- Saint Louis University School of Law, Communications Intern - Under supervision of the SLU LAW Director of Marketing & Communications, intern will: develop media lists; monitor, report and track media hits; write press releases, media advisories, web copy and feature stories; staff media events as necessary; support general internal and external communications needs. This internship is unpaid, with flexible hours (minimum of 15 per week). If participating in this internship for University credit, all University requirements apply. Length of internship negotiable. For more information, contact Lauren Brucker, Saint Louis University School of Law. Phone: 314-977-3077. Email: email@example.com
- OASIS - Marketing/Communications Intern. Fall Semester. Unpaid. OASIS, a nation non-profit organization based in St. Louis, creates inspiring opportunities for adults to continue their personal growth and provides meaningful service to the community by offering classes in the arts, humanities, science, wellness, technology, tours and volunteer service. OASIS has an opening for a marketing/communications intern for the fall semester. Internship responsibilities include: writing press releases, designing ways to utilize social media, researching marketing sites, and designing ads and flyers. Marketing, communications, or business majors are preferred. Internship tasks can be completed from home or school computer. To apply, please contact Jan Waters at 314-539-4558 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about OASIS, please visit www.oasisnet.org.
- Williams and Associates, Inc. - Seeking research assistants for HIV/AIDS Health Literacy Project. Non-paid. Flexible hours: 5-15 a week. Missouri Foundation For Health funded demonstration that addresses the health literacy needs of those living with HIV/AIDS, through assessment of current literacy levels and the development of HIV treatment information/education materials that improve client understanding of treatment, and results in improved treatment adherence. Assistants participate in the design, execution, analysis and evaluation of agency Research projects. Requirements: High motivation, self-management, and detail-orientation; responsible in meeting deadlines and making progress. Skill w/ Microsoft Office (especially Access), SPSS statistical software, and general Internet and electronic communications. Strong communication skills. Readiness to meet and work directly with clients. Must protect confidential and sensitive data with integrity. Interest in professional development in advanced social research. Capacity and willingness to learn new software, research methods, and work routines quickly under the mentorship of project staff; flexibility in responding to new research opportunities. First or Second year graduate student, with a long-term interest in Public Health. Ability to manage data collection by meeting paper and electronic mailing deadlines, entering data, transcribing tapes and handwritten notes; learn and use technology to do these tasks more efficiently. Ability to assist staff in writing code and analyzing data in SPSS. Assist staff and clients in the design, execution and evaluation of research project, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, one-on-one interviews, data integration and analysis. Produce written, tabular and visual materials for research reports and presentations. To apply, contact Erise Williams, Jr., Williams & Associates, Inc., 3618 North Spring Ave, St Louis, MO 63107. Email: email@example.com
- Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Missouri Chapter - Public Relations Internship - Please see Public Relations.
- Grace Hill Settlement House - Grace Hill Settlement House, a century-old nonprofit, is continuously seeking communications interns for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Part time communications (including PR, Marketing) positions available. Report to Director of Communications, working within in the Development Dept. Unpaid. Flexible Schedule. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites, non-profit work a plus. Responsibilities may include: drafting and editing communication pieces, planning agency events including a six-week summer concert series; designing and/or creating TV/radio/print advertising; exposure to development and fundraising; general website management. Contact information: Barbara Kasten, Grace Hill Settlement House; firstname.lastname@example.org; 2600 Hadley Street, 63106; 314-584-6907 fax; 314-584-6904 phone; prefer to receive correspondence through email. Visit Gracehill.org for more information.
- Catch a Falling Star - Currently seeking interns for the after-school counselor position. Interns will gain experience working with children of all abilities. Interns will be asked to create and implement activities, as well as assist the staff with any programs and activities. Please contact Kavitha Kareti, Director of Volunteers, at email@example.com or phone: 314-645-5556, ext. 102. Visit www.catchafallingstar.org for more info.
- National Council for Jewish Women - Internships available year round, for credit. Marketing, public relations, volunteer management, non-profit organizational work, direct service and fund raising. Assist in membership development, fundraising projects, grant research and writing and creating flyers and writing press releases. Call Ellen Alper. Phone: 314-993-5181. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Rolling application process.
