Social Media in Nonprofits Internship Available

The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium (check out our Facebook page), a non-profit located in Holyoke MA, is seeking a Social Media/Communications Intern for 5 to 10 hours per week for the Fall semester 2017, with the possibility of continuing into the Spring semester 2018.  This Intern would be responsible for working with a team to research and support optimal social media/online engagement with both internal and external audiences.  This intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in contributing to the understanding and best use of social media and online engagement in our non-profit community and identifying best practices for communications with employees who do not have a high comfort level with technology.

Possible intern responsibilities include:  research best uses of social media, provide a critical analysis of current uses, survey various audiences to determine what is of most interest, craft and post social media, make recommendations for improvements, serve as member of the Consortium Community Online Team and attend monthly meetings.


Knowledge of learning organizations and non-profits, administrative and research skills, good communication and teamwork skills, marketing/communications/IT experience and/or education. Previous experience with/exposure to a variety of social media platforms is preferred.

Requirements: Availability 5-10 hours (flexible scheduling, during a typical workweek).

Ability to find transportation to Holyoke (we’re on the PVTA route) *and possibly surrounding sites throughout Western MA

Application Deadline:  August 25, 2017

We are currently seeking an intern for the Fall semester 2017.

Contact Info:

Intern Liaison:              Mary Kate Farley-Dimino


PHONE:                         (413) 536-2401 x5511

MAILING ADDRESS:   Western Mass Training Consortium; 187 High Street, Suite 202; Holyoke, MA  01040

Career/Major search fields:   Information Technology, Non-profit Management, Business, Communications, Marketing, Human Services