Internships

Interested in learning more about a career in the nonprofit sector? Our internships offer experience working for a National Organization in a variety of different departments.  

We offer internships in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters for college-aged students looking to gain office experience while working in a fast-paced and rewarding environment.  

The ideal intern must have strong organizational, written and oral communications skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is also helpful. Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment is critical, as is the desire to contribute to the mission of Make-A-Wish. 

To learn more about our internship roles and to apply, view our Intern Application below.

Internship Application

Internship Opportunities

Development Intern

Helps with special donor recognition, mailings and event sponsorship support.

Wish Journey

Coordinates wish kid engagement at events, creates and sends care packages, helps with Facebook posts, email correspondence and attends wish alumni events when necessary.

Program Services

Takes an active role in travel and wish-related research, flight and limo reservations, data entry, creating itineraries and contacting families/volunteers.

CEO Intern

Assists with special projects designated by the CEO. This position is open to senior-level students only.

Video Production Intern

Produces and captures video content, edits video content and is experienced and adept at telling digital stories.

Graphic Design Intern

Designs and creates brochures, templates, website graphics, social media material, billboards and edits photos. Coordinates the design, production, list maintenance and distribution of our monthly e-Newsletter.

Marketing Communication Intern

Researches and writes wish stories, drafts and submits press releases and creates and posts social media content.

Office Administration

 Assists with office operations and administrative duties.