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Internship Opportunities

Internships

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: 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 vagrea@zbxna.jvfu.bet. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about the internship program at vagrea@zbxna.jvfu.bet.

Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas
13523 Barrett Parkway Dr
Suite 241
Ballwin, MO 63021
(314) 205-9474
Toll Free (800) 548-5058
Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas, Wichita Regional Office
1144 N St. Francis
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 838-9474
Toll Free - KS only (800) 566-9474