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Work U Opportunities for Fall 2022

View the fall 2022 Work U opportunities below. (To see all opportunities at a particular organization, click on Partner at the top of the table to alphabetize the list.) When you’re ready to apply, go to the Work U Application page.

PartnerOpportunityLocationWork MethodNumber of Students
Girl Scouts of Silver SageEvent Planning ChampionBoise, Meridian, Caldwell, NampaHybrid3
TrailheadEvent Planning, Social Media, WritingBoiseIn-person2
Women's & Children's AlliancePhilanthropy InternBoiseHybrid1
Jesse TreeData & Digital Media CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Idaho State Historical SocietyDevelopment InternBoiseHybrid1
Women's and Children's AllianceMarketing and Communications InternBoiseHybrid1
FARE IdahoEvent CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
City of Boise Parks & RecreationYouth Recreation Attendant/MentorBoiseIn-person3
Nampa School District-Family Community Resource CenterFamily Community Resource InternsNampaHybrid5
Marsing School DistrictAssistant HUB CoordinatorMarsingIn-person1
Deliberate DirectionsSocial Media Marketing AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Fashion Design and Sew Studio, BoiseDigital Marketing & Content InternBoiseHybrid1
Valley Regional TransitTransit Asset Data ManagerMeridianHybrid1
The PhoenixOutreach & Prospecting AssistantBoise & McCall/Valley CountyRemote1
J.R. SimplotProcurement ExternshipBoiseHybrid1
Block 22 LLCDigital Marketing & Social Media (The Grove Hotel)BoiseIn-person1
Idaho Harm Reduction ProjectHarm Reduction AssistantBoiseHybrid2
St. Luke’s Health System – Support Services (SLP)Support Services Resource Pool Data AnalystSt. Luke's Plaza, BoiseIn-person1
Idaho Out-of-School NetworkCommunications and Marketing InternBoiseHybrid1
Meridian Library DistrictFoundation InternMeridianHybrid1
Girl Scouts of Silver SageProperty Reservation System ChampionBoiseHybrid1
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada CountyMarketing SpecialistGarden CityIn-person1
The Peregrine Fund - World Center for Birds of PreyVolunteer Services ExperienceBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceMarketing StrategistBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceWorkforce Development CoordinatorBoiseHybridn/a
Idaho Veterans Chamber of CommerceSpecial Projects CoordinatorBoiseHybridn/a
Idaho PowerHuman Resources InternBoiseHybridn/a
Make-A-Wish IdahoCommunications InternBoiseHybrid1
Make-a-Wish IdahoSpecial Events InternBoiseHybrid1
Association of Idaho CitiesFundraising and Grant SupportBoiseIn-person1
J.R. SimplotHR Generalist ExternshipCaldwellIn-person1
The Scout Guide BoiseEditorial InternBoiseHybrid1
ULI-IdahoEvent Planning and Community Engagement InternBoiseHybrid1
Blaine County Sustainability & Climate Program InternHailey, IDRemote1
Blaine CountySustainability Communications InternHailey, IDRemote1
Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim AssistanceGraphic Designer for Informational MaterialsBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Nonprofit CenterCommunications & Advocacy AssistantBoiseWhatever the student is most comfortable with1
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada CountyGraphic Designer BoiseHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho– Sales Retention & Operations Dept.Account ManagementBoiseIn-person2-3
Blue Cross of Idaho - Customer Service – Data Center Department Business Analyst / Data AnalystBoiseIn-person1-2
Blue Cross of Idaho - Government Funding Operations DepartmentData Reporting CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho - Customer Experience Department Digital Experience Design and Innovation InternBoiseRemote2-4
Blue Cross of Idaho - Government Programs DepartmentMarketing InternBoiseRemote2-4
Downtown Boise AssociationPublic Relations and Communications InternBoiseIn-person2
NeighborWorks BoiseCommunication and Event SupportBoiseHybrid1
The Teff CompanySocial Media InternBoiseHybrid1
IdahoSTARS/ Idaho AEYCCommunication & Outreach InternBoiseHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho – Customer Engagement DepartmentProcess Improvement Specialist InternBoiseHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho – Procurement DepartmentProcurement Specialist InternBoiseIn-person1
Blue Cross of Idaho – Sales and Account Management, Client Reporting DepartmentData Reporting Specialist InternBoiseHybrid1
Blue Cross of Idaho – Business Architecture DepartmentStrategy & Business Architecture InternBoiseHybrid1
Open Roads MarketingMarketing/Communications, Digital Marketing, and Graphic DesignEagleHybrid1
Girl Scouts of Silver SageGirl Experience ChampionBoiseHybrid2
Idaho Youth RanchDevelopment/Marketing Support SpecialistBoiseHybrid1
Girl Scouts of Silver SageCookie Program ChampionBoiseHybrid1
Marketing CountsDigital Marketing StrategistSeattleRemote2
St. Luke’s Health SystemSystems Analyst InternBoiseHybrid1
Ada County Commissioner's OfficeAda County External Communications (Board of Commissioners’ Office)BoiseIn-person1
J.R. SimplotProcurement ExternshipBoiseHybrid1
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
Blue Toad BotanicalsSocial Media and Marketing BoiseHybrid2
Boise CascadeNational Accounts InternBoiseHybrid1
Boise Metro Chamber of CommerceMarketing & Communications InternBoiseIn-person1
Boise State - Morrison Center for the Performing ArtsProduction InternBoiseHybrid2
Boise State University - AthleticsAthletic Event Operations Assistant BoiseIn-person2
Boise State University - Student Involvement and Leadership CenterVolunteer Programs AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Boise State University - Student Involvement and Leadership CenterStudent Organization AssistantBoth in-person and remote (hybrid)Hybrid1
Boise State University SustainabilitySustainability Communications and Planning CoordinatorBoiseHybrid4
Buy IdahoMember Relations and Special Projects BoiseHybrid2
Community Council of IdahoCommunication AssistantCaldwellHybrid1
Idaho Black Community AllianceSmall Business Outreach CoordinatorBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Business ReviewDigital Marketing and Social Media internBoiseHybrid1
Idaho LotterySocial Media Marketing AssistantBoiseIn-person1
Idaho State Historical SocietySocial Media Intern for the Idaho State MuseumBoiseIn-person1
Idaho STEM Action CenterProject Management AssistantBoiseHybrid1
Idaho Wine CommissionEvent and Marketing InternBoiseHybrid1
Mid-Century Homes by AnthologyMarketing Research / Content CreatorBoiseHybrid3
NIFC - BLM UAS ProgramInstructional DesignerBoiseHybrid2
NIFC BLM UAS ProgramGraphic DesignerBoiseHybrid1
NIFC BLM UAS ProgramVideographer/Storyboard SpecialistBoiseHybrid1
Paul Davis Restoration of IdahoMarketing and Social Media InternMeridianHybrid1
PlayOn Game Marketing (formerly known as Nieley, LLC, formerly part of iGames)Sales & Marketing InternBoiseRemote2
Sunderlin Behavioral InterventionsSocial Skills TrainerBoiseHybrid1-3
Veteran Entrepreneur AllianceVeteran Entrepreneur Outreach AssistantBoiseHybrid1

