All Interns Must meet the following requirements
Full-time student, If you are an undergraduate student you have completed your freshman year of college;
Have a minimum of a B average (cumulative 3.0 on 4.0 scale);
Plan to continue their education in the following term/semester
Note: an internship assignment may coincide with the student's last term/trimester, but student must disengage upon graduation.
The following information must be submitted upon application
Two references from academic/professional sources addressing the student's credentials based on the internship's skill requirements
Recent transcript attesting to their GPA and standing as a full-time student
Unpaid interns must also provide documentation of the participation in a bona-fide college intern program under which their ACS internship either qualifies them to receive course credit OR fulfills a graduation/coursework requirement.
We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities.Save lives. Fulfill yours.
At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring.
These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer. Our work is important. And so are the people doing it.
The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled.
We value our employees and nearly 2 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer. The intern will shadow Relay For Life or Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Staff, including possible participation in after hour's meetings and events.
The intern will not have a set or pre-determined work load, but may assist with existing events, new events, market research, marketing, sales, new business and/or event research including but not limited to analysis, recommendation, establishment, sales, marketing, and recruitment and shadowing a Relay Staff Member on deployment/execution. The main focus of the internship will be to provide opportunities for the intern to learn non-profit fundraising, market research & analysis, sales, marketing, event planning, organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, how to communicate with a large group, how to communicate and work with volunteers, how to prepare and present corporate/public presentations, how to organize and plan meetings and/or events, track weekly progress, how to manage and build relationships with businesses, sponsors and teams. They will also learn how to work and communicate in an office setting with co-workers and supervisors, and depending upon experience; they may learn new or increase knowledge of business technology. This is an unpaid internship opportunity
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event planning, fundraising, written communication, marketing, event management, sales, market research, organization, recruiting, presentations, sponsorship, drawing, education, written and verbal communication, innovation