Typical Dates of Internships
Spring 2021: Jan 18, 2021-May 14, 2021
Summer 2021: May 24, 2021-Aug 20, 2021
Fall 2021: August 23, 2021-Dec 10, 2021
Summer 2022: Jan 10, 2022-May 20, 2022
*Please note, our needs vary at any given time and internship start/stop dates are flexible
Compensation/Credit - Internships are unpaid internships. Make-A-Wish South Carolina encourages interns to work with their school's Internship Office to seek course credit for internships.
Length of Internships
Internships typically last 10 to 16 weeks as mutually agreed upon by the intern and Make-A-Wish South Carolina. Typical internships are 20 hours per week and will not exceed 40 hours per week. Hours/daily schedule will be determined on a case-by-case basis and agreed on upon acceptance of an internship. However, intern must be able to commit to at least 2 days a week and a minimum of 5 hours each day.
In order to best serve our community, we require each applicant to complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter. Upon reviewing your application, we may contact you for next steps. Please note, our needs vary at any given time and unfortunately not all applicants will be contacted.
Mission Delivery Intern
Description: The Mission Delivery Intern is responsible for assisting the program staff in the facilitation of wish granting duties. Exposure to intake and medical eligibility, initial assessments, wish planning and evaluation, working with volunteers, and gaining experience in nonprofit best practices are some of the opportunity areas.
Description: The intern for communications will oversee a three-point project. With this project the intern will gain experience and knowledge in nonprofit best practices involving donor development, working with constituents, and marketing plus creative services. Primary duties include: social media management, signature event marketing and writing wish stories.
Mission Advancement Intern
Description: As the Mission Advancement intern, you'll help advance the mission of Make-A-Wish South Caroling through assisting with special events & fundraising programs. The intern will aid the mission advancement team (also known as “development”) with projects that include the cultivation of events from auction prospecting to event logistics. Your help will also be integral to helping create thank-you packets for donors, build campaign assets for corporate partners and help plan wish kid-related activities.