Internship/Field Placement Opportunities

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Development and Grant Writing Intern (Ongoing)

United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States is seeking a Development and Grant Writing Intern to assist with our United Way Campaign. This individual will embrace the mission of United Way. We are looking for an intelligent, outgoing, friendly, detail-oriented student who can assist with the daily coordination of our development activities. This individual will be able to assist with fundraising activities and funder research, grant application processing, grant writing, and tracking/reporting on upcoming grant deadlines and other duties as assigned.

Community Building & Impact/Volunteer Engagement Intern (Ongoing)

United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States is seeking a Community Building & Impact/Volunteer Engagement intern to assist in activities related to community impact development, strategy development in community investment, allocation evaluation and accountability. They will also be responsible for increasing relationship management and volunteer management practices in support of cross-functional volunteer engagement strategy, coordinating the communication and activities in the engagement process and organizing projects with community partners. This position functions as part of a team, so it is necessary for this intern to initiate or complete tasks. The applicant must have strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to adhere to strict confidentiality, and have a social service background or be working on a social service degree.

Graphic Design Intern (Ongoing)

United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States is seeking a graphic design intern to assist in the development of a promotional campaign to help raise awareness of our mission. This individual must be prepared to design clear and engaging communications for print that align with United Way brand identity guidelines. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed one year toward a graphic design degree and possess strong graphic design and proofing skills. Applicants should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Creative Suite.

Public Relations and Marketing Intern (Ongoing)

United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Intern to assist in enhancing the marketing effectiveness of United Way and integrate interactive media into overall business strategy. This individual will assist with the development and oversight of social media and digital initiatives, write press releases and assist with the development of presentation materials for various groups. Additionally, the individual will work to enhance the existing material used by our local United Way.