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American Diabetes Association
10 Speen Street
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionThe American Diabetes Association invites college students interested in event planning, fundraising, and non profit work to participate in an internship with the American Diabetes Association’s Special Events Team.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities will include supporting the Walk Manager and other internal staff as needed through participant, sponsor and volunteer recruitment, assisting with kick-off events, supporting fundraising efforts, researching possible sponsors and in-kind donors, day of event logistics, as well as providing administrative support to the Special Events team as needed. The main event the intern will be responsible for is Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes for Boston (held annually in October).
Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects are required. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office is a must. Knowledge of fundraising and creativity for events preferred. Night or weekend work might be required.
This is an unpaid internship based in the Framingham office. A minimum of 12 hours per week is required. Internship would start February of 2013