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Work U Opportunities for Spring 2022

View the spring 2022 Work U opportunities below. When you’re ready to apply, go to the Work U Application page.

PartnerOpportunityLocationWork MethodNumber of Students
208.propertiesMarketingBoiseHybrid2
366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force BaseCommunity (Urban) PlanningMountain Home Air Force BaseHybrid1
366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force BaseGeographic Information System (GIS) SpecialistMountain Home Air Force BaseHybrid1
366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force BaseMechanical EngineerMountain Home Air Force BaseHybrid1
Ada CountyAda County External Communications - Board of Commissioners’ OfficeBoiseIn-person1
Ada CountyDevelopment Services SpecialistBoiseMostly In-Person with some availability of Hybrid. 1
Art Ed FoundationGrant WriterMeridianRemote2
Blaine CountyBlaine County Sustainability Program InternHaileyIn-person or remote depending upon location of candidate.1
Blaine CountyBlaine County Sustainability Communications InternHailey or remoteIn-person or remote depending upon location of applicant.1
Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLCDigital Marketing & Social Media (The Grove Hotel)BoiseIn-person1
Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLCIdaho Central ArenaBoiseIn-person1
Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLC Idaho SteelheadsBoiseIn-person1
Blue Cross of IdahoAccount Management InternMeridianHybrid3
Blue Cross of IdahoDigital Experience Design and Innovation InternMeridianHybrid4
Blue Cross of IdahoDual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP) Engagement InternMeridianHybrid1
Blue Cross of IdahoProcurement Specialist    MeridianIn-person1
Blue Cross of IdahoAssociate Product Development ManagerMeridianHybrid1
Blue Cross of IdahoProvider Network Analytics     MeridianHybrid1
Blue Cross of IdahoData Reporting Specialist Intern    MeridianHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho Risk Adjustment Revenue AnalystMeridianHybrid1
Blue Toad BotanicalsSocial Media and Marketing BoiseHybrid2
Boise CascadeNational Accounts InternBoiseHybrid1
Boise Convention and Visitors BureauMarketing and Event InternBoiseIn-person1
Boise Metro Chamber of CommerceMarketing & Communications InternBoiseIn-person1
Boise PhilharmonicMarketing AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Boise School District - Whitney Elementary Community SchoolCommunity School Assistant CoordinatorBoiseIn-person1
Boise State - Human ResourcesHuman Resources SpecialistBoiseIn-person1
Boise State - Morrison Center for the Performing ArtsProduction InternBoiseHybrid2
Boise State – Cycle Learning CenterBicycle Education Ambassador & Social MediaBoiseIn-person1
Boise State – Cycle Learning CenterBicycle MechanicBoiseIn-person1
Boise State University - AthleticsAthletic Event Operations Assistant BoiseIn-person2
Boise State University – Student Affairs and Enrollment Management CommunicationsMarketingBoiseHybrid1
Boise State University - Student Involvement and Leadership CenterVolunteer Programs AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Boise State University SustainabilitySustainability Communications and Planning CoordinatorBoiseHybrid4
Boise State Venture CollegeGraphic DesignBoiseRemote1
Boise State Venture CollegeMarket ResearchBoiseRemote1
Boise State Venture CollegeSocial MediaBoiseRemote1
Boise State Venture CollegeVideography and PhotographyBoiseRemote1
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County, Meridian ClubYouth Development ProgrammingMeridianIn-person1
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County-Moseley CenterYouth Development ProgrammingGarden CityIn-person1
Buy IdahoMember Relations and Special Projects BoiseHybrid2
City of Boise Parks and Recreation - After school Programs Marketing AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Committee to Elect Rick JustCampaign InternshipBoiseHybrid1
Community Council of IdahoCommunication AssistantCaldwellHybrid1
Deliberate DirectionsSocial Media Marketing AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Fashion Design & Sew StudioDigital Marketing & Content InternBoiseHybrid1
Girl Scouts of Silver SageGirl Experience ChampionBoiseHybrid2
Girl Scouts of Silver SageSummer Camp ChampionBoiseHybrid2
Girl Scouts of Silver SageCookie Program ChampionBoiseHybrid1
Girl Scouts of Silver SageDisney Trip ChampionBoiseHybrid1
Harvey PerformanceEngineering InternMeridianIn-person1
Horizon Credit UnionCommunity Relations InternGarden CityHybrid1
Idaho Black Community Alliance Small Business Outreach CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Business ReviewDigital Marketing and Social Media internBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Business ReviewWriterBoiseHybrid2
Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim AssistanceRevising Service Standards for Victim Service ProgramsBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Gives & Idaho Nonprofit CenterDigital Content Assistant for Idaho GivesBoisewhatever their preference is1
Idaho Justice ProjectLegislative Liaison BoiseIn-person2
Idaho LotterySocial Media Marketing AssistantBoiseIn-person1
Idaho Manufacturing AlliancePublic Policy, Communications, Marketing & Social MediaNampaHybrid1
Idaho Nonprofit CenterPolicy & Advocacy AssistantBoisewhatever their preference is1
Idaho Out-of-School NetworkCommunications and Marketing InternBoiseHybrid1
Idaho PowerHuman Resource InternBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Rural PartnershipProgram and Communications AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Idaho State Historical Society Marketing AssistantBoiseIn-person1
Idaho State Historical SocietySocial Media Intern for the Idaho State MuseumBoiseIn-person1
Idaho STEM Action CenterProject Management AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Technology CouncilMarketing Communications, Web & Social MediaBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Technology CouncilVideo Editing & ProductionBoiseHybrid2
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceMarketing StrategistBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceWorkforce Development CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceSpecial Projects CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Wine CommissionEvent and Marketing InternBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Women's Business CenterCapital Campaign AssistantNampaHybrid1
Idaho Women's Business CenterSocial Media and Branding Client AssistantNampaHybrid2
Idaho Women's Business CenterIWBC Mentorship Program AdministratorNampaHybrid1
Jesse TreeMarketing & Social MediaBoiseHybrid1
JK Art StudiosSocial Media and Digital Marketing SpecialistMeridianRemote2
JR Simplot CompanyLeadership and DevelopmentBoiseHybrid1
Make-A-Wish IdahoCommunications AdvocateBoiseHybrid1
Marsing School DistrictAssistant HUB CoordinatorMarsing, IDIn-person1
MassMutual IdahoRecruiting and Marketing MeridianHybrid1
Microbe FormulasContent Editing InternMeridianIn-person1
Microbe FormulasPublic Relations InternMeridianIn-person2
Microbe FormulasSocial Media Marketing InternMeridianIn-person1
Mid-Century Homes by AnthologyMarketing SpecialistBoiseHybrid3
Nampa School DistrictFamily Community Resource CentersNampaHybrid5
NeighborWorks BoiseMarketing and Event SupportBoiseHybrid2
NIFC - BLM UAS ProgramInstructional DesignerBoiseHybrid2
NIFC BLM UAS ProgramGraphic DesignerBoiseHybrid1
NIFC BLM UAS ProgramVideographer/Storyboard SpecialistBoiseHybrid1
Open Roads MarketingMarketing/Communications, Digital Marketing, and Graphic DesignEagleHybrid1
Paul Davis Restoration of IdahoMarketing and Social Media InternMeridianHybrid1
PlayOn Game Marketing (formerly known as Nieley, LLC, formerly part of iGames)Sales & Marketing InternBoiseRemote2
Saint AlphonsusCorporate Health & WellnessBoiseHybrid1
Silverdraft SupercomputingBusiness Operations - "Quote to Cash"BoiseHybrid1
St. Luke’s Health System - Library Archives InternBoiseHybrid1
St. Luke’s Health System - MeridianTraining Content Project ManagerMeridianIn-person1
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest IdahoHR Compliance CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho

Sustainability CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho

Marketing and Communications InternBoiseIn-person1
Sunderlin Behavioral InterventionsSocial Skills TrainerBoiseHybrid1-3
Sunderlin Behavioral InterventionsSocial Media InternBoiseRemote1
TechHelp at Boise StateCopy WriterBoiseHybrid1
TechHelp at Boise StateWeb/Graphic DesignerBoiseHybrid1
TrailheadEvent Planning, Social Media, WritingBoiseIn-person2
ULI-IdahoDesign, Program Planning, and Community Engagement InternBoiseHybrid1
United Way of Treasure ValleyCommunity Impact AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Valley Regional TransitTransit Asset Data ManagerMeridianHybrid1
Veteran Entrepreneur Alliance

Veteran Entrepreneur Outreach AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Women's and Children's AllianceOutreach InternBoiseHybrid1
Women's and Children's AlliancePhilanthropy InternBoiseHybrid1

208.properties

Marketing

Overview

Marketing Specialist to be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of our marketing strategy. You will focus on creating, implementing, tracking and optimizing our digital and traditional marketing campaigns across various marketing channels. Conduct research on specific markets at the local, regional and/or national level and gather information about competitors, pricing and more to help forecast sales of products or services and to develop marketing campaigns.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Marketing Specialist to be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of our marketing strategy. You will focus on creating, implementing, tracking and optimizing our digital and traditional marketing campaigns across various marketing channels. Conduct research on specific markets at the local, regional and/or national level and gather information about competitors, pricing and more to help forecast sales of products or services and to develop marketing campaigns.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Take part in brainstorming sessions, offering analytical insights to develop and plan creative marketing campaigns that increase brand awareness
  • Collaborate with team members to optimize marketing automation and lead-nurturing processes through email, content, events, and social channels
  • Assist in execution of marketing plans to reach target audience through identified channels
  • Create, maintain, and distribute monthly marketing reports showing achievement of critical metrics regarding lead generation, content creation, website traffic, and other KPIs
  • Assist marketing manager and team in development and execution of marketing campaigns, including content creation, new product launches, social media, upsell, cross sell, and sales enablement

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence working with others in a professional setting
  • Opportunity to network with business owners and executives
  • Learn skills to grow professional online presence
  • Knowledge about business and marketing

Additional Student Requirements

None

366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base

Community (Urban) Planning

Overview

Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team-oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to firm timelines (aka suspense dates).
  • Creative and strategic thinker, and have ability to innovate.

Skills you will develop

  • Learning to relate urban planning concepts to a military environment.
  • Better understanding of the relationship between military and local communities.
  • Gain relevant experience solving real-world organizational issues (i.e., housing, recreation, infrastructure, landscaping, etc.).

Additional Student Requirements

  • Onboarding requires establishing base access (i.e., identification card) and arranging for vanpool service participation.
  • Students are encouraged to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base

Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist

Overview

Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team-oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to firm timelines (aka suspense dates).
  • Creative and strategic thinker, and have ability to innovate.

Skills you will develop

  • Learning to relate military operations to graphic planning concepts.
  • Better understanding of the relationship between military organizational requirements.
  • Gain relevant experience with real-world organizational issues (i.e., housing, recreation, infrastructure, landscaping, etc.).

Additional Student Requirements

  • Onboarding requires establishing base access (i.e., identification card) and arranging for vanpool service participation.
  • Students are encouraged to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base

Mechanical Engineer

Overview

Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Mountain Home Air Force Base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing, which reports to Headquarters Air Combat Command. The mission of the Wing is to prepare Airmen and their families, professionally and personally, for expeditionary operations and foster an environment that promotes integration of all facets of Wing operations. The Wing comprises 18 squadrons, including the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) “”Gunfighter Engineers.”” The Gunfighter Engineers are a 335-person unit providing expeditionary combat support for thirty-six F-15Es and F-15SG fighter aircraft. CES supports a base population of more than 10,000 and maintains 1,892 base facilities, two U.S. Air Force bombing ranges, and 31 additional emitter sites, valued at more than $3.8 billion dollars. Additionally, CES executes more than $250 million in design and construction programs. Six diverse CES flights ensure the wartime readiness for over 200 military engineer personnel and dozens of equipment items for rapid deployment.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team-oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to firm timelines (aka suspense dates).
  • Creative and strategic thinker, and have ability to innovate.

Skills you will develop

  • Learning to relate mechanical engineering to a military environment.
  • Better understanding of the relationship between military and local communities.
  • Gain relevant experience solving real-world engineering issues (i.e., housing, recreation, infrastructure, airfield operations, etc.).

Additional Student Requirements

  • Onboarding requires establishing base access (i.e., identification card) and arranging for vanpool service participation.
  • Students are encouraged to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Ada County

Ada County External Communications – Board of Commissioners’ Office

Overview

The Ada County Commissioners’ Office has an opportunity available for a Work U student to work hand in hand with the Ada County Communications Manager during the semester.

We are looking for a Work U student who is eager to assist our Ada County Communications Manager with a variety of communications-related projects and tasks, primarily social media and community outreach. If you are a good writer and would like to build your experience portfolio with a robust social media program, this is an outstanding opportunity.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Ada County Commissioners’ Office has an opportunity available for a Work U student to work hand in hand with the Ada County Communications Manager during the semester.

    We are looking for a Work U student who is eager to assist our Ada County Communications Manager with a variety of communications-related projects and tasks, primarily social media and community outreach. If you are a good writer and would like to build your experience portfolio with a robust social media program, this is an outstanding opportunity.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A strong writer, who is able to collaborate in a fast changing environment. Additionally this student should have a solid understanding of how local, county, and state government functions.
  • This student will be eager to learn about the goals of public information and why residents of Ada County need information on county programs that directly affect their lives.
  • This student will be nimble and able to change subject matters quickly and with ease.
  • This student will have a willingness to take on various tasks and projects supporting multiple Communications needs, while exhibiting our values of Humanity, Excellence, Integrity, Trust, and Stewardship

Skills you will develop

  • A further understanding of the various aspects of the Communications and Commissioners’ Office functions.
  • You will gain confidence in working with others on a variety of fun and engaging projects and assignments in a professional office setting.
  • Gain relevant Communications experience working within the public sector in support of our County mission to “Provide effective and efficient services and programs that enhance our community’s quality of life.

Additional Student Requirements

  • Student will be required to successfully pass a background check

Ada County

Development Services Specialist

Overview

Ada County is a diverse community with unique development opportunities and challenges. As a result, it needs a state of the art, user friendly, and comprehensive update of its Zoning Ordinance to guide future development in a way that implements the Ada County 2025 Comprehensive Plan, properly manages development in the Area of City Impact boundaries of its six cities and provides a framework that mitigates the impacts associated with growth and development.
After months of outreach and engagement with various stakeholders from the community, Ada County Development Services has begun the process of drafting the new Zoning Ordinance and seeks a detail-oriented and motivated Work U student to assist with this important phase of the project.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Ada County is a diverse community with unique development opportunities and challenges. As a result, it needs a state of the art, user friendly, and comprehensive update of its Zoning Ordinance to guide future development in a way that implements the Ada County 2025 Comprehensive Plan, properly manages development in the Area of City Impact boundaries of its six cities and provides a framework that mitigates the impacts associated with growth and development.
    After months of outreach and engagement with various stakeholders from the community, Ada County Development Services has begun the process of drafting the new Zoning Ordinance and seeks a detail-oriented and motivated Work U student to assist with this important phase of the project.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have successfully completed required coursework in English and Composition/Technical Writing (preferred)
  • Be adept at Microsoft Office
  • Be a self-starter and willing to work independently
  • Be detail-oriented and an effective communicator

Skills you will develop

  • Technical writing
  • Project management
  • Understanding of the relationship between the Zoning Ordinance and growth and development.

Additional Student Requirements

  • Student will be required to successfully pass a background check

Art Ed Foundation

Grant Writer

Overview

The mission at Art Ed Foundation is to provide funding to cover the cost of courses and materials for art journal courses for Teachers K-12. The courses are exciting, creative, enriching- and learnings can be directly applied to the classroom. We believe these courses IGNITE the creative spark of our teachers to:

-Earn Professional Development credits for teaching license renewal.
-Engage disengaged students, by injecting classes with innovative hands-on learning.
-Rediscover their own passion for creativity while collaborating with other Teachers.
-Apply Powerful Connected Learning.

Do you believe in empowering teachers with the tools and inspiration to elevate the experience of their students in the classroom? A small and agile organization means incredible opportunities to bring your ideas to the table and have them carefully considered. You will also be given ownership over certain decisions as you prove your abilities.

Art Ed Foundation is seeking for TWO Work U Students to work directly with our Director to help secure funding through grant writing. We will primarily work remotely, but meet periodically as needed. Students will use their own laptop.

The ideal candidates will have interest in empowering teachers to have access to enriching professional development experiences through art.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The mission at Art Ed Foundation is to provide funding to cover the cost of courses and materials for art journal courses for Teachers K-12. The courses are exciting, creative, enriching- and learnings can be directly applied to the classroom. We believe these courses IGNITE the creative spark of our teachers to:

    -Earn Professional Development credits for teaching license renewal.
    -Engage disengaged students, by injecting classes with innovative hands-on learning.
    -Rediscover their own passion for creativity while collaborating with other Teachers.
    -Apply Powerful Connected Learning.

    Do you believe in empowering teachers with the tools and inspiration to elevate the experience of their students in the classroom? A small and agile organization means incredible opportunities to bring your ideas to the table and have them carefully considered. You will also be given ownership over certain decisions as you prove your abilities.

    Art Ed Foundation is seeking for TWO Work U Students to work directly with our Director to help secure funding through grant writing. We will primarily work remotely, but meet periodically as needed. Students will use their own laptop.

    The ideal candidates will have interest in empowering teachers to have access to enriching professional development experiences through art.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong writing skills
    Self-motivated and detail-oriented
    Communication skills, both oral and written
    Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team
    Knowledge of grants and grant development is a plus
    Familiarity with research methodology
    Organized and able to adhere to multiple deadlines simultaneously

Skills you will develop

  • Grant writing, researching, strategic prioritization
    Network with mentors affiliated with our company
    Learn about tools and resources you can leverage beyond this opportunity

Additional Student Requirements

Blaine County

Blaine County Sustainability Program Intern

Overview

Blaine County is a unique area offering exciting tourist destinations, wilderness adventures, a business-friendly environment, and supportive, flourishing communities. Blaine County partnered with the cities of Ketchum and Hailey to develop a Regional Sustainability Program. The goals of the program are to reduce the community’s contribution to climate pollution, strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards, transition to clean energy, and enhance livability and quality of life for all residents. Blaine County oversees the program and facilitates a collaborative approach among the county; the five incorporated cities of Bellevue, Carey, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley; and the community.

The Sustainability Program offers a unique opportunity to gain real world experience and practical skills in a specific discipline. The Sustainability Program Intern will report directly to the Sustainability Program Manager and collaborate with members of the county’s Interdepartmental Team. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, hard-working and creative. They will work well with others and have strong research, analytical, written, and verbal communications skills.

This position will be virtual or in-person depending upon the location of the selected applicant. Blaine County encourages students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assist with development of creative concepts and marketing strategies for promoting the work of the Sustainability Program.
  • Research stakeholder and community engagement processes, technologies, and resources.
  • Assist with engaging stakeholders, residents and businesses to education, inform, and inspire, and promote community sustainability initiatives.
  • Help to create and maintain quarterly communications calendar.
  • Generate content for press releases, newspaper articles, newsletter items, blogs, and social media posts.
  • Create graphics and other visuals as needed.
  • Update and maintain Sustainability Program website
  • Research and recommend communications performance metrics, gather data, and analyze effectiveness of communication tactics.
  • Coordinate events, help on special projects, and perform a variety of administrative support duties.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The successful applicant will demonstrate all or most of the following skills:
  • Good analytical skills, critical thinking, and sensitivity to the likelihood of opposing viewpoints,
  • Facility with math and statistics, and diplomatic tenacity in the pursuit of facts.
  • Ability to translate research results into projectable presentations using PowerPoint or a comparable presentation program, and/or other web-accessible presentation formats.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, grammar, and spelling.
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency
  • Experience with GIS systems preferred.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain real world experience and practical skills in a sustainability and climate field.
  • Real world application of analytical skills, research, data analysis, and synthesizing information and data results.
  • Application of public policy and administration to influence change.

