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San Marcos, Texas 78666

 

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INTERNSHIPS

Application Instructions

An internship is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals!

 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Programs Manager for review and consideration.

 

*Cover letter MUST include your desired time frame and your desired internship.

 

If there is not an internship listed below that you are interested in, but you feel you have something to offer, we will consider special requests and projects if it can benefit our organization.

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 internship to view full description.

 

Client Stories

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. The intern will also be responsible for transcribing interviews and logging them into the food bank's internal database.

Community Engagement

The Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) Community Engagement Intern will shadow and assist our Programs Manager with planning and execution of community events related to our annual holiday meal box program. These events include, but are not limited to public food distribution sign-ups, school and church sign-ups, community sign-ups, in house phone sign-ups, holiday meal box packing, and holiday meal box distributions.

Development & Special Events

The Development & Special Events Intern will work directly with the Community Relations Coordinator to research and cultivate supporters, manage the organization’s donor database, track and evaluate fundraising efforts, and organize events. This intern will also observe and assist with various projects surrounding fundraisers and third-party fundraisers.

Marketing & Communications

The Marketing & Communications Intern will work directly with the Communications Coordinator to create event collateral, write blogs, press releases, and social media posts to reach out to the community about Hays County Food Bank’s mission and efforts.

Nutrition Education

The Hays County Food Bank Nutrition Education Intern supports, improves, and implements Nutrition Education Programs (Food-Wise Cooking Classes, Child Nutrition Engagement Program sessions, and Senior Nutrition & Wellness Program sessions). Individuals will gain valuable experience in community health, building non-profit relationships, public speaking, lesson planning, time-management, and program evaluation.

Visual Storytelling

The Visual Storytelling Intern will work directly with the Community Relations Coordinator to create videos and take photos that highlight food bank events, clients, volunteers, donors, partners, and staff used to engage the community about Hays County Food Bank’s mission and efforts.

Hays County Food Bank does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.

 

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