Intern With Us


The Welcoming Center’s internship program provides highly motivated and talented individuals with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience before and after graduation. Typically, our interns are undergraduate and graduate students.

We welcome applicants of all backgrounds and identities, including those of any age, race, religion, gender, ability, or sexual orientation.

Current Openings

Communications Department

The communications department is looking for a self-directed, highly motivated, reliable and creative interns.

This individual will work on creating video content for the organization for marketing and fundraising. This position reports to the Director of Communications.

This is a great opportunity for anyone hoping to get their foot in the door in creating corporate videos, as well as helping create a portfolio.

This internship is best suited for film, photography, and visual journalism students with an electronic media background who are looking for hands-on experience with a fast-paced team.

Key duties:

You will work with program teams on storytelling via videos that can be used for presentations, shared at events, shared on social media, etc. You will be responsible for recording, editing, and producing videos. You may also be assigned other duties as required by the communications department.

Skill and Education Requirements:

  • A self-starter who has the initiative to recommend improvements and is eager to take on challenges
  • Able to work both independently and in teams – you will need to collaborate with marketing video producers, writers, program managers, and other stakeholders
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and various HD cameras is required
  • Experience with photography preferred
  • Proficiency in a second language is a plus but not required

The internship will be based out of our 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard office with possible visits to commercial corridors, individual businesses, and other locations for onsite photo/video shoots.

Interns must commit at least 20 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks and maintain a regular schedule.

Apply:

Please send a resume and brief cover letter describing how your experience and interests match this position to Lina Duffy, Director of Communications at: lina@welcomingcenter.org

 

If you are looking for roles other than those listed above, email info@welcomingcenter.org with your cover letter and resume and let us know how you would like to intern with us.