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As an intern with World Compassion, you are hand-picked to fulfill an irreplaceable role within our team, directly impacting our international ministry each and every day.

You will feel the responsibility and excitement of contributing to a creative team and get valuable hands-on experience in your field of work. Intern with us and get the skills you need to continue impacting your world as you move into the workforce.

Join our team by applying for one of our competitive internship positions today (you can read a description of each position below):

-Assistant Video Producer
-Assistant Web Developer
-Graphic Designer
-Social Media Coordinator
-Assistant Writer
-Assistant Grant Writer
-Donor Relations Specialist
-Administrative Assistant for Unite My City

If you want to make a measurable difference and grow in your professional skills this year, join our team and apply to be an intern at World Compassion.

    (At the present time, we are only accepting applications from those living in the United States.)
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    If you are looking for a way to develop the skills and giftings you have in film/video production this internship is for you. You will be hands producing videos that motivate and inspire action; action to make a difference in the lives of people who need help.
    WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
    – Competency in shooting video and photo
    – Competency in editing in Final Cut and/or Adobe Premier
    – Creative storytelling in your ability to edit existing footage and shoot new footage to communicate what we do as an organization
    – Ability to inspire people through media to take part in giving & prayer
    – Drive and self-discipline to work independently

     

    HOW YOU WILL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Creating, shooting, and editing [weekly] creative videos for our oversees and local projects
    – Brainstorming with creative staff on projects/campaigns
    – Archiving our library of video and pictures
    – Digitizing our media to add to the database
    – Adding metadata input to our library of media

     

