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Internship - Orange County Public Relations

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ORGANIZATION: StandUp for Kids - Orange County

  • 26 people are interested

Event/Public Relations/Journalist Interns will gain first-hand knowledge about non-profit organizations through events, article writing and media generation.

Tasks could include sponsor solicitation and follow-up, researching media outlets, updating and developing media and sponsor lists, pitching event story, following up with media, represent SUFKS at events, scheduling interviews with media, volunteers, board and youth, writing press releases, media alerts, and articles for newsletter. The intern will also be responsible to maintain each of our Social Media Platforms Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

This Internship is a great way to get a taste of non-profit development. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-spoken "people person" who's interested in building their resume and gaining new skills & experience in public relations, event planning and project management.

This internship offers a flexible schedule with a six-eight-hour a week minimum commitment.Interns may be asked to attend an occasional special event on a Saturday or Sunday. Interns are required to attend one weekly strategy meeting location and time to be determined by group .

The position is not paid, but we are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have, for college credit for their efforts or serve as a reference for future career pursuits.

Skills & Knowledge to be Gained

  • Real world grassroots non-profit experience
  • Project management skills by helping organize large projects & events
  • Corporate sponsorship relationship building
  • Event planning from start to finish for a major fundraiser
  • Inside experience with a highly active and growing grassroots movement
  • Development of media partners and contacts
  • Practical experience in a variety of public relations projects
  • Academic credit, by working with your academic institution's internship program



  • Interest in Public Relations, development, event planning & donor stewardship
  • Track record of working well on team projects
  • Excellent oral communications skills (must be comfortable on the phone)
  • Strong multitasking ability required
  • Must be highly organized
  • Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook
  • Non-judgmental, welcoming attitude
  • Natural leadership qualities
  • Savvy internet researcher


The position is not paid, but we are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have, for college credit for their efforts or serve as a reference for future career pursuits.

Interns are not guaranteed a job after participating in the program.

Application Status:
Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries. The office reviews all submitted applications and contacts qualified candidates for an interview.

Fall, spring and summer applicants are accepted on a rolling basis.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter describing why you want to work in Broadcast Journalism to: Justine Palmore justines@standupforkids.org

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About StandUp for Kids - Orange County


PO Box 14398, Irvine, CA 92623, US

Mission Statement

The mission is to end the cycle of youth homelessness throughout the United States. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives


StandUp for Kids fights to end youth homelessness by providing resources to homeless and at-risk kids. Resource rang from basic hygiene, healthcare, counseling, menroring, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation to support through our four core programs: Street Outreach, Mentoring, Outreach Centers and Apartment Support.

Aside from these resources and services, StandUp for Kids provides a caring community who values all homeless and at-risk youth. Our mentors and volunteers establish non-threatening relationships with youth and provide them with the lov and support of famlly, helping guide them to independence, education, and self-sufficiency.


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  • 3-5 hours/week

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