Amala Foundation Programs Administration Internship (Summer 2017)

The Amala Foundation is a secular, Austin-based nonprofit offering personal growth and leadership opportunities for youth of diverse ethnicities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including immigrant and refugee youth who have resettled in Austin from other countries.

We are looking for un-paid interns to help us coordinate and manage our spring and summer youth programs. As an intern, you will develop real-world skills, and gain an understanding of the inner-workings of a small non-profit.

This year’s youth programs include the Diversity Leadership Conference, California Global Youth Peace Summit, San Quentin One Village Walk, Camp Indigo, and the One Village Music Project.

Learn more at

Spring internships typically begin in January and end in May.
Summer internships typically begin in May or June and end in August or September. Flexible arrangements available.

Job Qualifications:
Undergraduate and graduate opportunities are available. International students are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email your resume to Please include “Internship” in the subject line. All opportunities are Austin-based.
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CareBOX Operations Intern

CareBOX Program

As an Operations Intern you will be responsible for championing various projects. As a start-up non-profit, we appreciate the entrepreneurial spirit & excellent candidates must be self-starters. Interns with the CareBOX Program will have their own specific projects, and will work together, with volunteers & staff alike, to help keep the organization moving forward.

Interns will have the opportunity to develop essential skills by performing a wide variety of projects. These include but are not limited to; community research projects, receiving inventory, packing patient supplies, event planning, and working booths at various events.

Applicants must be either currently working towards a degree or have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree. Successful applicants are passionate, dedicated, hardworking, creative and entrepreneurial minded. Being a detail-oriented, self-starter is a must. CareBOX Program is a fast paced environment with a multitude of opportunities to learn and master a wide range of transferable skills. A candidate who is able to commit 15-20hrs per week is preferred.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to
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LIVESTRONG Summer Internships

LIVESTRONG Summer Internships

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LIVESTRONG offers unpaid internships to current students and recent graduates interested in learning the inner workings of a nonprofit organization.

Hiring for:

  • Public Health Intern– assist with the implementation of Foundation programs as we work to develop a model of care for people affected by cancer that is comprehensive and “patient-centered.” This includes researching and working with healthcare professionals and patients around the country to create a cancer care model that empowers patients and their families and places their needs, preferences, and values first. Responsibilities include: researching organizations and cancer hospitals delivering innovative cancer care practices, communicating with members of the cancer community (academics, researchers, healthcare providers, patients, policy makers, etc.), writing for blogs and professional publications, and assisting with planning and implementation of major symposiums and conferences. This internship is ideal for someone with a strong interest in public health, outstanding organization, research, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Marketing Production Intern–  assist with researching and analyzing data across the Foundation’s ongoing online marketing efforts. This includes generating weekly and monthly reports in Microsoft Office that provide details about our email metrics, website traffic, constituent database, Google Analytics, iTunes connect, and social media analytics. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to think creatively as they address new challenges. Any computer programming skills (i.e. HTML, Python, JavaScript, etc.) are a plus.
  • Human Resources Intern– Intern will be assigned projects that allow them to collaborate cross functionally in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. Project deliverables will be chosen from across the major human resources disciplines of talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards and organizational development.
  • Mission Intern–  support the development, implementation, and execution of LIVESTRONG’s strategic mission and objectives. This role may include support in the organization’s delivery of patient-centered services, building and engaging communities of survivors, and leading system change through a variety of programs and initiatives including LIVESTRONG Navigation Services, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, the LIVESTRONG Leader Program and Advocacy Efforts. Our interns have the opportunity to work with some of the largest nonprofits in the United States such as YMCA of the USA. Additionally, interns may support planning and implementation of events, workshops, and trainings. Ideal candidates should have great communication skills, be highly organized and have the ability to work on multiple projects at once. This is a great position for someone interested in nonprofit management, program creation, community outreach, and grant management.
  • Development Intern–  assist with projects that support the entire development team as we work to update and maintain accurate constituent records. Interns assist with managing our grants portfolio, creating and running reports for prospect/donor events, data analysis, and conducting basic research on individual, corporate or foundation prospects.


