Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Communications Internship/Volunteer Opportunity


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 15, 2018 - Fri May 18, 2018


One Bulfinch Place2nd FloorBoston, MA 02114


Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

We are seeking a communications intern to support our communications work, including writing and editing wish stories for use in our e-newsletter, website, and print collateral; organizing and maintaining our electronic library of wish photo files; developing and editing social media and website copy; and assisting with research to inform our print and online communications strategies.

The ideal candidate will be a college (junior or senior preferred) or graduate student local to the Boston area with impeccable writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills. We are seeking a writer who will contribute his/her creativity while maintaining our organization’s voice and brand standards. Demonstrable experience with social media a plus, as are graphic design and/or photography skills and experience in producing photo slideshows and videos.

This opportunity is for January 2018 through May 2018 and can be extended.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 2-3 brief writing samples to Krista Bishop at NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-15 hours per week Split between 2-3 days
  • MS Word/Excel experience; ability to take direction and work independently as well as part a team.

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