The Johnson Center for Child Health & Development Internships

The Johnson Center for Child Health & Development is looking to hire interns in four positions. Interns will deliver a life skills and cooking program to the Austin homeless youth community. The program will emphasize basic cooking and food literacy, and include components of professionalism, food safety, budgeting and culinary job training. Students will cook a meal to be served to the community on Friday afternoons.

Available positions include:

  • Nutrition Teacher
    • Lead a class around cooking a meal for the homeless community with budget and nutrition in mind.
    • Nutrition/teaching major preferred.
  • Life Skills Teacher
    • Lead life skills classes and prep students for food handlers license test.
  • Media Manager
    • Create and manage the marketing of meals to the homeless community as well as the location logistics.
  • Parent Support Coordinator
    • Learn how to run a nursery and provide child care for teens with infants during class time.

Contact to schedule an interview for a spring internship. 


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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum Internship

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
Job Description

  • Report directly to Museum Coordinator; at times report to other UMLAUF staff
  • Commit 10 hours per week, and adhere to a set schedule.
  • Be responsible, punctual and comfortable working independently or collaboratively
  • Be versed in discussing UMLAUF mission, Charles Umlauf’s art & life
  • Serve as an advocate of the UMLAUF
  • Keep current on exhibitions & activities at UMLAUF
  • Possess strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Greet visitors and share information about the UMLAUF collection, current exhibitions and upcoming programming
  • Lead tours of the collection and current exhibitions
  • Perform general administrative duties
  • Answer phones
  • Use Mailchimp, excel, and computer database programs to update emails lists and visitor information.
  • Assist with uploading new content to our website and social media sites.
  • Assist with mailings, assemble packets, and other duties as assigned

About the museum:
The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum exhibits the work of Charles Umlauf and other contemporary sculptors in a natural setting and provides educational experiences that encourage the understanding and appreciation of sculpture.

Term of internship: September- December 2016 – with potential for renewal and increased hours. Monthly stipend provided.

605 Robert E Lee Rd
Austin , TX 78704
United States
To Apply
If you are interested in applying for an internship at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Email your resume and brief letter of interest:
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GO! Austin / VAMOS! Austin – Communications Intern (Part-Time)

Organizational Overview

GO! Austin / VAMOS! Austin (GAVA) is a coalition of residents, community leaders, nonprofits and other institutions that collaborate to improve the health of the Dove Springs (78744) and 78745 communities. Through community organizing strategies, GAVA staff work to develop resident­-led teams and initiatives that increase access to and participation in physical activity and improved nutrition. GAVA supporters have agreed to align their resources and expertise for greater positive impact, especially as it relates to the health of children.

Communications Intern Description

This position provides an intern with the opportunity to participate in efforts to expand a resident-led coalition’s capacity by engaging and growing our audience of funders, community stakeholders, and residents. The intern will be able to apply knowledge learned in coursework related to media and marketing strategies for a wide variety of audiences, and build a bilingual portfolio of work for future employers.  Though GAVA currently works with eight organizational partners and over 1,100 community residents, we are looking to reach more stakeholders among the 100,000 residents in the two zip codes. We are also looking to improve our fundraising efforts through improved communications strategies, which will give the intern an opportunity to participate in our fundraising campaign. Our regular communications effort would include: a monthly bilingual newsletter and calendar, a Facebook page, GAVA website updates, press releases for our public agenda, publications that may assist in fundraising efforts, and internal documents for our ongoing organizing/leadership development portfolio. This intern will work closely with GAVA’s Community Directors, our Partnerships and Development Associate, potentially our Community Organizers.


The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and English, and have a deep understanding of the communities in which the work will be done, and an ability to relate to and connect with individuals and groups within the two zip codes.  Candidate will demonstrate computer proficiency, ability to work independently, and excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish.  Candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of different media and engagement strategies to connect with a variety of audiences.  Ability to work with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Applicants must be able to inspire resident stakeholders through narratives of our organization’s work.


  • Identify and create connections to / platforms on media outlets that would further the GAVA mission to reach target audiences

  • Develop marketing plan for GAVA events on social media and published media sites with guidance from Community Directors

  • Manage GAVA’s Facebook page and Squarespace web page, creating bilingual posts

  • Manage publication and distribution of monthly bilingual newsletter

  • Create bilingual press releases related to key wins and activities

  • Work with the Partnerships and Development Associate to create communications strategy to attract funding opportunities and develop relationships with major funders

  • Participate in supervisory and team meetings as available.

 Learning Opportunities:

  • Participate in an effort to grow our reach to community stakeholders

  • Utilize classroom knowledge to create a sustainable marketing campaign to engage a variety of audiences (community residents, local nonprofits, government entities, and funders)

  • Participate in fundraising campaign through targeted marketing and media efforts

  • Build bilingual portfolio of work for future employment opportunities


  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Strong, professional written and verbal communication skills, including business, creative writing and simple writing for audiences with limited formal education.

