Everybody Wins! Atlanta provides unique opportunities through internships in Publicity, Marketing, and Program Operations. Schedules and lengths of internships are flexible, though you must be willing to work for a 3 month minimum.
Applications are accepted from college students who possess strong written and oral communication skills. Interns are exposed to all facets of a literacy nonprofit, including program operations, fundraising and event planning, interactions with board members, and public relations efforts.
Currently all interns must be seeking school credit. Internships are unpaid.
Spring Term – December 15
Summer Term – April 1
Fall Term – August 1
What are the benefits of interning with Everybody Wins! Atlanta?
- Flexibility – Interns are allowed to telecommute everyday except the day that they work as a Power Lunch volunteer and Friday when they will have a mandatory meeting at which time their work will be reviewed and their time sheets will be signed.
- Recommendation Letters – All interns will have the opportunity to work directly with Terri Beck, the executive director of Everybody Wins! Atlanta. Since Everybody Wins! is a national organization with deep roots in Washington, D.C., New York, and other major cities, those interns who truly excel at their work will benefit from receiving a letter of recommendation from Terri that will remain on file for future use.
- Oversight Over a Major Project – Worried that you will just be getting someone coffee? Think again. At EW!A you will be given control over important tasks such as posting on our Twitter feed, updating our website, or working directly with schools, board members, and program operations staff to keep our programs and events running. PLUS, each intern will be be asked to design and implement a major project from start to finish that they can feature in their personal portfolios. Details are listed in each internship description below
How do I apply for an internship?
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the internship(s) you are applying for in the subject line. Include your cover letter in the body of the email and attach a one-page resume as a PDF. Failure to comply with these directions will result in your application not being read.Publicity Internship
Publicity is imperative to the growth of our nonprofit organization. This includes any and all free media exposure.
- Update and create content for our Facebook and Twitter accounts: You will be required to create measurable goals for increases in likes and followers on Facebook and Twitter with plans for implementation. You will also be required to create a posting calendar detailing how frequently you will post and what type of material you will post on our social networking accounts.
- Update the EW!A blog – We have started a new blog and we want our publicity intern to manage posts. Primarily you will be required to volunteer as a mentor in the Power Lunch program and detail your experiences here.
- Major Project – Create Press Exposure: You will be required to plan and implement at least one major (or two to three minor) press exposures. This will require researching potential press outlets (whether TV, radio, bloggers, local newspapers, etc.), coming up with appropriate story angles, and drafting pitches. Then, with the aid of Terri Beck, Executive Director of EW!A, you will implement this plan.
Marketing is imperative to the growth of our nonprofit organization. This includes any and all design, advertising and minor programming done in-house.
- Update and create content for our website: You will be required to make minor edits to the website, which will primarily include updating our photo galleries and other content for volunteers. You will also be required to serve as a reading mentor in our Power Lunch program, where you will take new photos.
- Design Updated Marketing Materials – You will be responsible for designing a new print marketing materials which could include new bookmarks, postcards, posters, or pamphlets.
- Major Project – You will be required to plan and implement a major advertising project. You can either prepare an audio commercial for use on public radio, some minor video projects that can be posted on our YouTube page and other social media accounts, or a major video project that can sold at our end-of-the-year party as a fundraising tool. You will work with Executive Director Terrie Beck as you prepare this project and distribute it.
Program Operations Internship
Program operations is the most imperative part of what we do here at Everybody Wins! Atlanta. This is the true behind-the-scenes work of our nonprofit and how we continue to serve our community. This includes scheduling volunteers, coordinating with schools, scheduling events, researching grants, and building our volunteer base by meeting with businesses and training volunteers to be our mentors.
- Coordinate volunteer efforts – You will help coordinating our new volunteers’ schedules, as well as coordinating with schools. This also requires you to participate in our Power Lunch program.
- Shadow Training – You will be required to attend meetings with businesses to promote our program and gain volunteers. You will also be required to shadow the training of new volunteers. Finally, you will be required to research businesses and find contacts for potential new volunteers.
- Research grants – You will be required to research grants and other possible funding outlets. You will also be responsible for coming up with new copy for our donations page that reflects the costs of new books.
- Major Project – You will be required to plan a major fundraising or StoryTime event from start to finish. You will work with Executive Director Terri Beck to accomplish this goal.