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INTERNSHIPS

COLLEGE STUDENTS – Apply now for a Bernie’s Book Bank internship!

These are UNPAID positions but are eligible for credits when part of an internship program with your college or university.

We’ll pay you with great experience to kick-start your career goals and give meaning to your workday!

Available Internship positions for summer 2022:

  • Content Marketing Intern
  • Digital Media Intern

Interested in learning more and applying? Email a cover letter and resume to Amber ([email protected]) for consideration.

Content Marketing Intern
Term: Summer
Length: 6+ weeks
Hours per Week: 20
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications

Primary Function:
The Bernie’s Book Bank Content Marketing Intern is a self-starter who assists with marketing and communication efforts.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, edit and publish feature stories for the Bernie’s Book Bank blog
  • Assist with social media content creation (Facebook. Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Snapchat)
  • Research and track trends for competitive analysis reports
  • Serve as a representative of Bernie’s Book Bank at community outreach events
  • Edit marketing and communications materials
  • Provide support for digital photography efforts
  • Maintain children’s thank you note archives
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and team meetings
  • Assist with administrative tasks, as needed

Requirements:

  • We are looking for candidates who are passionate about our mission to significantly increase BOOK OWNERSHIP among under-served infants, toddlers and school-age children.
  • MUST have a high school diploma
  • MUST have and exude an exceptionally positive, “I CAN/I WILL” attitude and be self-motivated
  • MUST value all daily tasks as essential to our mission
  • MUST demonstrate an understanding of the value of relationships as the lifeblood of Bernie’s Book Bank
  • MUST represent the following qualities: problem-solving, strong work ethic, fast-paced, flexible, responsible, communicative, organized, personable, multi-tasking
  • Ability and willingness to take direction
  • Prior communications and marketing experience are preferred, but not required

Working Conditions/Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent will typically be working in an office or event space environment. Will sometimes be asked to do moderate lifting, bending, pulling, and standing for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties.

Digital Media Intern
Term: Summer
Length: 6+ weeks
Hours per Week: 20
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications

Primary Function:
The Bernie’s Book Bank Digital Media Intern is a self-starter who assists with videography and photography efforts.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and edit video content for social media channels (Facebook. Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat)
  • Shoot and edit photos to bring our mission to life visually
  • Manage video analytics
  • Maintain video and photo archives
  • Assist with basic graphic design projects
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and team meetings
  • Assist with administrative tasks, as needed

Requirements:

  • We are looking for candidates who are passionate about our mission to significantly increase BOOK OWNERSHIP among under-served infants, toddlers and school-age children.
  • MUST have a high school diploma
  • MUST have previous video experience and submit a portfolio or sample video with application
  • MUST have and exude an exceptionally positive, “I CAN/I WILL” attitude and be self-motivated
  • MUST value all daily tasks as essential to our mission
  • MUST demonstrate an understanding of the value of relationships as the lifeblood of Bernie’s Book Bank
  • MUST represent the following qualities: problem-solving, strong work ethic, fast-paced, flexible, responsible, communicative, organized, personable, multi-tasking
  • Ability and willingness to take direction

Working Conditions/Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent will typically be working in an office or event space environment. Will sometimes be asked to do moderate lifting, bending, pulling, and standing for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties.

Interested in learning more and applying? Email a cover letter and resume to Amber ([email protected]) for consideration.

 

INTERN WITH BERNIE’S BOOK BANK

Join our team to make an impact on America’s literacy crisis. Gain valuable experience working with a passionate, driven team making a huge difference in the lives of 300,000 under-served children throughout Chicagoland.