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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Organization:
Muscular Dystrophy Association 
2700 Middleburg Drive Suite 240
Columbia, SC 29204

Supervisor: 
Name: Tara Heil
Title: Executive Director 
Email: theil@mdausa.org 
Phone: (803)799-7435

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Pay:
For Credit; unpaid.

Term: 
Spring Fall Summer

Duties of Intern:
Internship Description: Will provide experience in event planning, fund-raising, marketing/sales, research and other business applications. The intern will assist staff members in planning new and current events and gain valuable sales experience. Responsibilities Include: • Develop Sales & Marketing materials • Write and distribute press releases • Attend special events • Create and maintain databases and other organizational tools • Participate in staff and sales meetings • Participate in event planning. Events include: Golf Tournament, Awards Banquet, Family Appreciation Party, Labor Day Weekend Show, Lock-Up

Skills Required for Internship:
: Student interns must be obtained under the auspices of a college program for school credit. Interns must be: • Professional • Dependable • Personable • Hard Working • Proficient in Microsoft Office • Possess strong written and oral communication skills Students interested in sales, marketing, non-profit management, event planning, or public relations would be a good fit for this internship experience. This is an unpaid internship. The participating University must provide accident insurance for the student and official written authorization and conditions of the internship. Interested candidates should contact: Tara Heil, Executive Director Muscular Dystrophy Association 2700 Middleburg Drive, Suite 240 Columbia, South Carolina 29204 803-799-7435 (phone) 803-799-3046 (fax) theil@mdausa.org