Communications Intern

Are you a Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or Advertising major?  If so, CPATH has an open Intern position available for Juniors and Seniors in the associated fields.  We offer students the opportunity to work with a successful non-profit while gaining valuable hands-on experience and college credits.  CPATH works with several students in both intern and project based capacities.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 work samples to Jamie at  Work samples can be articles, photos, and/or videos.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research common issues / question in the CP community
  • Write weekly blog posts about issues in the CP community based on research
  • Write press releases for major events (Camp CPals & Light the Path)
  • Support monthly newsletter with content and editing
    • Family spotlights, grant recipients, current & recent happenings
  • Assist with social media posts including Facebook and Twitter
  • Photograph / video activities for publication on website / social media
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator are preferred

Meetings and Time Commitment:

  • Attend a variety of CPATH events to better understand to help communicate our mission and build relationships and awareness with in the community
  • Attend at least one board meeting to meet our board of directors team and better understand a non-profit organization
  • Attend scheduled meetings with internship supervisor to review work and progress

Employee Expectations:

  • Complete an intern application (cover letter, resume, 3 work samples)
  • Complete a background check (because we work with children)
  • Compliance with polices and procedures
  • Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by CPATH’s mission, objectives, and programs in Central Texas
  • Work together in a professional manner
  • Meet deadlines