Additional Student Requirements

Blaine County

Blaine County Sustainability Communications Intern

Overview

Blaine County is a unique area offering exciting tourist destinations, wilderness adventures, a business-friendly environment, and supportive, flourishing communities. Blaine County partnered with the cities of Ketchum and Hailey to develop a Regional Sustainability Program. The goals of the program are to reduce the community’s contribution to climate pollution, strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards, transition to clean energy, and enhance livability and quality of life for all residents. Blaine County oversees the program and facilitates a collaborative approach among the county; the five incorporated cities of Bellevue, Carey, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley; and the community.

The Sustainability Program offers a unique opportunity to gain real world experience and practical skills in a specific discipline. The Communications Intern will report directly to the Sustainability Program Manager and collaborate with members of the communications team. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, hard-working and creative. They will work well with others and have strong written and verbal communications skills. This position will be virtual or in-person depending upon the location of the selected applicant.

This position will be virtual or in-person depending upon the location of the selected applicant. Blaine County encourages students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Blaine County is a unique area offering exciting tourist destinations, wilderness adventures, a business-friendly environment, and supportive, flourishing communities. Blaine County partnered with the cities of Ketchum and Hailey to develop a Regional Sustainability Program. The goals of the program are to reduce the community’s contribution to climate pollution, strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards, transition to clean energy, and enhance livability and quality of life for all residents. Blaine County oversees the program and facilitates a collaborative approach among the county; the five incorporated cities of Bellevue, Carey, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley; and the community.

    The Sustainability Program offers a unique opportunity to gain real world experience and practical skills in a specific discipline. The Communications Intern will report directly to the Sustainability Program Manager and collaborate with members of the communications team. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, hard-working and creative. They will work well with others and have strong written and verbal communications skills. This position will be virtual or in-person depending upon the location of the selected applicant.

    This position will be virtual or in-person depending upon the location of the selected applicant. Blaine County encourages students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The successful applicant will demonstrate all or most of the following skills:
  • Interest in community engagement and public participation.
  • Exceptional writing ability and experience with writing stories.
  • Ability to collect and synthesize information from diverse sources
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency.
  • Experience with using social media: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Experience with software platforms such as Adobe, Illustrator, Photoshop as well as skills in graphic and web design, and social media tools preferred.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain real world experience and practical skills in marketing and communication field.
  • Effective education, outreach and communications strategies and tactics for engaging stakeholders, residents and businesses.
  • Ability to develop and bring creative concepts and communications strategies to fruition.

Additional Student Requirements

Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLC

Digital Marketing & Social Media (The Grove Hotel)

Overview

At The Grove Hotel, the ideal candidate will have interest to work in the capacity of digital marketing, social media marketing, loyalty/CRM marketing and other related technologies in the digital space. The goal in this field will be to gain experience in a hospitality and marketing setting for the marketing, acquisition and retention of guest & customer loyalty through paid (PPC, remarketing), organic, social platforms, loyalty programming and understanding of consumer behaviors to influence strategy making.
The internal creative services team is seeking a detailed-oriented, creative, out of the box thinker who can make decisions based on analytical reports. Our ideal Work U student will have the willingness to shadow and work in a fast-paced and versatile work environment, and a strong customer service focus to engage with guests and staff alike.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • ● Brainstorm/organize social media calendar, schedule and publish social posts
    ● Create and analyze reports and provide insight to other team members
    ● Update website, sales team collateral, and guest facing items
    ● Create marketing campaigns to target the individual traveler or group travel
    ● Assist in writing ad copy/content for print ads, Google PPC ads, Facebook Sponsored ads, display ads, blogs and more
    ● Work with 3rd party digital media and website vendor(s) to maximize potential revenue

The successful Work U student will be:

  • detail-oriented, well-organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • creative, self-motivated team player: works very well with others but also can take a project
  • start-to-finish on his/her own
  • able to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment, able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • reliable and willing to learn
  • passionate and excited about marketing in its entirety
  • great writing skills

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • Opportunity to network and learn about other areas within Block 22

Additional Student Requirements

Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLC

Idaho Central Arena

Overview

Idaho Central Arena is looking for a student interested in working at the arena and in the events management industry in a variety of positions. Idaho Central Arena hosts a wide array of events throughout the semester including professional hockey (Idaho Steelheads), a quarterly mixed-martial arts fight series (Front Street Fights), indoor concerts, trade shows, exhibition space and regional and nationally televised events (Big Sky men’s and women’s basketball championships coming in spring 2019).

Idaho Central Arena’s mission is to connect our visitors, locals and groups alike through a variety of experiences including events & meetings, and entertainment provided by our downtown Boise facilities. The ideal candidate will bring an enthusiasm for the hospitality and customer service industries with the ultimate goal of providing exceptional service to our guests while working in a dynamic and evolving work environment.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Idaho Central Arena is looking for a student interested in working at the arena and in the events management industry in a variety of positions. Idaho Central Arena hosts a wide array of events throughout the semester including professional hockey (Idaho Steelheads), a quarterly mixed-martial arts fight series (Front Street Fights), indoor concerts, trade shows, exhibition space and regional and nationally televised events (Big Sky men’s and women’s basketball championships coming in spring 2019).

    Idaho Central Arena’s mission is to connect our visitors, locals and groups alike through a variety of experiences including events & meetings, and entertainment provided by our downtown Boise facilities. The ideal candidate will bring an enthusiasm for the hospitality and customer service industries with the ultimate goal of providing exceptional service to our guests while working in a dynamic and evolving work environment.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to work during nights and weekends
  • Ability to work while standing for long periods of time
  • Team player – works well with others but can also take a project start-to-finish on his/her own
  • Positive, customer-focused attitude with a spirit of hospitality
  • Able to work in a fast-pace, sometimes loud environment
  • Ability to work with a variety of audiences & expectations

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • Opportunity to network and learn about other areas within Block 22

Additional Student Requirements

Block 22 LLC & Idaho Sports Properties LLC

Idaho Steelheads

Overview

The Idaho Steelheads, Boise’s only professional sports organization, is looking for highly creative and motivated Work U students to work alongside our creative team as a Media Assistant. During the semester, the candidate will be working closely with our Director of Media Relations, Multimedia Manager and Director of Marketing to brainstorm, execute and distribute various small projects and day-to-day duties required in a professional sports organization that also translate to Idaho Central Arena and Front Street Fights operations.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assisting on game nights with local media management, including getting players for media interviews, screening interview questions, and managing the press area
  • Handling game night operations that consist of helping run Steelheads stories on Instagram and Snapchat, running statistics between periods and/or live-Tweeting game action
  • Potential to appear on-camera for Steelheads features across the social media network or on game broadcasts
  • Aiding the creative team in video, graphic design and social media ideas and implementation
  • Writing press releases for the Steelheads and Idaho Central Arena, game recaps and feature stories

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Critical thinkers and open-minded to new ideas and approaches
  • Good oral and written communicators open to criticism and direction
  • Have a knowledge of sports and/or a willingness to learn quick and adapt

Skills you will develop

  • An understanding for the management of creative operations and media relations obligations in a fast-paced organization, specifically sports
  • Creative strategies to grow and reach online audiences through social media and marketing strategies
  • Making inroads with local media contacts through the Treasure Valley area

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Account Management Intern

Overview

Responsible for retention of our commercial business. Salesforce Roadmap and Governance – identifying what, when and how we will update our customer relationship tool

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Responsible for retention of our commercial business. Salesforce Roadmap and Governance – identifying what, when and how we will update our customer relationship tool

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Critical thinking skills; good communicator; self directed; ability to connect the why    

Skills you will develop

  • Understanding of our governance process; how decisions are made; how to collaborate throughout an enterprise 

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Digital Experience Design and Innovation Intern

Overview

The Blue Cross of Idaho Customer Experience team is responsible for leading the strategy, design, and execution of customer experiences through in-person and digital interactions. Our Digital First initiatives aligns market trends, customer behavior, and our technology to enhance customer relationships. Digital First is about listening to our customers and developing a data driven understanding about our customer’s needs, then aligning those needs with digital experiences that resonate on a deeply human level. It is not about simply implementing the latest trends in technology.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Blue Cross of Idaho Customer Experience team is responsible for leading the strategy, design, and execution of customer experiences through in-person and digital interactions. Our Digital First initiatives aligns market trends, customer behavior, and our technology to enhance customer relationships. Digital First is about listening to our customers and developing a data driven understanding about our customer’s needs, then aligning those needs with digital experiences that resonate on a deeply human level. It is not about simply implementing the latest trends in technology.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • To be successful in this opportunity, students will need to demonstrate the following traits.
  • Creative Confidence: Willing to contribute to the design process by bringing fresh perspectives to traditional problems. Willing to experiment with multiple ideas, even if that experimentation may lead to setbacks or failure.
  • Self-Drive: Able to see a project or assignment to the end, even when details are outcomes lack clear structure.

Skills you will develop

  • Students selected for this internship will gain exposure to the design and innovation process being used by some of the most innovative companies in the United States. Skills developed through this opportunity are as follows:
  • Entrepreneurial Management: Learn to solve complex business through rapid prototyping and experimentation and iteration.
  • Consumer Behavior and Ethnography: Learn to gather actionable insights through observation of every-day behavior.
  • Market Development and Validation: Learn to construct business models and size market opportunities around new product/experience opportunities.

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP) Engagement Intern

Overview

The Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Plan and Idaho Medicaid Plus is housed under the Government Programs umbrella at Blue Cross of Idaho. We are a small, statewide team tasked with providing education and information related to the concept of coordinated care for dual eligible individuals, caregivers, key stakeholders, and the community at large. The engagement team provides outreach by supporting events within Idaho’s communities as well as working with and supporting D-SNP certified brokers.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Plan and Idaho Medicaid Plus is housed under the Government Programs umbrella at Blue Cross of Idaho. We are a small, statewide team tasked with providing education and information related to the concept of coordinated care for dual eligible individuals, caregivers, key stakeholders, and the community at large. The engagement team provides outreach by supporting events within Idaho’s communities as well as working with and supporting D-SNP certified brokers.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Enjoy working with a vulnerable population, clear and direct communication style, creativity    

Skills you will develop

  • Public speaking, organization, adult learning styles, complex systems communications. 

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Procurement Specialist    

Overview

The Procurement department at Blue Cross of Idaho is responsible for all business processes related to competitive bidding, supplier selection and supplier contract negotiations. The team works with all functional departments inside BCI in carrying out these duties. Procurement also stewards the supplier management process which is performed by various departments. Key roles in the area include Category Managers, Procurement Coordinators, Systems Analysts, and Shipping/Receiving Clerk.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Procurement department at Blue Cross of Idaho is responsible for all business processes related to competitive bidding, supplier selection and supplier contract negotiations. The team works with all functional departments inside BCI in carrying out these duties. Procurement also stewards the supplier management process which is performed by various departments. Key roles in the area include Category Managers, Procurement Coordinators, Systems Analysts, and Shipping/Receiving Clerk.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Organization – ability to multi-task and manage time with multiple priorities
  • Inquisitiveness – not afraid to ask questions, attempt to figure things out
  • Independence – can work under moderate supervision; is self-motivate
  • MS Office – proficient Outlook, Excel and Word skill

Skills you will develop

  • Analysis and presentation of data
  • Communications in the business environment
  • Procurement strategies, practices, processes 

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Associate Product Development Manager

Overview

The Individual and Family market is about making a difference in the lives of Idahoans who can not afford or do not have employer insurance options. It is designing products for the ACA marketplace and leading the market in innovation to best meet customer’s needs and wants.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Individual and Family market is about making a difference in the lives of Idahoans who can not afford or do not have employer insurance options. It is designing products for the ACA marketplace and leading the market in innovation to best meet customer’s needs and wants.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong analytical and analysis skills, out of the box thinker, attention to detail, and driven.

Skills you will develop

  • Learn the process of product development in a changing and important market. Improve on analytical and analysis skills in real life situations and develop experience in product branding and market presence.

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Provider Network Analytics     

Overview

Provider Network Management maintains and manages the contractual relationships with networks of healthcare providers. Provider network report design, SharePoint department site design

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Provider Network Management maintains and manages the contractual relationships with networks of healthcare providers. Provider network report design, SharePoint department site design

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong communication skills, willingness to learn, and software knowledge (Excel, SharePoint, SQL)    

Skills you will develop

  • Report writing/analytics, working with a team on a project, healthcare knowledge 

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Data Reporting Specialist Intern    

Overview

Client Reporting provides standard, ad hoc, and self-serve reporting options to the Sales and Account Management team to allow them to better serve their groups and brokers. Assistance with rollout and support of IBM Watson Health solution, work with standard and ad hoc reports

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Client Reporting provides standard, ad hoc, and self-serve reporting options to the Sales and Account Management team to allow them to better serve their groups and brokers. Assistance with rollout and support of IBM Watson Health solution, work with standard and ad hoc reports

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Willing to learn, flexibility, good communication    

Skills you will develop

  • SQL/data reporting, communication

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho

Risk Adjustment Revenue Analyst

Overview

Government Funding Operations is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of payments received from government agencies within Risk Adjustment programs. Our primary focus is to ensure accurate reporting of medical claim outcomes to agencies such as Health and Human Services, which includes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The accuracy of this reporting helps to ensure appropriate member premiums and optimal benefits.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Government Funding Operations is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of payments received from government agencies within Risk Adjustment programs. Our primary focus is to ensure accurate reporting of medical claim outcomes to agencies such as Health and Human Services, which includes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The accuracy of this reporting helps to ensure appropriate member premiums and optimal benefits.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to learn moderately complex information quickly and seek guidance on projects/assignments.
  • Convert complex data into user friendly information
  • Ability to understand database structure
  • Experience with SQL query language, experience with Tableau a plus

Skills you will develop

  • Ability to learn moderately complex information quickly and seek guidance on projects/assignments.
  • Convert complex data into user friendly information
  • Ability to understand database structure
  • Experience with SQL query language, experience with Tableau a plus

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Toad Botanicals

Social Media and Marketing

Overview

Agami Holdings LLC is the parent company of Blue Toad Botanicals (www.BlueToadBotanicals.com). Our Lakeharbor office in Boise, ID is also home to our Functional Food Innovation Lab where we develop and innovate new products for the food and beverage industry.

The co-founders of Agami Holdings USA are also the founders of Good Superfoods, LLC, an award-winning company known internationally for Superfood Chocolate and Functional Food Innovation.

ABOUT Blue Toad Botanicals:

THE TOAD’S MISSION – Other than spiritual enlightenment, the Blue Toad mission is to create clean, simple & fun functional-food products that incorporate the world’s best ingredients, and inspire consumers to find health & balance in their lives.

ABOUT THE TOAD TEAM – Our amazing team created Blue Toad with the belief that everyone should have easy access to the incredible benefits of organic, functional-foods, botanicals and of course, mushrooms. Our team has spent countless hours (actually years) developing easy-to-use powder blends, food bars, chocolate, teas, etc., that help consumers add healthy ingredients such as Lions’ Mane and Ashwaganda into their everyday diet! We are you – we are passionate, young, old, experienced, curious, a bit crazy, and willing to forge a new path toward wellness.

Hone your social media and marketing skills with an internship working with the Founders of Blue Toad Botanicals (an Agami Holdings LLC company).

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Agami Holdings LLC is the parent company of Blue Toad Botanicals (www.BlueToadBotanicals.com). Our Lakeharbor office in Boise, ID is also home to our Functional Food Innovation Lab where we develop and innovate new products for the food and beverage industry.

    The co-founders of Agami Holdings USA are also the founders of Good Superfoods, LLC, an award-winning company known internationally for Superfood Chocolate and Functional Food Innovation.

    ABOUT Blue Toad Botanicals:

    THE TOAD’S MISSION – Other than spiritual enlightenment, the Blue Toad mission is to create clean, simple & fun functional-food products that incorporate the world’s best ingredients, and inspire consumers to find health & balance in their lives.

    ABOUT THE TOAD TEAM – Our amazing team created Blue Toad with the belief that everyone should have easy access to the incredible benefits of organic, functional-foods, botanicals and of course, mushrooms. Our team has spent countless hours (actually years) developing easy-to-use powder blends, food bars, chocolate, teas, etc., that help consumers add healthy ingredients such as Lions’ Mane and Ashwaganda into their everyday diet! We are you – we are passionate, young, old, experienced, curious, a bit crazy, and willing to forge a new path toward wellness.

    Hone your social media and marketing skills with an internship working with the Founders of Blue Toad Botanicals (an Agami Holdings LLC company).

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Enthusiasm…Reliability…Emotioanl Intelligence (EQ)…Dedication!

    Experience using various social media platforms

    Great written and oral communication skills

    Experience producing photo and video content

    Experience using graphic design platforms such as Canva.

Skills you will develop

  • You will be one of the team learning overall entrepreneurial skills from our founders who have over 30 years business experience in the functional food, hemp and mushroom industries.  A focus will be given on developing strong social media and marketing skills.  

Additional Student Requirements

Boise Cascade

National Accounts Intern

Overview

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills
  • Pay strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate organization abilities

Skills you will develop

  • Learn about aspects of National Accounts and ecommerce and customer education processes in a highly ethical, publicly held corporation
  • Gain relevant experience working within the distribution industry
  • Ability to work with field locations across the US to deploy and enhance customer outreach tools and ecommerce initiatives

Additional Student Requirements

Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau

Marketing and Event Intern

Overview

The Boise CVB is seeking a Work U student to work with our team on special events, social media, web updates and data-based projects in our customer relationship management (CRM) database.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boise CVB is seeking a Work U student to work with our team on special events, social media, web updates and data-based projects in our customer relationship management (CRM) database.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The ideal student will be a good team player, self-motivated, organized, and willing to learn and adapt on the job.

Skills you will develop

  • You will develop multi-tasking and project management skills, event planning, how to work in a customer relationship database, professionalism in meetings and events throughout the community, experience in a business/office environment and culture, and knowledge on Boise as well as the local hospitality and tourism community.

Additional Student Requirements

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce

Marketing & Communications Intern

Overview

The Boise Metro Chamber Public Relations, Marketing, and Communications team produces and publishes a variety of promotional and informational products in support of the Chamber’s mission and the Treasure Valley business community as a whole. We are seeking an intern who is excited to learn new skills in support of our marketing and communications efforts.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boise Metro Chamber Public Relations, Marketing, and Communications team produces and publishes a variety of promotional and informational products in support of the Chamber’s mission and the Treasure Valley business community as a whole. We are seeking an intern who is excited to learn new skills in support of our marketing and communications efforts.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Proficient in written and verbal communication skills
  • A creatve thinker
  • Willing and able to learn programs and practices utilized by this department

Skills you will develop

  • Website management
  • Social media strategies and tactics
  • Branding & design familiarization

Additional Student Requirements

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for in-person work wthout a mask. If intern cannot produce valid proof of vaccination, a mask must be worn at all times during working hours.

