The Unity in Greensboro internship program strives to provide interns with meaningful experiences and intentional skill building opportunities. This internship offers a variety of challenging projects to explore the field of nonprofit and mission-centric careers. Averaging 10-15 hours per week, each intern selected will specialize in one of the areas listed below while also continuing to develop leadership, communication, and collaboration skills. Interns will meet together regularly and often complete projects in partnership or as a group.
In any internship, and especially in an unpaid internship, the goal is to gain work experience and career skills. At Unity in Greensboro, we take that as far as we can. Interns are invited to sit in on meetings, work with all levels of leadership, network with community connections, and take advantage of any relevant training opportunities that arise. Unity in Greensboro has a small staff and relies heavily on volunteers, so interns will get to learn skills they may not have access to in a larger company with more narrowly focused roles. The UIG team loves working with students and makes a point to learn names, stories, and interests to help connect students with any advantages or networks. All of the UIG internships are highly customized to offer skills and experiences relevant to the students’ fields of study and career goals. Laughter, joy, and creativity are part of the daily experience at UIG!
In addition to internships, Unity in Greensboro is also able to work with students for practicum experiences, service-learning programs, and volunteer hours.