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Thanks to generous support from the SECU Foundation, the Carolina Center for Public Service is offering Carolina students the opportunity to apply to be a SECU Public Fellows Intern.

This program connects talented undergraduate students with local leadership in rural North Carolina communities. As an intern, you’ll benefit from meaningful professional experience with a local agency or organization, while giving back to a rural community that may be your own hometown.

The start date for the summer internships typically will be no sooner than mid-May and must be finished no later than the end of August. The specific dates will be agreed on by the partner organization, intern and Carolina Center for Public Service.

Interns will receive training and mentoring, be enrolled in a one-hour online course and will be paid up to $4,750 (before taxes and other deductions).

Eligibility

To be considered as a SECU Public Fellow Intern, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill during the spring semester of 2022, academically eligible and planning to return for the fall semester of 2022 and have an expected graduation date no earlier than December 2022.
  2. Be committed to enrolling in a one-hour credit virtual summer school course, HBEH 411, Pathways to Effective Community Engagement.
  3. Be a North Carolina resident from a rural community or a North Carolina resident with significant experience with and/or demonstrated interest in issues faced by rural communities.
  4. Be able to make meaningful contributions within a diverse professional workplace.
  5. Exhibit a growth mindset, with an openness to gaining understanding and learning from colleagues.
  6. Be able to work the full number of required hours (approximately 45 days/360 hours) over the summer, not including the one-credit-hour course.
  7. Depending on the needs of the placement site, be able and willing to work some evening and weekend hours.
  8. Be able to participate in required pre-internship trainings, a local SECU branch advisory board meeting and post-internship follow-up, including a possible meeting with the SECU Foundation Board of Directors.
  9. Be committed to understanding and completing all internship requirements, including the memorandum of understanding (MOU), progress reports and final reports.
  10. Have access to transportation necessary for commuting to and from the internship placement site. Some placement sites require regular access to a car (noted in position descriptions below).
  11. Applicants must not be a director, employee, or family member of a director or employee of SECU or SECU Foundation. For the purpose of this internship program and a student’s relation to a director, or employee, “family member” includes spouse, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and spouses of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of an employee or director of SECU or SECU Foundation.
  12. Applicants must not have participated in the SECU Public Fellows Internship program in the past at any university.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Process

Written applications, submitted through the CCPS Portal, will be due in March 2022. A selection committee will review applications and invite selected candidates for interviews to take place in late March or early April. The 2022 cohort of SECU Public Fellows Interns will be notified by mid-April.

To find the application in the portal, first login using your onyen. Click “Current applications and nominations” on the left-hand side of the page, and then find “SECU Public Fellows Internship Program” on the list. You can begin your application by clicking the green “Start new” button found to the right of the SECU listing.

You can download a preview of the application questions here.

Placement Sites

In summer 2021, in collaboration with Rural Forward NC, Carolina partnered with 20 unique internship placement sites in communities throughout rural North Carolina. On the written application, students can indicate a preference for up to three placement sites. Before beginning your application, please closely review the qualifications for the specific internship(s) for which you plan to apply. Descriptions of the 20 positions are below.

Many of the 2021 placement sites are continued partnerships from 2020. To learn about the 2020 SECU Public Fellows and their work, read our news announcement from last year. More information about the 2022 placement sites will be posted as it becomes available.

www.abc-2.net

Location and Service Area

Enfield, North Carolina
Serving Halifax, Northampton, Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson Counties

Organization Mission

Connecting underserved and marginalized communities with resources to empower youth and advocate for community solutions and healthier lifestyles.

