Opportunities to build a resume through interning are available all year long with many organizations, not just in the summer months, making these internships a great fit for Charlotte-area college and high-school students or recent graduates.
Featured Intern Opportunities:
Families Forward Charlotte
Social Media / Marketing Intern
Families Forward Charlotte aims to ease the burden of poverty on children and their families in Mecklenburg County and is looking for a college-aged intern to devise a social media and marketing strategic plan. This intern will work closely with board members who currently work in those divisions.
Best Buddies International
Summer Programs/Development Intern
Best Buddies North Carolina is dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The summer Programs/Development Intern will focus on jump starting Best Buddies Programs and events in NC for the 2018-19 school year. Intern will be responsible for supporting members of the Best Buddies North Carolina office in achieving state office objectives.
The Independence Fund
The Independence Fund is committed to empowering our nation’s severely wounded, injured, or ill Veterans to overcome physical, mental, and emotional wounds incurred in the line of duty and is seeking interns to assist in various aspects of operations: coordinating and assembling mailings, assisting with special event planning (when applicable), identifying and cataloging events and organizations, provide support to program staff on special projects and initiatives, general office tasks (filing, copying, organizing warehouse, etc.) as needed. Joining our team provides an intern with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in nonprofit and administrative operations, with potential opportunities for special projects depending on the applicant’s skills.
MeckEd ensures that young people in Mecklenburg County who need us the most, have access to an excellent public education that results in the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to lead productive, successful lives. MeckEd is seeking summer interns with the primary focus of the student obtaining on-the-job training while relating content learned in the classroom to its application in the real world.
The Foundation For Tomorrow
The Foundation For Tomorrow secures quality education and emotional support for orphaned and vulnerable children so that they may reach their full potential and thrive in their communities. Its summer 2018 internship will have a specific focus on planning #GivingTuesday and the Holiday Campaign. The intern must be a recent high school graduate; an undergraduate student; or have graduated from college within 12 months of beginning the internship.