AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) is seeking a curious and motivated individual to intern in its Communications Department. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience while working at an active, upbeat non-profit.
The Editorial Intern will directly assist the Communications team with a wide range of projects related to content creation, blog writing and editorial-led campaigns. The Editorial intern will also have the opportunity to learn about HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy, and other issues related to AFC’s mission.
This person will work closely with the Communications Specialist and the Communications team.
This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this internship, the intern will learn how to take skills acquired in an educational setting and apply them in the workplace. The intern will gain a better understanding of the role that Storytelling-based Communications can play in a non-profit setting and be better prepared to work in the field of Communications with a focus on nonprofit organizations.
The Editorial Intern will learn:
This is a volunteer internship. A stipend is available for those who qualify, with details to be provided during the interview process. AFC can also help interns obtain college credit, if available from your school. Interns will receive necessary training and staff supervision. Internships require at least 10 hours/week for a minimum of three months, though longer internships are preferred. Communications, Journalism, and PR majors are encouraged to apply.
Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, we expect this will be a virtual internship. Interns are expected to have their own access to a computer and internet connection.
All candidates must submit a cover letter, 2 writing samples or a portfolio with at least 2 writing samples that are between 400 and 1200 words long, resume, and completed application form, which can be found at: www.aidschicago.org/internapplication.
Please submit all application materials to:
Email (preferred): Interns@aidschicago.org
Mail: AFC Intern Program, 200 W Monroe Street, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60606