Marketing and Communications Internship – Spring 2021
This is an exciting virtual internship position for a current college or graduate student who is skilled in writing and graphic design, and is passionate about diversity and inclusion.
Founded in 1984, VISIONS, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit training and consulting organization, specializing in diversity and inclusion. Our mission is to empower the creation of environments where diﬀerences are recognized, understood, appreciated, and utilized for the beneﬁt of all through both time-tested and innovative training and tools, public advocacy, and consulting models addressing the personal, interpersonal, cultural, and institutional levels. The VISIONS model is built on the understanding that change to any system must occur at multiple levels and address multiple variables of difference, including race and ethnicity, gender, class, sexual preference, and others. VISIONS recognized it was not enough to open doors to diversity at the institutional level alone. Instead, one must also address barriers to inclusion at the personal, interpersonal, and cultural levels as well. (www.visions-inc.org)
We have offices in Dorchester, MA; Rocky Mount, NC; and Fresno, CA; and are supported by our highly skilled and diverse team of consultants located throughout the United States and abroad.
Title: Marketing & Communications Intern
Direct Supervisor: Director of Development
Hours: Maximum of 10 hours per week
Rate: $15 per hour
Additionally, VISIONS staff will work with you to complete any requirements for course credit.
GENERAL DUTIES: This virtual Internship position will be responsible for creating communication materials such as flyers and email campaigns, and content for our website and social media outlets. In addition, this position will create other content as needed for marketing and communications efforts.
This position is fully virtual and the intern is expected to utilize their own computers to complete required tasks, and the intern must be eligible to work in the United States. While hours are flexible, the intern is expected to set up regular weekly work hours with their supervisor, and all work hours are expected to be between 8 am to 6 pm EST, Monday to Friday.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
- Ability to design simple graphics and layouts
- Familiarity with social media including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
- Familiarity with programs such as Hootsuite, Canva, Constant Contact and Weebly
- Familiarity with the use of Google Suites
- Good organizational and project management skills
- Interest in diversity and inclusion work, and in the mission and work of VISIONS
BIPOC candidates and candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. No calls accepted.