internship Overview

 
 

How do I apply?

 

Plywood People is a non-profit in Atlanta that leads a community of start-ups doing good. We do this through community, education and by creating experiences that help people dream. Interning at Plywood People is a great way to connect to the larger mission and vision of the organization while learning the ins and outs of how a creative non-profit operates. We are looking for highly motivated, self-starting and hard-working interns to join our team over the course of the next year. 

You can read about our various intern opportunities below. All internships are unpaid, but we do take regular breaks for donuts!

To apply for an internship, please complete the following 3 Steps:

  1. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
  2. Take the Synergist Quiz by clicking here and email a screenshot of your results to bethaney@plywoodpeople.com
  3. Email a Cover Letter and Resume to bethaney@plywoodpeople.com

Feel free to email Bethaney if you have any questions.

What are the opportunities?

Fall 2017 - Opportunities

Events Intern // Your main responsibility as the Events Intern will be to provide operations and administrative support to the Event Lead. Major events this Fall include the Plywood Art + Experience Auction (November 5th)  and Black Box Sessions (December 5th.) This is the perfect role for someone who is extremely detailed and is interested in Event Planning and Project Management.

Details

  • Dates: Now thru Friday, December 8th
  • Hours: Flexible 10-15 Hours per Week
  • Attendance at the Auction and the Black Box Session are Required
  • Requirements: Highly detailed, familiarity with Excel
  • Rhythms: Weekly 1-on-1 Meetings w/ Event Lead
  • Perks: Firsthand Non-Profit Experience, Free Coffee, Fun Workspace and the opportunity to make some social entrepreneurship magic!

Spring 2018 - Opportunities

Events Intern // Your main responsibility as an Events Intern will be to provide operations and administrative support to the Event Lead. Major events in the Spring include 2 Black Box Sessions (Dates TBD) and the Festival of Ideas (Date TBD). This is the perfect role for someone who is highly detailed and interested in Event Planning or Project Management.

Community Management Intern // Plywood People is a community, and growing this community takes thoughtfulness and intentionality. As the community management intern, you will provide creative and operational support to our Community Manager who helps people navigate the Plywood Process. This is the perfect role for someone who is interested in people-centered Operations and Processes.

Social Media Intern // Your main responsibility as the Social Media Intern will be to help curate and create content for Plywood People’s social media platforms. Social media is one of our major vehicles for storytelling, marketing and encouragement for the Plywood Community. You will work closely with the Plywood Team to bring rich content to life. This is the perfect role for someone who is creative, interested in marketing, and loves visual storytelling! Requirements: Familiar with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, familiarity with Excel

Details

  • Dates: Monday, Jan 29th thru Friday, April 27th
  • Hours: Flexible 15-20 Hours per Week
  • Attendance at Plywood Events is Required
  • Rhythms: Weekly 1-on-1 Meetings w/ Supervisor, Weekly Staff Meeting, and Weekly Professional Development Huddle
  • Perks: Firsthand Non-Profit Experience, Free Coffee, Fun Workspace and the opportunity to make some social entrepreneurship magic!

Summer 2018 - Opportunities

Various Roles - Plywood Presents

Plywood People Summer Internship is our flagship internship program. We are looking for 4 or 5 individuals to join our team for the summer. As a summer intern, you will help bring our largest event of the year, Plywood Presents, to life. We will gather over 1000 non-profit, for-profit and creative founders together for two-days of connection and inspiration!

We are looking to fill numerous roles for summer internships, including registration and customer service, social media, VIP experiences and more. We will plug you into a role based on your unique skills and based on our team’s needs.

Details

  • Dates: Monday, May 14th through Friday, August 3rd
  • Hours: Mondays-Thursdays Weekly, 9AM-4PM, Some Fridays
  • Attendance at the Plywood Presents is Required
  • Rhythms: Weekly 1-on-1 Meetings w/ Supervisor, Weekly Staff Meeting, and Weekly Professional Development Huddle
  • Perks: Firsthand Non-Profit Experience, Free Coffee, Fun Workspace and the opportunity to make some social entrepreneurship magic!

 

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