In this competitive job market, college graduates need to show career-related experience! Here’s your opportunity to gain real-world experience while making a difference in a foster child’s life! Unity Care is looking for bright college interns to assist the Development Department with marketing, special events, social media, graphic design, grant writing and research.
View the current internship listings flyer for more details and apply today!
We require a 6 to 10 month commitment (12-20 hours per week) from all students.
How to Apply:
Questions: Contact the Development Department at (408) 510-3480.
Managing Supervisor: Grant Writer
Length: 6 months – One year
Salary: Non-Paid Internship
The Grant Writer/Researcher intern will learn how the grant proposal process works, the difference between proposals
to foundations and government entities, how to determine suitability of funding opportunities and what’s involved in
building a responsive proposal.
Qualifications: Working towards a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or any field that requires strong writing skills. Candidate must have strong writing skills, be detail-oriented, a self-starter and have some online research experience. Must have some knowledge with Microsoft Word and Excel and be available to work 12-20 hours per week.
Managing Supervisor: Development Associate, Communications
The Events intern will support the Development Department by assisting with the planning and execution of agency events, such as our YouthLive! gala event in May, and our 20th Anniversary celebration in August. Candidate will assist with research, in-kind donation solicitation requests and other projects as needed.
Qualifications: Working towards a degree in Hospitality and Event Management. Candidate must have strong verbal and written skills, be detail-oriented, a self-starter and some experience planning events. Must be available to work 12-20 hours per week.
The Marketing/Communications intern will assist with writing articles for the agency’s marketing materials such as newsletters, brochures, success stories and the annual report. In addition, the intern will assist in the development of marketing collateral, social media updates, data entry, hosting information booths and other projects as needed.
Qualifications: Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Journalism. Candidate must have strong verbal and written skills and be able to work in a fast -paced environment and meet deadlines. Writing samples required. Intermediate/advanced skills with MS Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite 5 is a plus. Must be available to work 12-20 hours per week.