Internship Announcement

INTERNSHIP TITLE: Alumni Relations Intern

SUPERVISOR TITLE: NOLS Alumni Relations Director

INTERNSHIP LOCATION: NOLS International Headquarters, Lander, Wyoming.

DATES OF INTERNSHIP:  Six-month positions, often spanning March through August. Dates are negotiable.

INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVE: The NOLS Alumni Relations Internship is a six-month position at the Headquarters of an international nonprofit. The internship provides opportunities to experience and drive a wide range of customer service elements, alumni network creation and maintenance, event planning, and analysis and writing projects. 

INTERNSHIP QUALIFICATIONS: Must be hard-working, positive, and a quick learner who is eager to take on any project. The most successful interns shift seamlessly between daily tasks, discrete projects, and evolving department needs. NOLS graduate preferred (but not required). Must be at least 21 years old. Preferred skills: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive materials with integrity
  • Practiced in Mac versions of Excel, Word, and the Google suite
  • Must be energetic, positive, thorough, dependable, and able to work independently and as a team member

PROFESSIONAL/EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Write a variety of articles for electronic and hard-copy NOLS publications. This writing may include interviewing staff, alumni and NOLS families, or researching alumni trip logistics.
  • Gain experience with alumni services, including database updates, benefit opportunities, and event marketing.
  • Participate in and cultivate conversations and content in electronic alumni networks.
  •  Organize and lead a series of student welcome sessions. This includes numerous public speaking opportunities.
  • Learn the outfitting and rationing processes by assisting with these logistics at NOLS Rocky Mountain.
  • Some seasons may include project opportunities for data analysis, including research around enrollment and demographic trends.
  • Learn how to effectively work with the Development & Alumni Relations team.
  • Polish communication skills by working with various departments around the school on projects.
  • Attend internal staff seminars where openings exist.
  • A weekly stipend of $125/week. Free outdoor equipment rental for the intern. Interns should not expect a paid position at the conclusion of the internship. College credit may be available through your school. 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required.

E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-Verify.

HOW TO APPLY: Send a compelling electronic cover letter and résumé, or questions to:

Rich Brame (rich_brame@nols.edu)
NOLS Alumni Relations Director
alumni@nols.edu
284 Lincoln St.
Lander, WY 82520

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Ongoing.

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