Interns will be paired with a team member for one-on-one mentorship to gain hands-on experience in their area of interest.

  • Be available to work 12–20 hours per week during regular business hours at LIVESTRONG HQ in Austin, Texas.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of computer competency.
  • Be self-motivated, organized, willing to help with any project no matter how large or small and be able to balance multiple priorities at once.
  • Have a strong desire to make a difference, a passion for the LIVESTRONG mission, a positive attitude and an affinity for the color yellow.
  • Be able to provide their own housing and transportation; mastery of parallel parking is a plus.

Application Instructions

If you meet all of the above requirements and would like to be considered for an internship, please fill out the online application. Please be aware that not all positions will be available every semester, and we will begin interviewing select candidates before the application deadlines listed below.


Semester Application Deadline Internship Dates
Spring 2017 December 12, 2016 Jan 13 – May 12, 2017
Summer 2017 May 8, 2017 May 22 – Aug 18, 2017
Fall 2017 August 14, 2017 Aug 28 – Dec 15, 2017
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District Intern (Austin) Summer 2017

Office of Congressman Lloyd Doggett

All interns function as assistants to Congressman Doggett and the District Office staff and are an integral part of the public service provided by our office (constituent services and community outreach; limited legislative work). Interns in the District Office will be responsible for responding to constituent requests; recording of constituent opinions on legislative issues; assisting with constituent casework; filing; clipping newspapers; answering incoming telephone calls; and handling special projects as needed. They will also accompany the Congressman and/or staff to events throughout the district.
-Good communication, phone, writing, and computer skills are essential.
-The atmosphere of a congressional office can be very quick-paced and highly demanding and a professional, courteous manner is expected at all times.
– Must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week; preferably weekday mornings.
Students interested in an internship should submit:
Resume, cover letter and a list of 3 references to Courtney Toretto by email to or by fax to 512.916.5108.
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Austin School of Film Office Intern

Job Description:
Austin School of Film is looking to fill an office intern position that will work closely with our current Community Coordinators. While this is an unpaid internship, a participant in this position will gain a mastery of basic office skills, workplace etiquette, and event management while also enjoying the ability to take classes, participate in our membership program, and enjoy our artist services.
Our ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

-Is interested in work-trade for classes at ASoF and membership to the Austin Cinemaker Space.
-Has availability a few nights a week, and weekends. Will average around 15 hours/week depending on the current event schedule.
-Interested in the arts and supporting the local artist community.
-Capable of being flexible day-to-day in a position that often differs from a standard routine.
-Ready to learn some of the inner workings of a medium-sized non-profit.
-Has a good understanding of social media platforms.
-Must be able to use a word processor and spreadsheet program (Word, Excel, Google Docs)

Added bonus if the candidate has any of the following:
-Knowledge of some video editing and/or photoshop software.
-Enjoy attending arts events.
-Has an interest in graphics design.
-Would enjoy contributing to our blog ( occasionally.
-Background in Salesforce.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to our Community Director:
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EcoRise Junior Designer Internship

About EcoRise

At EcoRise, we believe that education is the key to solving social and environmental justice, that teachers are the catalyst to igniting innovation, and that students have the potential to design a sustainable future for all. Our curriculum and school-based program empowers youth to tackle real-world challenges in their schools and communities by teaching environmental literacy, social innovation, and hands-on design skills.

Our small—but mighty!—10-person team is lean, collaborative, and passionate about changing the world through design and education. We are also super fun and friendly, and like to keep things lighthearted.

Visit to learn more.


EcoRise is working to publish multiple K–12 educational products with a focus on entrepreneurship, design thinking, and green building design. We are currently seeking a creative and motivated junior designer to help develop these materials, from creating templates to designing illustrations. This position will report to the Chief Designer and will work closely with the Curriculum team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their design knowledge by working alongside a group of talented individuals.

This is a 10–15 hour/week paid internship position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Student applicants can pursue course credit.



