Marketing Internship with the United Way of Northwest Vermont

The Marketing Intern will support the Marketing & Communications Manager with a wide range of projects and activities to support UWNVT’s mission to provide a better quality of life for everyone in Northwest Vermont through fundraising, special events, public relations and overall brand awareness. We are a “Best Place to Work in Vermont” for three years running and boast an incomparable work culture, dog-friendly office, flexible schedule that includes a hybrid work-from-home option, and free parking to boot! The intern will work approximately 15 hours a week, fall 2021 to spring 2022 – Credit available and $250 stipend included.

Duties and learning objectives will be tailored to the individual’s particular skillset and interest, but generally include:
• Write and design marketing collateral materials and visual assets.
• Create content schedule, write and post content for Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn.
• Write and distribute news releases.
• Maintain ownership of the media distribution list – research and update as needed.
• Assist in maintaining website; post blog and news content regularly.
• Assist in special event planning and promotion.

Qualifications:
Required:
• Completing a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a
related field.
• Must be extremely detail-oriented, a great proofreader and impeccable grammar.
• Proficiency in AP Style and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Demonstrated writing and creative skills.
• Must be local and have reliable transportation.

Preferred:
• Experience in Adobe Creative Suite and/or Canva.
• Past internships in marketing, public relations or communications.
• An interest/experience in photography and/or videography.

For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and 1 creative/design
sample to Hiring@unitedwaynwvt.org. No phone calls please.

Vermont Housing Fellows Program

VHFA hires interns for its Housing Fellow Program on an ongoing basis, with potential starts in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Candidates must be graduate students enrolled at an accredited program, with an interest in learning more about affordable housing careers. The program provides students with the opportunity to relate knowledge gained in the classroom to practical, real-world settings. Weekly projects are tailored to improving and expanding information available to decision makers about Vermont housing markets and opportunities. Fellows will be assigned projects that entail conducting housing research and summarizing results in articles for publication. The Fellow may also be asked to support public relations and housing program data projects, such as web site content development and data entry regarding building characteristics and rent levels. The Fellow will be paid at a rate of $15/hour, for 10-25 hours per week, depending on his or her schedule. One fellowship will generally be offered at a time, for a 12-week period, for a total of three per year. VHFA is intentionally looking to increase its diversity of thought and experience. Candidates of color, those from outside Vermont, and historically underserved populations who are interested in affordable housing in a rural state like Vermont are encouraged to apply. Please contact VHFA’s Research & Communications Coordinator, Mia Watson (mwatson@vhfa.org), for more information or to apply. Internship course credits may be available through your own university or through University of Vermont’s Public Administration program. For information about University of Vermont credits, please contact Julie Starr at jstarr2@uvm.edu.

https://www.vhfa.org/about/housing-fellow-program

VT Attorney General’s Office - Communications & Outreach Internship

The Attorney General’s Office’s (AGO’s) Communications and Outreach Intern will serve during the fall 2021 semester. The intern will report to the Chief of Staff of the AGO. This is a 3-credit internship, meaning the intern will spend an average of 12 hours/week (200 hours/semester) on this internship. Ideally, the intern would be currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration or Community Development and Applied Economics. The internship will be largely remote, but will likely require some in-person work in Montpelier.


The work of the intern will fall into two areas: communications and outreach. The intern’s communications work would include such activities as drafting social media posts, revising template press releases, updating content for the AGO’s website, and organizing and attending press conferences. In addition, the intern will work on a project of improving the AGO’s website by coordinating with the various chiefs regarding their respective issue areas (e.g., criminal, environmental, etc.) for priority content. It would also involve understanding how Vermonters use the website and making sure that the AGO is presenting the information in the way that works best for the average person.


In addition, the intern will provide support and coordination for the AGO’s outreach efforts, such as:

1. Working on the team of AGO staff coordinating Vermont’s hosting of the Eastern Region meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).
2. Working on the team of AGO staff coordinating our bimonthly expungement clinics, a partnership with Vermont Legal Aid and CodeBTV. (Here is a sample press release describing one such clinic.)

If interested in applying, please email your resume and a statement of interest to Julie Starr (julie.starr@uvm.edu), who will forward your materials to Charity Clark at the Attorney General’s Office.


 

Population Media Center Internship

Population Media Center is seeking a graduate student intern to work with its International Programs team. Population Media Center is an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that works to build a sustainable planet with equal rights for all. As experts in entertainment education, Population Media Center uses Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) to create captivating serial dramas that promote long-term individual and societal change. We are seeking a graduate student intern to assist the International Programs Team with a variety of program management related responsibilities including preparing country and issue-specific research for grant opportunities, assisting with proposal development, copy editing of donor reports, and contributing to organizational standard operating procedures and guiding documents to better support Field Office operations. Conducting an internship with Population Media Center will provide insights into the world of international development, NGO project management, grants management, fundraising, and multimedia communications campaigns. The internship will be conducted remotely with flexibility in level of effort, following precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This is an unpaid internship. Erica Goldberg, Program Manager at Population Media Center and former MPA graduate, will supervise this internship. To apply, please email your resume and letter of interest to Erica Goldberg (egoldberg@populationmedia.org).

Vermont State Dental Society Internship

The Vermont State Dental Society is seeking a graduate-level student intern to help the Executive Director in shaping public policy concerning oral health care in Vermont. VSDS Mission: The Vermont State Dental Society serves the dental profession and advocates for public policies and systems to improve the oral health of Vermonters. Contact Information: Vaughn Collins, Executive Director 802-864-0115 Vaughn.collins@vsds.org Job Details: Paid Internship negotiable, or credit, or a combination thereof January – May 20 hours per week Projects and Job Responsibilities: • Projects include drafting alerts, articles, and newsletters for the Executive Director or designee • Organizing data bases to match member dentists with their legislators • Calling members to alert them of legislative developments and to solicit their involvement in the legislative process • Staying abreast of legislative activities in the media and on the web, primarily in Vermont • Helping to develop legislative strategies Desired Qualifications, technical and other skills: Knowledge or experience in the following areas is transferable to this effort: legal, marketing, political science, campaigns, community development, public policy and/or creating social change. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. Seeking individuals that are able to learn quickly, adapt to change as it occurs, write well, self-directed and take initiative. Career Orientation of Preferred Candidates: The following majors are all pertinent to this position: Law, Business, Communications, Marketing, Healthcare, and Community Development. How to Apply Email resume and letter of interest to Vaughn Collins. Include 2 to 3 references from professors and/or previous employers. College Credit: Graduate College credit is available. Vaughn Collins will supervise and mentor this individual.