Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Jason Kamimoto for review and consideration. Applicants are accepted year round so be sure to indicate your desired time frame as well as desired internship in your cover letter.
If there is not an internship listed that you are interested in however you feel you have something to offer we will consider special requests and projects if it can benefit our organization.
An internship is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals.
We accept internship applications for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Interns may seek class credit through their universities or colleges if they choose to, but it is not required. All internships are unpaid. Click on each opportunity to learn more.
Client Stories Internship
Hays County Food Bank is seeking an intern to help us collect client stories about hunger. This intern will gain hands-on experience by brainstorming and researching unique ways to collect client stories, utilizing a variety of media tools during story collection (ex: paper surveys, audio, video, photography, client artwork), conducting personal interviews, and organizing results into meaningful materials for the community. This intern will report directly to the Development & Special Events Manager.
Communications and Social Media Intern
We are looking for talented and creative individuals to help maintain and improve our communications network through traditional and new media projects. This person will report directly to the Communications Coordinator and should provide creative ideas and innovative solutions for our nonprofit to maintain positive public opinion and increase fundraising opportunities.
Hays County Food Bank seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with development efforts. This Internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of development and fundraising, while working for a community based nonprofit organization. Gain valuable, practical experience that will give you an edge when you enter the job market.
We are looking for talented and creative individuals to support and collaborate with the Operations Team with special projects or tasks. This person will report directly to the Nutrition & Food Program Manager and should provide creative ideas and innovative solutions for our nonprofit to increase efficiency and workflow.
In an attempt to educate the community regarding hunger and to spread the word about food insecurity, the Hays County Food Bank attends and produces outreach events. The intern would be responsible for managing the event invitations, planning events, preparing materials and coordinating and managing volunteers at events. This intern reports directly to the Volunteer Services Manager.
Special Event Internship
Hays County Food Bank is seeking an intern to assist with special events. This intern will gain hands-on experience regarding how to brainstorm events, reach out to and communicate with potential partners, promote events, excite and engage participants, prepare event activities, materials, and spaces, effectively interact with event attendants, and assess event success. This intern will report directly to the Development & Special Events Manager.