Cause Areas


Mon Jan 01, 2018 - Sat Mar 31, 2018


4245 Union RoadSuite 108Buffalo, NY 14225


The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

The Special Events Intern works directly with the chapter's Development Department. Interns assist with special events and community outreach initiatives. Students will gain experience in event planning, fundraising and nonprofit management. Full and part-time internships are available year-round with the opportunity for flexible schedules. Internships are unpaid.


1. Field of Study:

Pursuing a degree in Business, Communications, Sports Management, Nonprofit Management or related field.

2. Year in school:

Junior, Senior

3. Time Commitment:

Duration: 12 weeks

Hours per week: Flexible

4. Minimum Experience/Skills
Detail oriented.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with event planning preferred.

5. Technical/Other requirements

Must have reliable transportation.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit the link below or contact Christy Field at christy.field@nmss.org.



  • Event Planning / Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 12 weeks
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

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