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Make-A-Wish Michigan

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Communications and Public Relations Manager (Christy Schulte)
Description: Make-A-Wish Michigan believes wishes are a game-changer in a child's life, promoting the power of a wish through impactful storytelling. The Communications intern will strengthen our mission of creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses by curating a strong brand voice that connects with our current audience while reaching new ones.


· Support the MarComm department, and the entire chapter through communications, social media and public relations efforts.

· Write wish stories and volunteer spotlights for use on the website, in e-blasts and on social media.

· Engage with wish families by sending out questionnaires and conducting interviews.

· Think outside the box when seeking out stories about community partners, sponsors or anyone who helps the Make-A-Wish mission in Michigan.

· Write content for email campaigns and the fall newsletter.

· Assist in creating and publishing content on and secondary event sites that is relevant to the community.

· Assist in maintaining Make-A-Wish Michigan's archive of digital images, videos and other content.

· Assist with email analytics.

· Assist with media outreach leading up to the 33nd Annual Wish-A-Mile (r) Bicycle Tour.

· Other duties as assigned.


· Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Graduate degree program and able to receive college credit.

· Must possess the ability to work part-time (2-3 days) beginning of January 2020 through mid-May 2020.

· Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred.

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About Make-A-Wish Michigan


7600 Grand River Avenue, BRIGHTON, MI 48114, US

Mission Statement

Make-A-Wish Michigan grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.


Make-A-Wish Michigan began in 1984 when Joshua, and 11-year-old from Tecumseh wished to go to the Walt Disney World Resort. Fifteen courageous children experienced a joy of a wish that first year. Since thenm the Foundation and its supporters have made wishes become reality for more than 7,000 children in our Michigan community.


Mon Jan 06, 2020 - Sat May 30, 2020


7600 Grand River AvenueSuite 175Brighton, MI 48114



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must possess the ability to work part-time (2-3 days) beginning of January 2020 through mid-May 2020.
  • HOW TO APPLY To apply for an internship position, send your resume and cover letter to with "DEPARTMENT Internship - Last Name, First Name" as the subject line (Example: VOLUNTEER SERVICES Internship - Last Name, First Name)

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