Summer Internships for Current Scholars

YWCA of New Britain

Title: Communications & Development Intern
Location: New Britain
Dates: June 2019 to August 2019
Hours: 35 hours/week, days and times are flexible

Job Description: 

Under general direction, assists in implementing communications and related activities for YWCA New Britain. Helps to maintain and increase awareness and support of the YWCA’s services through the planned development of news and feature materials, promotional materials, financial development, community relations activities, and special events.

Activities and projects include: 
•    Contribute to social media content and engagement
•    Write blog content 
•    Assist with mailings to donors, members, and prospective donors
•    Assist with event planning and execution
•    Perform research and compiling data on communications channels
•    Gather photo and video for content library
•    Intern-selected special project or focus for the summer

Career Experience: 

•    Integrate theory and practice
•    Assess interests and abilities in their field of study
•    Develop work habits and attitudes necessary for job success
•    Develop communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills in the job interview process
•    Build a record of work experience

Suggested College Majors:

Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, Public Relations, Business

Applicant Requirements: 

•    Knowledge of Windows operating system
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe products
•    Working knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and WordPress.
•    Flexible and proactive in taking on responsibilities with a willingness to learn
•    Team player who is motivated and driven to succeed
•    A passion for empowering women and families in the New Britain community
•    Must be incoming Junior or above
•    Must have own transportation