IN AN INTERNSHIP?
PLEASE BE ADVISED, IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR ANY OF THE INTERNSHIPS LISTED BELOW YOU MUST ENROLL IN A COOPERATIVE EDUCATION COURSE DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP.
Innovation Academy (VOLUNTEER)
Marketing & Public Relations Intern
Job Description: Create engaging social media and blog content. Curate and execute a weekly social media calendar and strategy across platforms. Actively manage and promote our brand by posting industry relevant articles on Instagram, Facebook, and other social media outlets. Support the day-to-day operations of the Marketing Department as needed. Have curiosity and initiative to learn new skills (other SM platforms, SM marketing strategy, email marketing, podcasting, vodcasting, etc)
Qualifications: Must be a VVC student, preferably one seeking a career in marketing and public relations.
Teaching Assistant Intern
Job Description: Create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum directly connected to the interests and development of children and youth supported by learning foundations and promotes positive child/youth development. Create, implement and maintain intentional, enriched and supportive learning environments connected to curriculum and quality experiences that are appropriate. Provide excellent customer service by establishing and maintaining authentic connections and reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with children, youth, families, schools, communities and center/classroom team. Work collaboratively with each other connecting work place values, education and experience to provide the highest quality programs and creative workplaces.
Qualifications: Must be a VVC student, preferably one seeking a career in Child Development or those seeking a teaching career.
Business Development Intern
Job Description: Assist in the development of a new marketing strategy and the creation of improved marketing content. Identify and contact prospective customers or partner companies. Perform data analysis on the effectiveness of various social media campaigns and website optimization. Market research and SWOT analysis on competition. Outbound lead generation activities through emails and phone calls. Have curiosity and initiative to learn new skills (deadline series, product launch formula, branding, hero’s journey format, etc).
Qualifications: Must be a VVC student, preferably one seeking a career in marketing, business, public relations or a related field.
Technical Writing Intern
Job Description: Support development of customer-facing technical content, company-facing technical content/processes, and other technical content including updates to proposals/estimates, project management/execution documents, and tools. Interface with management and team members to develop required templates and documents. Effectively re-use technical information to develop proposals, technical, and non-technical documents. Edit, standardize, or make changes to materials prepared by subject matter experts. Have curiosity and initiative to learn new skills (copy writing, proposal writing, patent writing, etc).
Qualifications: Must be a VVC student, preferably one seeking a career in business, business education, technical writing or a related field.
Web/Graphic Design Intern
Job Description: Participate in the brainstorming and creation of concepts. Create, update, and edit web pages. Edit photos and/or create illustrations for our website. Design JPEG and PDF product advertisements. Have curiosity and initiative to learn new skills (image, video, audio, VR, AR, etc).
Qualifications: Must be a VVC student, preferably one seeking a career in computer science, graphic design or a related field.
How to apply: Please submit a resume to Marianne Kuhns (Marianne.Kuhns@vvc.edu) and prepare a 2 – 3 minute YouTube video introduction of yourself which answers the following questions:
- What SPECIFIC skills do you have (ie. you use them regularly)?
- Why would you like to work with Innovation Academy?
- What makes you curious?
- What was the last thing you broke?
Victor Community Support Services (VOLUNTEER)
Peer Advisor Intern
Job Description: Work as a Peer Partner assisting Transitional Age Youth by providing support services such as homeless youth services, educational services, facilitating groups on varied mental health topics and independent living skills.
Qualifications: Volunteer must have a desire to help others, and an interest in social work and/or psychology.
How to apply: Submit Victor Valley Community Support Services Internship Application to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.