Event Planning Internship with Environmental Nonprofit

Event Planning Internship with Environmental Nonprofit –

Basel Action Network (BAN)


This internship provides a qualified candidate the opportunity to become familiar with how a nonprofit office runs, while strengthening event-planning skills. The intern will handle logistical aspects of conferences put on by BAN, events attended by BAN, and staff travel and scheduling. They will attend staff meetings to better understand nonprofit strategy and planning. In addition, they will learn about and assist with various administrative functions. There is also the opportunity to work on additional projects and tasks that can be catered to the individual’s interests, skills and career goals. This internship may involve limited travel.

Duration and Compensation

Internship starts immediately, and spans through June 2014.  Compensation is $10 per hour. Intern will work 15-20 hours per week, depending on the intern’s preference. The scheduling of these hours during the week can be flexible.


 -Interest in environmental issues, specifically how they relate to social justice.

-Strong verbal and written communication skills, as intern will interact with outside vendors and clients.

-Self-motivated, but also works well with a team.

How To Apply

 Please send your resume and cover letter to inform@ban.org as soon as possible.

About BAN

Basel Action Network (BAN) is a 501(c)3 charitable organization based in Pioneer Square. BAN works to confront the global economic injustices of toxic trade and to promote the responsible management of toxic wastes such as electronic waste.


2012 SIFF Internships Positions Open Now!

SIFF is looking for organized, efficient, resourceful interns for the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival (May 17 — June 10). Open positions include Guest Relations, Marketing, Publicity, Special Events, Administrative, and Editorial internships. These are unpaid internships with a 10-20 hour/week commitment.


As a SIFF intern, you will receive a Staff Badge which gives you access to the films and events of the Festival and screenings at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown and the Film Center. Several of our interns have used our references to secure jobs after the festival is ended. Click here for full descriptions on each internship, and details on how to apply: http://www.siff.net/about/jobs/interns.aspx.


Administrative Intern

The Administrative Intern supports the HR and Volunteer Coordinator in running the SIFF office and Volunteer Department. This is an excellent opportunity to experience what goes on behind the scenes of the Festival, and gain valuable work experience.

 Publicity Intern

Publicity interns assist with the local and national media outreach to promote and generate favorable media coverage for this year’s festival.

 Marketing and Outreach Intern

The marketing intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing Coordinator in implementing SIFF’s overall marketing and communications plan–focusing specifically on promotions and community outreach–to build awareness about SIFF within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.

 Special Events Intern

This support position reports to the Events Manager and is crucial to the success of more than 50 special events. Leading up to the Festival, the Special Events Intern’s main focus will be securing donated items for VIP gift bags as well as other in-kind donations. Additionally, this position will assist the SIFF Events Manager with some aspects of event planning and implementation; including managing check-in at events. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication and be comfortable cold calling donor prospects.

 Editorial Intern

Under the direction of the Communications Coordinator and Publication Co-Editors, the Editorial Intern will assist the Marketing and Communications Department with the writing, editing, and proofreading of content for the SIFF website, newsletter, catalog, and festival guide.


Guest Relations Intern

The Guest Relations department hosts visiting filmmakers, celebrities, media professionals and other VIPs. You will assist our staff in to organize Volunteer schedules on Shiftboard, staff the W Hotel Guest Hospitality Suite, organize flight data in Filemaker Pro, communicate with sponsor hotels, airlines and parking garages, meet and greet Festival VIPs.


Let me know if you have any questions,




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Seattle, WA  98109

Tel: 206/464-5830


PLEASE NOTE: If you are no longer able to volunteer with SIFF, please reply to this e-mail with Delete Account in the subject line. You must put Delete Account in the subject line, or your request will not be processed!


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Plus One Foundation Internships-4 Great Opportunities!

Plus One Foundation  3213 W. Wheeler St. #372  • 206-285-0628 • PlusOneFoundation.org

 INTERNSHIP POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Public Relations Assistant / Community Workshop Assistant / Special Events Assistant / Community Outreach Assistant

Organization’s Mission: Plus One Foundation assists children and adults with a neurological injury, disorder, or disease to achieve goals, expand opportunities and ‘feed the soul’ through activities that offer education, rehabilitation and training.

Summary of Duties: To assist our non-profit with advertising, marketing and publicity.

Location: Plus One Foundation – we do not have a formal office space but we meet at local businesses

Supervisors: Alex Strazzanti, MSW and Kacey Jeniene Kroeger, CNP – Co-Founders / Co-Presidents

Hours: TBD – approx. 10-20 hrs. per week (flexible schedule), 1-3 quarters and/or Summer Quarter

Duties:  The Internship Position may consist of performing the following tasks independently and/or in assistance with the Co-Presidents.

