Internship - Special Events (unpaid)

American Diabetes Association - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)3.9

The American Diabetes Association is proud to announce the availability of an internship with our Special Events team! This internship presents the opportunity to contribute to the Association's dynamic special events efforts while gaining invaluable experience in public relations and communication.

This internship is a great opportunity for someone pursuing a career in marketing, public health, nutrition, non-profit and/or event production. The ideal candidate must be energetic, a team player, results-oriented and dedicated to the achievement of personal and team goals. This internship requires a candidate with confidence in interpersonal communication and public speaking, excellent writing skills, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of people with and affected by diabetes.


Assist in mission outreach to donors, businesses, sponsors, and volunteers by phone and mail for engagement in the Association’s signature events
Assist with mailings and package assembly
Utilizes social network platforms to promote events
Attend designated and promotional local Association events, and assist staff as necessary
Tackle area strategies through research
Other duties as assigned


Commitment to a flexible work schedule of at least 15 hours per week during standard business hours, with occasional nights and weekends
A tech savvy approach and willingness to learn
Knowledge of event management preffered
Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
Self-motivated, detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently and with Association staff
Strong customer service skills

Take Your Education on a Mission

Are you looking for an internship that directly impacts your community and beyond?

Are you looking for an intern opportunity that directly impacts the community you live in? More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and 84 million Americans have pre-diabetes. This is your opportunity to begin a rewarding career with a premier voluntary health organization that supports people with diabetes.

Our employees like working at the Association because of our mission, the inclusive environment, work-life balance, our benefits, and our culture. Joining our dedicated team affords the gratification of knowing beyond a doubt that you will impact the lives and well-being of millions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the American Diabetes Association to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Together We Can Stop Diabetes!