Community Outreach Intern, AARP, Summer

Summary Statement

The Student Intern will have the opportunity to see the real world of engaging communities, empowering volunteers to be leaders and working collectively as a team.

Responsibilities

Work closely with the Associate State Director for Community Outreach in supporting state plan activities for community presence, Life Reimagined, Regional AARP Networks and volunteer efforts.

  • Help arrange and coordinate speaking engagements for AARP Life Reimagined Guides; assist volunteers with logistics and planning as needed; track results of their speaking engagements; provide resources and publications for volunteer activities.
  • Assist with planning, scheduling, organizing and attending community outreach and advocacy events.
  • Prepare public/volunteer educational materials utilizing PowerPoint, Word documents, and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Attend meetings, help prepare correspondence as well as assist in the coordination of volunteer outreach programs.
  • Provide assistance in coordinating, scheduling, and planning training opportunities for volunteers.
  • Assist in communicating national and state policy and activity updates to volunteers/partners in the areas for which they are responsible.
  • Provides assistance in developing background information, gathering research, preparing educational tools which focus on AARP issues and campaigns.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge and compile information on AARP priority issues.
  • Assist with state office communications via social media and the web as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors.

To Apply for this Opportunity

  • Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  • Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  • Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  • Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  • Attach your resume as part of the online application
  • Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  • Select VIEW SUBMITTED APPLICATION
  • Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  • Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  • Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  • Select Upload your document
  • Select Save
  • If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.
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WHO-TV, Des Moines, hiring for several positions

  1. Part-time, weekend producer job available for $9/hour, 16 hours a week, on Saturdays and Sundays to produce the 9p.m. newscast (the position is currently held by a Drake graduating senior).
  2. Full time, early morning editor/photojournalist position for $11/hour. The schedule is 4 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.
  3. Election Night Coverage, June 5, 2018 – Be the first to know! Enter election returns in the newsroom from 8 p.m. until all the returns are entered (11p.m. at the latest). $75 for the night (Pretty good money for a few hours of light work in the newsroom.)

    Direct questions or to apply for or all positions contact:
    Rod Peterson
    News Director
    rod.peterson@whotv.com
    Phone: (515) 242-3571
    Cell: (515) 577-0118

    WHO-TV
    1801 Grand Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.whotv.com

Social Media/Marketing Specialist Volunteer Position, CASA of Iowa

The Iowa Child Advocacy Board is seeking an energetic, independent volunteer to assist with the company’s social media marketing and advertising. This opportunity is perfect for experienced professionals or students wanting to lend their time and talent to a worthy cause. Volunteers with the following backgrounds are ideal for the position: social work, health and wellness, public affairs, marketing or nonprofit management.

The volunteer will work independently and schedule regular meetings with staff to debrief on progress, discuss next steps and get feedback.

Activities could include a combination of editorial, organizational and technical duties such as updating the social media page, social media postings, research, writing and fact checking for CASA’s communications toward increasing outreach and recruitment of CASA Advocates. In addition, the position includes special event and media relations responsibilities to increase awareness for CASA Advocates opportunities.

Submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.

About the Iowa Child Advocacy Board

The Iowa Child Advocacy Board administers the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) a volunteer advocacy program. The CASA program recruits, trains and supports community volunteers to serve as an effective voice in court for abused and neglected children. More information is available at: https://childadvocacy.iowa.gov/programs

If you have questions about this position description, or the Iowa Child Advocacy Board, please contact us!

321 East 12th Street

4th Floor Lucas Building

Des Moines, IA 50319

866-448-4608 | https://childadvocacy.iowa.gov/contact-us

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $0.00 /year

Required education:

High school
Job Location:

Des Moines, IA 50319

Marketing Communications Intern, Eurofins, Des Moines

Eurofins Scientific US Food Division is searching for a Marketing Communications Intern in Des Moines, IA.

