Internships

Summary of Intern Responsibilities

If you are interested in a career in nonprofit management, fundraising and development, or health education, then the Poe Center is the place for you!

At the Poe Center, the goal of our universal health education planning is to provide all North Carolinians with the fundamental information necessary to make positive health choices.

Our internship programs are designed to give Interns professional experience in:

  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Curriculum Design, Creation and Delivery
  • Development and Fundraising
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Project or Program Management
  • Event Planning
  • Website and Social Media Marketing
  • Public Relations and Media Outreach
  • And much more!

Compensation

The Poe Center offers only unpaid internships.

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter (please include academic program requirements, hours needed, and internship period availability) and a current resume to Senior Director of Educational Programming, Dr. Thomas Ray, at [email protected].

All required application materials must be received on or before the due dates mentioned above.

Following the application deadline, a program representative may contact you to review your materials/credentials and, if appropriate, arrange a personal interview. Interviews will be conducted to select the most qualified and suitable candidate(s) and will be performed in-person or by phone depending on the availability of the potential Intern. Selection will be made based on the candidate’s background and experiences, communication skills, professional interests and enthusiasm, and on the projected needs and scheduled activities of the organization/division during the defined internship period.

Eligibility