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INTERNSHIPS AT EMERALD HILLS INSTITUTE

Emerald Hills Institute offers a competitive internship program that provides students and graduates the opportunity to make important professional social change and community contributions.

Interns can choose from short or long-term projects during their internship period, in addition to daily responsibilities. Emerald Hills Institute Interns will receive compensation when available based on our funding, compensation is not guaranteed. 

Candidates may apply to one or multiple areas that align with student majors or areas of interest.

 

Public and Global Affairs and Events

The intern will assist the Director of Events with daily operations, as well as monthly projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the coordination of forums

  • Research local and international forum topics

  • Write bios for forum speakers

  • Interview forum speakers

  • Manage speaker databases

  • Provide content related to Public Global Affairs for social media accounts

  • Work with interns to create project proposals

  • Create and facilitate leadership development for office, employees, and other interns (HR Development Day)

 

Community Engagement and Outreach

The intern will assist the Volunteer and Program Coordinator with daily operations, as well as monthly projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and assist in the organization of Interfaith/Intercultural programs and its database development

  • Manage event invitations, and communicate with participants.

  • Plan & coordinate Interfaith/Intercultural Gatherings

  • Work with team members on new ideas

  • Create interfaith/intercultural content for social media accounts

  • Oversee and assist in the organization of Community Service and its database development

  • Manage event invitations, and communicate with participants.

  • Plan & coordinate Community Service programs 

  • Work with team members on new ideas

  • Create Community Engagement content for social media accounts

 

Fundraising and Development

The intern will assist the Development and Fundraising Coordinator with daily operations, as well as monthly projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with grant, sponsorship, and funding research

  • Attend fundraising events and workshops

  • Develop funding calendar and track deadlines

  • Assist with grant writing, letters of inquiry, and applications

  • Communicate with candidates via phone and email

  • Selection process management

  • Assist with organization on-boarding processes

  • Manage open internship postings on various career and university website

 

Social Media and Marketing

The intern will assist the Volunteer and Program Coordinator with daily operations, as well as monthly projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Research and contribute to Emerald Hills Institute social media accounts (1 post per week)

  • Contact EHI members and sources for interviews and research

  • Produce PR materials

  • Brainstorm and develop new programs and initiatives at EHI

  • Generate content for social media

  • Create/update social media content

  • Create/update website content

  • Video events and edit video content

*Skills Required to complete job consist of the ability to multitask, navigate throughout multiple social media platforms, basic recording and editing skills including Photoshop and iMovie.

 

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in varied social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Proficient in basic MS Office tools (Word, Excel)
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to see tasks/projects through to completion
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-oriented environment

 

Desired Skills/Preferences:

Related degree or field of study in Journalism, Communications, International Studies, Political Science, Social Studies, and Education.

 

Time Commitment:

Approximately 5-10 hours in a week, Mon – Fri (flexible).

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please complete the application below and contact info@emeraldhillsinstitute.org for more information, or inquiries. Accepted applicants will be called for an interview.

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