The intern will support the development of marketing initiatives for the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin (NKFW) as it honors its historical milestones and celebrates its 50th anniversary as an organization. The Intern will help capture the living testimonials of key volunteers and organize/ archive relevant historical materials.
Responsibilities will include:
Create a user-friendly historical archive of photographs, stories, news reports, interviews, videos, etc.
Organize and catalog historical materials to preserve integrity of items.
Digitize relevant photographs/documents and create digital naming strategy to optimize search ability.
Create a timeline of milestones (medical and other) in the history of the NKFW.
Conduct/facilitate interviews with key staff, board members, patients, professionals, and volunteers to capture their stories and key milestones in the organization’s history.
Strategize ways to market historical materials for 50th-anniversary events/activities (social media, incorporating into other NKFW events, etc.)
Create a "yearbook" to showcase the 50 years of the NKFW.
Research Wisconsin companies or entities which have milestone anniversaries in 2018.
Currently pursuing a history, library science, health, communications, or related degree. Recent graduates welcome to apply.
Previous experience with camera and/or basic video equipment and photo editing software
Interest in audio and broadcast communications (i.e. podcasts) a plus
Experience conducting interviews
Excellent verbal and written skills
Familiarity with working in an office environment preferred
Desire to interact with individuals from various age demographics
Strong research and organizational skills
Dependable, flexible, respectful, and ability to work as a team member
Ability to work independently
Access to reliable transportation
Personal laptop recommended
Time Commitment: Part-time weekdays; 15 - 20 hours per week optimal. Start date is flexible. Other: This an unpaid internship
The NKFW will work with colleges/universities to ensure credit and/or fellowship requirements are met and provide recommendations for future employers
Send a cover letter, resume, and online portfolio to email@example.com with "History & Communications Intern" in the subject line.