Events Intern

Fairfield, CT, USA
negotiable Expires in 2 weeks



This Summer Intern position will provide support to the Director of Talent Management and Employee Engagement in the planning and execution of social and volunteerism events, new employee onboarding events, and leadership development programs aimed at increasing employee engagement across the Agency.


What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact)

-Create marketing materials for various Agency-wide volunteerism and social events including Founder’s Day, Annual Ice Cream Social and 9/11 Day of Service

– Manage logistical efforts for all events including filling catering needs, communications, rsvps, ordering decorations/supplies, and day-of execution

– Support with Career Service and President’s Award processes

– Support with creation of materials for onboarding and leadership development events including Day One, full day New Employee Orientation, Lunch and Learns, Core and Manager Fundamentals

Required Qualifications

  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in MS Office applications
  • Interested in Event Planning and Management
  • Strong multi-tasker


What’s In It for You

  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative team
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is helping to create the culture that everyone deserves here at Save the Children, and in turn helping staff support our mission to positively impact the lives of children all around the world


Classification:  Paid Intern

Part-time: 16-20 hours per week   

Dates:  June 2, 2020 to August 7, 2020



Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.


Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)