
  • Interest in working in the wedding/event industry

Hours will vary and some weekends will be required. We can be flexible and work with your class schedule.

This position is unpaid, but you may have the opportunity to earn course credit, as well as gaining hands-on experience in the wedding industry.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Emily at hello@bellevieeventstx.com.


Madeline Manor -   Kyle, TX

Social Media and Event Planning Internship 

Madeline Manor is a new event venue located in Kyle, TX. We are seeking an intern to work approximately 10 hours per week.  Hours are flexible, but some weekend work should be expected. This is an unpaid position.

Duties include:

  • Manage website
  • Expand reach of social media
  • Develop flyers, brochures and other marketing materials
  • Respond to email inquires
  • Give tours of venue
  • Assist with set up of venue for events
  • Assist with day of coordination

Experience in Word Press and graphic design is desired, ability to meet and interact with clients is a must!

Interested candidates should submit resume to regina@madelinemanor.com

Visit our website at http://madelinemanor.com/


Hays County Food Bank Internships

San Marcos, TX

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Holly Hood at hhood@haysfoodbank.org for review and consideration.  Applicants are accepted year round so be sure to indicate your desired time frame as well as desired internship in your cover letter.

If there is not an internship listed that you are interested in however you feel you have something to offer we will consider special requests and projects if it can benefit our organization.

An internship is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals.

We accept internship applications for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Interns may seek class credit through their universities or colleges if they choose to, but it is not required. All internships are unpaid. Click on each opportunity to learn more.

Communication & Social Media Intern

We are looking for talented and creative individuals to help maintain and improve our communications network through traditional and new media projects. This person will report directly to the Communications Coordinator and should provide creative ideas and innovative solutions for our nonprofit to maintain positive public opinion and increase fundraising opportunities.

Development Internship

Hays County Food Bank seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with development efforts. This Internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of development and fundraising, while working for a community based nonprofit organization. Gain valuable, practical experience that will give you an edge when you enter the job market.

Operations Internship

We are looking for talented and creative individuals to support and collaborate with the Operations Team with special projects or tasks. This person will report directly to the Nutrition & Food Program Manager and should provide creative ideas and innovative solutions for our nonprofit to increase efficiency and workflow.

Outreach Internship

In an attempt to educate the community regarding hunger and to spread the word about food insecurity, the Hays County Food Bank attends and produces outreach events. The intern would be responsible for managing the event invitations, planning events, preparing materials and coordinating and managing volunteers at events. This intern reports directly to the Volunteer Services Manager.

Special Events Intern

Hays County Food Bank seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with special events efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of fundraising and event planning while working for a local community based nonprofit organization. Gain valuable, practical experience that will give you an edge when you enter the job market.


Operations Intern      - Austin, TX                                                                                                                           

Reports to:  VP of Operations & Administration

Position Status:  Intern (unpaid)

Time Commitment: 15 hours per week minimum **two semester commitment preferred**

(Anytime M-F between 9am-5pm)

Position Overview & Basic Function: The Operations intern will receive broad experience in many facets of the non-profit organization.  This is perfect for the person to aims to find efficient and effective methods to support the operations and resources of the organization. Focus will be on creative problem-solving, organizing processes and communicating best practices and opportunities to our paid and volunteer resources.  This dynamic position will have you working managing data one day, creating a lunch & learn development opportunity for staff another, and then researching vendors to lower costs and increase productivity.  Ability to manage multiple projects and willingness to see the importance of the details will be key to success.  

Primary Responsibilities:

Human resources

  • Recruitment, Hiring & Training of interns and staff
  • Employee Wellness Program Planning & Implementation
  • Staff & Volunteer Appreciation
  • Training and Professional Development

Operations

  • Assist with writing, editing and layout of policy and procedures documents
  • Support general office duties and look for ways to make internal operations more efficient and productive
  • Facilities, Purchasing and IT management

Constituent Database Management

  • Data management and reporting 
  • Data manipulation and analysis
  • Data entry, importing and organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Web research
  • Strong Data organization skills and experience

Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
  • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate
  • Have strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel)
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a college or university
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus 
  • Enrolled or hold degree in Human Resources, Database Management or Business Management

Other:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • A minimum of three days per week, with at least 4 hours per day.  
  • Hours may vary from the standard 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. based on upcoming events. 

