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Location: Long Island City, NY
Department: Employer Services, Employment, & Communications
Time Commitment: April through June 2023
Min. Experience: Passion for Social Media, Events, & Non-Profit Operations
Compensation: $25.00/hour for no more than 20 hours per week.

We are looking for a passionate & able intern to assist in a variety of initiatives that support our Employer Services, Employer Commit, & Marketing Teams.

The intern will assist in a variety of capacities, including event coordination, social media engagement, operations & analysis, & fundraising communication. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning about the eco-system of a non-profit organization & the variety of ways in which we engage our diverse communities of volunteers & partners. 


  • Support Employment team operations including office hour coordination, events management, volunteer management, & administrative logistics
  • Help manage the team's systems, processes, & databases
  • Support operations for the Pursuit Commit on-the-job program, including workshops & tailored support
  • Compile & deliver data analysis on Pursuit Commit activities & effectiveness as well as marketing/branding testimonials from partnered companies
  • Help plan & deliver events for Pursuit Fellows & partner companies
  • Research & create media lists & briefs
  • Oversee Pursuits interactions with the public by implementing social media platforms' content strategy; analyze engagement data, identify trends in customer interactions & plan digital campaigns to build community online.
  • Create & send monthly employment newsletter to drive engagement

The Ideal Candidate

You are a passionate, resourceful individual who is compelled by impactful work. As part of a small but growing team, you will be expected to think across many disciplines & be open to both collaboration & critique. You should be meticulous, organized, & self-motivated. A background in software development or technology is helpful, but not necessary. Above all, we value the ability & willingness to hustle to do things well & do things right.      


  • Interest in Social Media, Marketing, Events, & Communication
  • Strong writing & editing skills
  • Proficient in Google suite & social media platforms
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

Nice to Haves

  • Experience using Salesforce, EventBrite, & MailChimp
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of tech industry in Queens
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