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Event Planning Champion

Overview

The Event Planning Champion will work on planning and hosting events that will invite girls and their families to join the Girl Scout movement. These events may include virtual or in person opportunities. The candidate will positively impact girls lives in our community through offering opportunities to learn more and join Girl Scouts.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Learn and understand the mission and benefits of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to encourage prospective members to join Girl Scouts.
  • Plan one to three events in the Treasure Valley area that give girls and their families the opportunity to experience a true Girl Scout experience.
  • Introduce the Girl Scout leadership opportunities to new girls and new adults within the community and create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.
  • Increase visibility of Girl Scouts in the community by engaging girls and families at Back-to-School Nights, Kindergarten registration, and other promotional community and program activities to recruit new Girl Scouts.
  • Cultivate relationships and develop rapport with community organizations and resources to further promote Girl Scout membership opportunities.
  • Responsible for entering leads (names of people interested in Girl Scouts) accurately and promptly into an online database.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Be creative, flexible, take initiative, and have a sense of humor
  • Love planning and hosting different types of events
  • Have a passion for advancing opportunities for girls
  • Be energized, enthusiastic, confident, and provide a personal warmth when working with K-6th grade girls
  • 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 major social media platforms and various video conferencing software, a plus
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences such as parents, school staff, and community partners
  • 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

  • Learning about aspects of leadership and outreach to volunteers and in a nonprofit environment
  • Strategic event planning
  • Experience working with adult volunteers from various walks of life and abilities
  • Ability to provide materials and ideas that are fresh and creative

Additional Student Requirements

background check paid by Girl Scouts

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

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

Women’s & 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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

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, selfstarter 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

Jesse Tree

Data & Digital Media Coordinator

Overview

The Data & Digital Media Coordinator supports the Operations Manager create data infrastructure for the organization to support data tracking and analysis and to inform needed program changes. This student will also conduct research to guide Jesse Tree’s program development on other innovative nonprofits and partnerships around the country to ensure Jesse Tree is complying with best practices in preventing eviction and homelessness, and maintain the Jesse Tree website to ensure it is user friendly, appeals to all audiences we serve and is on the cutting edge of technology and design.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

The Data & Digital Media Coordinator will support the Operations Manager in building data infrastructure and conducting research for the organization, and helping keep the organization’s website up-to-date with data and any other needed updates to ensure the website is client-friendly and trauma-informed.

The successful Work U student will be:

The candidate must be creative and enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven, results driven, and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations and will possess strong written and verbal communication, research, analytical, and organizational skills. The ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities is imperative.

Skills you will develop

Team Work , General Office Skills, Business/Entrepreneur, Communications, Community Organization, Non-Profit Management, Writing/Editing, Computers/Technology.

Idaho State Historical Society

Development Intern

Overview

The Development intern will assist the Development and Marketing team with a variety of duties and projects that further the Idaho State Historical Society’s mission to preserve and promote Idaho history.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Data input, cleanup and mining of the agency’s database, Bloomerang
  • Prepare reports for donor acquisition, cultivation and stewardship
  • Work closely with Foundation for Idaho History Philanthropy and Stewardship committees
  • Prepare thank you and solicitation correspondence
  • Assist with logistics for fundraising events
  • Assist with logistics for member/volunteer events, donor cultivation and stewardship events
  • Assist with social media posts for member/donor recognition

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Pursuing a degree in history or related fields
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
  • Positive attitude
  • Time management

Skills you will develop

data entry, research, communications, social media writing, experience with donors/members/volunteers, database support

Women’s and Children’s Alliance

Marketing and Communications Intern

Overview

The Marketing and Communications Department is responsible for all internal and external communication at the WCA. We are looking for a student who wants to harness their creativity and grow their portfolio.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Awareness campaign development: Designing and disseminating materials for specific awareness campaigns, including Stalking Awareness Month, Denim Day, the NO MORE Project, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, etc.
  • Designing outreach and awareness resources using Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, and other platforms.
  • Content creation for LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our website
  • Writing, editing, and publishing blogposts for our website and quarterly newsletter.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate about the mission of the WCA (safety, healing, and freedom from sexual assault and domestic abuse)
  • An excellent communicator
  • Creative, detail-oriented, and have an eye for design
  • Social media savvy

Skills you will develop

  • Project management
  • Social media strategy
  • Graphic design
  • Gain experience with programs like InDesign, Canva, Hootsuite, WordPress, MailChimp, etc.
  • Adaptable writing skills and marketing strategy

FARE Idaho

Event Coordinator

Overview

FARE Idaho is seeking a Work U student to work with our team on special events, web updates and data-based projects in our customer relationship management (CRM) database. A scholarship may be available for this position.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Attend all FARE Field to Fork meetings (Some flexibility with meeting times).
  • Coordinate event tasks
  • Establish and maintaining relationships with vendors and venues
  • Assist in planning event details and aspects
  • Creating reliable financial reports and collecting payments on time
  • Managing events and addressing potential problems that may arise
  • Coordinate and review member booth applications
  • Create and maintain checklist to ensure we are running full steam ahead
  • Assist in event coordination and logistics
  • Develop event marketing/strategy plan
  • Manage CRM tools for event registration

The successful Work U student will be:

Professional communicator, familiar with project management, have an interest in events, organized and self-motivated.

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 of the independent food and beverage community.

City of Boise Parks & Recreation

Youth Recreation Attendant/Mentor

Overview

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:

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.

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

Nampa School District-Family Community Resource Center

Family Community Resource Interns

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

A background check is required

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

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.

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

Fashion Design and Sew Studio, Boise

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:

  • Create and update content in accordance with brand
  • Manage a digital marketing calendar
  • Track digital marketing performance
  • Assist in maintaining the online presence and reputation of the brand
  • Track Google Ads and Google Analytics

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
  • Proficiency with SEO tools
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly developed attention to detail

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

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

The Phoenix

Outreach & Prospecting Assistant

Overview

The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live.

We are looking for a Work U student who connects to our mission and wants to help drive the impact of the Phoenix through outreach. Additionally, the Work U student will prospect potential grants for our chapter.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Complete our national volunteer onboarding process.
  • Working with the Program Coordinator to create and implement an outreach plan and outreach tracking system.
  • Working with the Program Coordinator to prospect potential grants.
  • Weekly check-ins with the Program Coordinator.
  • You will be responsible for tracking your work and progress.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Organized
  • Focused on the job
  • An excellent communicator
  • Independent worker

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain knowledge of how a national nonprofit’s chapter works on a local level.
  • Opportunity to network within the sober community of Ada & Valley County.
  • Outreach & prospecting skills

Additional Student Requirements

Work U students will be required to complete the volunteer onboarding process (including a background check) within the first 2 weeks of working with the Phoenix

J.R. Simplot

Procurement Externship

Overview

We are looking for an extern to assist the J. R. Simplot Company’s Global Procurement Department with data and analysis responsibilities.
This externship will provide the student opportunity to learn the significance of supplier segmentation and contract information and how to navigate an e-procurement platform.

The individual will work with the Procurement leaders at Corporate Headquarters Office in a hybrid model.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Review and analyze procurement contracts data from various Simplot locations
  • Analyzing and classifying suppliers using Excel and e-procurement/ERP systems
  • Analyzing and classifying material master items using Excel and e-procurement/ERP systems
  • Running audit reports to review with Procurement managers and confirm progress

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Must be a go-getter, someone who enjoys tackling difficult tasks
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel

Skills you will develop

  • Confidence and clarity on their professional future
  • New skills working on meaningful projects that contribute to the department
  • Real-world experience to add to their resume
  • A chance to build their professional network

Additional Student Requirements

Student will need to complete drug test and background check

Block 22 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

Idaho Harm Reduction Project

Harm Reduction Assistant

Overview

In collaboration with the Executive Director and Program Managers, interns are encouraged to develop their own projects based on their interests and skill sets within the realm of harm reduction.

Examples:
Public Health intern created health education materials specific to fentanyl test strips, narcan/naloxone administration, and wound care.
Social Work intern developed the homeless outreach program, including policies, procedures and data collection forms.