Benefits:

  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • “Hands-On” ownership of projects, building experience in project management
  • Collaboration and networking with multiple departments and customers both internal and external

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to intern@komenaustin.org.  Include the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject line of the email.

About Susan G. Komen®Austin 

Susan G. Komen® Austin is an Austin-based nonprofit committed to saving lives locally and fighting breast cancer globally. Komen Austin is the only local breast cancer organization attacking the disease on all fronts – education, screening, treatment, follow-up care, survivorship support, advocacy and research. The organization serves the women and men in the city’s five-county area battling breast cancer by removing barriers to care for the uninsured and underinsured. Of the funds raised annually, Komen Austin invests up to 75 percent into local community health care grants and educational initiatives; the remaining 25 percent is invested into global research studies to find the cures for breast cancer.

Internships with Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Thank you for your interest. Internships in Congressional offices can be very rewarding experiences. I have a limited number of internships available from time to time in my San Antonio, Austin, and Washington, DC offices.

Interns on Capitol Hill have the opportunity to see how legislation is created, while interns in my Texas offices see how that legislation directly affects people and impacts our community.

If you are interested in interning, email Lloyd.Doggett@mail.house.gov with your resume and three references, a writing sample, and advise when and where you would be interested in working. While the demand usually exceeds the physical space available for people to work, I welcome your application. A quick way to express your views on key issues is by completing a questionnaire by clicking here.

I also encourage you to hit “like” on my Facebook page to learn about the latest federal news of my work in Congress. You can also subscribe to my newsletter under the 'Contact Lloyd' heading. You can also follow me on Twitter @RepLloydDoggett or subscribe to my YouTube channel.


 


AARP - Livable Communities Intern (TX)    Austin, TX
Full-time, Internship       Business Unit  Description


AARP Community, State and National Affairs
The Community, State and National Affairs (CSNA) team is a key contributor to AARP's mission of social change for Americans 50+ and their families. CSNA drives social change through our advocacy work by giving our members a voice—at the federal, state, local levels and community levels—on issues important to them such as Financial Resilience, Health Security, and Personal Fulfillment.

With a network of 53 offices in each state, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, we live where we work. This allows us to do what we do best…meet the people and directly engage in our communities to find out what they need and want, enabling us to educate our members with programs and information that is relevant to them.

Our state offices work hand-in-glove with AARP’s national office in Washington, DC. This reach—from community to state to federal – enables CSNA to better empower people 50+ to enjoy the way they live and work today, while reaching their goals for tomorrow…their life – their way.

This is a tremendous opportunity in this internship position to gain firsthand experience with communications, local and state lobbying of elected officials, events planning and advocacy strategy. This position will report directly to the Associate State Director of Outreach & Advocacy, and have frequent interactions with other State Office staff and volunteers in Fort Worth.

Job Duties

  • Proficiency in major social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube required.
  • Assist the Associate State Director with the planning and execution of the 2015 events, including assisting with logistics, phone calls and set-up of events.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Associate State Director, will assist with outreach and education on the Age-Friendly effort to community stakeholders through guided correspondence via email and telephone.
  • Assist with the development and execution of social media campaigns, utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, for Age-Friendly Fort Worth working with city partners and under the direction of the Associate State Director in Fort Worth.
  • As directed, provide additional administrative and logistical assistance on community outreach-focused events.
  • Support Associate State Director to prepare for events and meetings supporting AARP’s mission Duties include creating packets for editorial boards and marketing to community partners and members.