Boise Parks and Recreation – After school Programs

After School Programs

Overview

This position works closely with the Boise Parks and Recreation team providing supervision and support to a variety of elementary kids with different needs and interests for our after school programs at one of our Kid City locations. The intern would be assigned a position at one of our programs located at Whitney, Whittier, Morley Nelson or Jefferson Elementary Schools. The Work U intern would be in charge of enhancing existing programs by planning and implementing engaging activities and networking with community agencies to bring in activities. It would require 2 to 3 days at the center during after school hours directly working with the kids.

Parks and Recreation is seeking a highly energetic, well organized person to implement a variety of hands on science and reading club activities in our wildly popular after school programs. Kid City is run by Boise Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Boise School District. We are free to children and provide a variety of supervised recreational games, arts and crafts, homework help etc. as well as provide a free supper each day Monday – Friday from 3:15 – 6:00pm. It is a fun and safe place for kids to be after school. We are located at Title One schools within Boise where the majority of the families are at or below poverty level and we work with a lot of under served kids from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. It is valuable experience for any intern studying to be a teacher, social worker or any career involving support of kids and families.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • This position works closely with the Boise Parks and Recreation team providing supervision and support to a variety of elementary kids with different needs and interests for our after school programs at one of our Kid City locations. The intern would be assigned a position at one of our programs located at Whitney, Whittier, Morley Nelson or Jefferson Elementary Schools. The Work U intern would be in charge of enhancing existing programs by planning and implementing engaging activities and networking with community agencies to bring in activities. It would require 2 to 3 days at the center during after school hours directly working with the kids.

    Parks and Recreation is seeking a highly energetic, well organized person to implement a variety of hands on science and reading club activities in our wildly popular after school programs. Kid City is run by Boise Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Boise School District. We are free to children and provide a variety of supervised recreational games, arts and crafts, homework help etc. as well as provide a free supper each day Monday – Friday from 3:15 – 6:00pm. It is a fun and safe place for kids to be after school. We are located at Title One schools within Boise where the majority of the families are at or below poverty level and we work with a lot of under served kids from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. It is valuable experience for any intern studying to be a teacher, social worker or any career involving support of kids and families.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Work well as part of a team
    – Initiate activities and brainstorm ideas to improve program
  • Likes working with kids and come to work on your “A” game

Skills you will develop

  • Develop ability to create and implement engaging programs for children
  • Work as a member of a diverse team including teachers, parents, social workers, community partners, children and other Parks and Recreation staff members
  • Make a difference by mentoring and demonstrating positive socials skills to youth in after school program

Additional Student Requirements

Boise Philharmonic

Marketing Assistant

Overview

The Boise Phil is looking to promote the benefits of classical music and become a resource for Boise State students, faculty, and staff when they need to relax and recharge. We are looking for a Work U student to implement a newly created marketing plan for the college market. This program will initially start with Boise State University’s Bronco Fit group, but eventually include Northwest Nazarene University, and College of Idaho’s wellness programs.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boise Phil is looking to promote the benefits of classical music and become a resource for Boise State students, faculty, and staff when they need to relax and recharge. We are looking for a Work U student to implement a newly created marketing plan for the college market. This program will initially start with Boise State University’s Bronco Fit group, but eventually include Northwest Nazarene University, and College of Idaho’s wellness programs.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good collaborator
  • Creative and flexible thinker
  • Professional demeanor
  • Strategic and confident

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in creating partnerships with professional organizations
  • Opportunity to network with professionals in the Health & Wellness fields
  • Experience implementing a marketing plan

Additional Student Requirements

Fully vaccinated from COVID-19 and willing to wear at mask when inside the office and at events.

Boise School District – Whitney Elementary Community School

Community School Assistant Coordinator

Overview

A Community School Assistant, under the direction of the Community School Coordinator, will help to provide resources for students and parents. They will assist with creating an educational setting that breaks down barriers to learning, where equity is a focus in a highly diverse needs population.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • A Community School Assistant, under the direction of the Community School Coordinator, will help to provide resources for students and parents. They will assist with creating an educational setting that breaks down barriers to learning, where equity is a focus in a highly diverse needs population.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate in working with and supporting elementary students and parents

    Be a team player in a school setting where all hands are on deck to support staff, students, and families

    Will have a friendly, welcoming personality to all

    Have flexibility, a hard work ethic, and be self-motivated to take the lead

    Have empathy and understanding towards all needs and barriers

Skills you will develop

  • Learn about the diverse needs of families and students

    Ways to help promote student/family success

    Understand the educational setting academically but also supports for social/emotional needs to help all students achieve success

Additional Student Requirements

Be available 2 to 3 days a week during shifts 8-11am, or 1-4pm, Mask mandate

Boise State – Human Resources

Human Resources Specialist

Overview

Come learn what it takes to become a national award-winning Human Resource Team. You have the opportunity to learn the duties of a Human Resource Generalist. We will provide you with an overview of the daily functions of the Human Resource department including recruitment, employee development, pay, benefits, and an understanding of policies at Boise State University.
We have a strategic approach to attracting, sourcing, recruiting, assessing, hiring, onboarding, and retaining the best talent. We are looking for Work U students who can assist us in this endeavor.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Working side by side with recruiters to learn how to find candidates to fill positions.
  • Shadow recruitment activities within Human Resources to give the Work U student a better understanding of what positions you are recruiting for entail and what the recruiters should be looking for in a candidate.
  • Learn about knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Shadow the important administrative work within Human Resources and acquire an understanding of background checks, employee verifications, employee onboarding, compensation and class, and payroll process overview.
  • Gain knowledge of the resources and tools available in CUPA-HR, the association for HR professionals in higher education.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with desire to learn about human resources and the recruiting process
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • You will have the opportunity to network and learn about other areas of Boise State University

Additional Student Requirements

Will need to pass a background check

Boise State – Morrison Center for the Performing Arts

Production Intern

Overview

The Morrison Center for the Performing Arts seeks students who are flexible,
self-motivated, comfortable with ever-changing priorities, and excited to learn in a
fast paced and multi-tasking environment.These individuals will train with our professional staff for a career in the entertainment industry.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, a team player, organized, punctual, and willing
to offer creative solutions to obstacles and problems that arise.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Morrison Center for the Performing Arts seeks students who are flexible,
    self-motivated, comfortable with ever-changing priorities, and excited to learn in a
    fast paced and multi-tasking environment.These individuals will train with our professional staff for a career in the entertainment industry.
    Candidates must be detail-oriented, a team player, organized, punctual, and willing
    to offer creative solutions to obstacles and problems that arise.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A good listener with a desire to learn about the entertainment industry and
    live performing arts
  • Able to understand instructions and be unafraid to ask questions about the
    process to clarify expectations.
  • Punctual, professional, and maintain a positive, collaborative attitude when
    working with clients and co-workers.
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Able to work well under pressure, and maintain tight deadlines.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence in the art of stagecraft.
  • Ability to read and interpret theatrical paperwork and blueprints.
  • Develop knowledge in the process of setting up and using microphones,
    mixing equipment, entertainment lighting, entertainment video, automation
    and scenery.
  • Responsibility and innovation as you participate in the process of running a
    performance from beginning to end.

Additional Student Requirements

Successful Background check and I-9 verification

This Work U position will be paid, so you will be considered a student employee.

You must be enrolled in at least six (6) credits and your combined on-campus student jobs cannot exceed 29 hours per week

Boise State – Cycle Learning Center

Bicycle Education Ambassador & Social Media

Overview

The Cycle Learning Center is the bicycle shop on Boise State University campus that operates as a full-service repair and retail center educating the campus community on safe cycling, offering group rides, and maintenance classes. This Work U opportunity assists with the bike shop’s efforts to rise to a Platinum Bicycle Friendly University by educating its riders on practicing the rules of the road, proper locking techniques, and basic repairs.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Cycle Learning Center is the bicycle shop on Boise State University campus that operates as a full-service repair and retail center educating the campus community on safe cycling, offering group rides, and maintenance classes. This Work U opportunity assists with the bike shop’s efforts to rise to a Platinum Bicycle Friendly University by educating its riders on practicing the rules of the road, proper locking techniques, and basic repairs.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Outgoing
  • Strong communication, organization, public speaking and education skills
  • Knowledge of bicycle safety, basic mechanics, and travel on campus such as bicycling
    rules of the road and safe riding techniques.
  • Fluent understanding of social media technology and best practices

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence in public speaking and interacting with students around campus
  • Improve social media skills
  • Lean more about the world of bicycles such as sales, marketing, and maintenance.
  • Gain experience as an outreach coordinator for a retail business
  • Additionally, the Work U student will make connections on campus and identify groups who would be receptive to the Bicycle Education presentation using their own outreach strategies and networking skills, with assistance from the Cycling Learning Center manager and staff as needed.

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State – Cycle Learning Center

Bicycle Mechanic

Overview

The Cycle Learning Center is the bicycle shop on Boise State University campus that operates as a full-service repair and retail center educating the campus community on safe cycling, offering group rides, and maintenance classes. This Work U opportunity provides an individual with the training to become a bicycle mechanic. They will work in the bike shop with other student staff, become familiar with tools of the trade, and learn how to perform specific procedures from fixing flat tires to tune ups.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Cycle Learning Center is the bicycle shop on Boise State University campus that operates as a full-service repair and retail center educating the campus community on safe cycling, offering group rides, and maintenance classes. This Work U opportunity provides an individual with the training to become a bicycle mechanic. They will work in the bike shop with other student staff, become familiar with tools of the trade, and learn how to perform specific procedures from fixing flat tires to tune ups.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate about learning thru experience
  • Dedicated to fine tuning technical skills with attention to detail and practice
  • Eager to progress along the educational progression of our bicycle mechanic curriculum

Skills you will develop

  • Gain competence and confidence in the daily operations of a bicycle shop
  • Learn the correct process to fix bike parts such as flat tires, replace and adjust brakes, tune shifting, true wheels, and understand how bicycle properly function and fit together
  • Troubleshooting and assessing bikes brought in with disrepair
  • Functioning as part of a team

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State University

Human Resources Specialist

Overview

Come learn what it takes to become a national award-winning Human Resource Team. You have the opportunity to learn the duties of a Human Resource Generalist. We will provide you with an overview of the daily functions of the Human Resource department including recruitment, employee development, pay, benefits, and an understanding of policies at Boise State University.
We have a strategic approach to attracting, sourcing, recruiting, assessing, hiring, onboarding, and retaining the best talent. We are looking for Work U students who can assist us in this endeavor.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Come learn what it takes to become a national award-winning Human Resource Team. You have the opportunity to learn the duties of a Human Resource Generalist. We will provide you with an overview of the daily functions of the Human Resource department including recruitment, employee development, pay, benefits, and an understanding of policies at Boise State University.
    We have a strategic approach to attracting, sourcing, recruiting, assessing, hiring, onboarding, and retaining the best talent. We are looking for Work U students who can assist us in this endeavor.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with desire to learn about human resources and the recruiting process
    Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
    You will have the opportunity to network and learn about other areas of Boise State University

Additional Student Requirements

Will need to pass a background check

Boise State University – Athletics

Athletic Event Operations Assistant

Overview

Our Athletic Department is seeking students who are interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes operations of collegiate athletics events. They will have the opportunity to assist our events/facilities team with Boise State varsity sporting events and outside rentals. Our department has a goal to provide the best customer service to our teams and spectators attending our sporting events.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Our Athletic Department is seeking students who are interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes operations of collegiate athletics events. They will have the opportunity to assist our events/facilities team with Boise State varsity sporting events and outside rentals. Our department has a goal to provide the best customer service to our teams and spectators attending our sporting events.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The Successful Work U student will be:
  • Hardworking with Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Available to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds and capable of being on his/her feet for long periods of time

Skills you will develop

  • Skills you will develop:
  • Learn about all aspects of the Boise State Athletics Facility and Events Department
  • Gain hands-on experiences working Athletic Department sporting events, banquets, and outside rentals
  • Gain confidence overseeing events and working with others in a professional setting

Additional Student Requirements

Student must successfully pass a background check and sign a NCAA compliance agreement

Boise State University – Student Involvement and Leadership Center

Volunteer Programs Assistant

Overview

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center works to build connections between Boise State students and the campus, the community, and with other Boise State University students. We are seeking a Work U student who can help us with this endeavor, by supporting volunteer programs and events within the Boise community.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Work alongside Student Involvement and Leadership Center staff to support volunteer programs and events by assisting in developing new local service projects for Boise State students, promote opportunities to encourage attendance, and leading volunteer project teams.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Flexible with work hours to meet the needs of programs which may occur in evenings and weekends.
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong in written and oral communication.
  • Friendly and with a “willing to learn” attitude.

Skills you will develop

  • Leadership skills.
  • Communication and problem solving skills.
  • Confidence working individually and in a team-setting.
  • Understanding of how to meet the needs of a diverse university community.
  • Ability to effectively organize, plan, and implement program and event logistics.

Additional Student Requirements

Prefer a candidate who is available to work during spring break as part of our Alternative Spring Break program.

Boise State University – Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Communications

Marketing

Overview

The Boise State Student Affairs and Enrollment Management communications team works hard to make sure students know what programs and resources are available to them during their time at Boise State. We use a variety of communication channels and methods to help students receive relevant information, find more when they need to, and keep it all clear and organized. Our team seeks a Work U student who can help us extend the reach and and improve the impact of our communication ecosystem by implementing a data informed marketing plan.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boise State Student Affairs and Enrollment Management communications team works hard to make sure students know what programs and resources are available to them during their time at Boise State. We use a variety of communication channels and methods to help students receive relevant information, find more when they need to, and keep it all clear and organized. Our team seeks a Work U student who can help us extend the reach and and improve the impact of our communication ecosystem by implementing a data informed marketing plan.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have a basic understanding of marketing principles and practices
  • Work with a communications team to plan and execute social media, email and web content distribution
  • Be open-minded to a wide range of ideas and perspectives
  • Possess strong analytical skills

Skills you will develop

  • Analyze reach across marketing channels
  • Using data to decide on, and implement, marketing tactics
  • Gain exposure and experience in content marketing, collecting and compiling data related to communication analytics, audience segmentation, and
  • Distributing content that is inclusive and accessible
  • Gain experience working with multiple stakeholders in marketing campaigns

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State University Sustainability

Sustainability Communications and Planning Coordinator

Overview

As the Sustainability Communications and Planning Coordinator, you will work with the Sustainability Coordinator to plan events, lead volunteers, and distribute educational materials relating to campus sustainability. Prior knowledge of environmental issues is not required, but a passion to learn more about our community, and the connection between environmental and social issues, is necessary. Any and all people interested in connecting their major with a passion for sustainability are encouraged to consider this opportunity. Those who may be especially interested include: Environmental Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Urban Studies, and Global Studies majors.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • As the Sustainability Communications and Planning Coordinator, you will work with the Sustainability Coordinator to plan events, lead volunteers, and distribute educational materials relating to campus sustainability. Prior knowledge of environmental issues is not required, but a passion to learn more about our community, and the connection between environmental and social issues, is necessary. Any and all people interested in connecting their major with a passion for sustainability are encouraged to consider this opportunity. Those who may be especially interested include: Environmental Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Urban Studies, and Global Studies majors.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Eager to work on skills in leadership, team management, social media marketing, and event planning
  • Passionate to learn about the Boise State community and the connections between the environment and social issues
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated””

Skills you will develop

  • Articulation between your major and sustainability efforts
  • Learning how your knowledge and work in sustainability could apply to a career
  • The joys and challenges of promoting sustainability across campus
  • A deeper appreciate and understanding of how sustainability affects your life and the lives of others””

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State Venture College

Graphic Design

Overview

Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and localbusinesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

Organizations such as:
 Guru Donuts
 Boise Angel Alliance
 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
 Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

    By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and localbusinesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

    Organizations such as:
     Guru Donuts
     Boise Angel Alliance
     Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
     Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to set and adhere to reasonable deadlines
  • Prioritizes communication to supervisors and to end-clients
  • Has the desire to help other startups and business grow as a result of their efforts

Skills you will develop

  • Best Practices around designing websites and mobile apps
  • Learning to create wireframe and fully functioning prototype mockups
  • How to design marketing materials using Canva
  • Learn best practices around social media content and design

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State Venture College

Market Research

Overview

Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

Organizations such as:
 Guru Donuts
 Boise Angel Alliance
 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
 Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

    By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
    businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

    Organizations such as:
     Guru Donuts
     Boise Angel Alliance
     Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
     Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to set and adhere to reasonable deadlines
  • Prioritizes communication to supervisors and to end-clients
  • Has the desire to help other startups and business grow as a result of their efforts

Skills you will develop

  • Learn the tools and process to analyze market opportunities
  • Learn the tools and process to analyze competitors
  • Learn to create persuasive reports for end-clients

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State Venture College

Social Media

Overview

Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

Organizations such as:
 Guru Donuts
 Boise Angel Alliance
 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
 Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

    By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
    businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

    Organizations such as:
     Guru Donuts
     Boise Angel Alliance
     Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
     Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to set and adhere to reasonable deadlines
  • Prioritizes communication to supervisors and end-clients
  • Has the desire to help other startups and business grow as a result of their efforts

Skills you will develop

  • Learn social media tools like Hootsuite and Buffer
  • Learn social media best practices
  • Learn to create guides, playbooks, brand kits, market research and more

Additional Student Requirements

Boise State Venture College

Videography and Photography

Overview

Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

Organizations such as:

 Guru Donuts
 Boise Angel Alliance
 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
 Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Venture College is a Boise State program residing in the College of Innovation and Design. Our mission is to help advance startups throughout Idaho. We are looking to build an internship team ready to help student, faculty, and community startups accelerate and grow.

    By working with Venture College, you will be doing work for various startups and local
    businesses. Our goal is to give you at least projects from three different companies – allowing you to quickly boost your resume and LinkedIn page within one semester.

    Organizations such as:

     Guru Donuts
     Boise Angel Alliance
     Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
     Create Common Good (Non-Profit)

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ability to set and adhere to reasonable deadlines
  • Prioritizes communication to supervisors and to end-clients
  • Has the desire to help other startups and business grow as a result of their efforts

Skills you will develop

  • Learn how to use cloud based editing software tools
  • Become more proficient in Adobe Suite
  • Learn how to utilize photos and video to promote a business

Additional Student Requirements

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County-Moseley Center

Youth Development Programming

Overview

The Boys & Girls Club’s mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County provide a wealth of programs and activities to prepare young people for real-world success. We primarily work in five fun areas: The Arts, Education, Sports and Recreation, Leadership and Service, and Health and Wellness. We want you to find an area of passion and make a difference in the lives of youth!

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boys & Girls Club’s mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County provide a wealth of programs and activities to prepare young people for real-world success. We primarily work in five fun areas: The Arts, Education, Sports and Recreation, Leadership and Service, and Health and Wellness. We want you to find an area of passion and make a difference in the lives of youth!

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Detail oriented
  • Passionate about youth development and non-profit work
  • A skilled communicator, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated
  • A team player
  • Driven
    Adaptable

Skills you will develop

  • Behavior management with a wide range of ages
  • Programming development
  • Problem solving
  • Project management

Additional Student Requirements

Will require student to pass a background check

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County, Meridian Club

Youth Development Programming

Overview

The Meridian Boys & Girls Club is a well-respected non-profit that strives to provide a safe, positive place for youth! This is an opportunity to gain skills in youth development, programming, relationship building, and overall knowledge of how youth serving agencies work. We primarily work in five fun areas: The Arts, Education, Sports and Recreation, Leadership and Service, and Health and Wellness. We want you to find an area of passion and make a difference in the lives of youth!