Supervised by: Executive Director

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • HIV and HCV testing and program development
  • Overdose prevention training
  • Social service referral network development
  • Health education materials development
  • Program policy and standard operating procedure development
  • Nonprofit management (budgeting, strategic planning, succession planning, etc.)
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention

The successful Work U student will be:

  • This internship requires a general knowledge of substance use, the local community, and a strong desire to work with people who use and inject drugs as a direct service provider.
  • Demonstrated commitment to harm reduction philosophy and practices, racial and health equity.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Communication, mutual respect, and trust with the team is critically important.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Self-reliant with excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Students in health related fields (nursing, public health, etc.), social work, or nonprofit management are strongly encouraged to apply. Students from any area of study are also welcome to apply.

Skills you will develop

  • Depending on previous experience and desired project.

St. Luke’s Health System – Support Services (SLP)

Support Services Resource Pool Data Analyst

Overview

St. Luke’s Health System – Support Services supports the St. Luke’s Food and Nutrition, Environmental Services, Patient Transport and Central Laundry departments in the health system. This department is a new department, established in January 2022, with the charter of onboarding resources staffing for deployment in support services areas. The candidate will be working on various opportunities, including projects, to identify data collection for employee retention, satisfaction, employee onboarding and training and leadership training opportunities.

Candidates will be actively involved in streamlining current processes, through technology and identified opportunities.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assist with data collection and key metric identification for department in first year existence (employee retention data, employee satisfaction data, onboarding data).
  • Develop, present, implement opportunities for process streamlining, including technology.
  • Present content to department leaders

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
  • Take existing processes and identify opportunities, present opportunities with potential solutions
  • Computer knowledge should include Microsoft platforms including Excel
  • Analytical thinking a plus

Skills you will develop

  • Gain experience in project work, data analysis and present content to various stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Understand the intricacies of a health system and system department.
  • Creation of processes to streamline and standardize

Additional Student Requirements

St. Luke’s general onboarding requirements including health screening, immunization records, including the Flu Shot and the COVID vaccine and background checks.

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 collaborative development of 1 Out-of-School Time Program Profile which includes;
  • Interviewing program directors/staff/parents/youth
  • Collecting information and highlighting their key features in a profile sheet;
  • Participating in Lights on Afterschool campaign coordination which includes;
  • Contacting programs and inviting them to participate
  • Directing them to event planning resources
  • Designing social media posts with a schedule to promote the event
  • Participate in Power Up Summit promotion including social media posts

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates critical, creative, and reflective thinking.
  • Have the ability to listen to people’s ideas and concerns.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and implement recommendations.
  • Be team oriented, with good organization, time-management and communication skills.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Be creative and have the ability to develop new ideas.
  • Have accountability for own work performance and balancing job requirements, initiating and completing work.

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.

Meridian Library District

Foundation Intern

Overview

The Meridian Library District is seeking a detail-oriented Work U student to collaborate with our Foundation Manager on a year-end appeal campaign by helping design and produce materials & create coordinating social media content. You will also help identify potential donors using a public database.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Collaborating with Foundation staff to create promotional materials for a year-end letter appeal campaign.
  • Taking photos and creating coordinating social media content for the Meridian Library Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Nextdoor networks.
  • Assisting in identifying donors for letter appeal using a public database.
  • Creating records/spreadsheet of donors to maintain proper cataloging of appeal letter returns.
  • Overseeing the assembly, addressing, and mailing of appeal letters.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Creative and energetic.
  • Interested in nonprofit work & mission delivery.
  • Willing to juggle tasks and priorities.
  • Discreet with sensitive information.

Skills you will develop

  • Experience writing & producing fundraising materials for nonprofits.
  • Experience adapting content for a range of social media platforms.
  • Experience using public databases for nonprofits and/or charitable campaigns.
  • Experience with project management in the nonprofit sector.

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage

Property Reservation System Champion

Overview

The Property Reservation System Champion will work directly with internal and external stakeholders to gather information and resources Girl Scouts of Silver Sage to build reservation system and help roll out.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Review existing rates, tiers, policies for Girl of Silver Sage Properties.
  • Conduct market research of other comparable properties reservation systems to evaluate rates, market presence, curb appeal, additional options (concierge services) ease of use of software, etc.
  • Make recommendations based on the research gathered for increasing sales and marketing visibility.
  • Work with Property Manager to build the reservation platform with pictures, applicable rates and added services as part of the overall project plan.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication, organizational, editing, and computer skills.
  • Demonstrates a tenacity for through research and enjoys gathering information
  • Desire to grow in project planning skills and knowledge
  • Ability and willingness to present and think out of box.
  • Able to complete task assigned in timely manner
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to listen and collaborate.
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences.
  • Interest in nonprofit work & mission delivery.

Skills you will develop

  • Communication skills with a variety of audiences
  • Research and project management skills
  • Understanding of national non-profit organization with a local impact
  • Working collaboratively across departments to fill all needs of the organization
  • High level customer service

Additional Student Requirements

Girl Scout Background check, we pay

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County

Marketing Specialist

Overview

The goal of the Marketing Specialist is to create a marketing strategy for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County to grow our donor base, membership enrollment, and brand awareness in the community. We are looking for a Work U student that is self-motivated and willing to learn about our organization, the youth we serve, and how we can capture a wide donor base.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Working with our development team to create a thorough and strategic marketing plan.
  • Visit the 8 Club locations and do a SWOT analysis of our organization and utilize that as a tool in our marketing strategy.
  • Define our target markets and how to reach them through various channels.
  • Assist Marketing Director to execute making plans, create content, and audit our current social media/marketing strategies.
  • Create various plans to engage donors at every level.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Self-directed and willing to start from scratch.
  • A creative problem-solver.

Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge on creating marketing plans for on a budget.
  • The ins and outs of fundraising and capital campaigns.
  • Marketing research skills and how to determine target markets.
  • Social media management.
  • Presentation and public speaking skills.

Additional Student Requirements

Background Check

The Peregrine Fund – World Center for Birds of Prey

Volunteer Services Experience

Overview

Volunteer engagement is critical in the nonprofit sector though there is not a formal education track for learning the ins and outs of the field. The Volunteer Services Experience will immerse students interested in volunteer administration in a robust, fast-paced, and supported volunteer program at the World Center for Birds of Prey. In addition to the experience, students will receive some gear as well as free admission to our Interpretive Center and a discount in our Gift Shop during their semester.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Working alongside the Volunteer Coordinator to understand the general best practices of the field of volunteer administration
Assisting with work in establishing support tools and practices around diversity, inclusion, and feedback systems
Developing recognition opportunities to engage volunteers and retain talent

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Able to prioritize tasks and multi-task efficiently
  • Receptive to feedback and willing to share their ideas/goals
  • A critical thinker, a candid observer, and willing to ask questions about the process

Skills you will develop

  • An understanding and appreciation of the field of volunteer administration
  • Exposure to the nonprofit sector, leadership development, and networking opportunities
  • Hands on experience with policy, screening, onboarding, and training

Additional Student Requirements

Students are required to complete a background check. The expense is covered by our organization. Students can use their own laptops but can be provided one if needed.

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

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.

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 Executive 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.

Idaho Power

Human Resources 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:

  • Attend & observe professional meetings held within the company
  • Manage and assist on projects pertaining to all departments of Human Resources
  • Assist with various HR initiatives, processes, or project support within and outside of
    HR
  • Adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail

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
  • Student can gain broad experience working with different teams in the HR department and throughout the Company

Make-A-Wish Idaho

Communications Intern

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:

  • Experience or interest in writing, photography and/or graphic design
  • Create social media posts
  • Design graphics for multiple projects
  • Take photos of wishes or other noteworthy events
  • Write and proofread communication materials
  • Assist as needed with the alumni program
  • Writing thank you letters and emails
  • Grant-related research
  • Other projects as needed

The successful Work U student will be:

  • 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

  • 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

We would like the student to be vaccinated against COVID.