Requirements

  • Intern should be proficient in communications both oral and written.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and computer skills required.
  • Superior organizational skills, intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Applicant should be a current undergraduate in his/her junior or senior years with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office and events planning experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently on fast-paced, time-sensitive matters with internal and external constituents, while working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely and efficient manner with a creative eye to ensure that work is accurate.
  • Ability to utilize available technology to perform position responsibilities
  • Ability to work with people of all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university -- in their junior or senior years of their undergraduate studies, or in his/her second year of graduate school, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Submit to background clearance and drug testing
  • Residents of the city of Fort Worth are encouraged to apply.

To Apply for this Opportunity

  • Submit a current resume in response to the specific posted job, or indicate your preferred work location (we’re in all 50 states and U.S. territories);
  • A writing sample (please attach to with your application)
  • A cover letter detailing the areas of interest to you for an internship at AARP;
  • Two references from a college or university professor/instructor and a manager who is familiar with your work;
  • An official copy of a current semester transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (minimum GPA required of 3.0)
  • Submit to background clearance and drug testing.

Instructions for Uploading Your Cover Letter & Writing Sample

Adding cover letter and writing sample at time of application submission;

  • Complete the on-line application by clicking the SUBMIT button at the end of the application;
  • Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link at the top of the “MY APPLICATIONS” SCREEN;
  • Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS SECTION;
  • Click ADD ATTACHMENT;
  • Separately upload each document

Adding cover letter and writing samples at a later time

  • Access the AARP.org careers website – www.aarp.org/careers
  • Log in with the user name/password used at the time that you applied for the internship
  • Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link on the top right of the screen
  • Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS and ATTACHMENTS section
  • Click ADD ATTACHMENT
  • Separately upload each document

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

Apply here

https://www.applytracking.com/track.aspx/Sg04W


Family Eldercare - Austin, Texas

Intern ( part time ) -- Social Media & Communications -- Part time

5 reviews - Austin, TX 78754

This is an entry-level position, ideal for college students.

The Social Media & Communications intern assists in developing and maintaining positive relationships between Family Eldercare and our stakeholders. The intern’s duties involve elements of fundraising, marketing, and communications. Pertinent training is provided. You will be given the freedom to use your creativity and practice your skills with professionals who can give you useful feedback.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create and post branded social media content (Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/Instagram)
  • Assist with creating and managing monthly social media calendars
  • Graphic design for social media content, images, event flyers, etc.
  • Create monthly & event e-newsletters
  • Develop and implement a social media plan for upcoming events
  • Create short videos for social media and fundraising campaigns
  • Interview staff and volunteers about their experiences
  • Write short stories about the experiences of staff, clients, and volunteers
  • Take photos of clients, staff, and events for posting to social media
  • Special projects as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Basic computer and social media skills
  • Experience with Canva, Hootsuite, & Adobe Create Suite a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation to Family Eldercare
  • Must pass a criminal history background check

Competencies:

  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and on time
  • Self-starter who enjoys being creative
  • Detail oriented with good grammar
  • Respectful toward diversity of ideas and people

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • social media: 1 year
  • graphic design for social media: 1 year
  • Canva Hootsuite and/or Adobe Create Suite: 1 year

Required work authorization:

  • United States

For additional information:

info@familyeldercare.org
512.450.0844




Austin Film Festival, Austin, TX

The Austin Film Festival offers a variety of internships and apprenticeships for anyone interested in gaining insight and experience in the film industry.  There are opportunities in event and project management, conference management, development, marketing, public relations, social media as well as other areas. 

More information is available about the opportunities and how to apply here


 


Dell Children’s Medical Center

Volunteer Services Internships - Austin, TX

Job Description: The Volunteer Services Intern will work in the DCMC Volunteer Services office assisting with answering phones, greeting and directing volunteers; data entry; other duties as required.. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a business-oriented or volunteer management degree, possess excellent people skills, be able to interact well with medical staff, hospital patients and their families, and be able to assist management with a variety of tasks. This is a great opportunity to build your resume, develop excellent people and customer service skills, learn bookkeeping and accounting basics and be part of your community by contributing to the mission of Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Look here for more information  -


Events/Initiatives Intern - Austin

It's Time Texas

 07-22-2016

Company Overview
IT’S TIME TEXAS (ITT) is an Austin-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit cause-based organization that is dedicated to making healthy the norm in the Lone Star State. Our mission is to empower people to lead healthier lives and build a healthier community.
 
