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Internships

We always accept resumes. We typically hire 1-2 interns per season. Feel free to send your information to info@localfirst.com to be added to our pool of potential Local First interns. We will post any internship openings here and also advertise them through our social media networks.

Marketing and Writing Intern

Reports to: Marketing Manager

Hours: Part-time (10-15 hours per week), Occasional evenings or weekends

Starting Pay: Unpaid

Position Summary: Local First is seeking a creative, diligent, and hard-working individual to assist in the marketing the organization’s events, programming, and overall message. The Marketing and Writing Intern will have the opportunity to practice project and deadline management skills and gain insight into nonprofit marketing and public relation strategy.

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Program and Events Intern

Reports to: Program & Fund Development Manager

Hours: Part-time (10-15 hours per week), Occasional evenings or weekends

Starting Pay: Unpaid

Position Summary: Local First is seeking a dedicated, hard-working individual to assist the Program & Fund Development Manager with event related tasks and logistics. This student or individual will help to plan, implement, and execute spring and summer events and programs for Local First. The Program and Events Intern will have the opportunity to build relationships with businesses throughout West Michigan and gain professional networking skills through business to business communications. This intern will also learn event planning and execution skills, gain insight into the day to day operations of a non-profit organization, and will further hone hospitality management and administrative skills.

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Local First is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we strive to reflect the diverse community in which we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.