Seeking Summer 2015 Interns

Mobile, AL – Distinguished Young Women National Headquarters has several internship openings for the Summer 2015 semester beginning in May. The Summer term is an exciting time to be on board with Distinguished Young Women as we prepare for and celebrate the 58th National Finals, a two week long event culminating in the selection of the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2015. Opportunities are available in several different areas of study and internships can be completed for college credit.
 

Marketing/Event Planning Internship:

 
Marketing/Event Planning Interns assist the National Field Director with day to day activities which include but are not limited to: recruiting and managing over 17,000 volunteers from across the nation, event planning and execution as well as assisting with state program development. This position will also play a part in the new brand and marketing roll out for 2016. In addition, the student will serve in a hands-on role in helping to prepare for and execute numerous events during the 58th National Finals to be held June 14-27, 2015. This is an opportunity for a student to gain valuable real-world experience and to learn about the many different facets of running and working for a national non-profit corporation. Additionally, as a non-profit organization, Distinguished Young Women uses interns in other areas of service as needed. For more information on this position or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact Kendra@DistinguishedYW.org.
 

Public Relations Internship:

 
Public Relations Interns assist the Communications Director by: compiling media lists; monitoring and collecting media coverage; writing and distributing press releases; working to coordinate materials for the Distinguished Young Women National Finals (media kits, media alerts, signs and banners, name tags, car decals, autograph cards, special invitations/tickets, etc.); organizing, setting up, and attending events; chaperoning Distinguished Young Women participants to media appearances; researching information requests and providing assistance to media outlets and other parties; and updating the Distinguished Young Women website. Additionally, as a non-profit organization, Distinguished Young Women uses interns in other areas of service as needed. For more information on this position or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact Megan@DistinguishedYW.org.
 

Social Media Internship:

 
Social Media Interns assist the Communications Director with all of the organization’s social media operations which includes but is not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogs, YouTube, etc. Social Media Interns are responsible for monitoring each social media outlet on a daily basis, creating new ways to utilize social media for the good of the organization, and researching additional social media outlets that Distinguished Young Women should use. During the 58th National Finals, the student will be actively involved in collecting photos and videos from various events for timely posting to Distinguished Young Women social media pages. Additionally, as a non-profit organization, Distinguished Young Women uses interns in other areas of service as needed. For more information on this position or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact Megan@DistinguishedYW.org.
 

Development/Event Coordinator Internship:

 
Development/Event Coordinator interns assist the Development & Alumnae Coordinator with day to day activities which include, but are not limited to event planning for two events, sorting and preparing packets for sponsors, sponsor visits and relations, organizing promotional materials, creating and sending mailings and correspondence, creating and managing information databases, answering phones and greeting guests as needed. Interns will also be expected to help with organizing, setting up, and attending events, chaperoning Distinguished Young Women participants to media appearances, and researching information requests. Additionally, as a non-profit organization, Distinguished Young Women uses interns in other areas of service as needed. For more information on this position or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact Erin@DistinguishedYW.org.
 

Internships with Distinguished Young Women are not paid. Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to the contact person listed for each individual position. All interns are required to provide reliable transportation for travel to and from Distinguished Young Women National Headquarters and for use in running errands or attending events as needed. No calls please.

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