Make-a-Wish Idaho

Special Events Intern

Overview

The Special Events Intern will work directly with our Special Events Coordinator to effectively plan, execute, and support multiple fundraising events and campaigns throughout the state. Additional program support may be required.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Event Management
  • Provide organizational support to special events, including gathering supplies.
  • Support volunteer management: recruit, educate and thank event volunteers.
  • Serve as a point of contact for volunteers on the day of event.
  • Engage in recruitment and stewardship of event participants and vendors.
  • Procure and organize in-kind donations for fundraising incentives, auction prizes, and stewardship gifts.
  • Assist in developing communications through email and social media.
  • Participate in strategic discussions regarding events.
  • Attend events as needed.

Kids For Wish Kids/Wishmakers on Campus

  • Identify new school prospects for the Kids for Wish Kids and Wishmakers on Campus programs.
  • Create and implement new fundraising strategies for the programs.
  • Serve as a thoughtful leader while engaging students, brainstorming fundraising ideas, creating actions plans, and providing marketing tools & strategies to each school.
  • Attend school events as needed.
  • Engage in retention and stewardship strategies to renew participation for future years.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Understand and embody the importance of community service and volunteerism.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to listen, coach, and collaborate.
  • Be creative, take initiative, and have a sense of humor.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Embody a sense of maturity and professionalism to ensure meaningful interactions with internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative at events.

Skills you will develop

  • Gain confidence in working with others in a professional setting.
  • Align external groups with a national brand.
  • Learn to provide timely outreach to a variety of people including event volunteers and leaders, high school students, teachers, principals and wish families.
  • Learn and apply the skills and strategies of event management and fundraising.

Additional Student Requirements

We would like the student to be vaccinated against COVID.

Association of Idaho Cities

Fundraising and Grant Support

Overview

The Association of Idaho Cities’ mission is: To promote excellence in and advocate for city governance, community leadership, and services to citizens in order to strengthen Idaho cities. AIC is the leading resource for effective city governance in Idaho and is the go-to source for city related communication, ideas, education, training, technical assistance, and credible data and research. The League of Idaho Cities is AIC’s 501(c)3 non-profit arm. LIC’s mission is to work with community stakeholders to advance the interests of Idaho citizens through strengthening the capacity of Idaho’s cities. LIC has the following areas of emphasis: education, health and wellness, youth leadership, economic needs, and community infrastructure.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • The student will have many varied opportunities to learn aspects of a small but dynamic non-profit that is responsible for a variety of different programs and conducts events statewide. The student will be involved in supporting various aspects of the programs.
  • Fundraising: Contact existing Affiliate Partners about renewing partnership. Create marketing materials and social media posts to create awareness of partnership program and to assist with renewals and recruiting of new Affiliate Partners. Update Affiliate Partner website. Track contacts with Affiliate Partners in database.
  • Events: Assist with promoting events, providing support for planning, execution of logistics of events.
  • Grants: Assist with grant research, writing, and reporting.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Motivated, creative and willing to learn.
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced environment

Skills you will develop

  • Social media, websites and database updating.
  • Fundraising and grant-writing.
  • Events support.

J.R. Simplot

HR Generalist Externship

Overview

The J.R. Simplot Company’s Idaho Plant HR Department is looking for a student who is eager to learn more about the HR generalist role. This small but mighty group of 4 supports roughly 400 hourly employees and close to 75 salaried/salaried non-exempt employees at our potato processing plant in Caldwell, ID. The responsibilities of the HR staff range from staffing, disciplines, payroll, onboarding, and managing policies and procedures.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Shadowing a “day in the life” of an HR Advisor at a union manufacturing facility
  • Learn about the internal audit and file retention policies
  • Gain knowledge about labor relations, the collective bargaining agreement, and other employment laws

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Eager to learn about Human Resources and what it all entails
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Has great attention to detail

Skills you will develop

  • You will gain experience and understand of supporting union hourly workers
  • Understanding of working in a manufacturing environment

Additional Student Requirements

drug test, background check

The Scout Guide Boise

Editorial Intern

Overview

We are looking for someone to assist in the production of our yearly guide and everything that goes into support the businesses in that guide. Task will be different from day-to-day, but this position would most benefit from someone studying marketing, media or public relations.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Working directly with clients to gather the info needed
  • Helping to put together monthly newsletter
  • Researching and writing short editorial assignments
  • Helping with social media
  • Working with our national office to assist in gathering materials
  • Assisting with digital marketing campaigns
  • Helping with the planning of content
  • Maintaining CRM database
  • Assist with distribution of guides

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Professional in manner and appearance
  • Able to write copy and short editorial pieces
  • Tech-savvy
  • Self-starter

Skills you will develop

  • An understanding of what is needed to help to promote small businesses
  • Improved marketing and editorial writing skills
  • Networking opportunities with a variety of businesses in the Treasure Valley

Additional Student Requirements

Will need reliable transportation part time

ULI-Idaho

Event Planning and Community Engagement Intern

Overview

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Idaho is seeking an intern to assist in the planning and execution of several fall events.

In this project, you would assist the Executive Director and committee members with event planning, coordination throughout, marketing and support through the conclusion of the event. This may include conducting research to identify potential topics and speakers, coordinating logistics and event details with community partners and vendors, preparing and implementing communications and marketing plans and tasks, and assisting with event execution when possible.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Digital promotion and graphic creation for events and programs
  • Social Media, newsletter and communication around programs and event promotions
  • Research potential speakers and panelists for event themes/topics and evaluate their relevance to issues in local real estate
  • Working with planning committees, will prepare the program outline, including panel/topic discussion questions
  • Communications with members, industry leaders and public
  • Track details and delivery of event sponsorship benefits and assist with creation and distribution of sponsorship invoices, including the coordination of sponsor/VIP receptions if applicable
  • Assist director and committee members with program and event planning, production and followup
  • Assist with event details including site and catering selection, planning seating and a/v arrangements, and other necessary event tasks and duties

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Strong attention to detail with great organization and time management skills already established
  • Personable, professional and clear communication by phone and email
  • Ability to track overlapping tasks and timelines; ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines
  • Creative
  • Excited about events and the real estate industry is a plus

Skills you will develop

  • Event & program planning/execution for delivering mission specific objectives while hitting budget targets
  • 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
  • Performing professional outreach to potential partners and sponsors; confidence in working in a professional setting
  • Social media and marketing strategies, Communication types for different purposes, tone
  • Participating in educational program planning and decision-making processes
  • Networking, connections and strong communication skills, both professional and personal
  • Hands on experience attending industry educational programming

Additional Student Requirements

this internship opportunity is best fit for a student who is already comfortable balancing school and work schedules

Blaine County

Sustainability & Climate Program Intern

Overview

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Conduct research projects relating to emerging technologies, policies, and practices utilized in other cities, counties, and institutions that would inform climate action, policies and practices.
  • Research and draft briefings, reports, and model policies.
  • Research sustainable operations policies and practices.
  • Gather and analyze data and synthesize result.
  • Benchmark and track carbon emissions, energy and water usage, and waste generation.
  • Help to coordinate program events, help on special projects, and perform a variety of administrative support duties.

The successful Work U student will be:

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.

Skills you will develop

  • 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.

Blaine County

Sustainability Communications Intern

Overview

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assist with development of creative concepts and marketing strategies for promoting the work of the Sustainability Program.
  • 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
  • Coordinate events, help on special projects, and perform a variety of administrative support duties.

The successful Work U student will be:

    Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, hard-working and creative. They will work well with others and have strong written and verbal communications skills.

