Communications & Membership Team
The Communications and Membership arm of the Alumni Association performs a number of functions to support our mission including production of EC Alumni
magazine, PirateAlumni.com, A Pirate’s Life for Me!
weekly radio show, ECUpdate
monthly e-newsletter, an annual report, the Association’s presence on social media sites, and marketing vehicles for our alumni programs/events.
Under the guidance of the Vice President for Alumni Membership & Marketing, these opportunities will increase your knowledge of marketing and communication strategies in a member-focused organization. Currently we are looking for the following interns:
Photo interns attend alumni events to capture photos for alumni publications and the website photo gallery. Must shoot with a DSLR camera and provide your own equipment. Must have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop to edit photos.
Under the guidance of the Assistant Director for Alumni Communications, the writing intern will have the opportunity to create copy for the Alumni Association's many publications including EC Alumni
e-newsletter, annual report, award and scholarship recipient bios and press releases, and questions for our weekly radio show A Pirate's Life for Me!
These are UNPAID
internships...the experience is PRICELESS
! Interns should be able to commit 10-12 hours weekly and work a consistent schedule.
If you are interested in being an intern with the Communications and Membership Team, please contact:
Below is a description of our internship with the Programs Team. We are currently seeking interns for spring and summer 2014.
If you are interested, please see the contact information below. Review of candidates will begin Monday, April 23.
The Alumni Programs arm of the East Carolina Alumni Association performs numerous functions to support the organization’s mission including planning fundraising events to raise money for ECU student scholarships, campus activities such as reunions to serve alumni groups, regional events to engage alumni across the Pirate Nation, and student events to build relationships and prepare future Pirate Alumni for tomorrow.
Under the guidance of 3 event planning professionals, this position will provide an opportunity to increase your knowledge of planning and executing successful events. Potential opportunities include:
- Assist in planning regional alumni events
- Network with ECU alumni and friends
- Create marketing plans and budgets for various events
- Research venues and event space for various Alumni Association programs in targeted regions of the US
- Research new event ideas for alumni and student programming
- Assist with the management Scholarship Classic and Auction
- Serve on a reunion committee that helps plan affinity reunions
- Assist in planning the Pirate Sendoffs, Pirate Alumni Road Race, Golden Reunion, regional networking events, Senior Dinner.
- Plan events for the Forever Pirates student membership program.
The Director of Alumni Programs will work with potential interns to match their interests with the needs of the Alumni Association to determine a set of goals.
Work schedule is flexible. The length of the internship will be predetermined based on candidate needs. Candidates must be willing to commit to a weekly schedule with a minimum of 10 hours per week. Some nights and weekends will be required but will count toward your 10 hour minimum. Travel/use of vehicle may be required.
Computer Skills Desired
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Internet research is required.
This is an UNPAID
internship...the experience is PRICELESS
If you are interested in being an intern with the Programs Team, please send your résumé to: