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World Trade Center St. Louis

The World Trade Center St. Louis is accepting internship applications for Winter/Spring 2019. Deadline: Positions open until filled

There are four internships available (click the internship title to see the description):  

- Events Marketing Intern
- International Research Intern
- Immigration Communication and Social Media Intern for St. Louis Mosaic Project
- Immigration Community Development Assistant

Internship requirements: 15 to 20 hours per week
Procedure: Send a cover letter/resume to: Karen Gentles at internships@worldtradecenter-stl.com

Please note, WTC is a nonprofit organization and internships are unpaid.

Volunteer Advancement Intern

Seeking experience in volunteer recruitment, training, management, recognition and evaluation in programming built on best practices, then this internship is for you! This role supports LCMS Volunteer Connection volunteers who serve our LCMS ministries and entities within the International Center in St. Louis MO.

Contact Person:

Maureen Lenz, Volunteer Connection, Manager

            314-996-1629 or Maureen.Lenz@lcms.org

24:1 Municipal Services Web Marketing intern
City of Pagedale or Pine Lawn, St. Louis, Mo.

Description:

In partnership with the 24:1 initiative through Beyond Housing, the municipalities in the 24:1 region are seeking a marketing intern to reimagine their web presence. The intern will help ensure compliance with government regulations for city website content and accessibility, refresh the design, create content that helps connect the community to information they find useful, and help tell the stories of the local municipalities.  

Initially the intern will focus on redeveloping the website for the City of Pagedale, but there will likely be opportunities to replicate these efforts for other municipalities in the 24:1 region as the City of Pagedale’s website enters the maintenance phase. The intern will work out of the offices of the City of Pagedale or Beyond Housing headquarters as agreed upon by the entities and intern. The intern will officially report to the Special Assistant to the CEO of Beyond Housing, but will be accountable to multiple stakeholders, such as individual municipalities and the manager of Municipal and Government Affairs.

About the 24:1 Initiative

Building on a strong reputation as an effective partner in the region, Beyond Housing has convened a broad coalition of residents and stakeholders to take a community-wide approach to community empowerment for the 24 municipalities served by the Normandy Schools Collaborative in North Saint Louis County, MO. Formed out of feedback from the community, the 24:1 Initiative is a collaborative partnership between from residents, elected officials, businesses, community leaders, school district administrators, and non-profits in the region with the shared vision of strong communities, engaged families, and successful children. Through its municipal affairs function, Beyond Housing helps the now 23 municipalities coordinate community initiatives and consolidate buying and political power. Some of the major achievements to date include facilitating the 1st municipal merger in St. Louis County and creating 2 police cooperatives that serve 13 communities total.

More about Beyond Housing: www.beyondhousing.org

The City of Pagedale: https://www.cityofpagedale.com/

Responsibilities:

  • Research regulatory requirements for municipality websites
  • Develop content in compliance with requirements
  • Use basic graphic design skills to format website
  • Maintain relationships and accountability to multiple stakeholders
  • Scope project requirements and develop a work plan
  • Create other pieces of marketing or communications collateral as needed

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with web development (WYSIWYG editors) and basic coding concepts or ability to learn
  • Familiarity with digital graphic design
  • Strong English writing skills
  • Interest in community development and social equity
  • 1+ years volunteer or work experience
  • Demonstrated self-motivation, communication, and time management skills
  • Preferred majors: Business Administration, English, Social Work, Communication, Public Policy Administration, Political Science

Compensation: Stiped TBD

Hours per week: Flexible with school schedule, approximately 10

How to apply:

Send application materials to Kalin Pearce at kpearce@beyondhousing.org, including:

  1. Cover letter (300 words or less in email body describing what you want to learn from this position, highlighting relevant skills, and including your general availability – bullet points are acceptable)
  2. Resume (1 page)
  3. Optional: example of a web page(s) you’ve edited (.pdf attachment or link at the bottom of the cover letter)

Education Fellowship: 2018-2019
COCA

COCA’s Season-Long Program Fellowship Program is a professional training program for aspiring arts administrators, arts educators, and performing arts production practitioners. Participants are given practical learning experiences, independent and collective projects, and work as entry-level staff persons in the company’s administrative and production departments.

Each Fellow’s experience is developed and supervised under the guidance of a staff mentor, and draws from the diverse resources and collective knowledge of COCA’s resident artists, teachers and administrators. Through daily exposure in their primary field of interest and work on individual, specific projects, the experience is designed to broaden and strengthen the professional and personal skills and abilities of each of our interns and fellows. COCA’s internships and fellowships are designed to provide a springboard to a professional life in the arts.

COCA’s formalized and comprehensive program includes:

Professional development and networking opportunities; Connections to peers, mentors and artists; Independent and collective learning projects; Hands-on experience for future career opportunities.

We are looking for an organized, professional, well-written post-college or graduate student with an eye for detail to fill the position of Education Fellow.  The Fellow will develop a thorough understanding of nonprofit and arts partnerships by taking charge of a diverse array of daily responsibilities and assisting with long-term projects.   The Education Fellow will assist in implementing all aspects of the Education Program at COCA including specific work with school-based residency preparation and execution, communication and planning with the COCAedu Cohort of educators, COCAedu 2019 Summer Institute planning, data and program evaluation, and residency culmination support.

Candidates must be team-oriented and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills and should have a strong interest in the arts and education partnerships, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

The fellowship can run from January 2019 to August 2019.

This is a part-time, paid fellowship, with expected hours of 20 hours a week and may include weekend/evening hours.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Residency launch and culmination support at a variety of school partners throughout the St. Louis Metro Area
  • Design and disseminate communication with the pilot COCAedu Cohort for Educators
  • Gather program evaluation data and use current tools to organize and synthesize that data
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and supplies for residencies, arts learning, after school programming, professional development workshops, and the Summer Institute including packets, advance materials, registration materials and classroom content.
  • Assist in the set-up of various COCAedu programming
  • Assist with registration, food, and other tasks associated with the operation of professional development and the Institute
  • Assist with the documentation of the work of COCAedu through social media campaigns, photography, videography and note taking.

Qualifications:

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree, or have equivalent professional experience
  • Applicant is less than five years from graduation or the equivalent work experience
  • Be able to commit to an 8-month program
  • Reside in, or be able to relocate to, the St. Louis metro area

Preferred skills for the Education Fellow also include:

  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • An interest in non-profit education and school partnerships, professional development, arts administration/management
  • Access to reliable transportation (mileage reimbursement available)
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

To apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume to jobs@cocastl.org using “Education Fellowship” in the subject line.

Katherine Dunham Fellow
COCA

Reports to the Pre-Professional Division Manager

Named in honor of the dancer, choreographer and activist, Katherine Dunham.  The purpose of the Katherine Dunham Fellowship is: 1) to provide opportunities for individuals who currently are underrepresented in the field of arts administration, 2) to gain experience in a very specific field of arts administration, and 3) to develop the pool of outstanding minority arts administration professionals.

COCA’s Fellowship Program is a professional training program for aspiring arts administrators, arts educators, and performing arts production practitioners.  Participants are given practical learning experiences, independent and collective projects, and work as entry-level staff persons in the company’s administrative and production departments.

We are looking for an organized, professional, creative, energetic post-college or graduate student to fill the Katherine Dunham Fellowship.

This is a part-time, hourly administrative position. The Katherine Dunham Fellow is responsible for providing administrative support to the Pre-Professional Division Manager, aiding in the day to day tasks as well as ongoing projects associated with the Pre-Professional Division and Dance Department.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a current active list of company members and contact information
  • Track weekly attendance for the Pre-Professional Division
    • Monitoring excused and unexcused absences and total attendance percentages
    • Pulling data reports through ActiveNet
  • Maintain the COCA Company website and calendar
  • Compile production packets for PPD performances
  • Aid in COCA’s Regional Summer Intensive Audition planning and execution of event
  • Assist in compiling information for COCA’s reaccreditation through ACCPAS and NASD
  • Assist in projects and tasks given by the department manager

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Business Administration or equivalent degree
  • Experience working in arts administration a plus
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, especially Excel and Word
  • Ability to problem solve, be flexible, imaginative and innovative

Physical Requirement

  • Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs
  • Ability to circulate around building on foot and navigate stairs

To apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume to jobs@cocastl.org using “Katherine Dunham/PPD Assistant” in the subject line.

