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Events and Communication Intern

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City Year | Boston, MA
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June 19, 2020

City Year Boston provides hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate students interested in non-profit administration careers. Interns will support a variety of projects that help City Year carry out our education mission by assisting in customer service, research, data collection, event execution, and more. Each intern will be matched with a specific department (descriptions below). Additionally, each intern will assist with general office operations, administrative work, event support, and data entry. Internships are typically between 10 and 20 hours per week during business hours (9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday), and can be flexible with a student's academic calendar and extracurricular commitments. Please note that all internships are office based and interns do not serve in schools.


The following internship is available at City Year Boston:  

  • EVENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN: The Events and Communications Intern must be passionate for event planning, love the nitty gritty details, and have strong writing and organizational skills. They should enjoy managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Experience in photography, video, and editing, and graphic design a plus.

Responsibilities include: Partner with the communications team and Senior Events Producer to execute 3 fundraising events, including gala and other external engagements. Assist in creation of event schedule and event staffing plans, create, administer and analyze post-event surveys, conduct venue research with a focus on inclusion, monitor award processes, content creation for social media, event listing postings

**Graphic design skills/knowledge not necessary but opportunity for growth if it is an area of interest**

This position will assist the Communications Team with all aspects of executing City Year's event strategy.

 

Internship Details

This is an unpaid opportunity where interns will learn and develop a variety of highly competitive resume building skills including organization, teamwork, project planning and execution, communication skills and customer service, multi-tasking, service learning, and networking. It is up to the applicant to determine whether they are eligible for credit, scholarship, or work study money from their school. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in Corporate Service Days with our Development team, Lunch and Learn seminars with members of our Leadership Team, and will be paired with a staff member who will serve as their mentor throughout the internship.

City Year Boston interns are required to commit a minimum of 10-12 hours per week. This internship will run from Winter 2020 – June 19 2020

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent written, oral, and computer skills.
  • Experience with photo, video editing a plus!
  • Attention to detail, ability to take direction, and a commitment to quality work.
  • Prompt, flexible, willingness to learn and organized.
  • Capable of working individually and on a team.
  • Commitment to service.
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How to Apply

Along with submitting your resume and cover letter please also Tell us about an event you helped planned or attended and why was it successful/impactful?

City Year Boston provides hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate students interested in non-profit administration careers. Interns will support a variety of projects that help City Year carry out our education mission by…

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How to Apply

Along with submitting your resume and cover letter please also Tell us about an event you helped planned or attended and why was it successful/impactful?

Along with submitting your resume and cover letter please also Tell us about an event you helped planned or attended and why was it successful/impactful?

Location

287 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

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