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Marketing and Communication Intern

Start date: 09/05/2023(flexible)Duration: 26 Weeks
Unpaid InternshipPlus benefits5 - 10 hrs/wk

2 months ago


Summary: The Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing Specialist with everyday duties such as but not limited to graphic design, social media management, community outreach and more.



·      Ability to make varying graphics via the Canva website.

·      Writing skills-used for newsletters, captioning of social media posts, etc.,

·      Comfortable with helping manage social media accounts such as TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, etc.,

·      Assist Marketing Specialist with any community event that requires tabling and networking.

·      Managing different data graphs.

·      Able to work with different videos and images.

·      Bilingual is a plus


Time Commitment and Attendance:

We require a 6 month or 200-hour commitment from our volunteers and interns. Safe Passage values the time and talents that the volunteers provide to our clients and organization. We require that volunteers provide a 2-week advance notice if they will be unavailable to attend their shift. We require all staff and volunteers to be on-time.

This position requires business hours availability (M-F 8:30 AM-5:00 PM) and some weekend hours if an event is scheduled.

Training Required:

The Marketing Intern is required to attend the 60-hour Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training. 

About Safe Passage Inc.,

From the very first day of our grassroots, volunteer-led beginning, Safe Passage has been committed to the mission of supporting survivors and their loved ones while actively working to prevent future violence. We recognize the complex and interconnected needs of survivors and work to provide or connect survivors with the services they need. Our free and confidential services are available to all who need them, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, or when the abuse occurred. Everyone deserves to be safe!
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    facebook marketing
    social media
    event management


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How will you be compensated for this role?

Benefits for this internship

  • Vacation & Time Off


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What happens after you send in your application?

Safe Passage Inc., is actively interviewing now. If Safe Passage Inc., chooses not to move forward with your application, they will notify you.

Safe Passage Inc., also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication19%

  • Marketing12%

  • Advertising7%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric5%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations5%

  • 325 other majors49%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • NBC Universal
  • Target
  • Nordstrom
  • Edelman
  • US Congress
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For DeKalb, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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Other essential interview questions:

  • What inspired you to pursue a career in marketing?
  • What social media channels are you familiar with?
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  • What kind of management style do you prefer?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • If we conducted a client survey and the vast majority of clients said they don’t use social media, would you recommend we keep investing in our social media channels?
  • How familiar are you with our target market?
  • How would you manage a new product launch?
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