Skills you will develop

  • Community engagement and public participation processes.
  • Exceptional writing ability and experience with writing stories.
  • Ability to collect and synthesize information from diverse sources.
  • Experience with using social media for business: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim Assistance

Graphic Designer for Informational Materials

Overview

ICDVVA is seeking a highly creative and motivated Work U student to assist us with graphic design of informational materials provided to victims experiencing trauma, as well as resource materials for victim service programs around the state. In this project, you will help transform a text-dense informational brochure that law enforcement provides at the scene of traumatic incidents which is intended to let victims know where to go to get help. The information needs to be clear, easy to read, and allow victims experiencing trauma to determine easily where to get the help they need. In addition, we are seeking improved design for a variety of materials where conveying critical information in a simple way is vital.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Brochure design: law enforcement handout to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault which includes information on where they can get help/access services
  • Powerpoint design: create a base template to be used by the agency for presentations to ensure the agency presentations have a cohesive look/theme
  • Find graphically appealing ways to convey information on key resources to providers around the state (i.e. where to access services for the deaf, blind or disabled)
  • Design resource lists that will help victim service providers find training, toolkits and resources easily on various topics (i.e. human trafficking, mass terrorism)
  • Propose redesigns of the agency logo, which is outdated (optional)
  • Recommend website re-design or improvements (WordPress) to make information easy to find
  • Design social media graphics, banners or buttons to educate the public about issues impacting victims of crime

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Creative and open to finding new ways to convey critical information so it is accessible to people with various learning styles
  • Able to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Able to organize and distill critical information and then find graphic ways to highlight key ideas

Skills you will develop

  • Communicating critical information in a variety of formats to a variety of audiences (public, victims in trauma, law enforcement, Council members, victim service providers, etc.)
  • Finding ways to represent critical ideas with graphics that are understandable across language barriers
  • Being part of a cohesive team that works together on tight deadlines, with several team members playing key roles and dove-tailing their work

Additional Student Requirements

Confidentiality form/agreement will be required.

Idaho Nonprofit Center

Communications & 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 creation and implementation of materials to raise awareness of the nonprofit sector statewide.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Create social media content for Idaho Nonprofit Awareness Month
  • Assist with event planning for Idaho Philanthropy Day celebrations throughout the state
  • Work closely with the INC staff to monitor and document legislation regarding Idaho’s nonprofit sector
  • Research potential funding opportunities to expand the impact of the INC and further their mission
  • Optional: attend and help with Boise celebration of Idaho Philanthropy Day – exact date TBD

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 advocacy issues

Skills you will develop

  • Ability to work with many departments and voices to achieve one goal
  • Ability to work within the confines of already established brands and creative concept
  • Ability to navigate Idaho legislative issues
  • Knowledge of nonprofit culture in Idaho

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County

Graphic Designer

Overview

We are seeking an ambitious Graphic Design/Visual Art student to work alongside our experienced Marketing Director to help promote the brand of Boys & Girls Clubs and create Print & Digital Design collateral such as brochures, flyers, Web & Social media graphics, newsletter layout, & branded reports.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Working with our Marketing Director and Development Director to create material to spread the positive message of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Have Graphic Design skills. Layout, Typography, etc. (Exp. With the Adobe CC; Ps, Ai ,Id, Pr, etc.)
  • Experience or willingness to learn large format printing, signage creation & digital ad creation.
  • Be able to multitask and adhere to project deadlines while communicating with mentor
  • Be creative and show initiative in developing new ideas while following BGC branding guidelines & design best practice.
  • Motivated.

Skills you will develop

  • Working with an experienced Marketing Director/Art Director with over a decade of industry experience.
  • Confidence in working with others in a professional setting.
  • Project management, mentorship, and industry throughput for 8 locations.
  • Organizational level Design best practices, Branding Guidelines & constructive feedback.
  • Ability to build your portfolio with professional pieces and experiences.
  • An appreciation for the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs

Blue Cross of Idaho – Sales Retention & Operations Dept.

Account Management

Overview

Account Management is responsible for the relationship and retention of our group business.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Working with a customer relationship tool (Salesforce); identifying how to collaboration between Work U student and Account Leaders.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to communicate
  • Open minded

Skills you will develop

  • Relationship skills
  • Understanding how to collaborate at work
  • Ability to communicate

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have a orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Customer Service – Data Center Department

Business Analyst / Data Analyst

Overview

The Customer Service Data Center (Operations Command Center) at Blue Cross of Idaho provides analytical support for the various Operations teams within the company.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

These interns will be assisting with process mapping, process evaluation, data curating, data analysis, testing, and reporting for our Operations teams.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to learn
  • Motivated
  • Strong aptitude in math and technical skills.

Skills you will develop

  • Data management and Reporting (SQL, Excel, Tableau, if they so desire)
  • Testing Strategy and Philosophy
  • Process Mapping and Evaluation

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Government Funding Operations Department

Data Reporting Coordinator

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:

Develop automated and/or repeatable process to aggregate medical record review results across multiple projects to create an actionable provider feedback ‘package’ standardized output of reports with relevant chart examples) that can be used for provider education.

  • Using a variety of data sources
  • Automate reporting that will allow leadership and operations staff to easily identify trends
  • Detect opportunities for provider education

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
  • Experience with SQL query language, experience with Tableau a plus
  • Prior healthcare or health industry experience a plus

Skills you will develop

  • Analytical thinking
  • Develop reporting that explains trends and results of data gathered
  • Collaborative with multiple teams to develop automated and/or repeatable processes for data retrieval, formatting, consumption and delivery
  • Understanding of the financing of the healthcare industry

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Customer Experience Department

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

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 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.

  • Customer Insights and Data Analytics: Support the development, analytics, and maintenance of a consumer behavior and insights dashboard.
  • Experience Design and Digital Prototyping: Support the development and maintenance of experience design and digital innovation products to include clickable prototypes, customer journey maps, customer personas, and service blueprints.
  • Design Thinking and Innovation: Assist in design thinking activities to include customer discovery, experience ideation, and prototype testing.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • 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

  • 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 will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Government Programs Department

Marketing Intern

Overview

The Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Plan and Idaho Medicaid Plus is housed under the Government Programs umbrella at Blue Cross of Idaho

Opportunity/Project Duties:

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 Dual Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) certified brokers. Position will provide experience working with internal partners at Blue Cross of Idaho and high-level exposure to partnership with the Department of Health and Welfare.

  • Intern will identify and support community events targeting Idaho’s dual eligible population.
  • Intern will work with broker and engagement team members to generate interventions (mailers, marketing materials, social media, etc) to help educate and uplift Blue Cross of Idaho’s D-SNP program

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 will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Downtown Boise Association

Public Relations and Communications Intern

Overview

Downtown Boise Association (DBA) seeks a Public Relations & Communications Assistant who understands the ever-changing needs of audiences, has the skills to develop stellar content and design assets, and uses their skills and creativity to bring vibrancy and creativity into DBA, and thus our downtown community. The Assistant will create engaging content for social media presence, including keeping social media channels updated and brand-focused, and seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences. They will manage multiple projects at once. They’ll join a collaborative team of four other staff, who are setting the course for the future of downtown.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assists in the management of company social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other relevant platforms.
  • Engages in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms.
  • Creates dynamic written, graphic, and video content for both organic and paid content.
  • Optimizes content following search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC).
  • Creates content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites, and encourages audience participation including the creation of an annualized social media plan/calendar.
  • Works alongside of the Communications Manager & DBA team to develop social media campaigns.
  • Analyzes and reports audience information and demographics, and success of existing social media projects.
  • Proposes new ideas and concepts for social media content.
  • Uses timelines and scheduled content to create a consistent stream of new content for audience interaction while analyzing, managing, and altering schedules where necessary to optimize visits.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Outstanding organization skills, able to successfully manage multiple projects independently and seek direction as needed.
  • Outstanding visual acuity related to photographs, promotional images, and the creative interplay between text and image.
  • Exceptional communication skills, excellent judgment, proven relationship skills, discretion, creative thinking, and the desire and ability to work as part of a small and dedicated team.
  • Experience with a nonprofit art or cultural institution a plus.

