|Registration Opens||Oct 28, 2019 9:00am|
|Registration Closes||Nov 15, 2019 5:00pm or when space runs out.|
Next Step Internship Program
Organization: Next Step
Internship Position: Program & Development Intern
Internship Location & Hours: Next Step Offices in Central Square, Cambridge, MA. This internship must be completed on-site. Though the schedule is flexible, applicants must be able to work 5 -10 hours a week during business hours.
Internship Duration: February 2020 – May 2020 (Spring 2020)
At Next Step, we serve young people living chronic illnesses—cancer, HIV, sickle cell, and other rare genetic conditions—between the ages of 16-29. We believe that if you empower them with the right skills, tools, and knowledge they will begin asking "What’s next?" instead of "Why me?" We help young people accomplish this shift in mindset through our change process—a 3-step cycle built upon the following pillars:
All of our programs are free of charge to participants. Whether young people participate in a campference (camp + conference) or Song.Studio (song writing & music therapy), a key part of our impact lies in the relationships built among the youth we support. The only person in the world who can understand what it's like to share your diagnosis with a friend for the first time or miss extensive days of school because of your diagnosis is another young person who's been there too. The power of that shared experience can be life-changing.
During the spring semester, our intern will work on a variety of tasks aimed at supporting both our program and development teams. Specifically, interns will:
This position will require a diligent and detail-oriented eye.