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Communications Intern (Miami)

Description: The National Parkinson Foundation is looking for an exceptional undergraduate/graduate student intern to work directly with the communications team on an array of marketing and web projects.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in building a non-profit resume and learning from a great team.  You will work with passionate professionals, learn first-hand how to apply best practices in communications and enjoy a real opportunity to make an impact on a debilitating disease.  We need a commitment of a minimum of 20-25 hours a week.  Start and end dates are somewhat flexible but we ask that you commit to at least a 5 month internship timeframe for Spring semester or a 3 month internship timeframe for a Summer internship.


We are looking for a high-caliber intern to support our Communications department. We need an individual who is committed to a high standard of excellence and can thrive in a small organization with an ambitious agenda. The ideal candidate will have these attributes:

  • Current college student (junior/senior level) or graduate student
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, comfortable wearing many hats, can solve problems self-sufficiently, but takes direction well.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Graphic Design & HTML skills
  • Detail-oriented; can be counted on to produce high-quality work
  • Interested in the non-profit sector
  • Prior work and/or intern experience a plus


The Intern’s responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting research and communications audits
  • Media monitoring, social media listening and reporting
  • Development of the Foundation’s secondary social media networks
  • Various marketing activities
  • An array of administrative duties

Contact: Kristy Pomes, Communications Coordinator, . E-mail your cover letter and resume. Please be advised that a resume without a cover letter will not be reviewed. 

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