Skills you will develop

  • Experience in social media content creation across multiple platforms.
  • Experience in management of social media channels.
  • Opportunity to network and learn from partnering non-profit and government organizations.
  • Develop a professional understanding of the non-profit industry.

Additional Student Requirements

No requirements.

NeighborWorks Boise

Communication and Event Support

Overview

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 Rake Up Boise™.

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 – Avenues for Hope
  • 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 Rake Up Boise™, one of NeighborWorks® Boise’s signature events
  • Participate in Rake Up Boise™ planning committee
  • Assist with sponsorship recruitment to help cover cost of the event
  • Contribute to Rake Up Boise™ fundraising campaign- Buy A Bundle

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Personable and willing to engage in conversations with various partners
  • Creative, with special interest in marketing and social media
  • Skilled in some graphic design and/or social media communication
  • 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
  • Personal Conduct: Engage in personal conduct that is honest, respectful, courteous, and dignified as well as legal, ethical, dependable, and reliable.
  • Dependable team player, flexible and good listener
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects and priorities

Skills you will develop

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

Additional Student Requirements

Drug test and background check.

The Teff Company

Social Media Intern

Overview

Teff Company is on a mission to provide the highest quality teff grain and flour to members of the Ethiopian and Eritrean communities in the United States and to demonstrate the value of teff to the wider population through education of both farmers and people working in the areas of food and nutrition.

The Marketing team at Teff Company manages all social media accounts for the company including but not limited to; Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Linkedin, and Twitter. The Marketing team attends events such as farmers markets and trade shows. An intern for the team will assist in the creation of content for selected media platforms, creating ideas and content.

The Social Media Intern will be responsible for developing our marketing strategy for 24 hour stories but may also include in person representation at events. Our ideal student will be a foodie. This position will be hybrid, because of this, some duties and/or how they are performed may change.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Brainstorm, create, and organize social media content including but not limited to stories
  • Create marketing campaigns to target specific demographics
  • Table at events to educate consumers on teff grain
  • Other perks may include staff lunches / events, field visits, and the opportunity to learn more about teff and its cultural and nutritional value.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Interested in food/cooking
  • Eager to learn
  • Experience with social media platforms (i.e., Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Pinterest); experience with Canva, a plus
  • On time with deadlines/due dates in a fast-paced environment while remaining flexible with the business agenda
  • Creative, self-motivated team player; works well with others but can also take a project start to finish on their own.

Skills you will develop

  • Implementation of social media marketing campaigns
  • Increase skill level in Canva
  • Increase understanding of social media and how it can drive awareness, revenue, and new customers
  • Gain confidence in working with others within a professional setting
  • Professional Networking and increased knowledge of other areas within Teff Company
  • Hone social media and marketing skills in general.

Additional Student Requirements

Company safety trainings may be required as part of onboarding.

IdahoSTARS/ Idaho AEYC

Communication & Outreach Intern

Overview

Our outreach team informs child care professionals and parents about the many services and opportunities we provide all over the state of Idaho. The communication & outreach intern would assist in the development of outreach materials.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Developing and posting in the ever changing world of social media. Familiarity with TikTok, reels and video media is essential. The intern will also assist in the creation of internal and external marketing and tutorial videos.

The successful Work U student will be:

Someone who enjoys working both indendently and with others. We are looking for someone creative who would like to use their skills to develop great work for us while building their portfolio.

Skills you will develop

Social media, marketing, graphic development, branding, videography.

Blue Cross of Idaho – Customer Engagement Department

Process Improvement Specialist Intern

Overview

The Customer Service team at Blue Cross of Idaho provides support, guidance and education to our members and external partners in relation to the health plan offerings.

This project will be related to quality and accuracy metric outcomes as well as departmental
process analysis.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Process mapping
  • Process evaluation
  • Data retrieval from existing resources with analysis for our teams

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to learn
  • Motivated
  • Innovative

Skills you will develop

  • Data analysis
  • Connecting business process with outputs
  • Process Mapping
  • Evaluation of waste and gaps.

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Procurement Department

Procurement Specialist Intern

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:

  • Metrics – review and understand the data; support regular updates; assist and implement improvements for strategic and operational procurement metrics
  • Master data – understand the master data environment including supplier, inventory,purchase order, transactions, contracts; support accuracy, timeliness and updates as necessary for the procurement process
  • SharePoint site – update and archiving old documents; rearranging storage of documents; assistance in process documentation updates
  • Support procurement related transactions in business systems (Workday and Supplier Contracts systems) supporting both strategic and operational activities
  • Defining scope of work for the project
  • Managing the timeline of a project
  • Providing regular update reporting of project status
  • Producing metrics, reports and analytics related to the project

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-motivated
  • MS Office – proficient Outlook, Excel and Word skills

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 will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Sales and Account Management, Client Reporting Department

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.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Assistance with rollout and support of IBM Watson Health solution, work with standard and ad hoc reports.
  • Learn how the data is utilized in order to assist with reporting needs
  • Help with education of the developed tools and solutions

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 will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

Blue Cross of Idaho – Business Architecture Department

Strategy & Business Architecture Intern

Overview

At Blue Cross of Idaho, we believe people matter most – and that means you! As a strategic business architect intern you will get an opportunity to apply your business and/or technology skills working with executives to drive corporate strategy. Being a part of a Blue Cross Blue Shield system, you’ll get to see and learn first-hand executive decision making, influential leadership and how to take a strategy and drive planning that makes it happen (execute).

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Participating in informal and formal opportunities to learn/grow in understanding of Health Insurance industry
  • Create and deliver presentations and use visualization tool such as Tableau, or Excel charts and graphs in analysis
  • Research and strategize new or enhanced products and services
  • Collaborate with leaders (VP through Manager) on business and process management through current and future state mapping
  • Analyze and Aggregate data from different systems
  • Conduct financial and business future state modeling analyses

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Critical Thinking/Analysis and Problem-Solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment
  • Experience with Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Tableau, Power BI or other visualization tool a plus
  • Ability to use existing resources to conduct research
  • Significant experience with MS Office
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work in a hybrid environment
  • Ability to engage, collaborate and share your thoughts and ideas
  • Enjoy working in teams and having fun while making a difference

Skills you will develop

  • By the end of your internship, you will have participated and presented internal consulting engagements, conducted competitive market research and benchmarking reporting, all the while networking within the health insurance industry.