Interns
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society—Gateway Chapter

Want to make a difference? The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society—Gateway Chapter is looking for interns for the Fall of 2018 and Spring of 2019 semesters. Candidates will assist on our Man & Woman of the Year and Students of the Year campaigns. The internship gives real world experience in assisting a non-profit during an exciting campaign fundraising experience while making a difference in the fight against cancer!
BECOME AN INTERN!
GAIN EXPRIENCE IN:
Marketing, Event Planning, Communications, Non-Profit Leadership, Public Relations, Administration, And More!!

Are you ready to help change the face of cancer? If so, join us and help make a lasting impact. Those interested or requesting more information, please send your resume to Molly Devine, Campaign Specialist, at Molly.Devine@lls.org or call 314-590-2235.
LLS MISSION:
The mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s Disease, and Myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families in the Greater St. Louis area.

Patient Access Internship
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) mission is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since 1949, LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today.

Patient Access Internship- The Patient Access Department is committed to providing up-to-date reliable information, support resources, financial assistance and programs to blood cancer patients and their families. This internship will provide the opportunity to build relationships in the community, speak and connect with healthcare professionals and patients, as well as learn invaluable organization and self-determination skills. Interns will help manage, but are not limited to the following tasks:
- Develop an outreach plan to increase Leukemia & Lymphoma Society patient referrals in the Chapter through building relationships with health care facilities and professionals
- Connect with patients that have utilized LLS patient programs and provide them with local opportunities to get involved
- Create and develop a marketing and communications plan to increase participation in the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program
- Represent LLS at community health fairs and expos
- Be proficient in Salesforce
- Attend, as possible, different LLS campaign events and meetings
- Assist in the development and implementation of patient education programs

Qualifications, Hours and Compensation- Interns should be college students studying social work, sociology, human services, public health, communications, marketing, public relations, non-profit management or a related field.

Successful candidates will have the following qualities and skills:
- Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
- Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
- Excellent Interpersonal & Writing Skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Professional demeanor and appearance
- Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information

Interns will work a minimum of 10 to 20 hours per week. Internships are available during the spring, summer and fall. Time is flexible based on internship agreement. It is not required but owning or having access to a laptop is preferred. Students must be able to arrange transportation to and from LLS office, events, etc. Some events may require the student to work evenings or weekends when available. Internships are not paid. Interns who seek college credit for their experience should work with LLS to meet criteria.

If interested, contact the organization's Operations Manager, Tanika Hale at tanika.hale@lls.org.

 

Fund Development Intern - Unpaid Position
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois - Glen Carbon, Ill.
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Under supervision of the Director of Fund Development (FD) of the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, intern(s) will provide a high level of customer service including potential and current donors and all GS supporters. This includes maintaining databases and completing data analysis to support Fund Development needs, research methods, and outcomes for the Girl Scout experience.

INTERNSHIP SEMESTERS

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois will offer internships that coincide with college semesters, and are as follows:

  • Spring Internships (mid-January through the first week of May)
  • Summer Internships (mid-May through mid-August)*
  • Fall Internships (mid-September through mid-December)

COMPENSATION

Internships with Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois are not paid, but offer valuable hands-on experience. This experience allows students to explore areas of interest and decide if this is an area for a potential career. This internship opportunity can provide support towards earning college credit.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for the data research and entry of donors 
  • Assist the Fund Development Assistant and FD team with the database transition
  • Assists with donor prospecting and FD data analysis
  • Assist with FD projects, including fundraising campaigns
  • Provides additional support for FD events and preparation, including “Leading Ladies” and the “United We Lead” Gala (*Summer 2019 will support Gala) 
  • Other duties as assigned, as related to FD
Requirements
  • Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and take initiative when needed
  • Outgoing professional demeanor with a friendly personality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints
  • Ability to manage confidential information and documents with discretion.
  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse group of people.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to build trust and establish rapport quickly.
  • Possess the ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule (as necessary relating to events)
  • Willingness to perform tasks that involve the ability to exert light physical effort which may include some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling objects and materials of moderate weight (20-25 pounds). 
  • Understanding and acceptance of the Girl Scout promise, law, beliefs, and principles. Willingness to become a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

Click here to apply.