Position Description

  • Attend and provide progress updates at monthly Parks and Recreation board meetings
  • Participate in ABC2 World Changers weekly #IAmChange empowerment and administrative team conference calls
  • Conduct research and collect data to update recreation inventory of the master plan with ABC2 World Changers
  • Engage with community organizations and existing Parks and Recreation departments about implementation of the master plan and create a summary guide on how to increase utilization through the plan
  • Present at the ABC2 Board of Directors meeting in July 2021
  • Participate on the Feasibility Study Team to determine the need for and recommended design of a Halifax County Parks and Recreation department
  • Plan and host a “State of Recreation for Halifax County” event to present inventory updates in the master plan, share recommended next steps for a potential countywide Parks and Recreation department and celebrate some recreation successes

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in communities that may have limited or no internet access
  • Interest in reshaping the direction of the community
  • Collaborative leadership and instructional skills
  • Commitment to healthy communities, positive change and social justice
  • Reliable and able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Computer/internet experience and willingness to utilize technology
  • Public speaking, event planning and facilitation skills
  • Licensed driver preferred but not required

Note: This internship placement site includes an option for shared lodging in an intern house. The housing is provided by ABC2 at no cost to the intern. Interns are responsible for their own food and other grocery expenses.

Under the Partnerships to Improve Community Health (Healthy Foods) Program
http://www.arhs-nc.org/
https://healthync.org/ 

Location and Service Area

Elizabeth City and Windsor, North Carolina
Serving Northeast North Carolina, with a focus on Beaufort, Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde and Pasquotank Counties

Organization Mission

ARHS mission: The Public Health Professionals and programs of Albemarle Regional Health Services are dedicated to disease prevention and the promotion of a healthy environment to reduce morbidity, mortality and disability through quality service, education and advocacy.

PICH Healthy Foods mission: To improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables in northeast North Carolina, with a focus on Beaufort, Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde and Pasquotank Counties.

Position Description

  • Coordinate and track vouchers distributed to nutrition education sites
  • Coordinate and track vouchers received by farmers markets and independent retail stores and ensure reimbursement
  • Assist with the development of vouchers and survey questions to evaluate program
  • Record and analyze data acquired during the fruit and vegetable prescription program on fruit and vegetable purchases and consumption and awareness of local produce vendors
  • Work with community partners to ensure program runs smoothly and is evaluated thoroughly
  • Present work at bi-monthly regional Healthy Foods Coalition meetings
  • Attend educational opportunities and trainings that relate to job responsibilities
  • Potentially help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution and data entry related to vaccine recipients

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Some background/experience in nutrition and/or public health is preferred
  • The candidate must be a licensed driver with regular access to a vehicle, as the program covers many different counties that are spread out with little public transportation, and there tends to be little advance warning of where the intern might be needed.
https://www.facebook.com/amexcan.carolina/

Location and Service Area

Greenville, North Carolina
Serving Eastern North Carolina

Organization Mission

Promote the active participation of Mexicans and Latinos in their new communities and encourage the appreciation, understanding, and prosperity of the Mexican and Latino community through cultural, educational, leadership, health, and advocacy.

Position Description

  • Coordinate with other team members for events and activities
  • Utilize outreach tools and methods to engage the community
  • Coordinate with community leaders to develop action plans for activities
  • Develop key partnerships for events and programs
  • Plan, coordinate and implement programs
  • Coordinate with community partners for events
  • Utilize outreach methods to recruit new members, volunteers and community partners
  • Attend essential meetings and program events
  • Evaluate programs and events
  • Present program progress and evaluation data
  • Assist members as needed
  • Create lists of resources and providers in communities served
  • Create contacts within available resources
  • Facilitate community partnerships with local resources, the organization and the community
  • Coordinate community partners to present to the community
  • Train volunteers in outreach methods, leadership skills and program standards
  • Ensure that partnerships remain beneficial to the community and follow ethical standards that preserve the dignity and safety of the community
  • Other duties as needed

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work fully remotely
https://blueprintnc.org

Location and Service Area

Raleigh, North Carolina
Serving Eastern North Carolina

Organization Mission

Blueprint provides opportunities for training, resource sharing and convening for partner organizations that use civic engagement and education to advocate for a healthy democracy that works to remove barriers and to provide the resources communities need to achieve opportunity, security and well-being.

