Internship position announcement
Working with the Project Lead of the non-profit organization Design Resources for Homelessness, you will develop and manage a public relations initiative, increasing knowledge and awareness with the public. You will engage with marketing outlets including social and traditional media with press releases and similar writing projects to share information with DRH’s audience and potential donors. If you are passionate about helping others, want to be at the table in helping a non-profit succeed, are optimistic, team-oriented, energetic and creative, this is for you!
Desired start date: September 1 2017
Duration: 12 weeks
Approximate hours per week 5 hours per week
Travel percentage No travel is included
Salary level $17 per hour and mentorship by a design professional
Location Tallahassee FL (meet on FSU campus)
Degree level Bachelor, master or doctorate
Requirements 3.0 GPA or higher, 9 or more credit hours in public relations or marketing. Fluency in English.
Qualifications Self-starter, optimistic outlook, time management skills, empathy for disadvantaged persons, effective written and verbal communication, knowledge of social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), desire to make a difference in the world
Desired majors Public relations, marketing
Work authorization Authorized to work in the United States
Contact information Jill Pable, Project Lead
Design Resources for Homelessness, a non-profit organization
3551 Blairstone Road Suite 128/233
Tallahassee FL 32301
Send an email expressing interest to Jill Pable at email@example.com with your resume. Please explain why you are interested in this position and what qualifications you bring. Be available for an in-person interview the week of August 28th on the FSU campus.
The mission of Design Resources for Homelessness is to positively affect the design of environments that assist persons who are homeless or formerly homeless. It does so by connecting design practitioners and scholars, advocacy organizations, policy makers, teachers and students to research and other information as well as each other, to inform design decisions that enhance the potential to assist recovery.
- All persons deserve to be sheltered in humane and supportive physical environments so that they can recover from trauma and resume their lives as full members of the community.
- mDignity, empowerment, safety, function and economic efficiency can be supported by physical architecture.
- The free exchange and sharing of knowledge advances societal progress.
- Generating new knowledge can move design innovation forward to the benefit of all.