Nonprofit Programs Internship

Develop a portfolio of experiences that demonstrate program management in a nonprofit environment.


Programs and Experiences

This is a description of major WakeEd Programs and the opportunities for internships with each of the programs. The description each internship focus provides a general overview of the majority of the activities to be completed during a semester of work. Programs internships may be completed during the Fall, Summer, or Spring semesters.

Partners Read

Partners Read places community volunteers into WCPSS schools to read with struggling first grade readers. The program occurs each semester.

Internship Opportunity: Fall & Spring

Focus: Identify new sources of funding to support the purchase of books for the program; develop contacts list and make outreach to generate new partner organizations and volunteers to expand program; evaluate program impact using anecdotal and quantitative measures; promote program through social media.


Link partners businesses with WCPSS schools for innovative projects that support learning.

Internship Opportunity: Fall & Spring

Identify new business partners; develop event materials; track implementation of project plans; create multimedia stories that demonstrate impact; data collection.


SummerSTEM is a professional development experience for educators that integrates project-based learning with immersion in STEM industries.

Internship Opportunity: Fall, Spring & Summer

Assist with event planning; program evaluation; collect stories of program impact.

Maximum 10 hours per week | Unpaid Internship | Course Credit Available 

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  Raleigh, NC 27609 | (919) 821-7609

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Raleigh, NC 27609 | (919) 821-7609