Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Intern

Intern

Job ID 
2016-2281
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CT-Stamford
Category 
Internship
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Intern

More information about this job

Why LLS

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Additional Position Information

The Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyPennies for Patients Student Series CampaignPAID INTERNSHIPAbout The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Student SeriesThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) mission is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since 1949, LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today. The LLS Pennies for Patients Student Series campaign is a service learning, character education and philanthropy program that gives students a unique experience to make a difference through teamwork and aid thousands of children and adults in the fight against blood cancers like leukemia. As children move through their years at school, they can grow with the Student Series and have an even greater impact on the lives of blood cancer patients.Position Title: Pennies for Patients Campaign Intern Location: Stamford, CT.Hours and Start Date: Flexible 12 hour per week commitment beginning immediately Salary: Available upon requestResponsibilities•Organization and distribution of Welcome Packets and Thank You Packets to participating schools.•Preparation of campaign materials.•Mailing of instructional guides to school coordinators.•Communication with participating school coordinators via phone and/or email.•Represent The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its mission professionally at all times. •Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications•Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications•Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail•Outgoing, positive and can-do attitude•A demonstrated commitment to the LLS mission and valuesHow to ApplyFor more information, or to apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Beth Zelin @ beth.zelin@lls.org. Please put “Student Series Intern” in the subject line. This position is available for immediate hire, with applications considered on a rolling basis throughout the fall and spring semesters. While the above is a description of the essential functions of the position, other duties may be assigned. Please visit our website at www.lls.org to learn more.The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.