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Project Purple

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Are you ready to be part of something bigger than you? Come join our team and together lets make things happen.


Where: Home Office - Seymour, CT

When: Spring internship w/ potential of carrying over throughout the academic year

Days/Time: Flex schedule that will change per semester with class schedule
*Office is open Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm and closed on Federal holidays

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: vol. hours /class credit / feel good paying it forward

About Us:
Project Purple is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds towards a cure for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the third most common cause of cancer related deaths in the United States and has a five year survival rate of less than 10 percent. Project Purple strives to help families financially while they are battling this disease as well as provide funds for medical centers to conduct critical research. We host numerous events throughout the year to raise monies that make this all possible.

About the Position:
Students will work directly under the CEO to bring idea's to life in helping promote and recap events as well as share statistics and stories to inspire others to get involved.

Requirements:

  • demonstrates and interest in Project Purple's mission
  • strong in research, written, editing and problem solving skills
  • creativity
  • self motivation
  • good time management
  • attention to detail
  • willingness to ask questions as necessary
  • positive attitude
  • proficient in Microsoft Word

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generating, researching and pitching ideas
  • Writing, editing, publishing and promoting content
  • Under the guidance of the CEO - work with Graphic Design Intern to create social strategies and relevant content
  • Staying current on industry trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers or create stronger, more engaging content

How to apply:
Send all of the following to Marci@projectpurple.org

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • portfolio - collection of 2-3 pieces that you've created either for classes, previous internships/jobs, or personal projects
  • Preferred format:
    • PDF
    • Word

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About Project Purple

Location:

115 Main Street, Suite 1, Seymour, CT 06483, US

Mission Statement

Project Purple is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization with a mission of raising awareness and funds towards a cure for Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd largest killer of all cancer killers and the least funded of the top 10 cancers. It is also the only cancer in the top 10 killers with a single digit survival rate after 5 years.

Description

Project Purple is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds towards a cure for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the third most common cause of cancer related deaths in the United States and has a five-year survival rate of less than ten percent. Project Purple strives to provide funds towards critical research to discover an early detection tool and offering financial aid to pancreatic cancer patients fighting this disease.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

115 Main StreetSuite 1Seymour, CT 06483

(41.39484,-73.07333)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Research
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 8 hours a week so either one full day or two half days.

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