 Public Relations Assistant:

  • Develop and execute social media plan, creative announcements and campaigns
  • Maintain customer database
  • Create quarterly e-newsletter via Constant Contact
  • Read and review pertinent articles on neurological disorders to link to FB and Website

 Community Workshop Assistant:

  • Develop and implement creative workshops for our clients (art, music therapy, cooking classes, etc.)
  • Develop and execute a recruitment and registration plan

 Special Events Assistant:

  • Coordinate special events and fundraising activities (we have 4 major events per year)
  • Work with Special Event Chairs and volunteers

 Community Outreach Assistant:

  • Communicate and schedule meetings with local non-profit organizations who serve people with neurological disorders to inform them of Plus One and disseminate information about our grants
  • Communicate and schedule meetings with local service providers and assist them with applications so we can match grant recipients with appropriate services

 We offer:

  • Opportunities for ownership of projects and experience in marketing, advertising, public relations
  • A supportive and encouraging learning environment
  • Access to learn about non-profit structure and work directly with the Co-Founders / Co-Presidents
  • Helpful supervision with the freedom to work independently
  • Opportunities to make a significant impact on the growth of an emerging non-profit organization
  • Opportunities to significantly impact the lives of children and adults with neurological disorders


The period of times for the internship hours and total duration are flexible. We are interested in working with eager individuals who enjoy working both as a team and independently. We are looking for someone who is passionate about public relations and social services and who is outgoing, eager to learn, and can bring a fresh perspective on the event planning and advertising aspects of a non-profit organization. Background preferred in any of the following: Public Relations/Communications/Non-Profit Management/Volunteer Management

 Individuals interested in this position can e-mail a resume and cover letter to connect@plusonefoundation.org.

We will call to schedule interviews in January 2012. Please no phone calls. We encourage students to visit PlusOneFoundation.org to find out more about our unique non-profit organization.


Reunions With Class Internship

Paid work available (On-site event staff at reunions)
Since 1993 Reunions With Class, the Northwest’s premier full service reunion planning
company has coordinated over 1000 high school reunions. We coordinate and manage
all the details involved in creating a successful reunion!

Internship Opportunities
12 weeks, 20-40 Hours per week depending on credits (non paid)
$250 – $500 stipend at end of internship
Focus of Production Internship:
Reunion Planning 101 – What it
takes to plan, promote and
produce a high school reunion.

Event Planning Basics
Desktop Publishing
Customer Service
Event Promotion
On-Site Event Experience
General Office Duties
Focus of Promotion Internship:
Promoting and boosting reunion attendance.

Review and monitor reunion attendance
Contact classmates via phone and/or email
Prepare and send invitations
Evaluate and prioritize specific promotion needs
Special projects

Good phone presence
Ability to work independently
Good writing and verbal skills

To Apply:
Mail or email resume and
cover letter to:

Andrea Turk
Reunions With Class, Inc
PO Box 40527
Bellevue, WA  98015

FAX 425-644-0691

CollegeFashionista Summer Internship

CollegeFashionista.com <http://CollegeFashionista.com/>  is looking for ambitious, goal-orientated interns who would like to be their campus representative this summer. Our interns, aka Style Gurus, are in charge of capturing street style photography around their college campus as well as creating trend reports based on their findings. Style Gurus contribute one post weekly during the duration of the internship as well as participate in weekly Twitter chats with fashion industry executives. Interns also have the opportunity to work on brand campaigns and organize local fashion events.

If your enthusiastic about the fashion industry, have experience in journalism and/or photography please email your resume and an example street style photograph to apply@collegefashionista.com.

The position runs from the week of May 30th-August 27th and is unpaid, however credit can be received. Students must own or have access to a camera for the position! Looking for outgoing students who want to expand their writing portfolio and contribute to a growing company.


I am currently looking for one or two students at the Seattle University who are fashion enthusiasts and have journalism experience that would like to blog for the site this summer.

The internship would involve a weekly posting from May 30th-August 27th. If possible, can you pass the message below to your student body or post it to your listserv or let me know the best way to go about recruiting students. This position is a great opportunity for those students looking to get published work established for their writing portfolios and also network with other young people interested in the fashion industry.

CollegeFashionista <http://collegefashionista.com/press/>  has been featured in Elle, BlackBook Mag and the Chicago Tribune about it’s growing success and impact on the youth.

Amy Levin
Founder/Creative Director

Style On @

Urban Land Institute Internship

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a non-profit organization that focuses on issues that surround urban land development.  We are looking to hire an intern in our Seattle office during the Spring of 2011.  A student studying business is an ideal candidate for this position because the internship will focus specifically on our promotional pieces and program planning efforts.

Communication & Event Planning Internship

Spring 2011

We are pleased to announce that ULI Seattle is seeking an energetic Intern to add to our team! The Intern will provide program, communication, and administrative support to the District Council Executive Director, Manager, and Associate.

This position is perfect for a current student studying Communication, P.R., Business or Marketing. Not required, but a plus, is an interest in real estate, urban planning, architecture, and land use.

This is a great opportunity for a student to gain hands on experience in developing professional communication skills, event planning skills, and relationships in the real estate industry in Seattle. Check out more information on ULI at http://www.seattle.uli.org and http://www.uli.org.

The timeline for the internship is the Spring semester/quarter of 2011.

