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Special Projects and Events Intern - Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Reports To: Special Projects Manager

Overview: The Special Projects intern will help mobilize hundreds of young people by assisting in the execution of our events and special projects.

This intern will be required to work 12 hours per week from September 10-December 14. This position is paid $13/hour.

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


What you'll do:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of our annual Summit
  • Assist in the planning and execution of our Social Impact Bootcamps
  • Assist with communication between vendors venue and attendees
  • Help create programming for different events
  • Create communication timelines and strategies for all external conversations
  • Work with members from our marketing, creative, campaigns, and tech team to ensure successful events
  • Manage budgets and keep projects under budget
  • Keep track of timeline deliverables to keep projects on track
  • Assist in preparation for’s quarterly Board Meeting
  • Book travel for talent and staff when needed

What you'll learn:

  • Event management
  • Event programming
  • Cross-team collaboration
  • Working with events budgets ranging from $0-$20k
  • Project management
  • All of the words to Toto’s Africa

What we're looking for:

  • SUPER organized and detail oriented (you’ve already noticed the error made in the “What you’ll do” section)
  • You love all things event planning. Timelines and spreadsheets make you excited, spreadsheets are your weak spot, etc.
  • Self-starter, ability to work well alone or with others
  • Excellent communication skills: solid grammar, ability to convey messages clearly, good telephone manner
  • You love asking for people to donate items and feel invigorated every time you are able to haggle a price down
  • Experience in project management
  • Not required, but a plus -- you know all of the choreography to Beyonce’s Formation


  • Submit a resume and cover letter. Cover letter should be no more than 200 words and written in your regular, professional speaking voice. No boring cover letters. Seriously.


Please, no calls.

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