• Make-It Springfield

Internship Position with our Executive Director

Make-It Springfield is seeking energetic, responsible interns to join our organization under the supervision of the Executive Director. The expected timeline for this position is Winter/Spring 2021.

Email your interest and background to Roberta Wilmore, roberta@makeitspringfield.org.

You will focus on a variety of projects and assignments, learning how specific areas of our organization operate. This is an excellent opportunity for an intern who wants to be intentional about growing. We want someone who is insightful, and willing to expand his or her thinking to help our team. Able to learn to work collaboratively and independently with confidence is important in this assignment, and so is an interest in creatives who are primarily from an urban environment. A willingness to learn about social change, socio-economic diversity, racial diversity and their relationship to this organization is imperative and necessary.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Remote duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Research and gather information and documentation on our community.

  • Prepare as directed information for various stakeholders.

  • Assist in the development of the organization and specifically in developing and organizing ways to enrich, educate, and entertain youth and adults in our community (including those who identify as artists, designers, entrepreneurs, makers and creators).

  • Perform some clerical duties such as phone surveys or reports.

  • Participate in Event Planning.

  • When necessary, periodic socially distanced in person meetings with the ED. Will also be asked to participate in an occasional Zoom meeting with full staff.

  • Participate in the redevelopment of a successful Members model including innovative ideas on classes, workshops, and support.

Intern Requirements

Intern Requirements include the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Should enjoy juggling multiple tasks.

  • A willingness to learn how to tackle new ideas and projects.

  • Dependable, honest, and hardworking, but with a sense of humor.

  • Able to commit to up to 10 hours a week.

  • A desire to learn and to contribute from your own experience.

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Curious and creative.

  • Coachable.

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