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Meridian Boys & Girls Club is a well-respected non-profit that strives to provide a safe, positive place for youth! This is an opportunity to gain skills in youth development, programming, relationship building, and overall knowledge of how youth serving agencies work. We primarily work in five fun areas: The Arts, Education, Sports and Recreation, Leadership and Service, and Health and Wellness. We want you to find an area of passion and make a difference in the lives of youth!

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Adaptable
  • Fun
  • Outcome-driven

Skills you will develop

  • You’ll have made 100 tiny friends
  • You’ll have acquired a vast amount of knowledge in youth development practices
  • You’ll have been exposed to children with diverse backgrounds and diverse needs
  • You’ll have successfully developed a targeted curriculum

Additional Student Requirements

We require an in-house background check.

Buy Idaho

Member Relations and Special Projects

Overview

Buy Idaho, est. in 1986, is Idaho’s independent business alliance committed to promoting the economic prosperity of locally owned businesses through collective group branding, advocacy, and consumer education on the value of purchasing locally. We are Idaho’s shop local organization.
Buy Idaho is looking for two Work U students to assist with supporting Idaho’s Small Business Community through member relations, communications, event planning and execution, community outreach, and social media/ marketing campaigns. Work U students are asked to provide their own laptops.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Buy Idaho, est. in 1986, is Idaho’s independent business alliance committed to promoting the economic prosperity of locally owned businesses through collective group branding, advocacy, and consumer education on the value of purchasing locally. We are Idaho’s shop local organization.
    Buy Idaho is looking for two Work U students to assist with supporting Idaho’s Small Business Community through member relations, communications, event planning and execution, community outreach, and social media/ marketing campaigns. Work U students are asked to provide their own laptops.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team player
  • Self-starter
  • Fast learner
  • Positive attitude
  • Willing to take on new challenges
  • Good listener
  • Able to multitask
  • Be able to provide their own laptop

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge of a business alliance, Buy Idaho, and its mission
  • Multi-tasking and project management
  • Experience in a professional setting
  • Event planning and execution
  • Member relations
  • Communications

Additional Student Requirements

Interview and Willingness to Learn

City of Boise Parks and Recreation – After school Programs

After School Programs

Overview

This position works closely with the Boise Parks and Recreation team providing supervision and support to a variety of elementary kids with different needs and interests for our after school programs at one of our Kid City locations. The intern would be assigned a position at one of our programs located at Whitney, Whittier, Morley Nelson or Jefferson Elementary Schools. The Work U intern would be in charge of enhancing existing programs by planning and implementing engaging activities and networking with community agencies to bring in activities. It would require 2 to 3 days at the center during after school hours directly working with the kids.

Parks and Recreation is seeking a highly energetic, well organized person to implement a variety of hands on science and reading club activities in our wildly popular after school programs. Kid City is run by Boise Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Boise School District. We are free to children and provide a variety of supervised recreational games, arts and crafts, homework help etc. as well as provide a free supper each day Monday – Friday from 3:15 – 6:00pm. It is a fun and safe place for kids to be after school. We are located at Title One schools within Boise where the majority of the families are at or below poverty level and we work with a lot of under served kids from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. It is valuable experience for any intern studying to be a teacher, social worker or any career involving support of kids and families.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Through this internship, our Parks & Recreation Kid City Intern will be responsible for completing the following essential duties:

  • Work as part of a team supervising and mentoring elementary age kids in the after school setting
  • Develop and implement a variety of engaging activities and challenges for our program: including but not limited to science, reading clubs, physical activities etc.
  • Document activities and outcomes of of activities with the goal to increase participation and train other staff

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Work well as part of a team
  • Initiate activities and brainstorm ideas to improve program
  • Likes working with kids and come to work on your “A” game

Skills you will develop

  • Develop ability to create and implement engaging programs for children
  • Work as a member of a diverse team including teachers, parents, social workers, community partners, children and other Parks and Recreation staff members
  • Make a difference by mentoring and demonstrating positive socials skills to youth in after school program

Additional Student Requirements

Committee to Elect Rick Just

Campaign Internship

Overview

The intern will assist during the early months of Democrat Rick Just’s campaign for an Idaho Senate seat. Much of the work will be remote.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The intern will assist during the early months of Democrat Rick Just’s campaign for an Idaho Senate seat. Much of the work will be remote.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Reliable, flexible, and creative. understand parameters of social media platforms, basic understanding of graphic design

Skills you will develop

  • Learn how to work with Votebuilder, a database used nationwide by Democratic campaigns, Identify likely supports, develop contact lists based on criteria, and “cut turf”, which is the development of digital maps for voter contact, Using Canva, you will develop social media skills across a variety of platforms. Development of messaging for bulk texting to get out the vote.

Additional Student Requirements

Community Council of Idaho

Communication Assistant

Overview

The Community Council of Idaho is seeking a strong communicator to help its Communications Department provide quality internal and external communication. They will help develop messaging to our internal and external communities, so they well informed about services.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Community Council of Idaho is seeking a strong communicator to help its Communications Department provide quality internal and external communication. They will help develop messaging to our internal and external communities, so they well informed about services.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management, and communications skills
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines

Skills you will develop

  • Market research
  • Marketing – developing messaging and materials
  • Spanish speaking and writing
  • Public speaking

Additional Student Requirements

 

Deliberate Directions

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Overview

Deliberate Directions, an executive coaching and leadership development company in Boise, ID is seeking a highly motivated Work U student who wants to utilize their creative skills and tech savviness to help grow our social media followers and expand our network of clients.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Deliberate Directions, an executive coaching and leadership development company in Boise, ID is seeking a highly motivated Work U student who wants to utilize their creative skills and tech savviness to help grow our social media followers and expand our network of clients.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Creative and able to develop new ideas
  • Tech savvy
  • Some graphic design experience
  • Good writing skills
  • Highly detailed
  • Team player with good time management, organization and communication skills

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence working with others in a professional setting
  • Opportunity to network with business owners and executives
  • Learn skills to grow professional online presence
  • Knowledge about business and marketing

Additional Student Requirements

Fashion Design & Sew Studio

Digital Marketing & Content Intern

Overview

Fashion Design & Sew Studio is a place for our students to learn real world clothing construction and design from a working designer. It is also the home base of a fashion brand/clothing line. The brand is very new and open to new ideas to create content and branding.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Fashion Design & Sew Studio is a place for our students to learn real world clothing construction and design from a working designer. It is also the home base of a fashion brand/clothing line. The brand is very new and open to new ideas to create content and branding.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • An excellent communicator and be able to turn this into interesting content.
    Up to date with social media trends as well as have some knowledge of fashion trends.
    Comfortable with a variety of apps and/or digital platforms

Skills you will develop

  • Communication skills
    Ownership of projects and responsibility for meeting deadlines
    Opportunity to learn how a fashion business takes product from start to sales

Additional Student Requirements

 

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Girl Experience Champion

Overview

The Girl Experience Champion will work directly with Girl Scouts of Silver Sage and Community Partner staff to plan, develop, and implement Girl Scout programming for K-12th grade girls in both in-school and afterschool settings.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Girl Experience Champion will work directly with Girl Scouts of Silver Sage and Community Partner staff to plan, develop, and implement Girl Scout programming for K-12th grade girls in both in-school and afterschool settings.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Availability between 11:30pm-1:30pm AND/OR 3-6pm, Monday – Thursday
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude amidst a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Energized, enthusiastic and confident while working with youth in an after-school setting
  • Patient mentor and role model committed to serving youth with kindness and care
  • Have a passion for advancing opportunities for girls
  • Able to creatively adapt and implement national curriculum to meet the unique needs, interests and ability level of youth
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences such as parents, school staff, and community partners
  • Have a strong understanding of classroom and behavior management techniques for youth in an informal setting
  • Provide a personal warmth when working with outside parties
  • Interest in nonprofit work & mission delivery

Skills you will develop

  • Communication skills with a variety of audiences
  • Presentation and coaching skills
  • Understanding of national non-profit organization with a local impact
  • Mentorship skills
  • Curriculum development, organization and implementation

Additional Student Requirements

Successfully complete a background check

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Summer Camp Champion

Overview

The Summer Camp Associate will work directly with Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Camp Director to create summer camp curriculum, faciliate pre-camp administrative and program organization, and ensure that our camp activities are set up for success for our American Camp Association visit in summer 2021. This area of work is critical to Girl Scouts’ sustainable operation and mission impact.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Summer Camp Associate will work directly with Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Camp Director to create summer camp curriculum, faciliate pre-camp administrative and program organization, and ensure that our camp activities are set up for success for our American Camp Association visit in summer 2021. This area of work is critical to Girl Scouts’ sustainable operation and mission impact.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have a good sense of humor
  • Experience working with children in an informal setting. Experience as a Camp Counselor or working at a Day Care center is a plus.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in different weather including heat, cold, wind, rain and snow.
  • Experience writing lesson plans
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences
  • Provide a personal warmth when working with outside parties
  • Interest in nonprofit work & mission delivery
  • Able to creatively problem solve and come up with “out of the box” ideas to implement
  • Enthusiastically approach cross-departmental collaboration and communication with a sense of humor and grace
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Skills you will develop

  • Learning about aspects of leadership in a nonprofit environment
  • Experience writing and facilitating curriculum for a large age range of children in multiple locations
  • Experience working with children from various walks of life and abilities
  • Ability to align fun children’s program with health and safety guidelines
  • A behind the scenes view of what running a youth program in a pandemic

Additional Student Requirements

May need to successfully complete a background check

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Cookie Program Champion

Overview

The Cookie Program Champion will be working with troop leaders, volunteers, parents, booth partners and council staff to execute our local efforts toward the world’s largest entrepreneurship program for girls.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Cookie Program Champion will be working with troop leaders, volunteers, parents, booth partners and council staff to execute our local efforts toward the world’s largest entrepreneurship program for girls.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Be creative, flexible, take initiative, and have a sense of humor
  • Have a passion for advancing opportunities for girls
  • Meticulously pay attention to details
  • Be energized, enthusiastic, confident, and provide a personal warmth when working our volunteers

Skills you will develop

  • Leadership in a nonprofit
  • Project management
  • Professional communication to a variety of audiences
  • Volunteer training
  • Customer service to a range of customer types
  • Sales measurement
  • Data analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Inventory management & distribution
  • Recordkeeping
  • Business ethics

Additional Student Requirements

Successfully complete a background check

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Disney Trip Champion

Overview

The Disney Trip Champion will be working with troop leaders, volunteers, parents, council staff to promote, plan, arrange, organize, and schedule our council-organized trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The selected student, if available in June and meets other Girl Scouts criteria, would be invited to chaperone the trip and asked to participate in a post-trip debrief session to evaluate the success of the trip and identify points of improvement for subsequent travel offerings.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Disney Trip Champion will be working with troop leaders, volunteers, parents, council staff to promote, plan, arrange, organize, and schedule our council-organized trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The selected student, if available in June and meets other Girl Scouts criteria, would be invited to chaperone the trip and asked to participate in a post-trip debrief session to evaluate the success of the trip and identify points of improvement for subsequent travel offerings.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Be creative, flexible, take initiative, and have a sense of humor
  • Have a passion for advancing opportunities for girls
  • Meticulously pay attention to details
  • Be energized, enthusiastic, confident, and provide a personal warmth when working with our volunteers
  • Have strong communication skills to express ideas and facts clearly and accurately, including public presentations (virtually and in person)
  • Be proficient and responsive in using email and other relevant technology
  • Possess excellent organizational and computer skills, and able to handle administrative tasks related to the recruitment and registration of members.
  • Familiarity with various video conferencing software is a plus
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences such as parents, and volunteers
  • Be flexible and have the ability to listen and collaborate
  • Have access to a reliable vehicle for local travel
  • Work effectively as part of a team and individually
  • Interest in nonprofit work & mission delivery

Skills you will develop

  • Leadership in a nonprofit
  • Project management
  • Event planning
  • Organizing
  • Collaboration
  • Negotiating
  • Problem solving
  • Adhering to a budget
  • Professional communication to a variety of audiences
  • Volunteer training
  • Customer service to a range of customer types
  • Critical thinking
  • Recordkeeping

Additional Student Requirements

Successfully complete a background check Girl Scout Membership – we cover cost

Harvey Performance

Engineering Intern

Overview

The successful candidate will work with the Design Engineering team to understand how the Engineering team supports manufacturing on a daily basis as well as developing new products

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The successful candidate will work with the Design Engineering team to understand how the Engineering team supports manufacturing on a daily basis as well as developing new products

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong listener with a desire to learn.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Strong computer skills including CAD.

Skills you will develop

  • Understand the daily activities of the Engineering team.
  • Understand the data needed to support a manufacturing environment.
  • Learn the demands of new product development.
  • Develop project management skills to track projects.

Additional Student Requirements

Horizon Credit Union

Community Relations Intern

Overview

The Regional Business Development team at Horizon Credit Union is an important part of Horizon Credit Union’s strategy to build relationships in the community, promote the not-for-profit Credit Union Movement principles of thrift and financial education, and grow mutually beneficial partnerships with businesses and non-profits. We are looking for a Work U student to assist this team with their projects and programs.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Regional Business Development team at Horizon Credit Union is an important part of Horizon Credit Union’s strategy to build relationships in the community, promote the not-for-profit Credit Union Movement principles of thrift and financial education, and grow mutually beneficial partnerships with businesses and non-profits. We are looking for a Work U student to assist this team with their projects and programs.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A self-starter with good time management & communication skills.
  • Interested in learning more about the variety of roles in the non-profit and small business community in the Treasure Valley.
  • Interested in learning more about the financial industry.
  • Able to multi-task and be well-organized.

Skills you will develop

  • How to present yourself professionally in a variety of situations.
  • Networking skills with business owners, non-profits and individuals from all walks of life.
  • Developing program materials, presentation skills and event management.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Black Community Alliance

Small Business Outreach Coordinator

Overview

The Idaho Black Community Alliance is a brand new nonprofit organized for the promotion and preservation of the African American culture and community. This new outreach position is the first steps in working with CEO/Founder, Trish Walker to begin a statewide engagement of Idaho black business owners in an effort to identify, engage, and assess needed technical assistance, education and training. This is part of a statewide initiative called Idaho Connect. Idaho Connect is a collaborative effort with many of the states organizations who serve the under-served and under resourced.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Black Community Alliance is a brand new nonprofit organized for the promotion and preservation of the African American culture and community. This new outreach position is the first steps in working with CEO/Founder, Trish Walker to begin a statewide engagement of Idaho black business owners in an effort to identify, engage, and assess needed technical assistance, education and training. This is part of a statewide initiative called Idaho Connect. Idaho Connect is a collaborative effort with many of the states organizations who serve the under-served and under resourced.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with a desire to learn about the African American-owned businesses and assess needs.
  • Have a social media experienced background in regards to the initial set up and execution of posts, videos and content procurement and offer assistance where needed.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment working with multiple clients and managing time with each client.
  • Willingness to report time and data for each client encounter for the SBA federal grant requirement under the program and guidelines of the IWBC who oversee the Idaho Connect program.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with and support diverse individuals and populations.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to accurately review and record information.

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with various underserved businesses and client personalities.
  • See measurable metrics in economic development due to the efforts of this role to assist African American business owners in overcoming the barriers faced as an entrepreneur.
  • Opportunity to network with multiple industries and increase in networking connections.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Business Review

Digital Marketing and Social Media intern

Overview

Idaho Business Review is looking for a digital marketing and social media intern to help organize and produce content for the daily Idaho Business Review email newsletters, post content to the website, and handle social promotions of the content.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Idaho Business Review is looking for a digital marketing and social media intern to help organize and produce content for the daily Idaho Business Review email newsletters, post content to the website, and handle social promotions of the content.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Be able to multi-task, prioritize and complete tasks on deadline
  • Have sharp attention to detail
  • Demonstrate clear communication skills with editorial and web teams

Skills you will develop

  • You will learn to thrive in a fast-paced newsroom environment
  • You will understand what goes into developing and delivering content for a newspaper readership
  • You will become adept at working independently to meet daily deadlines.

Additional Student Requirements

Student will need access to own computer and dependable Wifi connection. Position is remote with option for occasional attendance at IBR events, if desired.

Idaho Business Review

Writer

Overview

Idaho Business Review is looking for a writer to help produce content for both the weekly Idaho Business Review newspaper and additional special publications

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Idaho Business Review is looking for a writer to help produce content for both the weekly Idaho Business Review newspaper and additional special publications

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and complete tasks on deadline
    Good writer and clear communicator

Skills you will develop

  • You will learn to thrive in a fast-paced newsroom environment
    You will understand what goes into developing weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly publications
    You will become comfortable speaking with a large variety of business professionals

Additional Student Requirements

Student will need access to own computer and dependable Wifi connection

Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim Assistance

Revising Service Standards for Victim Service Programs

Overview

Our agency funds programs that help provide services to victims of crime. As part of insuring victim service programs maintain confidentiality and meet other best practice standards, we have service standards that funded programs need to follow. These standards need to be updated and revised to reflect best practices. The adopted service standards available here:
https://icdv.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/80/2019/10/ICDVVA_Standards_9-9-2013.pdf

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Our agency funds programs that help provide services to victims of crime. As part of insuring victim service programs maintain confidentiality and meet other best practice standards, we have service standards that funded programs need to follow. These standards need to be updated and revised to reflect best practices. The adopted service standards available here:
    https://icdv.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/80/2019/10/ICDVVA_Standards_9-9-2013.pdf

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Able to work independently, with 1-2 in person meetings and the majority of the work done remotely, with weekly check-ins. (Most meetings, including with stakeholders, will be remote). Able to pay attention to detail.

Skills you will develop

  • Policy development – researching best practices and developing recommendations. Focus Group/Soliciting Feedback – gathering and considering stakeholder input.

Additional Student Requirements

Confidentiality required; interns cannot have been charged with domestic violence or a related crime

Idaho Gives & Idaho Nonprofit Center

Digital Content Assistant for Idaho Gives

Overview

Idaho Gives –designed to raise money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits– is looking for an individual to assist with the creation and implementation of digital content to promote the online giving event.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Idaho Gives –designed to raise money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits– is looking for an individual to assist with the creation and implementation of digital content to promote the online giving event.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Quick learner of new software and techniques
    Experience with both technical and creative writing
    Knowledge of social media culture and trends
    Work independently –when needed– and adhere to deadlines
    Interest in nonprofits and charitable campaigns

Skills you will develop

  • Ability to work with many departments and voices to achieve one goal
    Ability to work within the confines of an already established brand and creative concept
    New skills working with new techniques and software
    Knowledge of nonprofit culture in Idaho

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Justice Project

Legislative Liaison

Overview

IJP is seeking a Boise State Work U Student for the Spring 2022 semester to serve as a Legislative Liaison. The primary role of this Legislative Liaison will be to represent IJP at the Idaho Capitol Building during the 2022 legislative session. The Legislative Liaison will help IJP enact policy change to improve Idaho’s criminal justice system.

Idaho Justice Project is a new nonpartisan organization committed to improving Idaho’s criminal justice system—one project at a time. Idaho Justice Project elevates system-involved persons, in partnership with citizens, nonprofits, justice stakeholders, and government officials, to improve Idaho’s justice system using organizing, public education, collaboration, and advocacy. Idaho Justice Project envisions a criminal justice system that touches fewer lives and keeps our communities safe while more efficiently using state resources.
We believe that when people work together, great things can happen. Please join us on our mission to improve Idaho’s justice system! For more information about our current projects, check out our website at idahojusticeproject.org.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • IJP is seeking a Boise State Work U Student for the Spring 2022 semester to serve as a Legislative Liaison. The primary role of this Legislative Liaison will be to represent IJP at the Idaho Capitol Building during the 2022 legislative session. The Legislative Liaison will help IJP enact policy change to improve Idaho’s criminal justice system.

