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Scholarship Intern - Spring 2018

Reports To: Marketing Manager

Overview: As the Scholarship Intern, you’ll provide direction and support to’s scholarship program. You’ll work closely with multiple teams to ensure the scholarship process runs smoothly by:

  • Acting as the scholarship liaison between marketing, finance and ​membership ​support teams
  • ​Managing and streamlining​ scholarship operations

For more information on our internship program including dates and compensation, please visit our internships page.



What you’ll do:

  • Marketing:
    • Create scholarship blurbs/rules for scholarship partners.
    • Manage relationship with scholarship partners to ensure scholarships are uploaded to databases in timely fashion without error.
    • ​Forge relationships with new scholarship partners to reach more young people. ​
    • Oversee updates to the scholarship page at the end of every month.​
  • Member Engagement:
    • Select scholarship winner at the close of each campaign.
    • Send and receive contracts and personal identification information from winners and upload into Salesforce and the scholarship Trello board.  
    • Lead communication with past scholarship winners.
  • Finance:
    • Once the scholarship winner is ready to receive their scholarship, you will be responsible for ​financial internal/external paperwork and updating​ Salesforce
  • Other Projects:
    • Research different platforms to alleviate manual or high-barrier aspects of our current scholarship process
    • SEO backlinking and partnership development across college & financial resource sites
    • Researching and fostering relationships with new scholarship partners

What you’ll learn:

  • How to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently
  • How to create incentive strategies to reach the most amount of young people and create the most impact
  • How to use data to inform and offer up smart process (and product!) recommendations across multiple teams
  • Ways to cultivate a positive scholarship experience

What we’re looking for:

  • A people person!  You’ll be on the front lines with our members and we want somebody who embodies the DoSomething spirit
  • Someone with communication skills. You’ll have to relay important and time-sensitive information between multiple teams
  • Impeccable organizational, time planning skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for putting smiles on people’s faces
  • Self-sufficient - you should be the type of person who will search high and low to find an answer yourself before asking someone else

How to apply:

  • Include your resume and cover letter (no more than 300 words) -- no boring cover letters!
  • Respond to the corresponding questionnaire

Please, no calls.

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