Position Description

  • Review and compile existing materials to help inform the transition plan for the Frontline Resilience Eastern NC (FRENC) Fund
  • Research options for fiscal sponsorship or independent 501c3 for the FRENC Fund and write a report with options and recommendations
  • Research mutual aid models and write a report with options and recommendations
  • Present recommendations and reports to appropriate staff and partners
  • Build a website for FRENC Fund
  • Support Blueprint’s Eastern NC preparedness, recovery and resiliency work
  • Provide administrative support to Blueprint’s Eastern NC workgroup and FRENC Fund
  • Provide administrative support to Blueprint’s Eastern NC organizer

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work remotely
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/BHO2020/

Location and Service Area

Bolivia, North Carolina
Serving Brunswick, Columbus and Pender Counties

Position Description

  • Learn about the operation of a nonprofit
  • Assist BHO with engaging their partners to update all memoranda of understanding (MOUs) and gain letters of support needed for fall grant writing
  • Review program evaluation metrics and data
  • Document impact of existing programs and write short impact reports for varying types of stakeholders
  • Review the building program guide and process
  • Investigate small home development in the region and state
  • Research support for small home development to include professional development partners
  • Engage the community in design and development of small homes for existing neighborhoods.
  • Attend meetings virtually for BHO in relation to the above programs and work plan

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person
  • Having a valid driver’s license
www.healtheschools.com

Location and Service Area

Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Serving Mitchell, Yancey, Madison, Avery, McDowell, Burke and Caldwell Counties

Organization Mission

To apply innovative technologies to improve access to health care in rural communities.

Position Description

  • Gather telehealth equipment from school nurses in six rural counties as schools dismiss for the summer
  • Help verify, clean, update and catalog machines
  • Work together with coordinator to define and streamline a process of adding each Apple device to the professional management software for tracking
  • Develop training materials to ensure that the work done during the summer continues

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person
  • Ideally, you would have access to a car, though this is not required. CRHI will reimburse interns for work-related mileage.
www.eccfnc.org
www.clearpointnc.org

Location and Service Area

Washington, North Carolina
Serving Beaufort (primary), Martin, Tyrrell, Washington and Hyde Counties

Organization Mission

Eastern Community Care Foundation vows to create opportunities, promote individual choice and change the lives of children and adults in rural areas by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn and work in their communities.

Position Description

  • Work with Program Director to assist in research to support efforts surrounding food inequities through county’s Healthy Eating Active Living (H.E.A.L.) collaborative
  • Support efforts to assist individuals living within community that are battling substance abuse disorders
  • Attend and participate in county and staff meetings to prepare strategies to provide community education
A Project of the McDowell Local Food Council (LFAC)
http://www.foothillsfoodhub.org

Location and Service Area

Marion, North Carolina
Serving McDowell County, with some connection with people in Rutherford and Burke Counties

Organization Mission

The McDowell County Local Food Advisory Council advocates for an equitable and economically viable local food system to strengthen our community.

Position Description

  • Participate in McDowell Local Food Advisory Council (LFAC) and Foothills Food Hub Committee meetings
  • Participate in and eventually coordinate biweekly MANNA food distribution events
  • Collect and enter all volunteer data
  • Connect with food pantries on distribution and needs and potentially assist in coordinating the move of the pantry food support area
  • Coordinate with the project’s social media coordinator to ensure events are shared and timelines communicated
  • Work with farmers and the farmer cooperative on cooler and freezer space availability – tracking usage and confirming farmers have access and identifying issues and areas for improvement
  • Work with project developer on transition from the temporary space to the new location
  • Depending on timing, work with project developer and Foothills Farm Cooperative representative to develop communication plan with farmers and potentially coordinate and conduct follow-up with farmers after food safety training
  • Attend various community meetings – building relationships in community (pantry leaders, recipients and support agencies) specifically around food insecurity efforts
  • Depending on interest, participate in community garden events
  • Attend community forums when possible, depending on their location and interest (evening events)

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Be able to work independently once a process has been established for a project
  • High comfort level with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word and Powerpoint specifically)
  • Comfortable working outdoors, potentially in gardens with community members
  • Already proficient or interested in learning to lead volunteer groups on various projects around food distribution
  • Comfortable with a dynamic workplan and multiple projects
  • Licensed driver preferred but not required

Read about last year’s Foothills Food Hub intern experience

https://www.freedomorg.org/

Location and Service Area

Princeville and Pinetops, North Carolina
Serving Edgecombe County

Organization Mission

To assist traditionally underserved communities and individual community members to discover their own freedoms and their limitless and collective power through historical preservation, economic development, education, community engagement and more.