- YWCA Metro St. Louis - Marketing/ Public Relations Internship available each fall, spring, and summer semester. YWCA Metro St. Louis' mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. The Marketing and Public Relations Intern will assist with public relations/marketing efforts for YWCA events, programs and special activities. This includes writing press releases, helping to develop and execute public relations and marketing plans, pitching stories to various media, working on strategic planning initiatives, and assisting with media opportunities. General office hours are between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; weekdays, hours and length of internship are negotiable. The position is unpaid. YWCA Metro St. Louis is located on the campus of Saint Louis University. Parking provided. Send resume and cover letter to: Pamela Bolden, director of public relations and marketing, email@example.com or YWCA Metro St. Louis, 3820 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108.
- Accion Social Comunitaria - Accion Social Comunitaria (ASC) offers an internship program for university students who wish or need to gain practical experience in their field. ASC is a not-for-profit organization that provides social and educational outreach to migrant families, with a history of and focus on working within the Spanish speaking community. The internship program at ASC is designed to provide experience for students in a variety of fields. There are five internship positions, each with its own area of focus. All students are expected to adhere to high standards of moral and professional conduct, as well as to the guidelines and expectations outlined within each area. Students may choose a program from the following areas of focus: communications, international studies, public relations, social work or Spanish. Help yourself and help a child. Become a part of our team. Visit the ASC office at 3646 Fairview Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116, or phone 314-664-5565. Visit www.accionsocialcomunitaria.org for more information
- Stella Maris Child Center - Internship position (unpaid) available at Stella Maris Child Center for a part-time/full-time teachers/assistant teachers working with children ages six weeks to six years. Stella Maris is a non-profit child care center that provides exceptional educational and social services to low-income families. This position is available all year and the intern will report to the Program Coordinator. Teacher intern is responsible for assisting in the creation and implementation of lesson plans and goals for the children as well as documenting daily anecdotals. Hours are flexible between 6 am to 6 pm, Monday - Friday. Teacher intern must have current negative TB screening, physical examination and background screening (to be provided by Stella Maris). Interested applicants should contact Mary Bolla 314-420-9023 or Rochelle Andre 314-367-7950. For more information on Stella Maris, please visit our website at stellamariscc.org
- Edward Jones Family YMCA - Marketing and Public relations Internship (ongoing). Unpaid. Assist with functions related to member services including overall branch marketing plan, member retention. special events, fundraising, collaboration with Corporate Partners through attendance of health fairs, press releases, website content, monthly e-newsletters, etc. Job requirements: working knowledge of design and layout; strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, Lotus and fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign); strong writing and communications skills. Send cover letter and resume to: Stephanie Schultz, District Marketing Director, 12521 Marine Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63146. Phone 314-439-9622. Fax 314-439-9667. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Food Outreach, Inc. - Development/marketing internship for college student with communication, organization and marketing skills. Unpaid. 12-20 hours/week. Within walking distance of SLU campus. Food Outreach's mission is to provide nutritional support to men, women and children with HIV/AIDS in order to enhance their quality of life. Contact Becky Reichardt, Development/Communications Manager, phone: 314-652-3663 (FOOD), email: email@example.com.
- YMCA of Greater St. Louis - Marketing and Public relations Internship (ongoing). Unpaid. Assist with functions related to member services including service center operations, overall branch marketing plan, member retention. special events and customer service duties. Job requirements: working knowledge of design and layout; strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Lotus and Quark; strong writing and communications skills. Send cover letter and resume to: Debbie Johnson, Director of Public Relations, YMCA of Greater St. Louis, 1528 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103. Phone 314-436-1177. Fax 314-436-1901. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Alzheimer's Association -
- Graphic Design Intern - Provide support for the Communications Coordinator. The internship can be done for university credit (through career services) or for resume experience, and is unpaid. Responsibilities: complete volunteer application, confidentiality policy, and other paperwork as required by the Alzheimer's Association; create flyers, brochures, posters; help with the newsletter, and numerous other graphic design projects; work with staff in all departments to meet a variety of graphic design needs. Qualifications: student in the field of graphics; knowledgeable in Adobe PageMaker, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Reader; good people and organizational skills; willingness to learn and try new things; ability to work with a supervisor and share projects; professionalism; self-starter or self-motivated; able to work independently in a busy environment; good written and oral communication skills; understanding of the Chapter's mission and programs; full understanding and compliance with confidentiality policy; attend student orientation as scheduled or make individual arrangements as needed. Flexible hours. Minimum of one semester commitment required. Application Deadlines: Please submit resume and cover letter. A sample porfolio is required at the time of application. Students must be prepared to bring their portfolio if selected for an interview.