  • Have knowledge of social media and marketing strategies

  • Provide own transportation and cell phone; local travel required

Qualities of a successful candidate:

  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and collaborative

  • Responsible, creative, organized, and enthusiastic

  • Working on a degree in communications and or another relevant field

  • Digital marketing strategy and online marketing experience is a plus

Position Details

  • Part-time, unpaid internship with flexible schedule (min 5 hrs/week; max 20 hrs/week)

  • GAVA will help students submit requirements for academic credit as needed

2512 S IH 35
suite #350
Austin, TX 78704
United States
To Apply
Please submit a brief statement of interest, resume, and three references. Also provide a brief writing sample in Spanish and English (no more than one page). All submissions will be received at:
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Side by Side Kids Development Internship


Purpose of the Position

  • Strengthen and support donor relationships

  • Advance campaign for expansion through administration and events

  • Develop and communicate value of stewardship

  • Learn about strategy, systems, and processes for fund development


Specific Tasks or Duties:

  • Input weekly gifts into the donor database

  • Execute high-quality thank-you cards for donors

  • Track and update development calendar

  • Analyze Google and social media metrics for development strategy

  • Assist in organizing fundraising events

  • Compose engaging blogs and personal stories for newsletters and appeals

  • Research and design improvements to current development systems and best practices

Skills & Competencies Needed:

  • Excellent communication skills with flexible temperament suited to serving people’s needs

  • Go-getter, with an ability to work on projects and tasks independently

  • Highly organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks

  • Strong relationship-builder and story-teller for diverse audiences

  • Expert in the use of Microsoft Office and Outlook


Preferred Qualities

  • Christ-follower

  • Working-knowledge of donor database or administrative organization (ex. etapestry)

  • Background in Fundraising, Administration, Communication or other related discipline


Coordinates with or Reports to: Volunteer and Intern Coordinator, and Community Relations Coordinator


Time Involvement Required: 5-15 hours; some weekend and evening hours


Term of Service: 1 Semester


Contact Piccola Dorsey for additional information, or to apply.

W: (512) 371-9393 // C: (512) 436- 3265

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Governmental Affairs Internship

Texas Association of Business
Texas Association of Business – 1209 Nueces Street
$10/hour, 15-20 hours/week
As the state chamber of commerce and the state’s leading employer organization, the Texas Association of Business is the dominant voice for public policy issues affecting business in Texas. TAB works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state’s economy the strongest in the world. TAB is seeking an intelligent, motivated and professional intern for the 2017 Legislative Session. Responsibilities include legislative research, bill analysis, monitoring hearings, assisting with meetings and events, and visiting the State Capitol. Applicants should have a good attitude, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be a quick learner. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook. Must be available through May 29, 2017.
Send cover email, resume and schedule/availability to
Current Student
Miranda Goodsheller,
Advocacy – State
Miranda Goodsheller
Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Colorado River Alliance Internships

The Colorado River Alliance has internships available all year long: Fall, Spring, & Summer! Internships are unpaid but are available for academic credit. Interns are expected to commit at least 15 hours a week.

Interns needed Monday – Friday during regular business hours (8:30am-5:00pm).

Please complete the online Internship ApplicationFor more information about interning with the Alliance, please contact


Environmental Education Interns Our education internships are highly organized, fast paced, powerful professional development experiences for people who wish to enter the environmental education field, or “round out” their backgrounds as they prepare for science careers [read our Intern Testimonials!].  This internship’s core is environmental education with schoolchildren, but our interns work on a wide variety of projects including environmental education event management, data warehousing and analysis, and curriculum development.  The key requirement for internships is that all our interns are organized, smart, and highly motivated for a fast-paced and interesting work experience. Interns commit a minimum of 15 hours/week.

Educational Interns assist with the planning, development and management of student educational programs including field trips and classroom materials. Programs teach water conservation, geography and geology of the Colorado River in Texas, aspects of a healthy watershed and water quality assessment. Interns are instrumental in the development and implementation of new curriculum and programming.

Community & Special Events Internship
Participate in the Alliance community events and fundraisers – including banquets, festivals, and speaking events. Help includes sponsorship solicitation, event set up and more. The best part – most of these events occur in the evening or on the weekends – perfect for someone with a busy work schedule.

Qualifications: If you have a keen eye for detail, thrive on juggling multiple deadlines, love to plan, plan, plan and can take an idea and run with it, this might be the perfect internship for you! Please keep in mind that this internship will require you to be highly organized, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, and have strong communication skills.

