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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association-Michigan Chapter

  • 42 people are interested
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Michigan Chapter

Do you enjoy being organized and planning events? The Alzheimer’s Association - Michigan Chapter has several large fundraising events, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Spring Soiree, and Chocolate Jubilee.

The Alzheimer’s Association - Michigan Chapter seeks talented interns who crave learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern you will get to work with our development staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is organized, dependable, driven, independent, and has an interest in fundraising and event management.

What You Will Learn:

Event Management tasks related to one or more of our fundraising events:

* Relationship building with our volunteers, teams and participants

* Project management and event logistics

We value our interns and want to ensure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. You will become knowledgeable in fundraising and event management with overarching outreach goals in a professional setting. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the nonprofit and fundraising fields.

What We Require:

* College student pursuing a degree in marketing, communication, non-profit management or other related discipline

* Strong communication skills

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office

* Organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments

* Creativity and flexibility

* Interest in nonprofit management and fundraising

Project Description:

Throughout your time at the association, you will work on a project independently from start to finish. The project will be related to one of our fundraising events, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s The Longest Day, Spring Soiree or Chocolate Jubilee. The project will be based on current needs of the organization and the event timelines.


The internship will usually last 3-4 months and remote opportunities are available, based on COVID-19 regulations at the time. You are expected to work 15-20 hours a week and can be for credit. This internship is unpaid, but offers valuable experience. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Maureen O’Reilly at moreilly@alz.org.

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About Alzheimer's Association-Michigan Chapter


25200 Telegraph Rd, Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48033, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.


Our vision is creating a world without Alzheimer's disease while optimizing the quality of life for individuals and their families affected by dementia-related disorders.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


25200 Telegraph RdSuite # 100SouthfieldSouthfield, MI 48033


  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 15-20 hours per week, schedule is flexible

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