- Communications and Journalism Intern - Provide support for the Communications Coordinator. The internship can be done for university credit (through career services) or for resume experience, and is unpaid. Responsibilities: Complete volunteer application, confidentiality policy, and other paperwork as required by the Alzheimer's Association. Help with assorted ongoing projects including: writing and distributing press releases; researching, interviewing, and writing for newsletter articles; proofreading; and searching websites for Alzheimer related articles; help compile detailed local media contact list that we will use now and in the future. Qualifications: highly organized and detail oriented Junior or senior-level undergraduate or graduate student in communications and/ or journalism; writing and proofreading experience needed; understanding of the Chapter's mission and programs; full understanding and compliance with confidentiality policy; completion of Volunteer Basic Training within 90 days of start date.
- Special Events Intern - The Special Events Intern helps with tasks related to the planning, organization, and execution of the Affair To Remember gala dinner in the spring, A Round to Remember gold tournament in the summer, and the 6 Walks to End Alzheimer's events in September. The internship can be done for university credit (through career services) or for resume experience, and is unpaid. The Special Events Intern reports to the Special Events Coordinator. Responsibilities: Complete volunteer application, confidentiality policy, and other paperwork as required by the Alzheimer's Association; attend and assist in the execution of special events; communicate and correspond with representatives from various constituencies, such as team captains, corporate sponsors, and planning committee members; update and maintain both paper and electronic files related to event participants, corporate sponsorships, and in-kind donations; assist with other development projects as assigned by the Events Coordinator or the Director of Development. Qualifications: attention to detail coupled with an ability to see the "big picture"; effective written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills and ability to take initiative; flexibility in light of last minute changes to projects or schedules; ability to work under pressure or intense deadlines; understanding of the Chapter's mission and programs; full understanding and compliance with confidentiality policy; attend student orientation as scheduled or make individual arrangements as needed.
- Social Networking and Web Communications Intern - provide support for the Communications/Marketing Coordinator as well a well-rounded and practical hands-on educational experience for the student; The internship can be done for university credit (through career services) or for resume experience, and is unpaid; Responsibilities: Complete volunteer application, confidentiality policy, and other paperwork as required by the Alzheimer's Association; Manage chapter messages through use of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook; Use SEO (search engine optimization) techniques to author web pieces that drive traffic to www.alzstl.org; Other writing and interview opportunities as negotiated; Other marketing and graphic design opportunities as negotiated; Qualifications; Highly organized and detail oriented Junior or senior-level undergraduate or graduate student in communications, journalism or marketing; Writing and copyediting experience needed; High level of critical thinking and judgment skills; Ability to represent the external messages of the chapter in a mature and professional manner; Trustworthy and professional with confidential information and passwords; Understanding of the Chapter's mission and programs; Full understanding and compliance with confidentiality policy; Completion of Volunteer Basic Training within 90 days of start date; Time Commitment: Hours are flexible and negotiable, likely ranging 5 hours/week; Minimum of one semester commitment required; Application Deadlines: Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples; Resumes may be submitted at any time, but preference is given to materials received before the following dates; Fall Internship - July 15; Spring Internship November 15; Summer Internship - March 15.
Resumes may be submitted at any time, but preference is given to materials received before the following dates: Fall Internship - July 15, Spring Internship - November 15, Summer Internship - March 15. Please send resume to or call to following contact: Debbie Eldbridge at email@example.com or call Debbie Eldridge at (314)801-0414.