Marketing Communications Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Assist the Marketing Communications Specialist in creating, editing, and maintaining print collateral for the group

· Support the development and implementation of integrated marketing communications involving email marketing, press releases, new room stories, webinars, digital and print advertising, social media, and other marketing mix elements

· Assist with website content management and revisions

· Develop content and content strategies for use across all marketing channels

· Participate in daily stand-up meetings with the marketing team

· Track key marketing metrics related to communications projects

· Prepare reports on activities and results of marketing programs, communication campaigns and activities

· Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Computer skills using standard office software (MS Word, Excel, PP) and executing internet searches

· Ability to conceive and write original content

· Adobe Creative Suite skills a plus

· Interpersonal skills necessary for working in a team environment

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Ability to multi-task and prioritize

· Solid command of the English language

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Undergraduate (Junior / Senior) level pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, public relations, advertising, English, or other degrees that build strong writing and communication abilities.

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

· Position is up to 35 hours a week during normal business hours with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, Iowa are encouraged to apply.

· As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

This internship is up to 35 hours, Monday – Friday,  May – August.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, Iowa are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

APPLY HERE

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

In 1987, Eurofins Scientific was founded in Nantes, France, with four employees to market the SNIF‑NMR technology.  During the past 30 years, Eurofins has grown to be a world leader in laboratory testing services with a network of 375 laboratories across 41 countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific and over 30,000 staff.

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.  It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.

Graphic Design Intern, Eurofins Scientific, Des Moines

Eurofins Scientific US Food Division is searching for a Graphic Design Intern in Des Moines, IA.
Graphic Design Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
· Working hand-in-hand with a full staff marketing team (especially the full-time graphic designer on staff)
· Work with staff to convey concepts into visual marketing materials
· Assist in brainstorming concepts for upcoming projects & marketing strategies
· Working side-by-side with colleagues outside the marketing team: Account Project Managers, Developers, Sales team, Scientists, to learn the daily operations
· Consistently abide by the brand standards across the board
· Creating and modifying print and digital marketing collateral
· Providing superior customer service and ongoing support
· Creating innovative designs and creative pieces for us, and our clients
· Creating digital elements for websites (header images, banners, etc.)
· Assisting with other digital pieces such as, ads, social media imagery, infographics, email marketing templates, and email-related images.
· Working on print publications and collateral (including newsletters, brochures, flyers, banners, ads, event invites etc.)
· Creating landing pages using a drag and drop program in which training will be provided (HTML and CSS experience are always a plus, but not required).
The ideal candidate would possess : :
· Keen eye for detail
· Able to follow a corporate style guide, while still putting your own creative spin on projects
· Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
· Ability to efficiently proof read and spot basic grammatical errors
· Ability to take direction from project manager and/or client
· Ability to work quickly and efficiently
· Confident but humble – we check our egos at the door here!
· Self-starter who can work independently, but also thrive in a team environment
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
· Currently pursuing a degree in graphic design or a design related field (junior – senior level preferred)
· Video editing experience in Adobe After Effects and/or Premier a plus
· Experience with email marketing programs (i.e., MailChimp) a plus
· Any experience or proficiency in writing copy for ads, flyers, brochures a plus
· Experience with HTML and CSS
· Experience with digital photography and video capturing using a DSLR camera
· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
This Internship is Monday-Friday, 35 hours (max) per week May – August. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, Iowa are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

APPLY HERE

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website http://www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

In 1987, Eurofins Scientific was founded in Nantes, France, with four employees to market the SNIF‑NMR technology. During the past 30 years, Eurofins has grown to be a world leader in laboratory testing services with a network of 375 laboratories across 41 countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific and over 30,000 staff.

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.

Let America Vote Internships, Summer

Let America Vote is a grassroots organization leading the fight against voter suppression across country.

Our internship program is designed to let students learn about and participate in grassroots political activism that will expand voting rights on campus and across country – including college campuses here in the state of Iowa. Throughout the course of their work, interns will learn valuable organizing, advocacy, and community engagement skills which will help their future career prospects while also empowering them to become more informed, active citizens. This is a great opportunity for any students looking to learn about political organizing, voting rights, or grassroots activism in general.

For more information about our mission, you can visit our website at letamericavote.org, and you can check out our video with testimonial about the internship program itself linked here. You can also check out Majority 54, a podcast hosted by the President of Let America Vote, Jason Kander, here: https://crooked.com/podcast/voting-rights/.

The application form is at www.letamericavote.org/intern.