Summer 2018 Internship

 Elie Wiesel. Kerry Kennedy. Help bring their stories and many others to life as our intern.

Employer: The Echo Foundation

Location: Charlotte, NC

Internship Description:

The Echo Foundation seeks student interns who will maintain and develop our existing social media platforms and websites during a summer semester internship. Students with The Echo Foundation play a critical role in the development and implementation of our educational programming. In a small, dynamic environment, interns have the opportunity to support our vital initiatives that advance the cause for humanity while gaining valuable research and product development experience.

  • Students can obtain internship credit based on their academic program requirements
  • Flexible schedule (10-20 hours a week)

Responsibilities to include:

  • Update Echo website
    • Design/layout applications
    • Transform data into a compelling communication tool
  • Create social media content reflecting the organization (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Assist with office technology when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve project goals and objectives

Possible Learning Outcomes:

  • Expanded learning of critical humanitarian issues
  • Increased experience working in a professional setting
  • Elevated collaboration techniques working in a group setting
  • Contributing to working with an organization that hosts an array of world leaders


Successful interns have a strong record of academic achievement, have been involved in campus activities, and demonstrate a commitment to the common good. Excellent project management and writing skills are required. Interns must also be highly motivated self-starters, able to work independently or on a team, and able to multi-task and have a commitment to excellence.

Internship qualifies as university credit and is unpaid.

Application deadline: Rolling until May 31, 2018

For application materials, email