Position Description

  • Research and write articles about historic Edgecombe County
    • Home of the first town chartered by Blacks in America
    • Known for its Black political power during the reconstruction era
  • Community engagement (virtual and in-person opportunities available)
  • Assist in special ongoing projects
  • Run errands as needed
  • Communicate with partners and local government leaders on behalf of organization

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • TBD

Read about last year’s Freedom Org intern experience!

www.kinstonteens.org

Location and Service Area

Kinston, North Carolina
Serving Lenoir County

Organization Mission

To empower young people through service, leadership and civic engagement.

Position Description

  • Develop an understanding of Kinston Teens, its mission and its partner organizations
  • Utilize relational organizing tools (textbanking, phonebanking) to share information about voter registration, civic engagement opportunities and community resources
  • Help host and organize meetings, workshops and training events; coordinating logistics, scheduling, managing guest lists, sending invitations, etc.
  • Work with communications team to create digital initiatives that educate audiences on the most pressing issues affecting youth and marginalized communities in Kinston and Lenoir County, and call them to action
  • Attend local government meetings (virtually) of the Kinston City Council, Lenoir County Commissioners and Lenoir County Board of Education; providing updates to Kinston Teens staff, membership and community about actions taken by these governing bodies or news pertinent to the organization’s work
  • Assist in various aspects of the organization’s community engagement including, but not limited to, clerical duties in the office; fielding general inquiries by phone or email and assisting with drafting official correspondence from the organization
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person
  • Must have a driver’s license and access to a car
www.menandwomenunited.org

Location and Service Area

Delco, North Carolina
Serving Columbus and Bladen Counties

Organization Mission

Empowering people and strengthening families through community cooperation.

Position Description

  • Assist with oversight of Youth Food Policy Council’s work with CC4S Collective
  • Work with staff and collaborative partner Communities Connected 4 Success (CC4S) with the goal of creating a multi-county non-profit organization which will address the social drivers of health in Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus and surrounding counties.
  • Coordinate outreach to Youth and families with CC4S Collective
  • Work closely with the youth-led Food Policy Council and staff in identifying policy issues, creating public speaking opportunities and advocating for youth as a CC4S partner.

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Must have grassroots organizing experience or a willingness to support grassroots projects
  • Computer and social media experience
  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Open-minded and willing to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of social drivers or social determinants of health
  • Knowledge of and interest in rural economic development
  • Experience working with youth and families

Desired skills:

  • Good listener
  •  Willingness to work alongside youth and families
  • Social media technology
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate meetings
  • Ability to work with a team

Read about last year’s Men and Women United intern experience

www.ncfield.org

Location and Service Area

Kinston, North Carolina
Serving Lenoir, Wayne, Pitt, Green and Duplin Counties

Organization Mission

NC FIELD works to fill service gaps in the farmworker community, raise awareness of the plight of the farmworker and empower farmworkers to pursue educational and economic opportunities beyond the fields.

Position Description

  • Develop social media content plans that are consistent with the organization’s brand identity
  • Create consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, improving customer engagement and promoting social media campaigns
  • Manage a high volume of daily social media posts.
  • Communicate with social media followers, including responding to queries in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage social influencer programs and attend social influencer events
  • Use analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Hootsuite Pro and Facebook Insights to monitor and evaluate social media presence and performance
  • Suggest pertinent recommendations to improve the social media marketing strategy for optimal results
  • Stay up to date on best practices and emerging trends in social media

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and thorough understanding of social media management and strategy
  • Experience using various analytics software
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Experience with creative applications such as Canva, Adobe Creative Suite and Hootsuite
  • Social media management experience, including planning and managing content for grassroots advocacy
  • Prefer experience with creating and editing video content
  • Bilingual in Spanish/bicultural familiarity with Latin culture
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation preferred.
https://preventyouthviolencenc.org/

Location and Service Area

Lumberton, North Carolina
Serving Robeson, Richmond, Scotland and Columbus Counties

Organization Mission

The North Carolina Youth Violence Prevention Center (NC-YVPC) supports the needs of youth and families by providing a seamless continuum of services to prevent future violence, support victims, and promote resiliency in coping with life stressors.

Position Description

  • Promote Robeson County to the community in a positive manner.
  • Work with the task force and the law enforcement community at large to decrease crime by developing, implementing and coordinating a variety of programs in the area of crime reduction
  • Maintain close communication with the Lumberton Police Department and the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Make professional public presentations (e.g., Neighborhood Watch meetings and community safety programs) throughout Robeson County to citizens, businesses, community leaders and the media
  • Work with Executive Director in the scheduling and planning of all data task force activities
  • Monitor quality and assurance to ensure all crime reduction and crime prevention programs and curricula being implemented in Robeson County are of the highest quality and fidelity is kept to each model

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person
  • Preferred: having a driver’s license and access to a car
www.oicone.org

Location and Service Area

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Serving Nash, Edgecombe, Northampton, Halifax and Wilson Counties

Organization Mission

We provide comprehensive employment, training, business and health services that strengthen opportunities for people in the communities we serve.

Position Description

  • Onboarding – process new employee paperwork, enter new hires into human resources information systems; enter I-9 and e-verify for compliance, conduct background and reference checks; complete NC New Hire Reporting
  • Assist with all data entry into HRIS which includes deductions, pay advances, etc.
  • Assist with recruitment – applicant tracking, scheduling interviews and maintenance of recruitment files
  • Review timekeeping for the organization daily and make corrections to timecards as needed
  • Ensure accuracy of data in timekeeping system
  • Monitor paid time off and time off requests on a daily/weekly basis and communicate with departmental supervisors/managers of all corrections as needed
  • File all personnel and human resources related documents in the employees’ personnel files
  • Stay educated on understanding compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Schedule interviews by contacting candidates
  • Keep log of all candidate interviews with status updates
  • Process terminations in HRIS
  • Perform related duties and special projects as assigned

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively under deadline pressure
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks and projects and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Computer literacy in word processing, email, internet and spreadsheets
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse groups of citizens, who may have conflicting interests and opinions
  • Driver’s license not required, but intern needs to provide own transportation to and from work. OIC can provide occasional assistance such as bus passes.

Read about last year’s OIC, Inc. intern experience!

https://penderunited.org/

Location and Service Area

Burgaw, North Carolina
Serving Pender and surrounding counties

Organization Mission

To educate, strengthen and empower under-served communities through digital community engagement, advocacy, and training.

Position Description

  • Assist with program development
  • Conduct digital marketing
  • Manage and implement technologies that engage communities
  • Assist with media production and distribution
  • Attend board and staff meetings

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person

https://www.projectmomentumnc.com/

Location and Service Area

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Serving Edgecombe, Nash and Wilson Counties

Organization Mission

Project Momentum’s mission is to address urgent and emergent health disparities in Edgecombe, Wilson and Nash counties by providing wholistic services without excuses.

Position Description:

  • Mandatory attendance at MAPSCorps training
  • Training youth mappers in virtual data collection
  • Providing daily oversight and leadership to high school students
  • Mentoring youth mappers in broad academic and workforce development skills
  • Collaborating daily with other community organization and UNC staff to guide youth mappers through the design, implementation and presentation of a research project
  • Coaching youth mappers on presentation and public speaking skills
  • Possible additional mapping/data collection duties outside of the time spent mapping with youth

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Be a team player
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality of records management
  • Be able to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Driver’s license not required. Project Momentum staff will provide transport to various community meetings.

www.preventyouthviolencenc.org

Location and Service Area

Lumberton, North Carolina
Serving Robeson County

Organization Mission

The North Carolina Youth Violence Prevention Center (NC-YVPC) supports the needs of youth and families by providing a seamless continuum of services to prevent future violence, support victims, and promote resiliency in coping with life stressors.