Educational background in graphic design, communications design, editorial design or related field

Experience working in in print applications

Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel,Word, and PowerPoint)

Great at coming up with original design ideas and just as good at doing the production work

Demonstrates initiative and willingness to learn, as well as the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines, communicate progress, and collaborate with others


Approaches problems from a user-centered lens

Familiar with sustainability and design thinking concepts

Photography, fine art, and/or video skills

All interested applicants should submit resume, short letter of interest, and portfolio to

Submissions without a portfolio will not be considered.

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Central Texas Food Bank Fall 2017 Internship

Community Engagement Intern

Unpaid Internships

Internship Description:

The Central Texas Food Bank Community Engagement Intern will provide key support to the Community Engagement team and gain valuable community event and volunteer management skills.

Primary Internship Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Community Engagement team by meeting and working with community event groups and volunteers.
  • Assist with recruitment of volunteers, donors and community groups for engagement with the Food Bank at informational fairs and community events.
  • Represent the Food Bank at external community events and provide tours to groups as needed.
  • Maintain volunteer lobby and sign-in area including nametags, time sheets, check-in, and check-out.
  • Assist with acknowledgment and recognition of event partners, volunteers and sponsors.
  • Manage inventory of Community Engagement team supplies; conduct periodic inventory and recommend replacement as needed.
  • Assist with data collection and management including volunteer and community event information.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to coordinate needs for event and volunteer support.

Intern Qualifications:

The Central Texas Food Bank Community Engagement Department is looking to appoint a motivated, organized, detail-oriented intern with an interest in project management and a desire to work in a fast paced agency environment. The candidate should have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.  A sense of humor and humility are essential. Additionally, the ideal candidate will:

  • be professional
  • be outgoing, confident and personable
  • have exceptional communication skills
  • be able to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization
  • be organized and detail-oriented
  • be able to multi-task
  • demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • be open to working some evening and/or weekend events

 Additional Requirements With or Without Reasonable Accommodation:

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 25 lbs., perceive depth, and operate a motor vehicle.
  • Conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, working closely with others, working alone and traveling by company vehicle.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, computer, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

Accountable To: Community Events Specialist
Pay Rate: Unpaid
Time Commitment: 10—20 hours a week
Dates Needed: Fall, Spring and Summer semesters
How to Apply: Email your resume and a cover letter with “Community Engagement” in the subject line to

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Hostelling International USA Scholarships

HI USA is offering five $2,000 international travel scholarships exclusively for Austin residents.


This program is called Explore the World, and it’s administered by the nonprofit organization, Hostelling International USA (HI USA). HI USA is committed to creating a more tolerant world, and these scholarships are for young travelers inspired to make the world a better place, but lack the financial means to go abroad. New this year, eligible candidates must be past or former Pell Grant recipients and/or have income that does not exceed 300% of the poverty line.  This refined focus allows us to introduce travel to young adults who never thought it would be possible.  


The scholarship is open to individuals, ages 18-30, who will engage in an educational or service learning component during their trip.  More information can be found at

Application deadline: March 15, 2017

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Internships at the Ransom Center

Undergraduate Internships


The Ransom Center funds internships designed to provide University of Texas at Austin undergraduates with experience in the nature and operation of a major humanities research library and museum. The experience gained by interns will benefit them in their own research projects, in possible graduate studies, and even as a career option in such fields as librarianship, museum studies, archival or curatorial work, as well as public affairs, marketing, public programming and event management.


Once selected, interns will choose from a variety of opportunities within the center. These vary from year to year, but will likely include:

processing collections

teaching with the collections

planning exhibitions

performing editorial and publicity work

working on website enhancement projects

assisting marketing, public affairs, and development

To learn more about internships at the Ransom Center and to apply, please go to our website at:

Or, find us on facebook at:

Or, read our current blogpost about the program:

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Communications Majors WCA Scholarship Application Open!

Women Communicators of Austin has an annual Jo Caldwell Meyer Scholarship, which is presented at the WCA Banner Brunch event here in Austin (April 8th this year). One student will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Applicants must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior at a Central Texas university and demonstrate excellence in the study of communications.


To apply they should visit!form/Scholarship and download the Jo Caldwell Meyer Scholarship Form (Download PDF | Word). Deadline for submission of the completed form and all required materials is March 1, 2017. For questions, they should contact WCA’s past president at


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