Basic Requirements:

Current college student: Undergraduate Junior or higher (includes Graduate students)

Time Commitment: Minimum 10 hours per week – can work around class schedule

Communication skills: Professional oral and written communication skills, including exceptional spelling and grammar


 Unpaid, can offer course credit

To apply, please send resume and letter of interest to seattle@uli.org with subject line “Intern Application”. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.

POSITION TITLE: Seattle District Council Communication & Event Planning Intern

DEPARTMENT: District Councils


REPORTS TO: Seattle District Council Executive Director

POSITION STATUS: Part-Time (minimum 10 hours per week)

Spring 2011




The Intern will work directly with the District Council Associate on all projects including preparation of communication materials for ULI Seattle, the Quality Growth Alliance, and preparation for all events and programs.

As an integral part of the district council team, the Intern serves as an organizer for ULI Seattle programming and overall calendar. The Intern will be in contact with ULI members and vendors in these processes. For this reason, it is imperative that the Intern be courteous and friendly. The strongest candidate will be a highly-organized, energetic people-person able to multi-task effectively.


The Intern’s overall responsibility is to assist in coordination and facilitation of the district council’s goals and objectives. This entails working closely with the executive director, manager, associate, and committee members to meet the goals of the district council.


1. Assist associate with maintenance of social media presence (Facebook page)

2. Assist associate with recurring communication between committees and ULI Seattle staff

3. Assist associate with producing collateral materials, including brochures and flyers

4. Assist associate with producing other marketing and media materials, including website content and emails

Committee Support

1. Work with committees to ensure individual assignments are accomplished between committee meetings, specifically with regard to program preparation assignments

2. Assist in implementing meetings/events


1. Intern will manage ULI Program Calendar – including events and all deadlines for event preparation

2. Produce and distribute collateral materials for district council events – including promotional flyers, hand-outs, agendas, speaker bios and PowerPoint slideshows

3. Coordinate with committee members to ensure that all responsibilities in program preparation are met

4. Assist associate with all meeting logistics

Administrative Support

1. Manage calendars for district council staff, including routine meeting requests

2. Receive and answer phone/email inquiries from district council members and prospects

3. Perform other administrative duties and special projects as required as part of the district council team


Daily direct work with the district council leadership, executive director, manager, associate, and other ULI Seattle committee members.


Direct work with member firms, vendors, and consultants.


Current college student: Undergraduate Junior or higher (includes Graduate students)

Communication skills: Professional oral and written communication skills, including exceptional spelling and grammar

Interpersonal skills: Highly developed interpersonal skills to work with senior executives in the private and public sectors

Detail-oriented: Meticulous attention to detail

Initiative: Ability to initiate tasks and assume responsibility, and to work with minimal supervision in a high production position

Multi-tasking and follow-through: Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiple tasks concurrently and completely, and complete tasks on time, with responsible follow-through

Time management: Strong time management skills

Organizational skills: Strong organizational skills

Computer skills: Strong computer skills, including advanced facility with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe products; minimum 60 words per minute keyboard skills

Flexibility: Availability to attend occasional meetings with ULI members outside of set weekly hours

Strength: Ability to lift 30 pound boxes during event preparation and set-up

DESIRED (not required)

Area of Study: Studying Communication, Business, P.R. or Marketing

Events management: Prior experience in events management

Graphics: Ability to produce collateral material of a professional quality by using Adobe InDesign or similar software program

Interest in real estate: Interest in real estate, urban planning, architecture or land use

Puyallup Fair Internships

Puyallup Fair Internships

Communications Seniors or Grads

Resume due: Feb. 28, 2011, 5 p.m.

Internship: July 13 – Sept. 25, 2011

The Puyallup Fair will provide a summer of experience that you can put to work in most any communications job. This is a high-pace, multi-faceted job, so apply only if you have talent, energy and unbridled enthusiasm.

If you want to get experience working with the media, writing, and assuming project responsibilities, then this job could be for you.

Qualifications and requirements:

Public relations / Communications career emphasis

Proven ability to write press releases

Writing experience

Willingness to handle a wide variety of responsibilities

Flexible working hours

Ability to jump into projects

Stamina to move around the facility frequently

Spring/Summer 2011 grad, or incoming senior (must be available through Sept. 25)

Work Hours:

July 13 – Sept. 8: Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 9 – 25: Five days a week, possibly long hours

What You’ll Get in Return:

Pleasant working environment

Paid position ($8.67/hour), plus free parking

Intern credits, if needed

Real life PR / Communications experi-ence


The Puyallup Fair is a private, non-profit cor-poration, located nine miles east of Tacoma, and 37 miles south of Seattle, Washington. Nearly 1.1 million guests attend the Fair during its 17-day run. It is one of the ten largest fairs in atten-dance in the world. The 2011 Puyallup Fair is Sept. 9-25.


Due Feb. 28, 2011, 5 p.m.

Mail or email resume to:

Karen J. LaFlamme, APR

Public Relations Counsel

The Puyallup Fair

110 9th Avenue SW

Puyallup, WA 98371


The Puyallup Fair 110 – 9th Avenue SW Puyallup, WA 98371 http://www.thefair.com

2011 Intern Flyer