Position Overview
The Events/Initiative Intern is responsible for a number of projects that vary in timeframe, scale, and orientation. Main projects are specific to the Events/Initiative department and secondary projects may incorporate other divisions of IT’S TIME TEXAS such as Outreach. The purpose of these projects is not only to help improve ITT’s impact on the community, but also to provide valuable knowledge and experience to the intern’s education and career aspirations. Interns will have the opportunity to assist in the development and promotion of the ITT Summit, the Community Challenge, Healthy Texas Week and management of local community events. Our events provide individuals and families with fun, interactive learning opportunities, and introduce community members to the benefits of active, healthy lifestyles.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work directly with and provide support to Events/Initiatives Director
  • Research organizations and businesses for inclusion in outreach efforts for ITT Initiatives
  • Assist with calling and emailing organizations and businesses in areas
  • Development of event collateral including on-line promotion
  • Carry out event planning activities and arrangements as outlined by the Event Director
  • Marketing and promotion of ITT Events and Initiatives
  • Development of business partnerships
  • Assists with administrative duties including fax processing, sorting, collating, stuffing envelopes, mailings and other administrative functions as assigned.

Critical Skills/Abilities

  • Experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and leverage resources accordingly
  • Experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office Suite

Minimum Requirements

  • Junior or Senior working towards Bachelors’ degree in public relations, marketing or related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Mandatory attendance of internship orientation. Date TBD from 9:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.

Information and the application are here https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-team/



Social Media and Marketing Intern 

Susan G. Komen- Austin

The Social Media/Marketing Intern will support our mission by developing social media posts, videos, blogs and e-news to share our messaging through various online media outlets. The position requires excellent advertising writing skills and ability to effectively plan and implement various educational and fundraising messaging. **Writing samples are required with application.    20 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a consistent voice on social media
  • Collaborate with staff to create a communications calendar for all social media platforms and meet all deadlines
  • Communicate Komen Austin’s community efforts and events effectively through each platform
  • Write and edit for the organization's blog
  • Interact with staff, volunteers, board and others in the breast health community to recruit guest bloggers
  • Pull market statistics and research to find new ways to use these platforms
  • Assist with marketing and social media needs for these initiatives:
  • Spring – Perfectly Pink Party, Eat.Drink.Shop.PINK, Volunteer Appreciation Week, Minority Cancer Awareness Week, Community Partner Announcement
  • Fall – Race for the Cure, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hope for the Cure

DEADLINE for Fall semester is August 1

Look here for more information.






Internships at the Thinkery -  Austin, TX

Job Description:  The Thinkery (Austin's New Children's Museum) works with a wide range of interns.

Below are the positions we are seeking for the fall term:

  • Camp internship
  • Early Learner Program internship
  • EdExchange Program internship
  • Gallery Education internship
  • Graphic Design internship
  • Maker Education internship
  • Marketing & Communications internship
  • Public Programs internship
  • School Program internship
  • Teen Program internship
  • Volunteer Engagement internship

How to Apply: Each position has unique qualifications. Please read the position description links on our career site for complete information about the role. For instructions on how to apply, please the individual position descriptions listed on this site: http://thinkeryaustin.org/careers/


 



Recruiting Internship - Paid

CareerPlug - Austin, TX

Be a key contributor to an exciting start-up company in Austin, Texas!

CareerPlug provides innovative recruiting and HR software for over 6,000 growing companies.  Our Talent Management system includes applicant tracking, paperless onboarding, and performance management.  In addition, we create personalized recruitment campaigns that connect larger Fortune 500 companies with exceptional professionals to streamline the hiring process. Since 2007 we’ve been striving to make hiring easier for our clients and our unique Dedicated Account Manager structure allows us to provide clients with personalized, proactive service.

You can feel something special when you walk into our office located in the heart of Austin, TX.  You can hear Dedicated Account Managers working with clients and can tell that they really care.  You can see the evidence of our hard work and commitment by our goals up on the wall, right next to our Core Values.  And if you walk into one of our monthly innovation meetings you can feel the energy and creativity that’s present when every team member is contributing their ideas.  Best of all, you’ll hear us laugh and see us smile and know we love what we do!

The Recruiting Intern would support the Account Management team by performing an integral first step in building our candidate database. Your responsibilities would include internet research and review of a high volume of candidate resumes.

Our office is located right off MoPac and Barton Springs, just a couple blocks from Zilker Park.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform resume screening and selection using online resume databases
  • Maintain candidate records in our database
  • Account Management Projects as needed, such as:
    • Account feature updates
    • Prospective client research

Job Requirements:

  • Able to work at least 15-20 hours per week (Flexible hours that work with your schedule)
  • Able to maintain strong attention to detail while working on projects online for several hours at a time
  • Ability to work independently and stay focused while following a set process
  • General computer proficiency (can get things done online quickly and accurately)
  • Strong writing skills

Our team is growing as rapidly as our client base and we are always looking for top talent to join our team. Our leadership is dedicated to making CareerPlug one of the best places to work in Austin. Learn more about the recruiting industry while making a meaningful contribution at a local startup.

For more information and the application, look here

http://cplugjobs.careerplug.com/jobs/125632/apps/new


Besser Education - Various internships
Austin, San Antonio, San Marcos

About Us:

Besser Education is a small company based out of San Marcos serving the Central Texas area. We are in the business of getting children as young as three to understand college level science. Often times, this is done through extremely fun activities and experiments - classes, workshops, events, summer camps, after school programs, etc.

By working for Besser Education, you will be:

  • Getting hands on experience like no other
  • Have access to the inner workings of how small companies develop into much larger ones
  • Setting your own schedule and... most importantly ....
  • We care about YOUR goals as a person, for your own life. What are these goals? We work with you to set up an action plan and achieve what you want out of your life. 

Current Open Positions:       (Last updated 8/6/2015)

All position postings are in the form of a PDF. If for some reason you have trouble viewing this, please email Jobs@BesserEducation.com.

Marketing/Social Media Internship

  • Perfect for majors & minors of: PR, Marketing, Journalism, Writing
  • 2 internships available for Fall and Spring

More information and how to apply for this internship is here.

Office Manager Internship

  • Perfect for majors & minors of : Entrepreneurship, Management, Education
  • Be sure to mention if you've taken classes with Dr.Bell or are a member of C.E.O.! 
  • 1 internship available for Fall and Spring

More information and how to apply for this internship is here.

Innovation Manager - Research & Development Internship

  • Perfect for majors & minors of: Many, many fields! 
  • 1 - 2 internships available for Fall and Spring

More information and how to apply for this internship is here.

Project & Curriculum Development Internship

  • Perfect for majors & minors of: Education, Science, Writing
  • 1 - 2 internships available for Fall and Spring
  • Gain hands on lesson plan development experience, and optional classroom experience
  • Pet project of your choice dealing with any aspect of Besser Education

More information and how to apply for this internship is here.


 





CAMPO (Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization) (PAID internship)

Community Outreach Intern - Austin, TX

Internship Objective:

As part of CAMPO’s Community Outreach Team, work within a team to assist with and learn to develop, design, and implement community outreach, communication, and public information programs. Work is performed under supervision of the Community Outreach Manager with some latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Internship Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Support CAMPO leadership in community outreach, communication, and public information programs that communicate complex transportation planning processes to the public


  • Assist in creating and implementing community outreach plans and programs

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  • Assist with writing press releases, newsletters, web and print copy, and other external communication-related tasks


  • Research and identify relevant demographics, stakeholders, elected officials, and community groups for outreach programs

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  • Create and maintain databases and contact lists


  • Assist with creating social media campaigns, messages, and advertisements

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  • Assist with preparing presentations for a variety of audiences

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  • Assist with meeting logistics and preparation such as facility booking and set up, sign in sheets and other paper material, ADA compliance, and audio/video set up


  • Research and compile relevant news clips and information 
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Qualifications:



  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree in communication, public affairs, government, or related field


  • Ability to commit at least 15 hours a week to the internship


  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills, including outstanding oral and written communication skills


  • Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone, in writing, and in person to a variety of stakeholders


  • Willingness to learn to convey technical transportation planning terms and information in a user-friendly, non-technical manner


  • Willingness to learn about developing outreach and awareness campaign plans and materials


  • Preferred knowledge and experience with a variety of social media platforms and web platforms such as Wordpress


  • Preferred experience with public outreach, community engagement, and relationship-building


  • Ability to work independently at times with little supervision, as well as collaboratively as part of a team


  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Willingness to follow detailed instruction and learn about CAMPO’s practices and processes


  • Responsive and operates with a sense of timeliness and urgency

 Facilitation, mediation, and community outreach training a plus



Salary:

Salary is $15.00 per hour.



How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to campo@campotexas.org. Candidates will not be considered until both resume and cover letter are received.

CAMPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, CAMPO provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. CAMPO is a Drug Free & Tobacco Free Workplace.


Austin Angels

Communications & Writing Internship

Austin Angels has a few openings for fall 2017 Communications/Writing Interns and would love it if you would consider applying with us! Austin Angels is a local non-profit that supports foster care children. We are a community of volunteers and advocates that come together to uplift the most vulnerable youth in our country. These children have been removed from their home because they have been neglected, abandoned, or are the victims of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. They need the temporary protection and nurturing that a foster family can provide. We support these kids and the foster parents who care for them. We currently serve over 150 kids in  the Austin area.

Your role as a communications intern:

This internship gives real hands-on experience at a local non-profit and one-on-one personal coaching and mentoring; requiring the commitment and investment of its participants – provides the “learning” and “experience” it takes to thrive as a committed, competent and effective leader within the nonprofit community.

This course is committed to the Austin Angels mission and to impact the students’ life with purpose, service, and leadership. Austin Angels expects students to become value-centered and ethical leaders who want to positively influence and impact their community. 

Interns are passionately committing to making a difference in our community by investing and sharing the responsibility to care for our children in the foster care system. Interns are advanced students seeking to apply real world experience to their degree. Interns are under the supervision of the Director of the Internship Program (Susan Ramirez) and guidance of the Marketing Manager (Celina Concha- foster communications intern) and Case Manager (Kathleen Crow-former communications intern).

The main responsibility of an Austin Angels Intern is to be knowledgeable in all areas concerning our organization and learning the skills to execute tasks/assignments.

  • Weekly Social Media posts 
  • Write press releases and proposals 
  • Power Hour Meetings with CEO 
  • Bi-weekly blog posts and newsletters 
  • Build local partnerships with companies, other non-profits, and churches.
  • Attend and help plan board meetings, fundraising events, and engaged culture days 
  • Keep internship journal/log 
  • 2 Professional Development workshops 
  • Reading projects
  • Attend Needs Assessment and Trainings with foster parents and volunteers
  • Create Fundraising campaign 
  • Work approximately 10-20 hrs./week during the summer with the possibility to work evenings and occasional weekends. 

Austin Angels Summer internships are about 10-20 hours a week- unpaid.

To learn more about Austin Angels:

To apply:

  • Send Resume to  susan@austinangels.com with a brief description of why you feel like you would make a good fit
  • If you have any examples of graphic design work or social media you have done attach those as well  
  • Be able to attend Internship orientation/training (

The internship would be done mostly on your own time. A lot of the assignments are given and can be completed on your own. We do not have an office space, but we do have meetings (usually in Buda) and events all over Austin.

I would anticipate it taking about 10 hours a week to complete assignments and 8 hours a week to attend different events. It can be somewhat flexible.

Let Kathleen know if you have any other questions! Her cell phone is 817.692.6272 Good luck!


AARP - Livable Communities Intern (TX)    Austin, TX
Full-time, Internship       Business Unit  Description


AARP Community, State and National Affairs
The Community, State and National Affairs (CSNA) team is a key contributor to AARP's mission of social change for Americans 50+ and their families. CSNA drives social change through our advocacy work by giving our members a voice—at the federal, state, local levels and community levels—on issues important to them such as Financial Resilience, Health Security, and Personal Fulfillment.

With a network of 53 offices in each state, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, we live where we work. This allows us to do what we do best…meet the people and directly engage in our communities to find out what they need and want, enabling us to educate our members with programs and information that is relevant to them.

Our state offices work hand-in-glove with AARP’s national office in Washington, DC. This reach—from community to state to federal – enables CSNA to better empower people 50+ to enjoy the way they live and work today, while reaching their goals for tomorrow…their life – their way.

This is a tremendous opportunity in this internship position to gain firsthand experience with communications, local and state lobbying of elected officials, events planning and advocacy strategy. This position will report directly to the Associate State Director of Outreach & Advocacy, and have frequent interactions with other State Office staff and volunteers in Fort Worth.

Job Duties

  • Proficiency in major social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube required.
  • Assist the Associate State Director with the planning and execution of the 2015 events, including assisting with logistics, phone calls and set-up of events.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Associate State Director, will assist with outreach and education on the Age-Friendly effort to community stakeholders through guided correspondence via email and telephone.
  • Assist with the development and execution of social media campaigns, utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, for Age-Friendly Fort Worth working with city partners and under the direction of the Associate State Director in Fort Worth.
  • As directed, provide additional administrative and logistical assistance on community outreach-focused events.
  • Support Associate State Director to prepare for events and meetings supporting AARP’s mission Duties include creating packets for editorial boards and marketing to community partners and members.

Requirements

  • Intern should be proficient in communications both oral and written.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and computer skills required.
  • Superior organizational skills, intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Applicant should be a current undergraduate in his/her junior or senior years with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office and events planning experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently on fast-paced, time-sensitive matters with internal and external constituents, while working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely and efficient manner with a creative eye to ensure that work is accurate.
  • Ability to utilize available technology to perform position responsibilities
  • Ability to work with people of all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university -- in their junior or senior years of their undergraduate studies, or in his/her second year of graduate school, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Submit to background clearance and drug testing
  • Residents of the city of Fort Worth are encouraged to apply.

To Apply for this Opportunity

  • Submit a current resume in response to the specific posted job, or indicate your preferred work location (we’re in all 50 states and U.S. territories);
  • A writing sample (please attach to with your application)
  • A cover letter detailing the areas of interest to you for an internship at AARP;
  • Two references from a college or university professor/instructor and a manager who is familiar with your work;
  • An official copy of a current semester transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (minimum GPA required of 3.0)
  • Submit to background clearance and drug testing.

Instructions for Uploading Your Cover Letter & Writing Sample

Adding cover letter and writing sample at time of application submission;

  • Complete the on-line application by clicking the SUBMIT button at the end of the application;
  • Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link at the top of the “MY APPLICATIONS” SCREEN;
  • Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS SECTION;
  • Click ADD ATTACHMENT;
  • Separately upload each document

Adding cover letter and writing samples at a later time

  • Access the AARP.org careers website – www.aarp.org/careers
  • Log in with the user name/password used at the time that you applied for the internship
  • Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link on the top right of the screen
  • Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS and ATTACHMENTS section
  • Click ADD ATTACHMENT
  • Separately upload each document

