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."
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Gateway Chapter is seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to support our local fundraising campaigns. The intern(s) in this position will help increase overall awareness for LLS’s mission: cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Gateway Chapter works hard to provide free financial, emotional, and educational support to patients and their families. They also provide grants to local researchers and currently, serve 5,000 patients and their families in Eastern Missouri, Southern Illinois and Arkansas.
Selected intern(s) will gain valuable and meaningful experience under the guidance of campaign management in one or more of the following areas: business and non-profit management; development and fundraising; marketing & PR; event coordination and management; logistics; social media; professionalism; and community relations. Students currently enrolled towards a degree in the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: American Humanics, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Public Administration, Social Work or other related areas of study.
Candidates must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week. The duration of the intership is the equivalent of one semester, and are available during the Spring, Summer and Fall.
This is an unpaid internship that we can consider for course credit.
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