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Glimmer Communications Internship

Specific duties within the programs internship may include:
  • Contribute to projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information and more
  • Help organize our media content libraries
  • Contribute to and help build Glimmer's online presence
  • Assist with research related to Glimmer's marketing, communications and fundraising
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling
  • Assist with other media projects as needed

  • You're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro is highly desired. Those studying communications, international relations, social work, and related fields are encouraged to apply.

We're looking for a part-time intern to support our Austin-based team for fall 2020.

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship, but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

Additional information about internships offered at Glimmer:
  • The skills or knowledge learned will be transferable to other employment settings.
  • As noted, the experience has a defined beginning and end as defined by the start and end dates of the internship posting. 
  • The internship is structured so that as much as possible there are learning objectives/goals related to the professional goals of the student’s academic coursework.
  • There is supervision by a professional with expertise and educational and/or professional background in the field of the experience.
  • There is routine feedback by the experienced supervisor.
  • There are resources, equipment, and facilities provided by the host employer that support learning objectives/goals.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume and answers to the following questions to with Intern in the subject line. Please do not apply without submitting answers to the questions:

Intern Questions:
  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer?
  3. How did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? The last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?

Please note that this position will be temporarily remote due to COVID-19.