This internship is for anyone interested in pursuing a career in non-profit program management, community organizing, public health, public policy or gerontology.
This internship can be done almost entirely virtually but may require occasional in person activities at our Allentown, PA office. It is only appropriate for an intern who is within a reasonable commute of the Greater Lehigh Valley area.
This internship requires a commitment of approximately 10 hours per week with flexible start and end dates of approximately September - December.
Detailed projects and learning experiences
Projects would include working on our age-friendly initiatives and proofing the resource guide. Other projects would include assisting with research and data gathering.
General Internship Information
Internships at UWGLV are available in most of our business areas year round. We are highly flexible with start and end dates for internships.
Open to individuals of any age over 14, in a
formal educational program or not, who demonstrate they are developing new
professional skills and would benefit from the opportunity to work and learn in
Will work on projects that go beyond that which
the organization expected to accomplish with regular employees and which are
not core to the achievement of the organization’s mission.
An intern is expected to get as much from
the work experience at UWGLV as UWGLV gets from the intern. The supervisor of an intern anticipates a “break-even” exchange of time invested in mentoring the intern
versus work product contributed to the organization.
It is not the purpose or intention of this
program to allow prospective employees to “work for free” to demonstrate their
skill set or prove their suitability for employment. Candidates applying for stipend
internships for this purpose will not be accepted.
Not compensated for their time or work.
May serve as an intern for no more than 1
year or no more than 950 hours.
We believe that diversity of
thought as well as cultural diversity of staff and volunteers strengthens
United Way of Greater Lehigh Valley’s ability to achieve its mission, vision,
philosophy and values. United Way is committed to having a workforce and volunteer
teams that reflect and celebrate the diversity of our community in all
respects. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. United Way of
the Greater Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.
United Way of the Greater LV is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled