Internship posted by: Education Pioneers
Posted on: February 14, 2013
The Education Pioneers Summer Internship is a full-time, ten-week summer program where talented and motivated undergraduate students will get first-hand experience working for a rapidly growing and successful national nonprofit. Interns will be exposed to the many facets of Education Pioneers, work closely with sites or national teams during our summer training program, have the opportunity to attend the numerous networking and professional development events, and work on meaningful summer projects.
In addition, interns will have access to leaders in the field who share similar interests and serve as a thought partner throughout their job search process after graduation. Interns will also have exposure and networking opportunities with the multiple Partner organizations affiliated with Education Pioneers.
As a Summer Intern at Education Pioneers, you will gain valuable experience and exposure to the education sector. You will also work with a variety of internal regional and national teams. Interns play a critical role with responsibilities such as:
Experience & Qualifications
Education Pioneers seeks talented, high-achieving undergraduate students from all disciplines who are interested in applying analytical, project management and problem-solving skills to make an immediate impact and explore possible careers in urban education reform. Candidates must be able to commit to the full ten week program.
Strong candidates will also possess:
Compensation: Education Pioneers' Summer Internship is unpaid. The 2013 intern stipend is $1,600.00. Interns are also encouraged to apply for public interest funding / matching funds through their schools to supplement this amount.
Residency: Interns must live in local area during the internship.
Duration : 2013 Summer Internship Program will begin on Monday, June 3rd and end on Friday, August 9th.
Application Deadlines: There is a priority deadline for all positions located in the Oakland, CA office of Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. (Applications will continue to be accepted after this date.)
2013 Summer Internship Opportunities
BUSINESS OPERATIONS INTERN (Oakland, CA)
The Business Operations intern will support the Business Operations team with data and technology management at Education Pioneers. Working with the Manager and Associate of Business Operations, as well as the VP of Finance and Operations, the intern's main responsibilities will be working to identify opportunities to improve help & training resources, developing new training content, implementing data audits, and creating process documentation. Preferred qualifications include: interest in learning new technologies, aptitude for working with large sets of data, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
CURRICULUM & TRAINING INTERN (Oakland, CA)
The Curriculum & Training intern will wear multiple hats for the team. Working with the Director of Curriculum and Training and the Associate of National Programs, the intern's main responsibilities will be working to plan EP's signature event for the Analyst Fellowship (National Convening), support program evaluation throughout the summer and draft and distribute internal and external communications. Preferred qualifications include: project management experience, proven survey data analysis and problem-solving skills, highly motivated self-starter, and strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
EXTERNAL RELATIONS INTERN (Oakland, CA)
The External Relations intern will support the External Relations team with development, marketing, and communications. The intern's main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) supporting key development processes (like conducting prospect research, maintaining databases, and creating process documentation), (2) numerous marketing and communications activities (like drafting content for blogs, social media, e-newsletters, etc., supporting the production of collateral materials, conducting marketing/communication research (on reporters, articles, trends, etc.) and managing some of the organization's communications tools), and (3) providing general administrative support (like meetings with the Sales Team, trainings and professional development, scheduling, and other admin support as needed). Preferred qualifications include: interest in development and marketing for a fast growing organization; outstanding writing, communication, editing and proofreading skills; strong initiative, attention to detail, and organizational skills; and comfort and willingness to learn new technology systems (like Salesforce).
FINANCE & OPERATIONS INTERN (Oakland, CA)
The Finance and Operations intern will support the Finance and Administration team with HR and administrative tasks at Education Pioneers. Working with the Director of Finance and Administration and the Operations Associate, the intern's main responsibilities will be employee data management, creating and updating process documentation, assisting with onboarding of new staff members (technology set up, orientation, paperwork), and administer data audits. Preferred qualifications include: highly detail oriented, strong sense of discretion and integrity, and strong communication skills.
PROGRAM INTERN, NORTHERN REGION (Boston, MA)
The Greater Boston Program Intern will assist the Greater Boston Program team with planning and executing the Graduate School Fellowship summer workshops as well as some Alumni events. Responsibilities will include project planning, managing logistics for each event, attendance at all events (held Mon-Fri in Boston), and maintaining records in Salesforce of all event details including post-event survey results. The ideal candidate would have some event planning experience, be extremely detail oriented, be motivated to learn new technologies and skills, and be excited to get to know the education reform sector and meet people within it.
PROGRAM INTERN, NORTHERN REGION (Chicago, IL)
The Chicago Program Intern will assist the Chicago Program team with planning and executing the Graduate School Fellowship summer workshops, the summer Showcase and development/partner research. Responsibilities will include project planning, managing logistics for each event, attendance at all events, and maintaining records in Salesforce of all event details including post-event survey results. The ideal candidate would have some event planning experience, research skills, be detail oriented, be motivated to learn new technologies and skills, and be excited to get to know the education reform sector and meet people within it.
PROGRAM INTERN, WESTERN REGION (Oakland, CA ; Los Angeles, CA)
The Western Region is hiring two (2) Summer Interns to assist local program teams (placed in either the Bay Area or Los Angeles) with planning and executing the Graduate School Fellowship summer workshops as well as some Alumni events. Responsibilities will include project planning, managing logistics for each event, attendance at all events (held Mon-Fri in the Bay Area), and maintaining records in Salesforce of all event details including post-event survey results. The ideal candidates would have some event planning experience, be extremely detail oriented, be motivated to learn new technologies and skills, and be excited to get to know the education reform sector and meet people within it.
PROGRAM INTERN, SOUTHERN REGION (Houston, TX ; Washington, DC; New Orleans, LA; Memphis, TN)
Southern Region is hiring four (4) Program Interns will support local Southern Region teams in planning and executing Graduate School Fellowship events and programs. Primary responsibilities will include event planning, data management, and communication. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend events, interact with Fellows, and learn about the local and national education reform landscape. Our Texas (Rice Village) & Washington DC (25th & M Street) offices are small but dynamic and fun. This year, we also have exciting opportunities to learn about the education reform landscape in our new office launch cities of New Orleans & Memphis!
Recruiting and Admissions INtern/national team (Boston, MA)
The Recruiting and Admissions team works nationally with our target schools to source and recruit talented students through on-campus recruiting. Working with the Recruiting Manager and Associate, the R&A intern will coordinate with target schools across the nation to set up a successful recruiting season. Projects will include event planning, event execution, campus research and data entry. The intern should demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and the ability to represent Education Pioneers in a professional environment. Experience with Microsoft Excel is a plus.
Sector Impact Intern (Oakland, CA)
The Sector Impact intern will support the Sector Impact team in ensuring that the organization is able to fulfill its mission and realize its long-term outcomes: enhancing the capacity and effectiveness of our Alumni in high-impact roles in education, serving as a valued partner in solving high priority human capital issues in education reform, and increasing the capacity of the sector. The intern's primary responsibilities include data management, preparing and sending exceptional internal and external communications, technology implementation and project management. Ideal candidate would have strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, be extremely detail oriented, be motivated to learn new technologies and systems, and possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
To apply, please complete the online application at: http://www.tfaforms.com/272556