Category Archives: Part-time

Internships at Harkin Institute

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement is hiring two interns for the academic year: a public policy, office and event-planning assistant, and a communications assistant. The position requires eight to 20 scheduled hours per week; pay starts at $7.25/hour.

Directions on how to apply are available starting Aug. 20 via Handshake, Drake University’s new site for job postings and on-campus interviews.

See for updated instructions on how to access the new system; create a profile and upload your materials, and search and apply for jobs.


NextGen Iowa seeks media fellow

NextGen Iowa is seeking a passionate and hardworking candidate to join our youth organizing program in Iowa, working to engage young people in local and national fights to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans.

In Iowa, this program is focused on organizing young people in targeted cities, regions, and campuses to be more politically active. Our work engages young voters in the state legislative process, in actions to hold federal and local office-holders accountable, in voter registration efforts, and build towards a massive 2018 electoral program. Our 2018 electoral program includes traditional electoral organizing tactics such as door knocking, phone banking, peer-to- peer text banking, and more.

The Iowa Media Fellow will spend 15 hours a week working alongside the Iowa State Media Manager to help with our communications work on the ground, including press and social media.


  • Help draft social media content, including Facebook posts and twitter guidance
  • Help monitor news
  • Assist with video and photo editing
  • Brainstorm new ideas social content & engagement strategies
  • Help staff events for press & social
  • Update in-state press and twitter lists
  • Assist with special projects


  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Passion for taking political action to fight climate change, transition our country to clean energy, and stand up for progressive values and causes
  • Excellent team player, creative, and flexible
  • Strong desire to obtain new skills and take risks to achieve our shared goals
  • Interest in media relations and grassroots organizing
  • Previous political experience a plus

    Compensation:​ Fellows are independent contractors to NextGen Rising. NextGen Rising offers stipended part-time campaign fellowships for students on campus and activists in the community.

    NextGen America is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply

    TO APPLY: Send Frances Swanson (​​) your resume and one paragraph explaining why you’re seeking this opportunity..

Marketing assistant, Drake athletics

Title: Property Assistant (PT – Temp) – Drake IMG Sports Marketing

Reports to: General Manager
Classification: Hourly (non-exempt)

The Property Assistant will provide support as needed for all property projects, implementation and activation.


  • Assistance with activation and fulfillment of sponsorships
  • Filing and data entry
  • Use of proprietary company system to assist with creating reports and providing analysis
  • Market research
  • Preparation of proposals/presentations using PowerPoint
  • Some direct communication with clients/partners
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in a Customer Service, Sales, or Marketing related role is preferred


  • May be required to work in outdoor conditions
  • Must be able to lift and carry 20 lbs.
  • Position may require worker to remain stationary for multiple hours each day
  • Position may require worker to stand for multiple hours each day (gameday work can include bending, stooping, and crouching in order to implement marketing promotions

For more information or to apply, contact Greg Ellis, general manager, Drake IMG Sports Marketing at


Apply for On Painted Street

The application to run Drake University’s student-led Instagram account @OnPaintedStreet this fall is now open.

What is OnPaintedStreet? Each week, a different current Drake student takes over the account to show off their Drake experience.

Why is it important? We point future Bulldogs to this account so they can see the Drake experience through the lens of a current student. We use this content on our homepage, we share it across social media platforms, and we have used the images in admission materials.

Who should apply? Any current Drake undergraduate student who you think has a great story to tell and would enjoy this experience.

Apply here:


Social media, writing internship at World Food Prize

The internationally renowned World Food Prize Foundation is accepting applications for a George Washington Carver Social Media and Writing Intern for the 2018 fall semester.

The Social Media and Writing Intern will support the efforts of the director of communications and events, and duties may include writing social media posts for a variety of platforms, analyzing online engagement with World Food Prize posts and drafting press releases.

The George Washington Carver Internship offers a way for highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students to increase their understanding of the global fight against hunger, malnutrition and poverty. Interns learn first-hand both the public and private side of operating an international, non-profit organization.

Successful candidates have a strong academic background, a solid work ethic, a capacity for analytical thinking, impeccable attention to detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills. They are enthusiastic and flexible learners, capable of both taking direction and working independently. Candidates for the social media position should have a working knowledge of a variety of social media platforms.

While the internship is an unpaid position, students may be eligible for course credit. The program provides flexibility for each intern’s schedule, but interns must work at least 12 hours per week and be available to work during World Food Prize week (Oct. 14-20).

More information and how to apply can be found at

Paid help needed at corporate team-building event

Date: 7/24/18
Time of work: 4:30 pm – 9 pm
Compensation: $150 (free parking)
Attire: All black (button down/pants/shoes)
Location: Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
Manager on site: Ira Almeas (Impact 4 Good President and Founder)

Impact 4 Good  (  connects corporations with non-profit organizations worldwide.  Your responsibility will be to assist our lead host and manage some of the fun team-building activity, as well as assist in the coordination of the community service give-back conclusion.  There will be 125 employees from Wells Fargo corporate offices, meeting at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel, and Impact 4 Good has created and is managing a  120-minute interactive and FUN program.

From 4:30–6 p.m., the team will be assembling a large open area by placing different materials on 16 pre-set tables and empty space that will be used for the programs activities. Around 5 p.m., after all tables and spaces are set as instructed, the team will go over different game rules with the lead host. He will break the staff down into 4 pairs to stay at 4 different activity stations where you just have to explain the simple game activities to attendees at your station. You will have instruction sheets provided and the lead host, Ira, will make sure you understand your role.

This activity is called Stand Down for Homeless Veterans and teams interact at 4 activities where they will be building paper airplanes for competition, playing in a life size battle ship game, creating pathways with different tools or working on a fun and fast paced trivia game.  During the event, staff will be at their sections to encourage the attendees and make sure the game is moving along before the teams switch to the next section. You will be expected to be highly interactive and outgoing throughout! Afterwards, participants will partake in an exercise assembling hygiene care kits to homeless veterans. During this process you will walk around and assist where needed. When everything is complete, there will be a general clean up and pack up. Nothing rigorous at all. Between approximately 8:45-9 pm you will be free to leave. Please note, the event can always start a few minutes later – please be willing to commit to a potentially extra 20-30 minutes if needed.

Please let me know if you are ready to sign up officially and I can bring us to the next part of the hiring process through a phone call! 

Sam Iosiovich
Program Manager
552 Valley Road
West Orange, New Jersey 07052 USA

Tel 973-952-9052 Ext. 404 – Fax 973-325-1119 – Mobile 862-219-9511


Fall internships at AARP Iowa

AARP Iowa is seeking two interns to begin work in September. One internships involves communications and advocacy, and the other involves community outreach. The internships are paid. Applications are due July 16, 2018.

For more information and how to apply, see