Throughout the year, Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas offers a variety of unpaid volunteer internships to provide opportunities for students and recent graduates, to receive academic credit and/or valuable work experience in the nonprofit field. Students must be a junior or senior to apply.
Types of Internships Available
Administrative: Assist with miscellaneous projects, including mailings, copies/scanning/printing, organizing projects, data entry, human resources projects, and phone calls.
Fundraising/Events: Focus on fundraising, with possible experience in event planning, donor solicitation, data management, individual and corporate donations, public relations for wish children and events.
Kids For Wish Kids: Support overall program goals by conducting outreach phone calls and emails to assist in the recruitment of schools, clubs and participants.
Marketing & Communications: Social media, public relations, digital analytics, content writing, photography, graphic design, and media relations.
Wish Department: Help our wish team make wishes come true by doing research, copies/scanning/printing, filing and folder projects, and making phone calls.
Internship Calendar and Application
Interns are accepted on a continual basis throughout the year, depending on internship availability. There is a minimum of an 8-week commitment of at least 12-15 hours each week (flexible to meet school credit requirements).
Spring/Summer Interns: End date will be mid-August, unless an extra-curricular activity requires a student to return to school earlier and it has been approved by the Internship Manager prior to accepting the internship.
Fall Interns: End date will be in December the week before finals.
How to Apply
To apply for one of our internship positions, please complete an application and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about the internship program at email@example.com.