Community Engagement Intern (2018-2019)
Job Description: Seeking a highly motivated, personable and organized college student who is passionate about establishing and maintaining strong communities. The ideal candidate is organized, enthusiastic, and able to see opportunities in obstacles.
Interns should be able to commit 4 hours per week, although there is room for flexible hours/duration. Interns would have the opportunity to attend all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and network with politicians, city and government officials, and other professionals. Responsibilities: Membership Engagement & Events:
- Recruitment of Hyde Park residents – both homeowners and renters
- Assist the Membership and Fundraising Committee coordinate pre- and post-event communications
- Track and make contact with new property owners, homeowners and renters in Hyde Park.
- Facilitate introductions between home owners and renters both proactively and by request
- Take on ad-hoc projects on an as-needed basis
Qualifications:
- Exceptional people skills and high level of empathy
- Well-rounded and able to talk about a wide range of topics with ease
- Highly organized and attentive to detail
- Experience with WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Evite and Goggle Docs
Location
- Remote and attending meetings in Hyde Park and other neighborhoods occasionally.
All candidates must be 21+. Perks include lots of invites to social events from other organizations, entrance to all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and $20 stipend per month. You will use your personal automobile and computer.
Social Media Intern (2018-2019)
Job Description: Seeking qualified candidates interested in a future career in public relations and digital media.
Interns should be able to commit 4 hours per week, although there is room for flexible hours/duration. Interns would have the opportunity to attend all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and network with politicians, city and government officials, and other professionals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with the creation and implementation of social media content (images/graphics/gifs, copy, short videos, etc.) and day-to-day account monitoring.
- Assist with media relations including: pitching, drafting press releases, scheduling, developing talking points, etc.
- Provide response to residents, and others in a timely and professional manner via social
- Conceptualize and pitch ideas for social media.
- Assist with media monitoring and reporting of social analytics
Qualifications
- Current college student at Sophomore, Junior or Senior level seeking a degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related degree
- Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences
- Writing and copyediting experience
- Experience with developing messages for social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snap Chat, and other social media platforms)
- Basic experience with Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus
Location
- Remote and attending meetings in Hyde Park and other neighborhoods occasionally.
All candidates must be 21+. Perks include lots of invites to social events from other organizations, entrance to all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and $20 stipend per month. You will use your personal automobile and computer.
Grant Writing Intern (2018-2019)
Job Description: The Grant Writing Intern will assist with the identification of appropriate grantors and the execution and submission of grant requests. This position would require an intern with strong research, writing, and analytical skills.
Grant Writing Interns should be able to commit 6 hours per week, although there is room for flexible hours/duration. Interns would have the opportunity to attend all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and network with politicians, city and government officials, and other professionals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Research available and applicable grants and fundraising opportunities.
  • Create spreadsheet outlining grantor requirements and application deadlines.
  • Assist in compliance and reporting requirements for grantors/funder.
  • Assist with draft full grant proposals for submission.
  • Write solicitations for potential donors.
  • Write compelling nonprofit documents in preparation for grant.
  • Write text for posters, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, informational materials and for materials which will be distributed to the general public.
  • Working closely with the Board of Directors.
  • Qualifications
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
  • Organized, reliable and multitasking abilities.
  • Punctual and accurate communicator, responsive to email, telephone calls and direct communication from staff.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Use computers, technology, tools, and information systems effectively.
  • Experience with fundraising events a plus
  • Location
  • Remote and attending Committee & Board Meetings in Hyde Park.
  • All candidates must be 21+. Perks include lots of invites to social events from other organizations, entrance to all Hyde Park Neighborhood Association events and $20 stipend per month. You will use your personal automobile and computer.

 

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Public Policy Administration posts these internship opportunities as a service. We make no particular recommendations regarding internship organizations or locations. We make no representations or guarantees about positions posted. Public Policy Administration is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of internships. It is your responsibility to investigate these opportunities. If you are enrolled in a Public Policy Administration program at UMSL, and you plan to apply for an internship and receive university credit for it, please contact the PPA internship coordinator, Prof. Terry Jones, at terry.jones@umsl.edu