Additional Student Requirements

Blue Cross of Idaho will conduct a background check, drug test prior to start date, and will have an orientation on day 1

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:

  • Inbound and Outbound Marketing Campaigns
  • Research the viability of new campaigns
  • Generate a marketing plan or other report
  • Play a role on a campaign or promotion
  • Ad design/layout
  • Copywriting, editing, proofreading
  • Write content and produce training videos
  • Write press releases and articles
  • Assist in the creation of email campaigns, online promotion, etc.
  • Website and social media optimization
  • Critique company website from the user perspective
  • Help develop social media editorial calendar
  • Create social media posts
  • Provide creative input and projects
  • Familiarize self with software appropriate for marketers i.e., Adobe Creative Cloud, SemRush, Mailchimp, Salesforce, Pardot, Canva, etc.
  • Read one marketing book related to social media, marketing, design, communication

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/startups
  • Work with a variety of business sectors
  • Able to work in fast-paced, multi-projects environment
  • Critical decision making and strategic planning
  • Create 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
  • Understand how marketing and sales work together
  • Collaboration with larger marketing agencies

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 K12th 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

Idaho Youth Ranch

Development/Marketing Support Specialist

Overview

Idaho Youth Ranch is seeking a highly motivated and passionate Work U student for our Development & Marketing team. In this project, you would help engage and recognize IYR donors, analyze and create reports on donor information, assist in grant preparation and practice teamwork in an awesome environment. As a Work U student, you will enjoy a service opportunity where Relationships are the foundation, where we are all Committed to the same mission, where Growth is always possible, where we are all treated with and show Compassion, where trust guides us to Transparency and above all, where Joy sustains us.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Conduct donor thank you calls
  • Prepare donor mailings
  • Inventory development/marketing materials
  • Research donor prospects
  • Analyze donor information and create reports
  • Conduct online research for event related items/packages
  • Assemble grant information
  • Attend and interact in department meetings
  • Direct persons to correct destination
  • Deal with queries from the public and customers
  • General administrative and clerical support
  • Have fun with a great IYR team

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Passionate about customer service, have an eye for detail and be self-motivated.
  • Have an understanding of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Comfortable with working in a team environment, with limited supervision.

Skills you will develop

  • Learn and understand donor management and fundraising principles
  • Ability to compile and assemble grant information
  • Customer service with guests, donors, staff, volunteers and more

Additional Student Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Once student is placed, will need to complete an application for a background check Currently masks are required on site
  • Submit to a criminal background check
  • Comply with all Idaho Youth Ranch Volunteer Policies and Procedures

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:

  • Learn and understand the mission and benefits of the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
  • Communicate to leaders and volunteers, encouraging and preparing them to participate in the Cookie Program. This will include a focus on new troop leaders.
  • Gather and analyze data on gaps in the training/preparation process. Suggest improvements to communication plans between council and volunteers.
  • Communicate with businesses across our council area to encourage them to allow cookie booths at their locations. Schedule & communicate booth slots.
  • Manage cookie inventory as you work with volunteers to distribute cookies.
  • Research and respond to questions from staff, volunteers, and families.
  • Distribute rewards girls earn.

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
  • 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
  • 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

background check required – we pay

Marketing Counts

Digital Marketing Strategist

Overview

This remote position with flexible hours is compensated with a scholarship to be discussed with the student. The goal of the Digital Marketing Strategist goes beyond just social media marketing. We are looking for forward thinkers that want to gain experience in digital marketing and be a part of seeing clients see amazing success. We are a full-service digital marketing agency that also serves in the role of Fractional CMO for several large organizations. We work in a fastpaced work environment that gives you the opportunity to promote influencers, product launches, online courses, supplements, ecommerce stores, and more.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

The student in this role will pull marketing reports, sit in on client meetings remotely over Zoom, create social media content, eventually oversee paid ads in Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and more. Assist in proposal writing. We provide training at all levels. This is a 100% remote position with flexible hours.

The successful Work U student will be:

Motivated to win, hardworking, willing to learn, able to think outside the box, a strong communicator, and passionate about marketing.

Skills you will develop

Communication, Client Management, Leadership, Digital Marketing, Proven Digital Marketing Strategies, Marketing Processes

St. Luke’s Health System

Systems Analyst Intern

Overview

Our group is the Integrated Health Technologies (IHT) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Services Team. We support the applications that are the business-oriented non-clinical applications for St. Luke’s (for example, Payroll). Our customers are from Human Resources, Finance, and Supply Chain. We have many vendors applications that we support with the largest being Infor’s CloudSuite ERP system. While these are vendor applications, we have hundreds of RICE (reports, interfaces, configurations, and extensions) that we code and maintain.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Our intent is to treat the intern as we would a new systems analyst coming into our department. Depending on exactly what is going on during their time with us, we will expect them to:

  • Attend various project meetings where we address the requirements to support new or changed business processes,
  • Assist in the testing and validation of software changes
  • Participate in requirements elicitation sessions
  • Participate in agile sprint planning
  • Potentially participate in the development of software using Infor’s Landmark Pattern Language or Infor’s Process Automation tools.
  • Potentially use Infor’s User Adoption Platform to develop training artifacts

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Willing to take the initiative to learn new things
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Willing to work in a close team environment
  • Those who have a good background in software information systems, but a pursuit of a computer science degree is not required.
  • Critical thinking skills

Skills you will develop

  • Gain an understanding of what it’s like to work in a corporate information technology group
  • Practical experience working in various phases of the agile software development life cycle environment
  • Participate with other team members executing work documented in Microsoft’s Azure DevOps tool
  • Understand the back office systems that are required to run a modern healthcare system
  • Gain a feeling for the mission of St. Luke’s in supporting the healthcare needs of our community

Additional Student Requirements

St. Luke’s general onboarding requirements including health screening, immunization records, including the Flu Shot and the COVID vaccine and background

Ada County Commissioner’s Office

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 an outgoing 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, like being creative, and want to build your experience portfolio this is an outstanding opportunity.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

General Communications & Social Media

  • Works closely with the Ada County Communications Manager and other Ada County public information professionals to create and maintain an accurate, cohesive, and compelling social media presence that helps inform the public on important issues related to Ada County.
  • Works with the Communications Manager to provide compelling news pitches to local news organizations. This requires the ability to take sometimes complex issues and make them easy to understand for a wide audience.
  • Take photos of the Ada County Commissioners, and other county employees when they are involved in visually compelling events that allow the county to promote our important programs.
  • Helps with monitoring news media and social media sites to keep the Communications Manager and other officials informed of current trending issues.
  • Performs research, information gathering, and analysis to help inform recommendations for communications strategies, as well as enhancements to existing communications programs.
  • Provides support to Communications Manager in planning, coordinating and publicizing events and other special projects/initiatives.

The successful Work U student will be:

  • A strong writer who enjoys collaborating and can manage well in a fast-changing environment. This student should have a solid understanding of how local, county, and state government functions. (And/or the desire to learn more)
  • This student will be eager to learn about the goals of public information and why residents of Ada County need information about 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 greater understanding of how county government affects the lives of everyone who lives, works and visits our community, as well as how counties work with the state and federal government.
  • 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.

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Marketing Specialist

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:

  • Developing and implementing marketing plans.
  • Undertaking competitor research and analyses.
  • Conducting market research to establish customer trends and habits.
  • Establishing goals and objectives in order to reach our customers through appropriate marketing channels (digital and traditional).
  • Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers through prospecting and networking.
  • Promoting brand awareness through marketing efforts.
  • Creating marketing materials for our website and other marketing platforms.
  • Supporting the marketing team with marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas, including optimization, advertising, social media, direct marketing, and event planning.
  • Assisting with the analyses of marketing data, including campaign results, conversion rates, and online traffic in order to improve future marketing strategies and 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

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:

  • Work hand-in-hand with professional engineers to support on-going developmental planning of the installation in support of the Air Force mission.
  • Support the preparation detailed plans, studies, and analysis products to measure the ability of the installation to accommodate current and future mission requirements.
  • Support the development of alternatives to optimize installation resources, facilities and services, and propose recommendations to leadership for possible implementation.
  • Shadow professional engineers in collecting data and evaluating factors which affect the physical development of the installation, and generate reports of findings using engineering tools such as Geographic Information System (GIS).

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:

  • Work hand-in-hand with professional engineers to support on-going developmental planning of the installation in support of the Air Force mission.
  • Support the preparation of detailed plans, studies, and analysis products to measure the ability of the installation to accommodate current and future mission requirements.
  • Support the development of alternatives to optimize installation resources, facilities and services, and propose recommendations to leadership for possible implementation.
  • Shadow professional engineers in collecting data and evaluating factors which affect the physical development of the installation, and generate reports of findings using GIS.

