ALSAC/St. Jude

Intern (Academic) - Field Operations, Minneapolis, MN (Summer 2018)

Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2018 10:57 AM)
Position ID
Employment Status
Field Operations


ALSAC exists to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our staff is dynamic and diverse. Our skills are different, our professions are varied; but our mission is the same: support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. It’s more than a job; it’s a place where you can do what you love, and love why you do it.

  • #1 Hospital Charity in the Nation
  • #1 Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year
  • 95% of Employees Agree ALSAC is a Great Place to Work
  • Ranked a Top 10 Non-Profit Organization by Revenue

Job Purpose

Department Overview

ALSAC hosts thousands of fundraising events across the country every year. We’re tasked with making it a memorable and fun experience for the hundreds of thousands of donors and supporters who attend. It may be high energy and fast paced, but it’s also pretty fun! We have more than 30 regional offices across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico.


Internship Overview

As an intern in Field Operations you will learn more about creating events and partnerships to help drive the St. Jude mission that no child should die in the dawn of life. 


Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with event planning and logistics for local and national events such as 5Ks, golf tournaments, galas, St. Jude Up Til Dawn, Dream Home, and radiothons.
  • Attending meetings, conference calls, committee meetings, and local events.
  • Recruiting volunteers, team members for fitness events, or event attendees.
  • Assisting with the cultivation of event sponsorships.
  • Writing letters or marketing material and corresponding via email and phone with co-workers, potential donors and/or sponsors.
  • Soliciting in-kind gifts and auction items for events
  • Conveying the St. Jude mission across various social media platforms


  • Requires a degree of judgement; ability to speak and write clearly and concisely for communication with internal and external relationships
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university, as a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student (in good standing)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

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