Communications Internship


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


463 MARIA AVESaint Paul, MN 55106


Description: The Communications Internship is an opportunity to gain experience with planning and implementing communication strategies for a non-profit organization. Guidance will be provided by the Executive Director and Volunteer Coordinator of East Side Elders.

About Us: East Side Elders helps seniors live full and rewarding lives - in the home and community they want - for as long as possible and as healthy and well as possible. Our teams of volunteers, students and community members provide a wide range of services and activities that give the necessary support and resources to our elderly neighbors wherever they call home.

Hours: 10-15 hours/week

Learning Opportunities:

  • Understand the challenges facing seniors on the East Side of Saint Paul
  • Gain experience writing and publishing blog posts
  • Learn how to create a video promoting the activities of a non-profit organization
  • Discover communication strategies for reaching a senior population
  • Gain experience with media relations and press release creation
  • Other opportunities as determined by the intern and East Side Elders


  • Must have reliable transportation or ability to use public transportation to travel to our office and to various events around the metro
  • Must pass a background check
  • Able to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds in a caring, courteous manner
  • At least 18 years old

If you are interested in this position, please contact us:


463 Maria Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55106

Applications can be filled out online:


  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 Semester or equivalent

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