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:

  • Work hand-in-hand with professional engineers to support on-going development of the installation, with focus on mechanical engineering, in support of the Air Force mission.
  • Support the preparation of detailed plans, studies, and analysis products to measure the ability of the installation to accommodate current and future mission requirements.
  • Support the development of alternatives to optimize installation resources, facilities and services, and propose recommendations to leadership for possible implementation.
  • Shadow professional engineers in collecting data and evaluating factors which affect the physical development of the installation, and generate reports of findings.

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.

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:

  • Build and manage a broad social media footprint (Instagram, FB, TikTok etc.)
  • Create online posts including visual content (photography, filming, editing)
  • Assist with managing ambassadors and affiliates
  • Respond to online social media posts
  • Assist with tracking and analyzing data from campaigns
  • Assist with strategic planning
  • Learn the process of developing new products and taking a brand to market.
  • Take on the challenge of wearing multiple hats on any given day.
  • Weekly access to the Team to pick our brains with your questions about the industry, career path etc.
  • Opportunity for Full Time Employment

The successful Work U student will be:

  • Enthusiasm…Reliability…Emotional 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.

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:

  • Learn the admin platform for our Boise Cascade Distribution ecommerce and training portals. Help build out and maintain content for the platforms using the admin interface and basic HTML
  • Participate in QA testing for the ecommerce migration to a new platform
  • Work with the procurement, ecommerce and marketing teams to collect, produce and edit product training content for the website
  • Back up web administration duties including setting up and verifying user accounts
  • Use data analysis skills to support customer and vendor facing reporting initiatives by learning and using our ERP query system to calculate key performance measures, sales and other key data points

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

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:

  • Website management
  • Execution of social media strategies & tactics
  • Assist with production of internal and external communication products
  • Assist with the production of marketing materials
  • Assist with writing, photography and/or graphic design responsibilities as opportunity allows.

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 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:

  • Working with local and national touring acts and arts groups to facilitate the needs of the production.
  • Participate in the process of setting up, running and tearing down live or recorded performances in the Morrison Center.
  • Learning and performing duties involving setting up and routing microphones, hanging and focusing lights, cameras, projectors and other video equipment, and setting and sitioning chairs/props/platforms for a performance.

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 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:

  • Work side by side with event managers at Football, Women’s Soccer, Volleyball, and other home varsity events
  • Assist with set-up/breakdown of varsity athletic events and outside rentals
  • Assist Stueckle Sky Center Facility Specialist with room set-ups and cleaning tasks.
  • Attend game management meetings and assist with preparation for varsity events
  • Conduct tours of the Blue and oversee outside rentals in our athletic facilities
  • Assist with Football game day building preparation and/or post-game clean-up
  • Oversee Football meals, banquets, and meetings in the Stueckle Sky Center
  • Learn Mazevo scheduling system. Assist with scheduling events held in our Athletic Dept. “”

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

  • 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.

Boise State University – Student Involvement and Leadership Center

Student Organization 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 student organizations and department events and programs.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

Work alongside Student Involvement and Leadership Center staff to support the student organization experience by assisting in developing workshops for organization members and advisors, research best practices, and identifying ways to improve processes and procedures.

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 curriculum and program logistics.

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:

  • Work events at Extra Mile Arena (games, concerts)
  • Work food waste events on campus
  • Host recycling education events on campus
  • Conduct waste assessments on campus to collect data and improve recycling rate””

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””

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:

  • Document creation and editing
  • Help with event planning and execution
  • Member relations and communications
  • Social media, marketing, and public relations strategies
  • Assist the Buy Idaho team as needed

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

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 will be informed about services.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Work with the Communication’s Specialist and Leadership to develop messaging.
  • Assist in increasing awareness of CC Idaho services with social media.
  • Use guerilla marketing to identify new partners and target those audiences to expand awareness.
  • Assist in developing materials used by programs to perform outreach.
  • Assist in marketing fund development opportunities.

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 a plus
  • Public speaking

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:

  • Working side by side with the CEO to identify which clients need the most help.
  • Engaging via in-person and virtual to interview identified clients and assess how the Idaho BCA might best to educate.
  • You will get to help first hand with clients to onboard to the Idaho BCA.
  • Capture data of the efforts of assisting identified clients and assist inputting them into a statewide federal grant reporting database.

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.

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:

  • Posting news features and associated imagery to website
  • Assembling the list of content for the daily email blasts to subscribers
  • Working with editor and managing editor to review/approve daily email newsletter
  • Promoting the content via social media channels
  • Content ideation and creation

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 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:

  • Capturing images for upcoming game launches
  • Creating images/content for engaging social media
  • Analyzing social media results and strategies
  • Assisting the Interactive Marketing Specialist and Marketing Team in strategizing communications, contests to meet campaign and organization goals

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 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

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

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. You must be 21.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Annual Meeting assistance – February (Virtual and in person)
  • Event preparation may include:
  • Working with all AM speakers and zoom coordination
  • Zoom intro coordination intro video of staff & board members
  • Helping confirm guest speakers
  • Assist with the registration process
  • Virtual/mailed welcome packets?
  • Assisting with audio/visual of the virtual conference
  • Working with exhibitors to create virtual breakout sessions/rooms
  • Helping with virtual check in
  • Confirming exhibitors
  • Travel coordination for (some) guest speakers
  • Thank you notes to speakers
  • General Office Support
  • Phone calls to wineries or consumers
  • Document creation
  • Organization of supplies between events
  • Monitoring emails and social media

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

Mid-Century Homes by Anthology

Marketing Research / Content Creator

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Opportunity/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 student 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

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:

  • 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 student 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

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:

Working with the business development team to identify leads and opportunities then shadow games through campaigns from start to finish. Interns will occasionally test and rate games, create and manage both internal and client social media posts, beginning graphic design (Canva, etc), writing content such as blogs, and co-manage/apprentice on accounts for small campaigns. Some project 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.

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:

  • Work U students will be provided with opportunities to observe trained and certified providers facilitate groups and work directly with adolescents and young adults. They will be called upon to implement behavioral strategies, attend case conferences, and write SOAP notes.
  • Social Skills Interns may be provided with opportunities to shadow individual clients and participate in IOA data collection. Work U Students are expected to attend social skills groups comprised of teens, young adults, and/or preteens on the Autism spectrum, with social anxiety, or other mild neurocognitive/developmental disorders.
  • Work U Students are expected to participate in group via facilitation, providing examples, managing behaviors, and/or data collection.
  • Must be available in the evening a minimum of twice per week for at least 1.5 hours (between 4:30 and 7:30pm). Work U Students will attend multiple groups per week and additional trainings based on availability and agreed upon schedule.
  • SBI provides medical treatments; therefore, all services must be HIPAA compliant. Work U Students must be mindful of maintaining client confidentiality at all times.
  • Social skills group participation may be remote (via Telehealth). If Work U students do not have a device that supports Zoom, they may be required to come to the SBI office in Boise to use a device provided by SBI.

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
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Behavior management/intervention
  • Data collection

Additional Student Requirements

  • Background Check
  • TB Test
  • Must be available on Wednesday and Thursday evenings after 4pm

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:

  • Working side by side with Alliance Director to identify which veteran small business owners need the most help.
  • Engaging via in-person and virtual to interview our clients and assess their social media presence and how the VEA might best educate.
  • Help apply for access to capital via online portals.
  • You will get to help first hand with clients to set up Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc. and set up their products in the new e-commerce marketplace on the IWBC website.
  • Capture data of the efforts of assisting our clients to be found online and increase in sales and positively impact the Idaho economy.

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 to better their business, impacting their ability to support their family in a positive way.
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