Thank you for your interest in the 2017-2018 Internship Program for the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE)! As the leading collegiate recovery organization in the country, we place tremendous value on the growth and development of students.
This experience will provide the opportunity to assist the ARHE Staff, the Executive Board, and Conference Committee with a variety of tasks. These tasks include the National Collegiate Recovery Conference, the Recovery Research Awards and Summit, the National Student Leadership Summit, developing and posting social media content, assisting in administrative and fundraising duties, and much more. In addition, our interns will learn valuable skills in organization, event coordination, time management, marketing/communications, as well as gain an understanding of non-profit fundraising.
Options for 2017-2018 Academic Year:
1) Paid year-long internship, working an average of 15 hours per week from September 2017 to September 2018. Stipend of $750 per month for 12 months.
2) Paid hourly 6-month internship, working 15-20 hours per week. Starting in September 2017 or February 2018. Paid $10 per hour.
3) Paid hourly semester internship (Fall, Spring, or Summer), working 15-20 hours per week. Starting in September 2017, January 2018, or May 2018. Paid $10 per hour.
4) Unpaid semester internship (Fall, Spring, or Summer), working 10 hours per week. Starting in September 2017, January 2018, or May 2018.
-Communications (assisting with newsletter, writing blogs, emails to membership, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), and other duties as needed)
-Events (depending on time of year, assisting with the Recovery Research Awards & Summit, Student Leadership Summit, National Collegiate Recovery Conference, and other events as needed)
-Marketing (working with Communications and Events team on event marketing, spreading awareness of ARHE and collegiate recovery, developing unique marketing campaigns, increasing online presence of ARHE, and other duties as needed)
-Development (working directly with Director of Development on donor cultivation, event fundraising (sponsors, registrations), grant applications, and diversifying ARHE revenue streams)
-General (a little bit of everything!)
Aside from being a student, here are the areas we’ll need you to have experience in, depending on the focus area:
-Competency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
-Exceptional organizational and communication skills
-Strong conceptual skills for use in developing/maintaining database applications
-Competency in communication tools such as social media, newsletter software, website editing, etc.
-Must be able to work effectively as a key support member
-Must be precise and attentive to details
September 2017 Internship Start Dates
-Application deadline is Friday August 18th, 2017
-Interviews with potential candidates will take place the following week
-Final Notifications will be sent out the week of Monday August 28th
-Internships will begin by mid-September
January/February 2018 Internship Start Dates
-Application deadline is Tuesday December 5, 2017
-Interviews with potential candidates will take place over the next month, depending on holiday breaks
-Final Notifications will be sent out by early January for January starts, by early February for February starts
-Internships will begin by the middle of each month
May 2018 Internship Start Dates
-Application deadline is Friday April 7, 2018
-Interviews with potential candidates will take place the following two weeks
-Final Notifications will be sent out the week of Monday April 24th
-Internships will begin around mid-May
If you have any questions, please email Tim Rabolt at firstname.lastname@example.org