The Society for Science & the Public's Alumni Relations team is looking for an enthusiastic, high-energy, and highly organized intern to support our research and events initiatives.
Interns must be current undergraduate or graduate students. Preference is given to students who are considering careers at educational institutions or nonprofits and/or have an interest in alumni relations, communications, fundraising and development, institutional advancement, audience development, and/or event planning.
Interns will work 10-15 hours per week at the Society's Washington, D.C. offices and will be paid a rate of $15 per hour/$450 every two weeks. Applicants planning to receive course credit for this internship should provide any necessary information regarding requirements to the Society.
Possible Duties Include
- Perform substantive, comprehensive research projects on the Society's alumni
- Assist with planning alumni events
- Update contact and biographical information in database (Raiser’s Edge)
- Prepare content for social accounts, newsletter, and other communication vehicles
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Database experience preferred (Raiser’s Edge, Access, Excel)
- Customer service experience
- Experience and interest in conducting historical research, working with archives, documentation strongly preferred
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Emails should include "Alumni Intern" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
About Society for Science & the Public
Society for Science & the Public (Society) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement; to inform, educate, and inspire. We do this work through our award-winning Science News media group and world-class science competitions: the Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS), the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), and Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars). Intel ISEF and Broadcom MASTERS begin at local, regional, state, and national fairs that affiliate with the Society to participate. This network includes more than 400 science fairs representing more than 70 countries, regions, and territories.
The Society is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Society for Science & the Public is committed to equal employment opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, the Society does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, ancestry, national origin, disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, age and/or any other categories protected by the laws of the United States or the District of Columbia.