    Idaho Justice Project is a new nonpartisan organization committed to improving Idaho’s criminal justice system—one project at a time. Idaho Justice Project elevates system-involved persons, in partnership with citizens, nonprofits, justice stakeholders, and government officials, to improve Idaho’s justice system using organizing, public education, collaboration, and advocacy. Idaho Justice Project envisions a criminal justice system that touches fewer lives and keeps our communities safe while more efficiently using state resources.
    We believe that when people work together, great things can happen. Please join us on our mission to improve Idaho’s justice system! For more information about our current projects, check out our website at idahojusticeproject.org.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A successful Work U student is someone passionate about improving the criminal legal system or who has a desire to learn how to engage with policy makers about criminal justice or other issues. The candidate should have:
  • Ability to be present at the Idaho Capitol Building two to three days a week from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm during Legislative Session beginning in January 2022 through May 2022. The days of the week are flexible depending on the Work U student’s schedule but the student must be available to be in-person at the Legislature for up to 10 hours per week during the workweek (Monday through Friday).
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with legislators, community members, and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work remotely and independently while meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week to this assignment;
  • Ability to abide by the Idaho Justice Project Code of Conduct;
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with IJP team members, generate professional written materials, and to work as part of a team;
  • Interest in civic engagement and improving the criminal legal system;
  • Experience working on advocacy campaigns, especially related to criminal justice, is desired, but is not required;
  • Experience working with or serving individuals impacted by the criminal legal system is desired, but is not required.

Skills you will develop

  • Student will be part of a dynamic and growing new organization and have the opportunity to work with professionals and students experienced in legislative advocacy, public communication, grassroots organizing, and coalition building;
  • Student will experience first-hand the legislative process and obtain a deep understanding of how a bill becomes law in Idaho;
  • Student will engage with elected officials on a regular basis;
  • Student will receive mentorship from Executive Director.

Additional Student Requirements

Any student interested in applying for this position is encouraged to contact Idaho Justice Project with any questions or to discuss any schedule limitations. Inquiries should be directed to Erica Marshall, Executive Director, at IJP@idahojusticeprojects.org. Idaho Justice Project will be flexible with student schedules In order to accommodate school, work, and vacation schedules.

  • Student must furnish their own laptop;
  • Student must sign a confidentiality agreement;
  • Student must provide their own transportation to the Capitol.

We look forward to working with you!

Idaho Lottery

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Overview

The Idaho Lottery is looking for an energetic, creative student looking to gain additional skills in the area of social media marketing, communications and content creation. This position is best suited for someone who is working toward a career in marketing or a related field.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Lottery is looking for an energetic, creative student looking to gain additional skills in the area of social media marketing, communications and content creation. This position is best suited for someone who is working toward a career in marketing or a related field.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative and energetic
  • Prompt and professional

Skills you will develop

  • Gain an understanding of Marketing strategy
  • Learn best practices and develop social media content skills
  • Help determine optimal mix for social media

Additional Student Requirements

Background, drug and credit check is required.

Idaho Manufacturing Alliance

Public Policy, Communications, Marketing & Social Media

Overview

The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance (a 501c6 non-profit) services 150 members made up of manufacturers, partners and associate members. With an office located in Nampa, IMA is staffed with three part-time employees and facilitates 20+ events per year. As part of our member benefits, we offer monthly newsletters, related social media messaging and information dissemination, and would like to add a legislative update component to our blog/newsletters.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance (a 501c6 non-profit) services 150 members made up of manufacturers, partners and associate members. With an office located in Nampa, IMA is staffed with three part-time employees and facilitates 20+ events per year. As part of our member benefits, we offer monthly newsletters, related social media messaging and information dissemination, and would like to add a legislative update component to our blog/newsletters.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Interest in the legislative process and manufacturing/business
  • Interest and proficiency on social media platforms
  • Interest and entry-level ability in desktop publishing (Canva or Adobe Illustrator/inDesign, etc.)
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Professional demeanor in person and on the phone
  • Clear communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • The ability to take large amounts of information and deliver it in an effective and meaningful way to members
  • Business blog & newsletter writing
  • Tools that translate to running a small-business, administrating a non-profit, business marketing
  • Opportunity to network within and learn about the manufacturing industry

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Nonprofit Center

Policy & Advocacy Assistant

Overview

The Idaho Nonprofit Center –established to educate, advocate, and collaborate in support of stronger nonprofits– is looking for an individual to assist with the documentation and coordination of policy and legislation issues impacting the nonprofit sector statewide.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Nonprofit Center –established to educate, advocate, and collaborate in support of stronger nonprofits– is looking for an individual to assist with the documentation and coordination of policy and legislation issues impacting the nonprofit sector statewide.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Interest in nonprofits and advocacy issues
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Some knowledge and interest in state and national legislative procedures
  • Quick learner of new software and techniques
  • Work independently –when needed– and adhere to deadlines

Skills you will develop

  • Ability to work with many departments and voices to achieve one goal
  • Ability to take complex issues and condense them into easy to understand explanations
  • Knowledge of how a statewide nonprofit operates and the speedbumps they encounter
  • Knowledge of nonprofit culture in Idaho

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Out-of-School Network

Communications and Marketing Intern

Overview

The Idaho Out-of-School Network’s mission is to ensure Idaho’s youth have access to high quality out-of-school (OST) programs. The research on OST programs reveals that youth consistently enrolled in quality programs perform better academically, have better school attendance, adapt better socially, and are more likely to graduate from high school and go-on to higher learning. The Idaho Out-of-School Network is the only program of its kind in Idaho, though all 50 states have launched similar programs. The Idaho Out-of-School Network does not directly offer out-of-school programs; the focus is to advocate and promote the benefits of out-of-school programming, help connect families and youth to a program and support providers with resources and training to enrich and expand their programming and services.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Out-of-School Network’s mission is to ensure Idaho’s youth have access to high quality out-of-school (OST) programs. The research on OST programs reveals that youth consistently enrolled in quality programs perform better academically, have better school attendance, adapt better socially, and are more likely to graduate from high school and go-on to higher learning. The Idaho Out-of-School Network is the only program of its kind in Idaho, though all 50 states have launched similar programs. The Idaho Out-of-School Network does not directly offer out-of-school programs; the focus is to advocate and promote the benefits of out-of-school programming, help connect families and youth to a program and support providers with resources and training to enrich and expand their programming and services.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • An effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate critical, creative, and reflective thinking.
  • Able to listen to people’s ideas and concerns.
  • Analytical of problems, identify alternative solutions, and implement recommendations.
  • Team oriented, with good organization, time-management and communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Creative and have the ability to develop new ideas.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence in working with others in a creative yet professional setting.
  • Opportunity to network and learn about other areas within the out-of-school and education communities.
  • Increase experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Develop leadership and administrative skills.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Power

Human Resource Intern

Overview

The Human Resources team at Idaho Power is looking for a Work U student to join our team. The HR team assists in providing various services to individuals, teams, and departments to engage, connect, and support our workforce. The team is responsible for several areas, including recruiting, benefits, compensation, human resource information system management, talent and organization development and training, performance management, and employee relations. We’re excited to provide the opportunity for a Work U student to gain relevant, challenging skills in the workplace! This opportunity would be a great fit for a student who is currently pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a closely related discipline

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Human Resources team at Idaho Power is looking for a Work U student to join our team. The HR team assists in providing various services to individuals, teams, and departments to engage, connect, and support our workforce. The team is responsible for several areas, including recruiting, benefits, compensation, human resource information system management, talent and organization development and training, performance management, and employee relations. We’re excited to provide the opportunity for a Work U student to gain relevant, challenging skills in the workplace! This opportunity would be a great fit for a student who is currently pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a closely related discipline

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Effectively communicate, organize data and information, work proficiently in Microsoft
    Office, interact with employees with diverse backgrounds, demonstrate excellent
    customer service, focus on detail, and is able to adapt to new and different learning
    opportunities
  • Demonstrate initiative, good judgement, and discretion
  • Properly conduct and display themselves in a professional atmosphere

Skills you will develop

  • Students will be challenged to develop relevant and unique problem-solving skills for
    the workplace through project management, relationship and team building, as well as
    critical thinking

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Rural Partnership

Program and Communications Assistant

Overview

Idaho Rural Partnership is an award-winning effort to increase stability and prosperity in Idaho’s rural communities by developing collaborative projects among partner organizations and agencies. We were created as the state’s rural development council 25 years ago. Our structure and responsibilities are found in Idaho Code Title 67, Chapter 90. We are known around the state for our Idaho Community Review program, which has provided community engagement and strategic planning processes in 45 rural Idaho communities since 2000. We are led by an executive director and a 30-member board of directors representing the participating agencies and organizations. Website: www.irp.idaho.gov, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IRP4Idaho, Youtube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UCcpLBwjQcCsHvoNm0YDuaTQ

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Idaho Rural Partnership is an award-winning effort to increase stability and prosperity in Idaho’s rural communities by developing collaborative projects among partner organizations and agencies. We were created as the state’s rural development council 25 years ago. Our structure and responsibilities are found in Idaho Code Title 67, Chapter 90. We are known around the state for our Idaho Community Review program, which has provided community engagement and strategic planning processes in 45 rural Idaho communities since 2000. We are led by an executive director and a 30-member board of directors representing the participating agencies and organizations. Website: www.irp.idaho.gov, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IRP4Idaho, Youtube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UCcpLBwjQcCsHvoNm0YDuaTQ

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Required
  • Be comfortable initiating and conducting phone and video conversations with persons they do not know.
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Have superb writing/content creation experience and skills
  • Be able to work independently and remotely
  • Use their own laptop and phone
  • Wear protective face covering and observe social distancing criteria at the IRP office, if required by the Idaho Department of Commerce.
    Desired
  • Have experience with and/or be passionate about creative non-fiction storytelling.
  • Be skilled at using social media and website creating and development
  • Experience using Constant Contact or similar platform for distributing electronic newsletters
  • Be familiar with video production and editing.
  • Be able to meet critical deadlines and be accountable for work products

Skills you will develop

  • Gain a deeper understanding of existing conditions, challenges, successes, and emerging opportunities in rural Idaho.
  • Develop connections with community and business leaders in rural Idaho.
  • Hone writing, interviewing, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Gain firsthand understanding of, and network with, the variety of government agencies and nonprofit organizations involved in rural development at local, regional, statewide, and national levels.
  • Learn about career opportunities in all fields within organizations involved in rural Idaho
    This Work U position is open to Boise State students of all majors who through their application and resume will be able to demonstrate passion, determination and requisite skills to be successful at performing the responsibilities of this critical position.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho State Historical Society

Marketing Assistant

Overview

The Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) makes history essential and accessible through dynamic and gratifying programs that inspire, enrich and engage all Idahoans. Key programs include: Idaho State Museum, Old Idaho Penitentiary exhibitions at the State Capitol, records management and historic collections at the State Archives, and management of programs under the National Historic Preservation Act to name a few.

Although ISHS is a state agency, more than half of its budget comes from fees for services, grants, memberships, corporations and philanthropic gifts. The Development and Marketing team, in collaboration with the Foundation for Idaho History, is responsible for raising a large portion of this private funding.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) makes history essential and accessible through dynamic and gratifying programs that inspire, enrich and engage all Idahoans. Key programs include: Idaho State Museum, Old Idaho Penitentiary exhibitions at the State Capitol, records management and historic collections at the State Archives, and management of programs under the National Historic Preservation Act to name a few.

    Although ISHS is a state agency, more than half of its budget comes from fees for services, grants, memberships, corporations and philanthropic gifts. The Development and Marketing team, in collaboration with the Foundation for Idaho History, is responsible for raising a large portion of this private funding.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with excellent communication skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Versed in Social Media etiquette
  • Graphic design experience a plus, but not necessary

Skills you will develop

  • Gain relevant work experience in project management and relationship building
  • Effective meeting facilitation and follow-through
  • Impactful volunteer, member and donor communication and stewardship

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho State Historical Society

Social Media Intern for the Idaho State Museum

Overview

The Work U student will assist in content development and the management of the Idaho State Museum’s social media accounts. The student will use current social media trends and align with the ISHS Social Media Guidelines to build awareness of the Museum and increase its social media following. This intern will gain valuable experience working in the Museum and acquire hands-on skills related to creating and engaging with an online audience, focusing primarily on Facebook Instagram, and YouTube.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Work U student will assist in content development and the management of the Idaho State Museum’s social media accounts. The student will use current social media trends and align with the ISHS Social Media Guidelines to build awareness of the Museum and increase its social media following. This intern will gain valuable experience working in the Museum and acquire hands-on skills related to creating and engaging with an online audience, focusing primarily on Facebook Instagram, and YouTube.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have excellent writing/editing skills
  • Have knowledge of the primary social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube),
  • Experience with livestreaming a plus
  • Organize their work effectively
  • Have the ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Enjoy being creative and generating ideas
  • Have strong IT literacy skills

Skills you will develop

  • Time/Project management
  • Managing organizational and administrative tasks
  • Experience in marketing, communications, and public outreach
  • Experience producing and editing digital content
  • Graphic design
  • Experience planning and collaborating in small and large groups

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho STEM Action Center

Project Management Assistant

Overview

The Idaho STEM Action Center is a dynamic state agency under the governor’s office that focuses on creating innovative STEM opportunities for educators, students, communities and industry to build a competitive workforce and economy. To that end, we sponsor/host a number of outreach activities including student competitions, professional development, grant opportunities, community presentations and industry expositions, to name a few. For more information about the Idaho STEM Action Center, please refer to:
https://stem.idaho.gov.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Boise State University Work U student will provide vital support to a small, energetic team that is responsible for an incredible number of programs to make sure they are delivered with the highest level of quality possible. There are multiple program and functional areas, listed below, which students will have the opportunity to support and also hone their skills:
  • Events and Logistics – Generate social media interest; promote events; recruit volunteers; correspond with sponsors and volunteers; help with event planning, execution, set up and take down across multiple program areas;
  • Grants – Research grant opportunities; track professional development participation and assign grades; analyze i-STEM survey data, evaluate grants;
  • Computer Science (support CS program manager on a variety of projects) – Help formulate rubrics for the evaluation of grant applications; support INDEEDS awards; help with Boise Start-Up Week sponsorship logistics; evaluate grants; solidify sponsors, events & judges, and, if necessary, judge events; and undertake special projects as needed;
  • Foundation – Salesforce data entry/conversion; update partner database; assist with event setup and takedown;

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Motivated, positive, collaborative, adaptable in a variety of situations
  • Comfortable communicating with team members, students, educators, and industry professionals
  • Adept at taking direction and working independently
  • A creative problem solver

Skills you will develop

  • The ability to multitask and support a variety of projects simultaneously
  • The ability to collaborate with a varied group of highly skilled and dedicated team members/professionals
  • The ability to plan and execute a variety of activities
  • The ability to gather, organize and analyze program data

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Technology Council

Marketing Communications, Web & Social Media

Overview

The Idaho Technology Council (ITC) is a non-profit, member drive organization committed to
the success of Idaho’s technology ecosystem. ITC works to encourage three areas of focus
including attracting talent, increasing capital, and developing the commercialization of ideas. The ITC creates several events ranging from monthly to annual as well as serves a community calendar of events. This position would be to help increase ITC’s digital presence by focusing on our Social Media and Web content, but may also include in person representation at events.

Currently we are working from home. As the circumstances develop, we may or may not move to in-office and our expectations of a Work U student may change from remote to in-office, or a hybrid. Because of this, some duties and/or how they are performed may change. We require prospective students to possess, or have access to, the appropriate equipment while we are not in office.””

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Technology Council (ITC) is a non-profit, member drive organization committed to
    the success of Idaho’s technology ecosystem. ITC works to encourage three areas of focus
    including attracting talent, increasing capital, and developing the commercialization of ideas. The ITC creates several events ranging from monthly to annual as well as serves a community calendar of events. This position would be to help increase ITC’s digital presence by focusing on our Social Media and Web content, but may also include in person representation at events.

    Currently we are working from home. As the circumstances develop, we may or may not move to in-office and our expectations of a Work U student may change from remote to in-office, or a hybrid. Because of this, some duties and/or how they are performed may change. We require prospective students to possess, or have access to, the appropriate equipment while we are not in office.””

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Social media timeline planning
  • Creating engaging content
  • Understanding of basic analytics (pixel tracking)
  • Adobe Suite, Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Some understanding of HTML beneficial
  • Additional creative skills a bonus
  • Ability to talk about brand in person to public
  • Professional appearance/demeanor

Skills you will develop

  • Experience in application of skills
  • Professional experience working in industry
  • Experience working with stakeholders
  • Working with campaigns for events
  • Developing Brand message and recognition

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Technology Council

Video Editing & Production

Overview

The Idaho Technology Council (ITC) is a non-profit, member drive organization committed to
the success of Idaho’s technology ecosystem. ITC works to encourage three areas of focus
including attracting talent, increasing capital, and developing the commercialization of ideas. The ITC creates several events ranging from monthly to annual as well as serves a community calendar of events. This position would be to help increase ITC’s digital presence by focusing on our Social Media and Web content, but may also include in-person representation at events.

Currently we are working from home. As the circumstances develop, we may or may not move to in office and our expectations of a Work U student may change from remote, to in office, or a hybrid. Because of this, some duties and/or how they are performed may change. We require prospective students to possess, or have access to, the appropriate equipment while we are not in office.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Technology Council (ITC) is a non-profit, member drive organization committed to
    the success of Idaho’s technology ecosystem. ITC works to encourage three areas of focus
    including attracting talent, increasing capital, and developing the commercialization of ideas. The ITC creates several events ranging from monthly to annual as well as serves a community calendar of events. This position would be to help increase ITC’s digital presence by focusing on our Social Media and Web content, but may also include in-person representation at events.

