Congressional Internship

Title:  Congressional Internship
Location:  Memphis, TN
Contact:  Jeremy Jordan

Provide administrative support to members of the congressional staff by answering a high volume of incoming constituent calls on a multi-line telephone, taking messages, greeting walk-in constituents, assisting congressional staff by drafting formal correspondence and performing clerical duties,  which include typing, copying, filing, processing incoming mail, and data entry.

Qualification for internship applicants must include:

  • Strong written and oral skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directions
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Flexibility to work well with others in a group setting
  • Strong people skills

This a non-paid, volunteer internship.  However, students may be able to use this internship for college credit.  Interested students must send a copy of their resume and cover letter detailing their interest and any relevant experience to the attention of jeremy.jordan@mail.house.gov.  Space is limited.

American Cancer Society – Communications Volunteers

Title: Volunteer Chair & Participants
Location: Memphis, TN
Verified: April 12
Contact: Tracie Bertaut at tracie.bertaut@cancer.org
Official website

The American Cancer Society is seeking a volunteer chair and volunteer participants for a Greater Memphis communications committee.

This is a great opportunity for those passionate about fighting cancer and who (1) have a communications background; (2) are media and computer savvy; (3) can write well; (4) value the roles of a volunteer/staff partnership; (5) can recruit other communications volunteers; and (6) are committed to our mission to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.

The volunteer communications committee would, under guidance from the American Cancer Society’s regional communications staff:

  • Participate in Society orientation and training(s);
  • Recruit other volunteers to serve on the communications committee;
  • Work with a chair to coordinate promotion of Society programs, services, and events in various media;
  • Provide input on a communications plan;
  • Help identify potential community partners and media sponsors;
  • Develop and disseminate a community newsletter (template);
  • Serve as (trained) media spokespersons;
  • Attend local events as able;
  • Update the local leadership council every other month.

To apply contact Tracie Bertaut.