Position Description:

  • Attend Teen Court staff meetings at least once a week
  • Assist in the development of schedules and maintenance of Teen Court cases for follow-up on sanction compliance
  • Work independently on professional, technical or administration functions with responsibility for planning of work to attain assigned objectives
  • Follow established Teen Court goals and objectives
  • Assist in the coordination and monitoring of Teen Court defendants
  • Secure appropriate community service worksites through outreach and engagement efforts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work in-person
  • Must have a driver’s license and access to a car

https://rural-forward-nc.mailchimpsites.com/

Location and Service Area

Cary, North Carolina
Serving Burke, McDowell, Rockingham, Edgecombe, Nash, Halifax, Beaufort, Robeson, Bladen and Columbus Counties

Organization Mission

To build capacity and develop resources that amplify the impact of rural leaders, organizations, and coalitions.

Position Description:

  • Assisting with planning, coordinating, facilitating and notetaking for coalition and community partner meetings and events
  • Drafting logic models, asset maps, project management tools and other informational documents
  • Researching and summarizing public policy and programs, and developing data snapshots for issue papers, factsheets, talking points, etc.
  • Interviewing and drafting profiles of key leaders
  • Supporting policy change efforts
  • Attending meetings convened by partner organizations
  • Monitoring news outlets for relevant articles and compiling for distribution
  • Monitoring and contributing to Rural Forward NC’s social media outlets

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Ability to work remotely
  • If COVID-19 guidance changes, intern may be required to undertake some travel within North Carolina

https://www.wash-away.org/

Location and Service Area

New Bern, North Carolina
Serving Craven County

Organization Mission

To provide economic opportunities to community members with high barriers to employment through our transitional housing, on-the-job training and entrepreneurship programs.

Position Description:

  • Under supervision of the Executive Director, the intern will be trained to do intake and referrals and provide logistics coordination between referring agencies
  • Participate in Catalyst Kitchen consultation meetings and work closely with WAU on implementation throughout duration of internship
  • Assist with updating social media accounts
  • Assist with advertising and outreach for community events (i.e., expungement clinics) as needed and COVID-19 permitting
  • Conduct grants research (and other non-grant fundraising) and timeline creation; funder cultivation for transitional housing and related projects and grant writing
  • Develop pitch video and slide deck for WAU to submit to pitch competitions and use in outreach and funder cultivation
  • Develop and administer one online crowdfunding campaign
  • Update digital file management system
  • Refine volunteer recruitment and management system
  • If time allows, work closely with WAU and Craven County Community College to recruit and hire a Culinary and Hospitality Instructor for new culinary workforce development program.
  • Participate in professional development trainings as desired and relevant (i.e., board trainings, grantwriting workshops, etc.)

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • Having a valid driver’s license
  • If you do not have access to a car, accommodations can be made.
www.whda.org
www.harbordistrictmarket.org

Location and Service Area

Washington, NC
Serving Beaufort County

Organization Mission

WHDA: The mission of Washington Harbor District Alliance is to serve as a facilitator and catalyst to renew, restore, rebuild, and revitalize the downtown business district, improve economic conditions, encourage tourism, and preserve historical buildings and their significance.

Harbor District Market: The mission of the Harbor District Market  is to support local producers and artisans, provide fresh healthy food and local crafts to consumers of all income levels, educate the public about local sourcing and nutrition, and build an all-inclusive community around locally sourced food and other products.

Position Description

  • Work closely with Executive Director on marketing campaigns to encourage visitors and locals to come to downtown Washington, specifically with a new branding campaign including website updates (content only), blogs and social media
  • Work closely with Executive Director in creating resources for businesses to grow such as website, Google and social media reviews with suggestions on improvement opportunities
  • Develop and implement a project designed to grow WHDA’s outreach to business owners and visitors to Washington

Site-Specific Qualifications

  • TBD

 

To learn more about the SECU Public Fellows Internship program at 14 UNC System campuses, visit the SECU Foundation website.

If you have questions about the SECU Public Fellows Internship program at UNC-Chapel Hill, you can email Margaret Barrett or call 919-843-7567.