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

Apply here

https://www.applytracking.com/track.aspx/Sg04W






Social Media Intern
Comal County Habitat for Humanity - New Braunfels, TX
Internship

Comal County Habitat for Humanity is seeking a social media intern who will work in the office and out in the community as our representative. The internship requires creativity, initiative, confidence and independence to complete projects individually while also exercising teamwork with the marketing team, as well as collaborating with other departments. This role offers the opportunity to explore the nonprofit sector in a fun, hands-on environment where the mission and efficiency are top priority. Comal Habitat guarantees that all interns gain real world experience in their field of choice.

Intern will :

  • Assist in creating and implementing social media strategy
  • Develop and produce engaging written and visual content for Comal County Habitat for Humanity across social media platforms
  • Consult with marketing team to carry out digital aspect of various projects
  • Researching and staying on top of digital trends and the online behaviors of specific target audiences, while staying within brand standards
  • Assist with marketing events
  •  
  • Qualifications :
  • Previous experience managing a brand’s social media (1 year of experience+ preferred)
  • Passion in storytelling
  • Solid understanding of the internet and social media marketing practices
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator
  • Ability to complete projects independently as well as in a team environment
  • Interest in nonprofits and desire to tell the community about our mission
  • Suggested majors: Public Relations, Mass Communication, Marketing

Please note this is an unpaid position.  Salary: $0.00 /year

Job Type: Internship

Job Location:     New Braunfels, TX

Required experience:

  • Social Media: 1 year

Information and application here

http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=89174d2e12b170d4&q=internships&l=78666&tk=1b40l1pu318qjd9u&from=ja&alid=5769dc8ae4b038f6b09ec62c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts

 


DRESS for SUCCESS INTERN - Austin, TX

Going Places Network Pre-employment Educational Program

The mission of Dress for Success Austin is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Interns will work to facilitate training, communicate with clients and assist with programs and reports as needed. 

Click here for more information 



 


 



 


Dell Children’s Medical Center

Volunteer Services Internships - Austin, TX

Job Description: The Volunteer Services Intern will work in the DCMC Volunteer Services office assisting with answering phones, greeting and directing volunteers; data entry; other duties as required.. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a business-oriented or volunteer management degree, possess excellent people skills, be able to interact well with medical staff, hospital patients and their families, and be able to assist management with a variety of tasks. This is a great opportunity to build your resume, develop excellent people and customer service skills, learn bookkeeping and accounting basics and be part of your community by contributing to the mission of Dell Children’s Medical Center.

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Dell Children’s Foundation Intern Job Description

Location:                                                                                                        Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas                                            4900 Mueller Blvd.                                                                                       Austin, TX 78723

Job Summary: Works in collaboration with foundation team on fundraising campaigns and development programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with fundraising campaigns including the creative process, production and mailing, and the acknowledgement process.
  • Creates printed materials and updates databases and websites with program information.
  • Supports the development and implementation of tracking strategies for solicitation efforts and perform analysis of data for results.
  • Assists with management of volunteer fundraising support groups as needed, including fundraising goals, annual fundraisers and recruitment of volunteers.
  • Helps manage and execute significant foundation projects; i.e. logistics and operations of the foundation’s annual giving and other special event programs.
  • Attends meetings with sponsors, donors and volunteers.
  • Must be professional, well-spoken, collaborative, detail-oriented and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Intern work schedules will be agreed upon between the intern and Dell Children’s staff for the duration of one semester. Interns may be asked to work a varying schedule including some night and weekend work depending on the events calendar. Interns shall not work more than 20 hours per week.

Internships receiving college credit will be given priority.

How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Audrey Pendergrass at aependergrass@ascension.org

 






For more information about internships, please contact:

Sue L. Stewart, M.A.

Director of
Undergraduate Studies

Office Location: Centennial Hall 322
Phone: 512.245.3856
Email: ss33@txstate.edu