Please complete the online Internship ApplicationFor more information about interning with the Alliance, please contact

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Annie’s List Internship Program

Annie’s List proudly invests in learning opportunities for young leaders through our internship program. We host several interns each school semester.

Annie’s List interns have gone on to attend Campaign School, work on the campaigns of our endorsed candidates around the state, join the Annie’s List staff, and work in key positions in the Capitol.

Overall Requirements include:

  • Strong interest in promoting women to political power
  • Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Google Drive familiarity
  • Quick to learn
  • Flexible Schedule

Annie’s List interns work in one of four areas:

Political interns learn what it takes to recruit, train and support candidates for future office. They will:

  • Assist in recruiting attendees for candidate trainings
  • Reach out to local elected officials and progressive allies on behalf of Annie’s List
  • Learn software pertinent to progressive campaigns (NGP & VAN)
  • Conduct political research
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Communication interns will learn how a political organization generates a following and communicates with it. They will:

  • Assist in tracking press relevant to Annie’s List candidates and issues
  • Compile mentions in the press regarding Annie’s List
  • Write summaries of experiences to be shared with Annie’s List followers via Twitter, Facebook, and email
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Development interns will learn how to generate money for an organization the size of Annie’s List. They will:

  • Maintain database and spreadsheets
  • Create event materials
  • Conduct donor research
  • Communicate with Annie’s List donors
  • Prepare mailings and solicitations
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Training interns will learn how to plan and deliver meaningful programming to support candidates and their staff. They will:

  • Help identify strategic training locations and local partners
  • Assist in recruiting attendees for candidate trainings
  • Draft communication to promote events
  • Plan event logistics and contribute to delivery
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

To apply:

Email with your resume and letter of interest. The beginning of internships typically coincide with the beginning of the fall, spring and summer school semesters. Applications for the Spring 2017 Internship will be accepted from Monday, October 10 through Friday, November 4, 2016. If you are interested in applying for 2017 Summer internship, email us for an inquiry. We will be happy to discuss our program with you at any point in the year.

Annie’s List staff will work with applicant if needed to gain course credit.

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Intern at the Thinkery


We are now accepting applications for our Fall Internship program. You can read about each of our available positions below. 

Camp Internship

Development (Fundraising) Internship

Digital Marketing Internship

Early Learners Internship

Graphic Design Internship

Kitchen Lab (Exhibit) Internship

Maker Education Internship

Membership Program Internship

Public Programs Internship

School Programs Internship

Technology Education Internship

Teen Program Internship

Volunteer Engagement Internship

Application Process:

  • Review the position descriptions to determine which role(s) you are most interested in.
  • Submit via email: (Please list the name of the internship as your email subject.
    Example: Camp intern)
  • Completed application form: Thinkery Intern Application Form
  • Cover letter: Please save as “lastname_firstnameFall2016Letter”
    (Example: Mahoney_DanaFall2016Letter)
  • Resume: Please save as “lastname_firstnameFall2016Resume”
    (Example: Mahoney_DanaFall2016Resume)

Application deadline: August 1st by end of day. 

For questions about our internship program, please contact Dana Mahoney at 512.469.6211.

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Intern for Teach Healthier After School

Company Overview
IT’S TIME TEXAS is an Austin-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit cause-based organization that is dedicated to making healthy the norm in the Lone Star State. Our mission is to empower people to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities.
Position Overview
The Intern for Teach Healthier After School will be either a (A) part-time role or (B) a set of responsibilities included in the job description of the Teach Healthier After School Instructors. The Intern for Teach Healthier After School will oversee the progress and growth of the IT’S TIME TEXAS Teach Healthier After School program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Initiate, organize, and execute projects for Teach Healthier After School
  • Facilitate candidate selection and interviews for Teach Healthier After School Instructors
  • Publicize job opportunities through online postings, recruiting fairs, networking, etc.
  • Attend monthly trainings to help improve teach healthier after school programs
  • Help design curriculum for Teach Healthier After School
  • Help with searching for funding through grants, sponsorships and donations
  • Help with promotions regarding Teach Healthier After School
  • Manage keeping history of the program
  • Organize and help facilitate instructor meetings
  • Help record all instructor evaluations into useable data
  • Conduct Instructor/Supervisor evaluations
  • Coach a variety of activities, sports & skills
  • Develop students’ leadership skills via assigned roles within their teams
  • Provide children special attention in a quality health and fitness based program

 Critical Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and leverage resources accordingly
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Be able to be flexible

 Minimum Requirements

  • One year minimum of course credits obtained working towards Bachelors’ degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Mandatory attendance of New Intern Orientation

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Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. Upon selection, awardees are assigned to the DoD laboratory where he/she will be expected to serve as a summer intern and complete a period of post-graduation employment service as a DoD civilian. Applications are due Dec. 1.

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