    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Incredible real-world experience that practically teaches you how to communicate through media
    – Confidence knowing you impacted many lives through your work
    – Relationships and experience working with international and domestic contacts
    – Great projects & campaigns to add to your portfolio
    A good web, app, and program designer is one of the most useful, effective, and powerful people in our world today. By designing and coding web applications you will create a platform that captures the attention of the world and create the bridge that they can use to get involved in changing peoples lives.
    WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
    – A lot of creativity whether programming or designing.
    – The ability to solve many web-related problems.
    – The ability to form a plan for a web project and carry it out.
    SKILL SETS
    – Programming: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, Responsive Design
    – Organization: Google Docs, Microsoft Office
    – Marketing: SEO, Social Networking, Email (HTML layout and coding)
    – Software: WordPress, Photoshop, iOS Simulator, FileZilla
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Incredible real-world experience that practically teaches you how to communicate through media
    – Confidence knowing you impacted many lives through your work
    – Relationships and experience working with international and domestic contacts
    – Great projects & campaigns to add to your portfolio
    This internship is designed in a way that will force you to hone your skills as a designer and marry them with the ability to communicating effectively. We want you to learn how to make beautiful art that causes people to say YES, when we ask them to get involved.
    SUMMARY
    Responsible for layout and design of a variety of documents such as forms, brochures, newsletters, logos, stationery, invitations, flyers and presentations.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. Provide graphic services for a worldwide ministry
    2. Provides input and/or recommends layout and design options on projects such as newspaper ads, display boards, manuals and booklets, graphs and flowcharts, brochures, t-shirts and other collateral materials
    3. Proofreads work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    4. Completes work according to department and corporate standards
    5. Maintains confidentiality
    6. Remains proficient in desktop publishing techniques
    7. Demonstrates ability to operate office machines such as copiers, fax, printers, Macintosh computer and scanner
    8. Balances priorities to meet deadlines
    9. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and work with others to accomplish goals
    10. Performs other related projects as assigned
    11. Essential part of maintaining the company’s brand identity and design strategy for company
    12. Manage the direction of third party support including freelancers and agencies
    13. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Knowledge of layout and design principles normally acquired through completion of bachelor’s degree in design, graphic design or related area. Will consider a combination of work experience and education in place of a bachelor’s degree. Must possess excellent communication skills, along with the ability to work under constant deadlines.
    Demonstrates a working knowledge of print production and a thorough working knowledge of preparing documents for printing. Possesses excellent design skills with a strong attention to detail, quality, and proofreading with a high degree of creativity. Demonstrates working knowledge of software packages for graphic design including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office through a Macintosh platform.
    As an assistant writer on the World Compassion creative team, you will play a key role in developing and polishing excellent content for social media, fundraising letters, blogs, and more.
    FIELDS OF STUDY (NOT EXHAUSTIVE)
    – Marketing
    – Communications
    – Writing
    – Public Relations
    – Journalism
    – Psychology
    WHAT WE NEED YOU TO BRING
    – Passion for story-telling and casting vision
    – Ability to communicate well to varied audiences
    – Ability to problem solve and be a team player
    – Ability to prioritize and stay flexible
    – Ability to quickly grasp concepts and work independently
    HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Developing creative angles and content for direct mail, video scripts, and other projects/campaigns
    – Researching current events & countries we work in
    – Writing weekly news articles to educate and add value for donors
    – Developing new donor acquisition strategies
    – Participate in creative collaboration between departments
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Invaluable real-world experience using your major/area of study before graduation
    – A realistic picture of working in the not for profit world
    – Relevant content you have written to be added to your portfolio
    – The measurable contribution you’ve made to the kingdom work we do at WC
    As an Assistant Grant Writer, you will play a key role in researching, compiling, and submitting grant proposals for World Compassion. Your contribution will make a big difference in this high caliber position.
    FIELDS OF STUDY (NOT EXHAUSTIVE)
    – Writing
    – Nonprofit Business
    – Communications
    – Public Relations
    WHAT WE NEED YOU TO BRING
    – Exceptional communication skills
    – Basic knowledge of grant writing process
    – Research experience
    – A strong work ethic, self-motivation and goal-oriented attitude
    HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Learning techniques for grant writing and using research database systems
    – Researching foundations and grants that apply to the work of World Compassion
    – Compiling and analyzing fundraising options for World Compassion staff
    – Writing and submitting letters of inquiry, grant submission requests, grant proposals, and responses
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Invaluable hands-on experience in the grant writing process for a non-profit
    – Opportunity to develop writing skills and knowledge of grant process
    – Opportunity to participate in tutorials and webinars exclusively for grant writing professionals
    FIELDS OF STUDY (NOT EXHAUSTIVE)
    – Marketing
    – Business Administration
    – Public Relations
    – Communications
    WHAT WE NEED YOU TO BRING
    – Exceptional communication skills
    – Personable demeanor and comfortable engaging with individuals and audiences
    – A strong work ethic, self-motivation and goal-oriented attitude
    HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Creating and executing new initiatives to show appreciation to existing donors
    – Creating and collaborating on new donor acquisition strategies
    – Assist with planning and marketing fundraising banquets, speaking events, and recruitment opportunities
    – Help reach out locally to universities and schools for fundraising and awareness opportunities
    – Other administrative and donor related tasks
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Invaluable hands-on experience managing donor relations for a non-profit organization
    – Relationships with influential partners of World Compassion
    – Successful events and campaigns to add to your portfolio and resume
    As an assistant to the Unite My City (UMC) director, you will help develop service opportunities with pastors and city leaders in Tulsa targeted at fostering unity in the Church— bringing lasting transformation to our city.
    FIELDS OF STUDY (NOT EXHAUSTIVE)
    – International Community Development
    – International Relations
    – Social Work
    – International Business
    – Pastoral Christian Ministries
    – Church Ministry and Leadership
    – Youth Ministry
    – Marketing
    – Communication
    – Public Relations
    WHAT WE NEED YOU TO BRING
    – Competency in Google applications and Microsoft Office programs
    – Ability to quickly grasp concepts and work independently
    – Ability to communicate, problem solve, and be a team player
    – Ability to prioritize and stay flexible
    – Professionalism
    HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Researching and presenting relevant information
    – Meeting with pastors and city leaders (typically off-site & often at lunch)
    – Assist in coordinating events
    – Contributing to creative collaboration
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Invaluable real-world experience, using your major/area of study before graduation
    – A realistic picture of working in the not for profit world
    – Contribution to incredible kingdom building
    – Networking & relationships with church and city influencers
    As an intern, you will assist with our social media marketing efforts as an integral member of the creative marketing team at World Compassion. You will learn the ins and outs of our business and how to make social media a productive part of our overall marketing efforts.
    FIELDS OF STUDY (NOT EXHAUSTIVE)
    – Marketing
    – Public Relations
    – Communications
    – Business Administration
    – Multimedia Production
    – Graphic Design
    EXPECTATIONS
    – Interns are expected to have experience with social media on (at least) a personal level (use on a business level preferred).
    – You must be able to think strategically and see how social media fits into a business’ marketing strategy, not just “selling” to our customers, but building long-lasting relationships by providing value to them.
    – Interns must be able to assist in formulating social media plans (once ample information is provided to you), and then carry them out (with our assistance).
    – You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest action-steps to increase impact.
    – 7-10 hours weekly, currently an unpaid position.
    HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME
    – Creating new profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
    – Creating and uploading Twitter and YouTube backgrounds and minor video editing skills are a plus.
    – Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.
    – Finding users to follow/friend/like our business
    – Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc. and replying to comments, messages, etc.
    – Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our business, and reporting findings to team
    – Consistently learning and growing, ask pertinent questions
    SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES WE’RE LOOKING FOR
    – Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
    – Be creative with an eye for design
    – Ability to develop a detailed and professional marketing plan
    – Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred
    – Knowledge of video editing software – iMovie, Final Cut, or Windows Live Movie Maker is a plus
    – Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
    – Willingness to create video blogs, write press releases, and Facebook posts daily
    – Energy and a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
    – Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media
    – Experience in proofreading and editing
    – Ability to deal with uncertainty, contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams
    WHAT YOU CAN TAKE AWAY
    – Incredible real-world experience that practically teaches you how to communicate through media
    – Confidence knowing you impacted many lives through your work
    – Relationships and experience working with international and domestic contacts
    – Great projects & campaigns to add to your portfolio