- Neighborhood Houses - Writing/design intern for fall. Unpaid. Split time between The Hughes Group and Neighborhood Houses office on Delmar. Send resume and cover letter to Sandy Montgomery, Development Coordinator, Neighborhood Houses, 5621 Delmar, Suite 104, St. Louis, MO 63112. Phone: 314-383-1733. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Make-A-Wish Foundation -
- President Intern (2 openings) - Time Commitment: 8 - 12 hours per week. This internship was initially designed to provide the student with an overview of non-profit leadership/management. It could, however, be treated as an opportunity to work in various departments, such as public relations and fundraising, particularly with various board. Expected Assignments: Assist the president with any major projects, such as strategic planning, various board initiatives, major fundraising events, and general writing and proofreading; Be the primary liaison from headquarters (via phone and e-mail) to various board; relay messages in a timely fashion, set up meetings; Be a self-starter. Must be able to take a project and run with it. Should be comfortable asking questions and expressing ideas to higher-ups and major community leaders.
- Communications Internship(Web Design) - Time Commitment: 8 - 10 hours per week. Requirements: Excellent web design skills; proficient in Adobe (In Design/Contribute). Expected Assignments: Work with Communications Manager in developing and maintaining updates to our websites (including two other program center's websites). Creativity is a plus in helping us make a user-friendly and fun site!
- Program Services/Communications Intern - Time Commitment: 10 - 15 Hours per week. Requirements: Excellent written communication skills. Expected Assignments: Intern will interview wish families, wish granters after the wish and write stories to share with donor and others. Intern will also assist in creating an incentive program to encourage wish granters and wish families to get/submit more wish feedback (pictures, artwork, and thank you's) from families. Write articles for Communications Department newsletter regarding chapter news and upcoming events (posted on website).
- Special Events Internship - Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week per intern. Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office; some graphic design/layout experience preferred; able to communicate with people on various levels. Expected Assignments: Work directly with the Events Supervisor to coordinate multiple aspects of Wish Gala and Missouri Golf Tournament, the Foundation's® biggest fundraisers of the year. Plan and facilitate Serving Up Wishes, a St. Louis Rams annual event. Assist in the planning of Walk for Wishes, an annual event where teams and individuals walk the mall to raise money. Assist coordinator in contacting and securing vendors for above events. Participate in writing, layout and design of promotional materials
- Outreach Program/Marketing - Time Commitment: 8 - 10 hours per week. Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office; some graphic design/layout experience preferred; able to communicate with people on various levels. Expected Assignments: Work directly with the President to research various areas of our territory in preparation of outreach initiatives and with our National office to coordinate support needed from our offices on a regional and local level.
- Grant Writing/Development Program Intern - Time Commitment: 8 -12 hours per week. Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office; some marketing classes or experience; and some graphic/layout experience preferred. Expected Assignments: Work directly with the Development Supervisor in planning and executing upcoming campaigns. Assist in the design and creation of brochures and mailers to be mailed to donors. Other projects as well. Grant Writing Experience: Excellent writing skills needed to write proposals to current and future sponsors and build these relationships within the community. Maintain a database of sponsors in Excel as needed.
Send resume and cover letter to Karen Callahan, Volunteer Coordinator, 1324 North Rock Hill Rd., St. Louis, MO 63124 or email KCallahan@stlouis.wish.org. For more information go to www.stlouis.wish.org.
- Stephen Ministries - Management internship. Curriculum development and course writing; business-to-business communications; web writing and design; publicity writing. Contact Kat Martin. Email: JobPostings@sevenways.org. Phone: 314-428-2600. Visit website at www.stephenministries.org.
- Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition - Internship opportunities in Cable Television production assistance, Missouri Forum editing and author recruitment, Internet audio-streaming. Contact John Hickey or Don Dressel, 314-531-2288 or email email@example.com. Visit www.missouriprovote.org for more information.
- St. Ambrose Catholic School - Marketing communications intern. Develop strategies and materials for enrollment growth and image enhancement. Compensation: reimbursement for travel/gas, plus $500 stipend. Contact Sr. Carol Sansone, ASCJ, principal, 314-772-1437.
