Work for the Respiratory Health Association in Chicago this summer!
Organization Name: Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: This internship was passed along by Ms. Audrey Eisenberg, '02. Summer internships will likely pay a small stipend, and would provide a fast-paced work experience for someone interested in gaining exposure to public health issues and/or general nonprofit operations.
We will require an 8 or 12-week commitment of about 20 hours per week.
Areas of need/interest at Respiratory Health Association typically include:
•Communications / marketing – writing calendar listings, media advisories, human interest stories, etc. on topics including public health, air quality and special (fundraising) events; web updates; special projects related to branding and targeted messaging
•Event support – supporting our summer events, including a bike trek and half-marathon in early August (PR, website work, e-communications with participants, incorporation of social media components in event strategies; general event administration, etc.)
•Public policy – working with our health and environmental policy teams to draft briefings for local/state legislators, mobilize volunteers to take action on specific issues, etc.
•Fundraising – grant writing, prospect research, planning for Oct.-Dec. "end of year" fundraising appeals and e-appeals
Qualifications: Seeking rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. No graduating seniors.
To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Audrey Eisenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. The earlier you can apply, the better.