    Currently we are working from home. As the circumstances develop, we may or may not move to in office and our expectations of a Work U student may change from remote, to in office, or a hybrid. Because of this, some duties and/or how they are performed may change. We require prospective students to possess, or have access to, the appropriate equipment while we are not in office.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Some familiarity with Adobe Premier
  • Creating Engaging Content from raw footage
  • Create Overlays etc. used in final product
  • Some familiarity with Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Additional creative skills a bonus

Skills you will develop

  • Experience in application of skills
  • Professional experience working in industry
  • Experience working with stakeholders
  • Working with campaigns for events
  • Developing Brand message and recognition

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Marketing Strategist

Overview

The Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce is seeking a highly creative and motivated Work U student for our fast-growing non-profit organization. The Marketing Strategist will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of our marketing strategy. You will focus on creating, implementing, tracking, and optimizing our digital and traditional marketing campaigns across various marketing channels and provide communications to our membership, social media followers, and community partners. This position will be mentored by the Executive Director.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce is seeking a highly creative and motivated Work U student for our fast-growing non-profit organization. The Marketing Strategist will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of our marketing strategy. You will focus on creating, implementing, tracking, and optimizing our digital and traditional marketing campaigns across various marketing channels and provide communications to our membership, social media followers, and community partners. This position will be mentored by the Executive Director.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Able to take part in brainstorming sessions, offering analytical insights to develop and plan creative marketing campaigns that increase brand awareness
  • Able to Assist in execution of marketing plans to reach target audience through identified channels
  • Able to create, maintain, and distribute monthly marketing reports showing achievement of critical metrics regarding lead generation, content creation, website traffic, and other KPIs

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • Opportunity to network with business owners and executives
  • Learn skills to grow professional online presence
  • Knowledge about business and marketing

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Workforce Development Coordinator

Overview

The Workforce Development Coordinator will provide support to the Director of Workforce Development and be responsible for a wide range of workforce service activities and day to day delivery of direct services, develop relationships with local businesses and organizations, recruit for open positions and market the program. This position will be mentored by the Executive Director.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Workforce Development Coordinator will provide support to the Director of Workforce Development and be responsible for a wide range of workforce service activities and day to day delivery of direct services, develop relationships with local businesses and organizations, recruit for open positions and market the program. This position will be mentored by the Executive Director.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Flexible to support job seekers during agreed upon hours.
  • Self-Motivator and desire to help veterans, family members and military serving to find new career homes.
  • Agile and able to adapt to the needs of the membership, non-profit and the Workforce Committee

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in understanding how to support job placement
  • Networking with employers, HR staff and the military community
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with writing resumes, interview preparation, and job search strategies
  • Learn about multiple industries simultaneously.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Special Projects Coordinator

Overview

The Coordinator will work directly with internal and external partners to plan and implement special projects and events that connect the Chamber to the military and civilian community, as well as business, government, and education leaders throughout Idaho. This person will be mentored by the Deputy Director.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Coordinator will work directly with internal and external partners to plan and implement special projects and events that connect the Chamber to the military and civilian community, as well as business, government, and education leaders throughout Idaho. This person will be mentored by the Deputy Director.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Flexible to support a fast-paced team of volunteers, community partners, and staff.
  • Self-Motivator and desire to help veterans, family members and military serving to find new career homes.
  • Agile and able to adapt to the needs of the membership, non-profit and special projects.
  • Team oriented and focused to support the Chamber

Skills you will develop

  • Project Management Experience
  • Opportunity to work with different interdisciplinary teams within an organization.
  • Have an impact on the delivery of the community resources provided by the Chamber and our partners.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Wine Commission

Event and Marketing Intern

Overview

The Idaho Wine Commission supports Idaho’s grape growers and winemakers. The Idaho Wine Commission acts as the united voice for the Idaho wine industry, helping to grow awareness and sales of Idaho wines. Idaho wines are high quality, an important part of Idaho’s economy and growing and developing. Internship tasks will range from event planning assistance, social media promotion, to office assistance. You are especially encouraged to apply if you have multimedia skills, comfortable with verbal communication, and eager to learn more about event planning and the Idaho agriculture industry.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Idaho Wine Commission supports Idaho’s grape growers and winemakers. The Idaho Wine Commission acts as the united voice for the Idaho wine industry, helping to grow awareness and sales of Idaho wines. Idaho wines are high quality, an important part of Idaho’s economy and growing and developing. Internship tasks will range from event planning assistance, social media promotion, to office assistance. You are especially encouraged to apply if you have multimedia skills, comfortable with verbal communication, and eager to learn more about event planning and the Idaho agriculture industry.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Personable
  • Organized
  • Flexible
  • Outgoing personality
  • Willing to work in a fast paced environment and is excited to learn more about event management
    Must be 21

Skills you will develop

  • Hone in on your event planning skills
  • Understand how to be well organized
  • Quick critical thinking
  • Creative thinking for potential new events that our Industry needs
  • The skills that you can develop in this line of work can strengthen your resume and will be transferable to a variety of potential future careers
  • Networking opportunities in the Idaho Agriculture Industry and the Boise Community

Additional Student Requirements

must be 21

Idaho Women’s Business Center

Capital Campaign Assistant

Overview

The goal and mission is to bring more visibility to vision and purpose of the Idaho Hispanic Foundation. To create, launch and execute a successful capital campaign to increase the capacity of the Foundation in order to launch additional programs to promote the economic development of the Hispanic Community

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The goal and mission is to bring more visibility to vision and purpose of the Idaho Hispanic Foundation. To create, launch and execute a successful capital campaign to increase the capacity of the Foundation in order to launch additional programs to promote the economic development of the Hispanic Community

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have a desire to learn about grant writing
    Interested in community impact and nonprofits
    Strong writing and communication skills

Skills you will develop

  • Relationship building with stakeholders
    Survey assessment in regards to capturing impact
    Fundraising best practices for nonprofits
    Grant writing for nonprofits

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Women’s Business Center

Social Media and Branding Client Assistant

Overview

The goal of the Social Media and Branding Start-Up Assistant is to teach and assist women entrepreneurs in setting up account on social media and beginning lessons in social media marketing and e-commerce. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of clients and assess what their online presence needs are and how we can educate them on the web.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The goal of the Social Media and Branding Start-Up Assistant is to teach and assist women entrepreneurs in setting up account on social media and beginning lessons in social media marketing and e-commerce. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of clients and assess what their online presence needs are and how we can educate them on the web.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with a desire to learn about the clients business and social media needs.
  • Have a social media experienced background in regards to the initial set up and execution of posts, videos and content procurement.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment working with multiple clients and managing time with each client.
  • Willingness to report time and data for each client encounter for the SBA federal grant requirement under the program and guidelines of the IWBC.
  • Able to use or learn the Canva software.

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with various industries and client personalities.
  • See measurable metrics in economic development due to the efforts of this role to assist women in overcoming the barriers faced as an entrepreneur.
  • Opportunity to network with multiple industries and increase in networking connections.
  • Using your talents assist in adding marketable value though designing a logo or better logo and putting together brand kits utilizing Canva.

Additional Student Requirements

Idaho Women’s Business Center

IWBC Mentorship Program Administrator

Overview

The goal of the Mentorship Program Administrator is to assist the Mentorship Director and women entrepreneurs in setting up their mentee and mentor profiles in the mentorship software. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of mentors and assess what the mentees needs are and how we can assure them a positive connection and relationship between mentor and mentee.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The goal of the Mentorship Program Administrator is to assist the Mentorship Director and women entrepreneurs in setting up their mentee and mentor profiles in the mentorship software. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of mentors and assess what the mentees needs are and how we can assure them a positive connection and relationship between mentor and mentee.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with a desire to learn about the clients business and mentorship needs.
  • Have some social media experienced background in regards to the execution of posts, videos and content procurement.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment working with multiple clients and managing time with each client.
  • Willingness to report time and data for each client encounter for the SBA federal grant requirement under the program and guidelines of the IWBC.

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with various industries and client personalities.
  • See measurable metrics in economic development due to the efforts of this role to assist women in overcoming the barriers faced as an entrepreneur.
  • Opportunity to network with multiple industries and increase in networking connections.

Additional Student Requirements

We will require the opportunity to view applicants own social media accounts to verify that they do have a social media presence and understand the logistics of multiple platform accounts.

Jesse Tree

Marketing & Social Media

Overview

Jesse Tree is currently building momentum in our community about our program and seeking to lead the conversation around homeless prevention and why we should keep our neighbors housed. The organization is in need of marketing and communications students to create and implement a marketing and outreach plan for the community, involving our newsletter, social media, website, and drafting of press releases.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Jesse Tree is currently building momentum in our community about our program and seeking to lead the conversation around homeless prevention and why we should keep our neighbors housed. The organization is in need of marketing and communications students to create and implement a marketing and outreach plan for the community, involving our newsletter, social media, website, and drafting of press releases.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A strong sense of ethics and a sincere passion for preventing and ending eviction and
    homelessness in our community
  • A strong team player willing to communicate, resolve problems, and work together to
    prevent homelessness
  • The ability to prioritize work activities and track details, data, information and activities

Skills you will develop

  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing and innovative community program addressing a
    critical community need, and a team that prides itself on being committed to keeping our
    neighbors housed, first and foremost.
  • Insight into a critical community resource for low-income individuals in our community.
  • Professional experiences and opportunities to network with community partners,
    landlords, and employers in the community.

Additional Student Requirements

JK Art Studios

Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist

Overview

The mission at JK Art Studios is to provide accredied online, on-demand professional development art journal courses for Teachers K-12. The courses are exciting, creative, enriching- and learnings can be directly applied to the classroom. We believe this can IGNITE the creative spark of our Teachers to:

  • Earn Professional Development credits to renew teaching license.
  • Engage disengaged students, by injecting classes with innovative hands-on learning.
  • Rediscover their own passion for creativity while collaborating with other Teachers.
  • Apply Powerful Connected Learning.

Are you self-driven, creative, and an out-of-the-box thinker? This may be for you if you want to make a big impact on a small organization. This means incredible opportunities to bring your ideas to the table and have them carefully considered. You will also be given ownership over certain decisions as you prove your abilities.
JK Art Studios is seeking for TWO Work U Students to work directly with our Marketing Director to help increase our digital and social media footprint. Develop a marketing plan for each platform, create a marketing calendar, and create compelling marketing material through strong messaging and exciting visuals. We will primarily work remotely, but meet periodically as needed. Students will use their own laptop.

The ideal candidate will have interest in digital marketing, social media marketing, and other related technologies in the digital space. You will gain experience creating and managing organic marketing, and developing an understanding of consumer behaviors to influence strategy making.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The mission at JK Art Studios is to provide accredied online, on-demand professional development art journal courses for Teachers K-12. The courses are exciting, creative, enriching- and learnings can be directly applied to the classroom. We believe this can IGNITE the creative spark of our Teachers to:
  • Earn Professional Development credits to renew teaching license.
  • Engage disengaged students, by injecting classes with innovative hands-on learning.
  • Rediscover their own passion for creativity while collaborating with other Teachers.
  • Apply Powerful Connected Learning.

    Are you self-driven, creative, and an out-of-the-box thinker? This may be for you if you want to make a big impact on a small organization. This means incredible opportunities to bring your ideas to the table and have them carefully considered. You will also be given ownership over certain decisions as you prove your abilities.
    JK Art Studios is seeking for TWO Work U Students to work directly with our Marketing Director to help increase our digital and social media footprint. Develop a marketing plan for each platform, create a marketing calendar, and create compelling marketing material through strong messaging and exciting visuals. We will primarily work remotely, but meet periodically as needed. Students will use their own laptop.

    The ideal candidate will have interest in digital marketing, social media marketing, and other related technologies in the digital space. You will gain experience creating and managing organic marketing, and developing an understanding of consumer behaviors to influence strategy making.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate and excited about marketing and design
  • Excellent writer- from ad copy to blog posts- interested in storytelling
  • Have a keen eye for creative design that can be applied to various types of digital copy, merged with art journal pieces
  • Tech savvy- familiar with navigating social media platforms and other digital tools
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated, and able to take a project start-to-finish on his/her own
  • Able to meet deadlines, and quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Reliable and willing to learn

Skills you will develop

  • Project management skills
  • Analyze reach across marketing channels
  • Develop marketing strategy
  • Learn to develop branded content to promote a professional brand
  • Network with people affiliated with our company
  • Learn about tools and resources you can leverage beyond this opportunity

Additional Student Requirements

JR Simplot Company

Leadership and Development

Overview

The Leadership and Development team is responsible for developing leadership and team effectiveness capabilities across the company. We design and deliver programs, processes, and tools that help Simplot employees improve their leadership and team effectiveness skills. In addition, we are responsible for managing and administering a Learning Management System (LMS) that tracks training and development efforts company-wide.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Leadership and Development team is responsible for developing leadership and team effectiveness capabilities across the company. We design and deliver programs, processes, and tools that help Simplot employees improve their leadership and team effectiveness skills. In addition, we are responsible for managing and administering a Learning Management System (LMS) that tracks training and development efforts company-wide.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A successful Work U student who works with the Leadership and Development team would benefit from being personable, willing to try new things, and has some aptitude toward looking at and organizing data and with a high attention to detail.

Skills you will develop

  • Name the purpose, mission and responsibilities of the Learning, Leadership and Development team at Simplot
  • Collaborate across business groups with people in different roles in the organization
  • Effectively utilize project management skills including research, writing a proposal and presenting results
  • Define the purpose and functionality of a Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Describe a needs assessment conversation, including the purpose, stakeholders and next steps
    Identify skills for virtual course facilitation
  • Name, describe, distribute and manage specific assessments used to develop leadership and interpersonal skills, including: emotional intelligence, communication style, strengths and team effectiveness.
  • Enhance leadership capabilities, including customer focused, accountable, collaborative, strategic and agile.

Additional Student Requirements

Student must successfully pass a background check and drug screen

Make-A-Wish Idaho

Communications Advocate

Overview

The Communications Advocate will work directly with our Communication and Development Coordinator to effectively create communication campaigns and expand ongoing grant-writing and alumni-program projects.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Communications Advocate will work directly with our Communication and Development Coordinator to effectively create communication campaigns and expand ongoing grant-writing and alumni-program projects.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The successful Work U student will:
  • Understand and embody the importance of community service and volunteerism.
  • Work effectively alone and as part of a team.
  • Provide personal warmth when working with wish families or outside vendors
  • Be flexible and can listen, coach, and collaborate
  • Be creative, take initiative and have a sense of humor.
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences.
  • Be able to follow the Make-A-Wish branding guide and guidelines, especially on social media

Skills you will develop

  • Skills you will develop
  • Gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • Experience working with a National Brand
  • Gain firsthand writing, graphic design, photography and/or videography experience
  • Learn to provide timely outreach to a variety of people, like wish families, donors, and vendors.

Additional Student Requirements

The Work U student will need to fill out a background check that we will pay for. We would also like the Work U student to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Marsing School District

Assistant HUB Coordinator

Overview

The Marsing School District is seeking a highly motivated Work U student for an internship as an Assistant Coordinator to serve in our community school resource center called The HUB. This individual will work collaboratively with The HUB coordinator to help operate the HUB facility. This experience will help Work U students understand the diversity and overall holistic need of families in a rural community. Coordinators in a school resource center create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. Interns in this position will have the opportunity to observe and participate in activities and events that provide services to families in need in the community. Interns will learn how the HUB Coordinator facilitates and provides leadership for the collaborative process and develops a continuum of services for children, families, and community members within a school setting. This internship will allow for flexible hours coordinated through the HUB Coordinator. This experience will be a powerful opportunity to better understand the diverse needs of families in a rural community while having the opportunity to interact with partner service agencies.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Marsing School District is seeking a highly motivated Work U student for an internship as an Assistant Coordinator to serve in our community school resource center called The HUB. This individual will work collaboratively with The HUB coordinator to help operate the HUB facility. This experience will help Work U students understand the diversity and overall holistic need of families in a rural community. Coordinators in a school resource center create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. Interns in this position will have the opportunity to observe and participate in activities and events that provide services to families in need in the community. Interns will learn how the HUB Coordinator facilitates and provides leadership for the collaborative process and develops a continuum of services for children, families, and community members within a school setting. This internship will allow for flexible hours coordinated through the HUB Coordinator. This experience will be a powerful opportunity to better understand the diverse needs of families in a rural community while having the opportunity to interact with partner service agencies.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Identify and recruit people and organizations willing to offer programs and
    services for students and families at the school or to assist with operations
  • Help negotiate agreements with people and organizations who provide services
  • Work with the HUB Coordinator and Superintendent to determine hours of
    operation, security and other needs
  • Develop, maintain, and publicize a schedule of programs and activities offered at
    The HUB
  • Help coordinate and monitor programs and activities
  • Implement and maintain a process that encourages referrals to programs and
    services offered at the school; provides timely feedback to those who make
    referrals; and alerts the Superintendent to the need for programs not already
    offered
  • Facilitate cross-referral of students and families between service providers
  • Facilitate ongoing communication between service providers, counselors,
    teachers, parents and students
  • Help evaluate and make recommendations of programs to the Superintendent

Skills you will develop

  • You will learn leadership skills while taking on special projects focused on
    providing services to families.
  • You will gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting.
  • You will gain opportunities to network and develop relationships with partner
    organizations that provide services to The HUB.

Additional Student Requirements

MassMutual Idaho

Recruiting and Marketing

Overview

MassMutual Idaho is looking for students that can assist in recruiting top talent to be financial advisors for multiple agencies in the State of Idaho. The interns would also assist in promoting our brand through engaging and creative marketing methods. MassMutual Idaho is a full-service wealth management firm dedicated to helping our clients protect those that matter most and helping them plan for the future with a wide range of financial products and services, including life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, annuities, retirement plans, and other employee benefits.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Perform online resume searches, create job postings and maintain an up-to-date Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Call prospective candidates, perform phone interviews and in-person, side-by- side interviews with a recruiter
  • Participate at career fairs and other trade shows/events as available
  • Create engaging marketing presentations/flyers/templates/forms and other marketing materials
  • Create and post marketing and recruiting messages on all social media platforms

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Independent and creative
  • Confident when talking to others

Skills you will develop

  • Independent and creative marketing/recruiting skills
  • Confidence in talking with both candidates and fellow team members
  • Networking and interview skills

Additional Student Requirements

Background check potentially required.

Microbe Formulas

Content Editing Intern

Overview

Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media.
Microbe Formulas is looking for an editorial intern interested in learning all aspects of our rapidly growing company. This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained a broad experience in various aspects of content marketing.It’s essential that applicants to this position have strong written communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and approach learning with an open mind.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media.
    Microbe Formulas is looking for an editorial intern interested in learning all aspects of our rapidly growing company. This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained a broad experience in various aspects of content marketing.It’s essential that applicants to this position have strong written communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and approach learning with an open mind.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Proficient with Google Suite
  • Strong with verbal and written communication skills
  • On time with deadlines/due dates while remaining flexible with the business agenda
  • Great at both interpersonal and business communication with clients/following as well as co-workers/supervisors
  • Understanding of others and what Microbe Formulas is trying to achieve
  • Excellent at time management while turning out quality work

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge of how ‘real-world’ businesses marketing environments operate
  • Connection to established professionals who embrace the opportunity to mentor others
  • Applicable writing and editorial skills used in everyday business

Additional Student Requirements

Microbe Formulas

Public Relations Intern

Overview

Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media. Being an assistant in promoting Microbe Formulas on both a large national level as well as a closer community degree, this is done mostly through press releases and community events. Involvement into how the company is going to accomplish Public Relations goals through sitting in on meetings usually also involving other marketing departments and researching local events to participate in.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media. Being an assistant in promoting Microbe Formulas on both a large national level as well as a closer community degree, this is done mostly through press releases and community events. Involvement into how the company is going to accomplish Public Relations goals through sitting in on meetings usually also involving other marketing departments and researching local events to participate in.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Proficient with Google Suite
  • Strong with verbal and written communication skills
  • On time with deadlines/due dates while remaining flexible with the business agenda
  • Great at both interpersonal and business communication with clients/following as well as co-workers/supervisors
  • Understanding of others and what Microbe Formulas is trying to achieve
  • Excellent at time management while turning out quality work

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge of how ‘real-world’ businesses marketing environments operate
  • Connection to established professionals who embrace the opportunity to mentor others
  • Applicable writing and editorial skills used in everyday business

Additional Student Requirements

Microbe Formulas

Social Media Marketing Intern

Overview

Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media.The Social Media team at Microbe Formulas manages all social media accounts for the company including, but not limited to; Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn. An Intern for the team will assist in the administration for selected media platforms, creating ideas and content as well as networking with influencers.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Microbe Formulas is on a mission to restore hope and health around the globe. We do this by creating solutions that work. Some of our solutions include an internal chronic wellness program, all-natural herbal supplements, and high quality inspiring media.The Social Media team at Microbe Formulas manages all social media accounts for the company including, but not limited to; Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn. An Intern for the team will assist in the administration for selected media platforms, creating ideas and content as well as networking with influencers.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Fluent with the main social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • On time with deadlines/due dates while remaining flexible with the business agenda
  • Great at both interpersonal and business communication with clients/following as well as co-workers/supervisors
  • Understanding of others and what Microbe Formulas is trying to achieve through social media
  • Excellent at time management while turning out quality work
  • Able to express character and personableness

Skills you will develop

  • How to develop and implement social media campaigns
  • A deeper understanding of social media and how it can drive awareness, revenue and new customers daily
  • Ability to react to social media crisis in a positive approach
  • Knowledge of how ‘real-world’ businesses marketing environments operate
  • Connection to established professionals who embrace the opportunity to mentor others

Additional Student Requirements

We do view applicants’ current social media accounts to ensure proper understanding of managing multiple accounts and that content is well put together.