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Currently recruiting fall, spring and summer interns. Four internship positions available year-round:
- Volunteer Development Intern - Assist with the organization, marketing, recruitment, and management of ongoing and day-of-event volunteers who support the NMSS programs and fundraising events. Marketing of events may include development of print materials and promotional items, writing newsletter and/or press releases, approaching corporations/organizations for volunteer involvement.
- Public Relations Intern - Develop press releases and place stories about agency services, program and special events. Review and update agency media lists. Miscellaneous writing assignments for Chapter newsletter, web site and other agency communication vehicles. $500 stipend upon completion of 240 hours of service.
- Corporate Campaign Intern - Research, contact and track donors and corporations; develop print materials; coordinate TeamMS activities; assist with grant writing. Development and database management a plus.
- Special Events Intern - Event planning for MS Walk, MS Challenge, MS 150 and other events. Marketing of events may include development of print materials, writing newsletter articles and press releases, approaching corporations and organizations for team involvement. Desktop publishing a plus.
Unpaid. However, at the successful completion of 240 service hours, the agency will pay a $500 stipend directly toward each student's tuition. Send resume and cover letter to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Gateway Area Chapter Office, 1867 Lackland Hill Parkway, St. Louis, MO 63146, or fax: 314-781-1440. For more information, contact Emily Jokerst, Volunteer Coordinator, at 314-781-9020. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.gatewaymssociety.org for more information.
- MothUp St. Louis - Writer/ Producer Internship; A local not-for-profit organization is seeking a dependable and self-reliant student for an unpaid internship; Clever prose is a plus.; A sense of humor and good attitude are musts; The organization's mission is to bring creative people together to inspire others; Community outreach is a main portion of their work as well as regular events featuring true stories told live without notes; MothUp St. Louis holds local events, typically every 4 to 6 weeks;
Primary duties: Behind-the-scenes work for and during our MothUp events; The intern must be familiar with operating a video camera, uploading videos, and performing minor video edits; The intern will also be in charge of helping us set up before events, documenting events through pictures and uploading resulting photo albums online; Responsibilities could expand to include scouting out new venues, creating graphic materials for marketing purposes (fliers, etc.), contacting and organizing guest judges and contacting and organizing sponsors for events; Please email resume to email@example.com; A well-written, creative and earnest email will most likely win us over; We are not averse to puns and haikus; www.themoth.org
- Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) -Internships: An internship program at St. Louis University where students can make a difference on issues they care about, like protecting our forests, expanding public transportation, or making textbooks affordable; Students can organize events around weatherizing local homes and community buildings or fundraising for local shelters; Through our intern program, students will learn how to plan and run the campaign, recruit and train a team of volunteers, work with the media, and educate their campus about these issues; If you want to make a difference and learn valuable skills, join our team of interns and volunteers; We've got plans to take on the problems our country faces - and with your help, we can; Spring Campaigns: Sustainable St. Louis University; Hunger & Homelessness; Better Public Transit; Make Textbooks Affordable; Find out more and apply for a Student PIRG internship: https://www.studentpirgs.org/internships; We our now accepting applications: Marites Velasquez, Field Organizer, Student PIRGs, http://www.studentpirgs.org, office: 312.544.4436 x 202, cell: 702.235.9988.
- Crossroads Hospice - Ongoing internshiplooking for interns to produce monthly volunteer newsletter; It is an online template and can be managed away from the office; Also to produce a memory book on Shutterfly including photos, patient memoirs and direct conversations from family and friends; Projects are under supervision of the marketing department; Unpaid; To learn more visit www.crossroadshospice.com;Contact Mary Duban at 314-801-6960 or Mary.Duban@crossroadshospice.com.
- Marketing Communications Intern for National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) - Internship available year round; Unpaid; Site supervisor: Ellen Alper, executive director; Web site: ncjwstl.org. Unpaid. Assist with all marketing and communications for the Section. Help manage social media, general media and outreach into the community. Write and place stories about the organization. Coordinate print publications with website and social media making sure all are up to date. Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Ellen Alper, firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 314-993-5181.
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