Central PA Seeking Marketing & Events Intern

Are you interested in gaining valuable Marketing and Events experience with a global organization? Look no further!

JDRF is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research worldwide. JDRF was founded more than 30 years ago by parents of children with T1D, with the mission to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes.  Since its founding JDRF has funded more than $1.7 billion in T1D research.


The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF is seeking a driven and creative individual to assist chapter in the following roles:

  • Event planning, implementation, and management
    • Event logistics
    • Event day management
  • Chapter Marketing Initiatives
    • Social Media
    • Email marketing campaigns
    • Mail campaigns
  • Vendor and volunteer management
  • Assistance with the JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes program, JDRF Gala, and JDRF OneWalk program.
  • Assistance with the chapter’s Outreach Program
    • Distribution of JDRF’s Bag of Hope and Adult T1D Care Kits
    • Ability to assist local families in need of resources from JDRF
  • Administrative assistance as needed

Benefits of Interning for JDRF

  • Valuable real-world work experience with a global organization
  • Exposure to high level executives in the Central Pennsylvania Area
  • First-hand event planning and management experience
  • Ability to attend Central Pennsylvania’s largest and most successful Gala at the Hershey Lodge
  • Donor and constituent management experience
  • Marketing and Outreach experience

Time Period: Winter/Spring

Location: Work for this position can be done from the chapter office with an opportunity to work from home

Hours: Flexible

Compensation: None

To Apply: Please send your resume to Lauren Wilcox, Development Coordinator, at lwilcox@jdrf.org.