Mid-Century Homes by Anthology

Marketing Specialist

Overview

This person will be leveraging research and reporting prowess to highlight the most amazing architecture the world has ever seen, which will challenge you to better your communication skills and grow in your appreciation for architecture.

Mid-Century Homes, a niche market real estate company specializing in the coolest homes that we’re ever designed, is seeking a highly motivated Work U student who wants to leverage technology to highlight homes built in the 50’s & 60’s right here in Boise! Refer to these as examples: https://mid-centuryhomes.com/homeowner-features/

If you also want to learn about business, sales, social media, content creation, and real estate from the 15 people on our team who are obsessed about this architecture and truly love people… then have we got an opportunity for you!

Check out more of our work at @boisemidcenturyhomes on Instagram and see for yourself!

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Find, connect with, and highlight THREE amazing mid-century home owners and share these homeowner features with our audience of over 32,000 Instagram followers.
  • The core piece of content will be photography. You do not need to be a professional photographer, we will hire one to shoot the home for you. All you need to do is the legwork to find the willing homeowner and arrange for the shoot.
  • You will also conduct an interview with the homeowner.
  • Additionally you can go the extra mile by testing your skills at research and hitting the archives to see if you can collect any historical content that could be used for the benefit of a write up.
  • And lastly, you are welcome to use video to capture micro content that can be leveraged for teasing the upcoming feature which will be shared on our social media feed ahead of time.
  • Client facing work will be best conducted between 8am to 8pm anytime during the week.
  • Collaboration with our team will be best conducted from 9am-3pm or 9pm to 11pm Mon-Fri.
  • The three photo shoots will be best conducted 11am-2pm Mon-Fri.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Is excited to investigate
  • Is comfortable networking
  • Loves technology
  • Is proficient at using technology
  • Has proficient writing skills
  • Is detail oriented
  • Is a great communicator
  • Is eager to learn
  • Is not paralyzed when lacking direction
  • Is flexible and not easily deterred
  • Is a team player with good time management & organization skills

Skills you will develop

  • A framework for how expertise can create opportunity
  • Various methods of prospecting
  • How to pitch a story to a major magazine or news paper
  • How to leverage content to create raving fans
  • A thorough understanding of how social media can be leveraged for business development
  • A framework for how one real estate company created a 30 million dollar a year company based on a love for mid-century architecture and people.

Additional Student Requirements

 

 

Nampa School District

Family Community Resource Centers

Overview

Our Family Community Resource Centers at Nampa School District go beyond just basic needs for students, families, and community members. We support the foundational needs of food, clothing, hygiene, school supplies, and then work to build the relationships and move toward a supportive wrap around model that helps families engage and secure medical, dental, mental, job readiness, housing and shelter. We work to focus on absentee, after school extra-curricular activities, and parenting classes.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Our Family Community Resource Centers at Nampa School District go beyond just basic needs for students, families, and community members. We support the foundational needs of food, clothing, hygiene, school supplies, and then work to build the relationships and move toward a supportive wrap around model that helps families engage and secure medical, dental, mental, job readiness, housing and shelter. We work to focus on absentee, after school extra-curricular activities, and parenting classes.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A student who is dependable, dedicated, and willing to learn. A student who is sensitive and compassionate when it comes to supporting kids and families in poverty, trauma, and/or overall struggles with day to day life.

Skills you will develop

  • How to build relationships, partnerships, resource gathering, case management, mental, medical and dental needs awareness, computer skills, social skills, educational and social emotional learning.

Additional Student Requirements

Background checks will be required.

NeighborWorks Boise

Marketing and Event Support

Overview

NeighborWorks® Boise’s mission is to lead in creating innovating housing solutions for underserved populations through strategic partnerships that contribute to building stronger communities. We are seeking a creative and motivated student to serve as Marketing and Event Support.

The Communication and Event Support, under the direction of the Director of Communication and Community Engagement, will aid in marketing strategies and growing NeighborWorks® Boise’s social media presence. He or she will also provide event support for Paint The Town™.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Communication/Marketing

  • Work with Director of Communication to further develop our social media presence

  • Assist with messaging and graphics for a fundraising campaign – Idaho Gives:
    Be part of a team working on rebrand of some of our printed materials
  • Assist monthly newsletters and brainstorm new story ideas or creative additions

Event/ Community Outreach

  • Assist with planning Paint The Town™, one of NeighborWorks® Boise’s signature events
  • Participate in Paint The Town™ planning committee
  • Assist with sponsorship recruitment to help cover cost of the event
  • Contribute to Paint The Town™ fundraising campaign- Buy A Bucket

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Personable and willing to engage in conversation with partners, donors, and committee members
  • Creative, with special interest in marketing and social media
  • Attentive, with ability to follow policies and procedures
  • Eager to learn about non-profits and how they function
  • Interested in affordable housing and/or community development
  • Skilled in some graphic design and/or social media communication

Skills you will develop

  • Committee participation and engagement
  • Fundraising and development
  • Marketing
  • Event planning, especially related to fundraising
  • Team collaboration

Additional Student Requirements

We require a drug test and background check and will coordinate for the students.

NIFC – BLM UAS Program

Instructional Designer

Overview

The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to develop curriculum with subject matter experts; build, create, and maintain web based content to include website(s) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in Totara. Interagency UAS wildland fire community employees will use these sites for information and training.
Project Duties:

  • Familiar with ADDIE process for instructional design to co-lead development of curriculum
  • Maintain and enhance learning management system content using Totara LMS
  • Work with interagency partners to utilize relevant and appropriate terminology
  • Collaborate with partners to develop and post content
    The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Able to work with technology including Drupal and Totara LMS
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity
    Skills you will develop:
  • Working with others in a highly technical field and have confidence in knowledge of that field.
  • Communication and active listening
  • Producing quality content in the web environment for international UAS wildland fire community and partners

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to develop curriculum with subject matter experts; build, create, and maintain web based content to include website(s) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in Totara. Interagency UAS wildland fire community employees will use these sites for information and training.
    Project Duties:
  • Familiar with ADDIE process for instructional design to co-lead development of curriculum
  • Maintain and enhance learning management system content using Totara LMS
  • Work with interagency partners to utilize relevant and appropriate terminology
  • Collaborate with partners to develop and post content
    The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Able to work with technology including Drupal and Totara LMS
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity
    Skills you will develop:
  • Working with others in a highly technical field and have confidence in knowledge of that field.
  • Communication and active listening
  • Producing quality content in the web environment for international UAS wildland fire community and partners

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Hungry to learn and lead the development of new and exciting curriculum.

Skills you will develop

  • Communication, leading a collaborative project, leading national level education and training priorities, collaboration, time and project management.

Additional Student Requirements

 

NIFC BLM UAS Program

Graphic Designer

Overview

The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to create logos and branding for the program. The interagency UAS community responds to incidents and natural disasters domestically and internationally. Proper branding is requested for this diverse work group.
Project Duties:

  • Develop ideas for logos and branding relative to the UAS mission and mission profiles.
  • Create approved logos and branding to shape and influence the image of the program.
  • Develop and pursue commercial avenues to make products available to program and partners.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop concepts.
    The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Able to work with applicable software and programs (i.e. Adobe)
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity
    Skills you will develop:
  • Working with others in a highly technical field and have confidence in knowledge of that field.
  • Communication and active listening
  • Producing quality content for international wildland fire community and partners

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to create logos and branding for the program. The interagency UAS community responds to incidents and natural disasters domestically and internationally. Proper branding is requested for this diverse work group.
    Project Duties:
  • Develop ideas for logos and branding relative to the UAS mission and mission profiles.
  • Create approved logos and branding to shape and influence the image of the program.
  • Develop and pursue commercial avenues to make products available to program and partners.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop concepts.
    The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Able to work with applicable software and programs (i.e. Adobe)
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity
    Skills you will develop:
  • Working with others in a highly technical field and have confidence in knowledge of that field.
  • Communication and active listening
  • Producing quality content for international wildland fire community and partners

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Committed to quality work and craftsmanship, creative and communicative

Skills you will develop

  • Communication, working in a team environment, working collaboratively with partners

Additional Student Requirements

 

NIFC BLM UAS Program

Videographer/Storyboard Specialist

Overview

The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to develop professional podcasts, storyboards, scripts, and video for the Interagency UAS program. These stories will be shared with the interagency wildland fire community nationwide. The intent of the ‘story’ program is to utilize technology and expertise to share UAS program knowledge, experience, and program updates in a fast, accessible, and meaningful way.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The BLM UAS Program is seeking creative and motivated Work U student (or students) to develop professional podcasts, storyboards, scripts, and video for the Interagency UAS program. These stories will be shared with the interagency wildland fire community nationwide. The intent of the ‘story’ program is to utilize technology and expertise to share UAS program knowledge, experience, and program updates in a fast, accessible, and meaningful way.
    Project Duties:
  • Develop storyboards to deliver concise UAS program messaging
  • Utilize technologies and techniques such as podcasts, live stream, and video to tell program stories
  • Consult with content specialists
  • Assist in project development to determine goals and objectives of productions
  • Facilitate interviews
    The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Capable of leading and development the ‘story’ program within Interagency UAS
  • Collaborate with various team members, partners, and customers
  • Skilled writer and storyboard creator and facilitator
  • Able to work with technology, various cameras and media, and media sharing platforms
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity

    Skills you will develop:

  • Production and product delivery
  • Working as a team
  • Communication and active listening
  • Leading and developing a program

The successful Work U student will be:

  • The successful Work U students will be:
  • Committed to seeing a project through from beginning to end
  • Capable of leading and development the ‘story’ program within Interagency UAS
  • Collaborate with various team members, partners, and customers
  • Skilled writer and storyboard creator and facilitator
  • Able to work with technology, various cameras and media, and media sharing platforms
  • Be a teammate working in a diverse and challenging team environment
  • Always demonstrate the values of the fire service: Duty – Respect – Integrity

Skills you will develop

  • Production and product delivery
  • Working as a team
  • Communication and active listening
  • Leading and developing a program

Additional Student Requirements

 

Open Roads Marketing

Marketing/Communications, Digital Marketing, and Graphic Design

Overview

Open Roads Marketing focuses on the strategic approach to marketing and branding success for a variety of clients. In this environment you will not only learn the many hats small business owners wear, but will assist in providing excellent marketing, branding, and communication campaigns to clients.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Open Roads Marketing focuses on the strategic approach to marketing and branding success for a variety of clients. In this environment you will not only learn the many hats small business owners wear, but will assist in providing excellent marketing, branding, and communication campaigns to clients.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Multi-tasker
  • Want challenging work
  • Accepts feedback
  • Socially conscience
  • Forward thinker and comes with ideas/solutions

Skills you will develop

  • Learn the intricacies of a small business
  • Work with a variety of business sectors
  • Able to work in fast-paced, multi-projects environment
  • Critical decision making and strategic planning
  • Supporting marketing plans to support marketing strategy
  • Marketing software applicable to the business
  • Variety of skills that will make student more marketable to enter work force

Additional Student Requirements

Paul Davis Restoration of Idaho

Marketing and Social Media Intern

Overview

Paul Davis Restoration of Idaho is a locally-owned franchise organization that provides services to cleanup and repair damage to residential and commercial properties due to water, fire, mold, storm or other disasters. Paul Davis puts people and property first throughout the recovery process.

As a Marketing and Social Media Intern, you will work front-line with our mitigation teams to capture real world photos and video for our social media platforms as they respond to emergencies. You will learn the background processes behind a growing marketing program in the restoration industry. You will learn cutting edge technology relevant in the restoration, construction, and real estate industries.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Create social media content across all platforms covering events such as emergency response, day-in-the-life, meet-the-crew and other engaging local content.
  • Learn, gather and input data for a complex relationship management system.
  • Call current clients to gather information and review the client experience.
  • Learn and utilize a salesforce platform.
  • Attend local tradeshows and networking events with our marketing associates.
  • Create local collateral flyers as needed for tradeshows and events.
  • Job-shadow mitigation technicians and reconstruction crews.
  • Assist in local philanthropic opportunities hosted by our office.
  • Train and apply the Matterport platform for information gathering.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Outgoing and eager to start conversations.
  • Passionate about learning.
  • Independent and consistent.
  • Able to work in a fast changing environment.

Skills you will develop

  • Technical skills and processes with different marketing platforms.
  • The ability to think on your feet to create social media content.
  • The skill of branding a company within the community.
  • The opportunity to develop engaging relationship skills when dealing with staff, technicians, management, prospects and clients.

Additional Student Requirements

This is being evaluated by management.

PlayOn Game Marketing (formerly known as Nieley, LLC, formerly part of iGames)

Sales & Marketing Intern

Overview

PlayOn Game Marketing is a global agency that provides video game developers, publishers, and branded online communities with content marketing, social media management, creative services, and representation. The person in this position will work across all aspects of the company in conjunction with online learning opportunities. Successful interns will finish the program with recognized certifications (such as Google Analytics, Facebook Business, etc) and a portfolio of work samples as well as case studies of experience in project and account management.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • PlayOn Game Marketing is a global agency that provides video game developers, publishers, and branded online communities with content marketing, social media management, creative services, and representation. The person in this position will work across all aspects of the company in conjunction with online learning opportunities. Successful interns will finish the program with recognized certifications (such as Google Analytics, Facebook Business, etc) and a portfolio of work samples as well as case studies of experience in project and account management.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Highly familiar with searching “how to…” on Google. Eager to learn via online platforms (Alison, LinkedIn, etc) and insightful in applying learning to the real-world. Familiar with online tools and social media platforms. Passionate about video games with an ear to the ground across console, mobile, and PC platforms. An eager writer with some interest in design…or, an eager designer with some interest in writing. Looking to explore the business side of gaming as a career.

Skills you will develop

  • Social media strategy and rudimentary understanding of topics iike CPM, CPC etc, some understanding of Adwords, constructing presentations, and summarizing data into easy to understand reports. Web -based “best practices” and SWOT (or similar) analyses. Content writing. Some account management skills. Some sales skills. Some cost and budgeting. Familiarity with industry tools (like Steam) and skills using business CRMs (like Hubspot). Will also learn the basics of audience analysis and market segmentation. Project management skills and some familiarity with PM applications (like Monday.com).

Additional Student Requirements

Must be able to work remotely with staff and clients in different cities and timezones. Must be willing to sign NDAs and appropriately handle confidential information as well as proprietary IP. The ability to play PC games (mostly Steam based) is highly preferred.

Saint Alphonsus

Corporate Health & Wellness

Overview

Join our team of nurses, dietitians, practitioners, public health promotion professionals, and administrative staff to provide comprehensive wellness programming to businesses in the Treasure Valley and beyond. Our Work U students have the opportunity to get involved in program management, program development, health screenings, lab review, health coaching observation, dietitian observation, team meetings, presentations, and wellness strategy initiatives.

Students’ primary point of contact is a registered dietitian who completes program management and development, one-on-one health coaching and nutrition appointments. We look for creative thinkers and team players who want a variety of experiences from business responsibilities to health promotion and more.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Join our team of nurses, dietitians, practitioners, public health promotion professionals, and administrative staff to provide comprehensive wellness programming to businesses in the Treasure Valley and beyond. Our Work U students have the opportunity to get involved in program management, program development, health screenings, lab review, health coaching observation, dietitian observation, team meetings, presentations, and wellness strategy initiatives.

    Students’ primary point of contact is a registered dietitian who completes program management and development, one-on-one health coaching and nutrition appointments. We look for creative thinkers and team players who want a variety of experiences from business responsibilities to health promotion and more.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have some basic understanding of graphic design.

Skills you will develop

  • Planning, development, and marketing of wellness programming
  • Implementation and evaluation of wellness programming
  • Project management
  • Confidence in working with others in a professional and unique wellness setting

Additional Student Requirements

Must successfully pass a Background Check (some
misdemeanors such as Minor in Consumption can be disqualifying)
Must successfully pass a Drug Screen
Must present records of current immunizations including being fully vaccinated to COVID-19
Must have proof of health insurance

Silverdraft Supercomputing

Business Operations – “”Quote to Cash””

Overview

The goal for Business Operations is to get gain key experience in the Operation, Sales, Marketing, and Financial functions of the Silverdraft business. We will be using our Saleforce system along with custom applications to execute the Quote-to-Cash business process. This role requires strategic thinking and tactical implementation and execution skills. You will assist with innovating and refining our daily operations. We are looking for your fresh perspective and a chance to implement your business skills.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The goal for Business Operations is to get gain key experience in the Operation, Sales, Marketing, and Financial functions of the Silverdraft business. We will be using our Saleforce system along with custom applications to execute the Quote-to-Cash business process. This role requires strategic thinking and tactical implementation and execution skills. You will assist with innovating and refining our daily operations. We are looking for your fresh perspective and a chance to implement your business skills.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A great listener and a great communicator.
  • We encourage questions.
  • Ask to understand.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and learn
  • Efficient with your time
  • Being Coachable
  • Self starter

Skills you will develop

  • Understanding of a complete operation management strategy
  • Problem solving and building efficiency
  • How to implement strategies across an organization
  • Salesforce CRM & Google Suite of Tools

Additional Student Requirements

St. Luke’s Health System – Library

Archives Intern

Overview

The St. Luke’s Library is seeking a creative and motivated Work U student for our Historical Archives project. In this project, you would conduct an environmental scan of archival collections housed in hospital libraries, collecting information regarding standards, policies, and procedures. You would use this information to provide recommendations for the St. Luke’s Library’s archives. The project will lay the groundwork for decisions about an archival collection that showcases St. Luke’s unique history.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Reviewing the types and conditions of materials present in the St. Luke’s archival collection
  • Conducting library research and interviews on the topic of hospital archive management
  • Writing a report summarizing findings and recommendations for the St. Luke’s archival collection

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Graduate or undergraduate student of a relevant major (e.g. history or anthropology)
  • Self-starter with good organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Able to develop and follow a work plan
  • Ability to conduct interviews, review literature, and communicate findings
  • Willingness to think creatively and share new ideas

Skills you will develop

  • You will learn about aspects of archival management.
  • You will gain experience conducting interviews, assessing collections and policies, reviewing literature, and writing a report to share findings.

Additional Student Requirements

Background check, proof of healthcare, vaccination requirements

St. Luke’s Health System – Meridian

Training Content Project Manager

Overview

St. Luke’s Health System – Meridian, Food and Nutrition Services is seeking a individual assisting with the development of a single use training platform for Food and Nutrition Services employees. The candidate will be working independently on creating content to augment an existing training platform (created by a intern in the summer of 2021) to add visual content and to assure end-user easy of use. Candidates will also present and train leadership on the finalized training platform.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Creation of visual and end-user content to a newly established training platform.
  • Train the trainers end user training (to change, add content and deploy training).
  • Assist with initial training of new employees during the “development stages” to identify additional training opportunities.
  • Engage Food and Nutrition Services leadership to assure training modules for all areas are developed (i.e. production, retail, hospitality, etc.)

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Must be creative and have the ability to develop new ideas
  • Visual content creation recommended.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain experience in developing training materials, including visual content.
  • Ability to work with leadership team to develop a training platform that is interactive, and employee centered.
  • Understand the intricacies of a health system and system department.
  • Creation of a professional training platform.

Additional Student Requirements

St. Luke’s general onboarding requirements including health screening, drug screening and background checks – COVID-19 Vaccination required

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho

HR Compliance Coordinator

Overview

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is a local nonprofit working to prevent homelessness in our communities. The organization has grown in recent years to over sixty employees who work in thrift stores, programs, and administration. This has created an enhanced need to implement compliance programs. This intern will work with St. Vincent de Paul’s HR Generalist to research, develop, and implement compliance initiatives that enable the organization to fulfill its mission.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is a local nonprofit working to prevent homelessness in our communities. The organization has grown in recent years to over sixty employees who work in thrift stores, programs, and administration. This has created an enhanced need to implement compliance programs. This intern will work with St. Vincent de Paul’s HR Generalist to research, develop, and implement compliance initiatives that enable the organization to fulfill its mission.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Excited about working with people and human resources topics.
  • A strong technical writer and thinker.
  • Motivated, and able to work without constant supervision
  • Able to identify, propose, and implement creative ideas
  • Wanting to make a difference in the larger community and help St. Vincent de Paul Prevent Homelessness

Skills you will develop

  • Learn more about nonprofit organizations, human resources, and compliance topics
  • Valuable project management experience
  • Working in a professional nonprofit environment

Additional Student Requirements

  • Primary in-person locations will be at St. Vincent de Paul Admin Offices on Fairview Ave.
  • Personal laptop required for work
  • Mentor will be HR Generalist

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho

Sustainability Coordinator

Overview

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is a local nonprofit working to prevent homelessness in our communities. We are looking to improve sustainability, curb waste, and reduce our environmental footprint, all while better serving our neighbors in need. The sustainability coordinator will review waste stream management plans, track performance, propose potential action, and implement plans.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is a local nonprofit working to prevent homelessness in our communities. We are looking to improve sustainability, curb waste, and reduce our environmental footprint, all while better serving our neighbors in need. The sustainability coordinator will review waste stream management plans, track performance, propose potential action, and implement plans.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Excited about making a difference in the environment
  • Motivated, and able to work without constant supervision
  • Able to identify, propose, and implement creative solutions
  • Wanting to make a difference in the larger community and help St. Vincent de Paul prevent homelessness

Skills you will develop

  • Learn more about nonprofit organizations, waste streams, thrift stores, and logistics
  • Valuable project management experience
  • Experience working with sustainability projects

Additional Student Requirements

  • Primary in-person locations will be at St. Vincent de Paul State Street Store & St. Vincent de Paul Admin Offices on Fairview Ave.
    o Reliable transportation to Main Admin office (5256 W. Fairview) and all St. Vincent de Paul locations (spread from SE Boise to Caldwell) is needed
    o St. Vincent de Paul will reimburse mileage at federal rate
  • Personal laptop required for work
  • When at State Street Store, workspace will be in shared spaces
  • Mentor will be Facility Maintenance Specialist

St. Vincent de Paul SW Idaho

Marketing and Communications Intern

Overview

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is looking for a Marketing and Communications Intern through the Work U Program. St. Vincent de Paul is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing homelessness in our community. The person in this role will gain exclusive insight into the community education and promotion necessary for continued growth and advancement in the nonprofit sector.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho is looking for a Marketing and Communications Intern through the Work U Program. St. Vincent de Paul is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing homelessness in our community. The person in this role will gain exclusive insight into the community education and promotion necessary for continued growth and advancement in the nonprofit sector.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Ready to contribute and participate in real campaign planning and other marketing efforts
  • Forthcoming, bringing fresh ideas and perspectives to methods of communication and engagement avenues
  • Understanding and compassionate towards marginalized groups
  • Focused on the branding and positioning of the organization
  • Detail-oriented, while maintaining a sense of the broader vision

Skills you will develop

  • Experience within the nonprofit sector
  • Awareness-based marketing ideology
  • Data analyzation and goal restructuring
  • Campaign development and oversight
  • Design and implement marketing materials
  • Assist with event coordination and community activity

Additional Student Requirements

  • Primary in-person locations will be at St. Vincent de Paul State Street Store & St. Vincent de Paul Admin Offices on Fairview Ave.
    o Reliable transportation to Main Admin office (5256 W. Fairview) and all St. Vincent de Paul locations (spread from SE Boise to Caldwell) is needed
  • Personal laptop required for work
  • When at State Street Store, workspace will be in shared spaces

Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions

Social Skills Trainer

Overview

  • Social Skills and Life Coaching at Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions have been designed and curated to improve the quality of life of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities. This particular area of specialization focuses on improvement of interpersonal skills for high functioning adolescents and young adults as they transition into a more independent way of life.
  • SBI maintains the philosophy that quality treatment is defined by high ethical standards and compassionate attention to detail. We believe that educating the caregiver is just as important as creating cutting-edge programs for our clients. As a small, private agency with a great deal of experience; we are able to offer more personalized services. Our area of expertise as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA’s) is using Positive Behavior Support strategies to achieve long lasting behavior change. This evidence-based approach uses a collaborative model that combines Behavior Analysis, Person-Centered Values and Systems Change (“”It takes a village…””) to enhance an individual’s quality of life.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Social Skills and Life Coaching at Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions have been designed and curated to improve the quality of life of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities. This particular area of specialization focuses on improvement of interpersonal skills for high functioning adolescents and young adults as they transition into a more independent way of life.
  • SBI maintains the philosophy that quality treatment is defined by high ethical standards and compassionate attention to detail. We believe that educating the caregiver is just as important as creating cutting-edge programs for our clients. As a small, private agency with a great deal of experience; we are able to offer more personalized services. Our area of expertise as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA’s) is using Positive Behavior Support strategies to achieve long lasting behavior change. This evidence-based approach uses a collaborative model that combines Behavior Analysis, Person-Centered Values and Systems Change (“”It takes a village…””) to enhance an individual’s quality of life.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate about helping others
  • Organized, punctual, and adaptable
  • Interested in working with the population (adolescents and young adults)
  • Have experience or educational background in psychology, education, behavior analysis, human development, or related fields
  • Have experience working with adolescents and/or young adults (preferred)

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge and implementation of evidence-based PEERS® UCLA Program
  • SOAP Notes skills
    o Interpersonal skills
    o Behavior management/intervention
  • Data collection

Additional Student Requirements

  • Background Check
  • TB Test
  • Must be available in the evening a minimum of twice per week for at least 1.5 hours (between 4:30 and 7:30pm).

Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions

Social Media Intern

Overview

  • Social Skills and Life Coaching at Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions have been designed and curated to improve the quality of life of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities. This particular area of specialization focuses on improvement of interpersonal skills for high functioning adolescents and young adults as they transition into a more independent way of life.
  • SBI maintains the philosophy that quality treatment is defined by high ethical standards and compassionate attention to detail. We believe that educating the caregiver is just as important as creating cutting-edge programs for our clients. As a small, private agency with a great deal of experience; we are able to offer more personalized services. Our area of expertise as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA’s) is using Positive Behavior Support strategies to achieve long lasting behavior change. This evidence-based approach uses a collaborative model that combines Behavior Analysis, Person-Centered Values and Systems Change (“”It takes a village…””) to enhance an individual’s quality of life.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Social Skills and Life Coaching at Sunderlin Behavioral Interventions have been designed and curated to improve the quality of life of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities. This particular area of specialization focuses on improvement of interpersonal skills for high functioning adolescents and young adults as they transition into a more independent way of life.
  • SBI maintains the philosophy that quality treatment is defined by high ethical standards and compassionate attention to detail. We believe that educating the caregiver is just as important as creating cutting-edge programs for our clients. As a small, private agency with a great deal of experience; we are able to offer more personalized services. Our area of expertise as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA’s) is using Positive Behavior Support strategies to achieve long lasting behavior change. This evidence-based approach uses a collaborative model that combines Behavior Analysis, Person-Centered Values and Systems Change (“”It takes a village…””) to enhance an individual’s quality of life.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Willing to complete research in regards to marketing trends and strategies using social media
  • Knowledgable about branding and advertising services using social media
  • Familiar with mainstream popular social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, etc.)
  • Possess team work ethic/ability to work collaboratively with other staff

Skills you will develop

  • Content creation and branding from an art/design perspective
  • Knowledge of the behavioral health/medical heath sector as it applies on social media
  • Knowledge and development of the use of design principles to create original images

Additional Student Requirements

TechHelp at Boise State

Copy Writer

Overview

TechHelp seeks one student who can help with projects that require writing and social media skills. TechHelp manufacturing consultants help Idaho manufacturers, food processors, and inventors/entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • TechHelp seeks one student who can help with projects that require writing and social media skills. TechHelp manufacturing consultants help Idaho manufacturers, food processors, and inventors/entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good writing skills and a passion for writing
  • The ability to post stories to the web and social media
  • Graphic design skills required to incorporate pictures and graphics into stories

Skills you will develop

  • Writing, graphic design, web, and social media skills
  • Complete projects promptly
  • Work closely with TechHelp colleagues and Idaho manufacturing clients to gather
    information and write stories

Additional Student Requirements

TechHelp at Boise State

Web/Graphic Designer

Overview

TechHelp is seeking one student who is eager to put their web and graphic design skills to use refreshing TechHelp’s WordPress based website and helping to create a Shopify site for the New Product Development Lab at Boise State. In this project, you would review, revise, and, when needed, replace content on TechHelp’s WordPress and Shopify sites. You would be given the freedom and autonomy to use most if not all of your web design skills. TechHelp’s team of university-based consultants helps Idaho manufacturers, food processors and inventors/entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • TechHelp is seeking one student who is eager to put their web and graphic design skills to use refreshing TechHelp’s WordPress based website and helping to create a Shopify site for the New Product Development Lab at Boise State. In this project, you would review, revise, and, when needed, replace content on TechHelp’s WordPress and Shopify sites. You would be given the freedom and autonomy to use most if not all of your web design skills. TechHelp’s team of university-based consultants helps Idaho manufacturers, food processors and inventors/entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have a strong knowledge of website layout and design tools in WordPress.
  • Have graphic design skills required to incorporate pictures, graphics, and videos into web
    pages.
  • Be able to multitask and adhere to deadlines.
  • Be creative and show initiative in developing new ideas.

Skills you will develop

  • Web design, writing, graphic design, and social media
  • Complete projects in a timely manner
  • Work closely with colleagues and clients to gather information and post content.

Additional Student Requirements

Trailhead

Event Planning, Social Media, Writing

Overview

Trailhead Boise is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit co-working space located in the heart of downtown Boise. We serve 200+ members, including community leaders, entrepreneurs, and remote workers. Trailhead has a team of three full-time employees and facilitates 120+ events per year. This internship will include event planning, media relations, social media strategy, feature writing, member communications, and tons of hands-on experience.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Trailhead Boise is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit co-working space located in the heart of downtown Boise. We serve 200+ members, including community leaders, entrepreneurs, and remote workers. Trailhead has a team of three full-time employees and facilitates 120+ events per year. This internship will include event planning, media relations, social media strategy, feature writing, member communications, and tons of hands-on experience.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve
  • Professional demeanor
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Ability to adapt and succeed in an ever-changing work environment
  • Strong team player mentality

Skills you will develop

  • Confidence in working with others in a professional setting
  • Tools that translate to running a small-business, event coordination, and business promotions
  • Opportunity to network with a multitude of local business owners and leaders

Additional Student Requirements

ULI-Idaho

Design, Program Planning, and Community Engagement Intern

Overview

Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides leadership in the responsible use of land, and in creating and sustaining thriving communities while working to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact. ULI Idaho delivers this mission through programs and initiatives providing education, networking, and opportunities to give back to professionals in the real estate and development industries. We serve over 250 members with regular events, programming and communications.
See more about our work at www.idaho.uli.org

ULI Idaho is seeking an intern to assist in developing new design and marketing campaigns, help produce spring programs, and support community engagement strategies. This internship will include digital promotion and graphic creation, communications/community engagement, and assisting with event planning and execution from start to finish. You’ll obtain social media strategy, explore communications for different purposes, help set the tone of our programming with digital promotion creation, and receive tons of hands-on experience and connections.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides leadership in the responsible use of land, and in creating and sustaining thriving communities while working to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact. ULI Idaho delivers this mission through programs and initiatives providing education, networking, and opportunities to give back to professionals in the real estate and development industries. We serve over 250 members with regular events, programming and communications.
    See more about our work at www.idaho.uli.org

    ULI Idaho is seeking an intern to assist in developing new design and marketing campaigns, help produce spring programs, and support community engagement strategies. This internship will include digital promotion and graphic creation, communications/community engagement, and assisting with event planning and execution from start to finish. You’ll obtain social media strategy, explore communications for different purposes, help set the tone of our programming with digital promotion creation, and receive tons of hands-on experience and connections.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong attention to detail with good organization and time management skills
  • Personable, professional, and clear communication by phone and email
  • Ability to track overlapping tasks and timelines; ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines
  • Creative

Skills you will develop

  • Programs designs with specific deliverables
  • Gain knowledge about and exposure to the local real estate development and city planning industries
  • Understanding of nonprofit program administration, community engagement and nonprofit board service through attendance at committee and board meetings
  • confidence in working in a professional setting
  • Participating in educational program planning and decision-making processes
  • Networking and communication skills, both professional and personal
  • Time management

Additional Student Requirements

 

 

United Way of Treasure Valley

Community Impact Assistant

Overview

The Community Impact Assistant will support the United Way of Treasure Valley Community Impact Team in implementing impact strategies. We are looking for a driven, dedicated, and proactive Work U student passionate about helping others.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The Community Impact Assistant will support the United Way of Treasure Valley Community Impact Team in implementing impact strategies. We are looking for a driven, dedicated, and proactive Work U student passionate about helping others.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Driven, dedicated, proactive, and passionate about helping others.

Skills you will develop

  • Volunteer management, basic project management, networking with other nonprofit and government professionals.

Additional Student Requirements

  • Background check

Valley Regional Transit

Transit Asset Data Manager

Overview

Valley Regional Transit (VRT), the Regional Transit Authority for Ada and Canyon counties, is seeking a highly creative and motivated Work U student for our Bus Stop Asset Tracking Project in our Development Department. Adequate infrastructure at bus stops is an important part of making a transit system attractive and useful. In this project, you will help advance transit in the Treasure Valley by creating an asset tracking database to compliment the Mast Bus Stop List. The asset tracking database will not only be a critical piece of information for VRT’s capital planning but will also improve the information available to the public. By cataloguing, photographing and geo-locating transit stops and the associated amenities this project will make it easier for the public to know where to catch the bus, where they can park their bicycle and which stops have amenities such as benches and shelters.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Utilizing app based geo-locating technology to confirm latitude and longitude of existing physical stops and the presence and condition of amenities.
  • Photographing stops and associated amenities
  • Developing asset ID number format
  • Assigning transit amenities asset ID numbers
  • Develop asset tracking database based off the collected data

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Team oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Must be creative and have the ability to develop new ideas

Skills you will develop

  • A basic understanding of public transit and the infrastructure that makes it work
  • Learn aspects of asset management and data collection
  • Learn how to utilize ArcGIS Collector to collect data

Additional Student Requirements

Student will need to be able to provide own transportation

Veteran Entrepreneur Alliance

Veteran Entrepreneur Outreach Assistant

Overview

The goal of the Veteran Alliance Outreach Assistant is to work along side Alliance Director in the launch of Idaho Connect, a statewide initiative and federal grant facilitated by the Idaho Women’s Business Center, to identify, engage and assist veteran entrepreneurs. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of veteran men and women small business owners and assess disparities and barriers and how we can educate them on how to learn the basic pillars of business. Funding and marketing have been the top 2 issues faced during the pandemic for veteran small business owners. This project aims to bring additional awareness in identifying those who need support.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The goal of the Veteran Alliance Outreach Assistant is to work along side Alliance Director in the launch of Idaho Connect, a statewide initiative and federal grant facilitated by the Idaho Women’s Business Center, to identify, engage and assist veteran entrepreneurs. It is a strategic approach to engage with our network of veteran men and women small business owners and assess disparities and barriers and how we can educate them on how to learn the basic pillars of business. Funding and marketing have been the top 2 issues faced during the pandemic for veteran small business owners. This project aims to bring additional awareness in identifying those who need support.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Good listener with a desire to learn about veteran-owned business and needs.
  • Have social media experience in regards to the initial set up and execution of posts, videos and content procurement.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment working with multiple clients and managing time with each client.
  • Willingness to report time and data for each client encounter for the SBA federal grant requirement under the program and guidelines of the Idaho Women Business Center who will oversee the Idaho Connect Program of the SBA.

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain confidence in working with various industries and client personalities.
  • See measurable metrics in economic development due to the efforts of this role to assist veteran small business owners in overcoming the barriers faced as an entrepreneur.
  • Opportunity to network with multiple industries and increase in networking connections.
  • You will gain an appreciation for those who have served in the US military in assisting them in a valuable way better their business, impacting their ability to support their family in a positive way.

Additional Student Requirements

Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Outreach Intern

Overview

For almost 40 years, the WCA has been at the forefront of providing services to women, men and their children healing from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Since its founding, the WCA’s crisis program has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our community and region. The WCA is proud to be a community leader in providing these critically needed services.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • For almost 40 years, the WCA has been at the forefront of providing services to women, men and their children healing from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Since its founding, the WCA’s crisis program has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our community and region. The WCA is proud to be a community leader in providing these critically needed services.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate for the mission of the WCA

    Team-oriented, a self-starter with good organizational, time management and have good written and oral communication skills

  • Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Skilled in social media, graphics, and video etc a bonus

Skills you will develop

  • Community Engagement
  • Project Management
  • Community Relations
  • Awareness Campaign Development and Management
  • Potential for: Writing, digital content development and social media

Additional Student Requirements

Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Philanthropy Intern

Overview

For almost 40 years, the WCA has been at the forefront of providing services to women, men and their children healing from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Since its founding, the WCA’s crisis program has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our community and region. The WCA is proud to be a community leader in providing these critically needed services. The Women’s and Children’s Alliance Philanthropy Intern will assist with volunteer coordination, donation drive drop offs, donor communication and other duties as needed.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • For almost 40 years, the WCA has been at the forefront of providing services to women, men and their children healing from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Since its founding, the WCA’s crisis program has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our community and region. The WCA is proud to be a community leader in providing these critically needed services. The Women’s and Children’s Alliance Philanthropy Intern will assist with volunteer coordination, donation drive drop offs, donor communication and other duties as needed.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate for the mission of the Women’s and Children’s Alliance/ Team oriented, self-starter with good organization, time management and communication skills/ Able to multi-task and adhere to deadlines/Creative and have the ability to develop new ideas/Skilled in social media/ Possess excellent writing skills/ Be detail oriented and a fast learner

Skills you will develop

  • Event Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Community Relations
  • Fundraising Techniques

Additional Student Requirements

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