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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.

Know Before You Apply

The start date for the summer internships typically will be no sooner than 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 $4,570 (before taxes and other deductions).

Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill during the spring semester of 2023, academically eligible and planning to return for the fall semester of 2023 and have an expected graduation date no earlier than December 2023.
  • Be committed to enrolling in a one-hour credit virtual summer school course, at no cost to you.
  • 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.
  • Be able to work a minimum of 300 hours over the summer, not including the one-credit-hour course.
  • Depending on the needs of the placement site, be able and willing to work some evening and weekend hours.
  • 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.
  • Be committed to understanding and completing all internship requirements, including the memorandum of understanding (MOU), progress reports and final reports.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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, are due by February 12, 2023. We will review applications and invite selected candidates for interviews to take place in late February or early March. The 2023 cohort of SECU Public Fellows Interns will be notified by 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 2023, in collaboration with Rural Forward NC, Carolina partnered with 20 unique internship placement sites in communities throughout rural North Carolina. Before beginning your application, please closely review the qualifications for the specific internship site(s) for which you plan to apply. Descriptions of the 20 positions are below.

To learn about the 2022 SECU Public Fellows and their work, check out our stories page. More information about the 2023 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
  • Assist in the implementation of county recreation department
  • Assess recreation needs of municipalities
  • Research recreation policies and advocacy for rural communities
  • Present at the ABC2 Board of Directors meeting in July 2022
  • 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 voucher referrals through NCCare360
  • Coordinate and track vouchers redeemed by farmers markets and independent retail stores and ensure prompt reimbursement
  • Assist with program evaluation
  • Record and analyze data acquired during the fruit and vegetable prescription program through surveys and stakeholder interviews
  • 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 training that relates to job responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned (e.g. social media promotion, farmers market assistance, food council attendance)

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.amexcannc.org
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

  • The intern has the option to choose a program they would like to work for and the role they would be responsible for such as Advocacy & Civic Engagement Coordinator, Education Coordinator, Health Coordinator, or Communications Coordinator
  • 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
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

 

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Location and Service Area

Bolivia, North Carolina
Serving Brunswick, Columbus and Pender Counties

Position Description

  • Learn about the operation of a nonprofit by assisting with building a 1-3 year strategic and/or work plans for multiple small and start-up nonprofits
  • Build a database of partners, resources and agencies for the counties
  • Assist the program manager by using the evaluation process to ensure programs are serving the community well and producing the impact intended by taking existing evaluation plans and applying them objectively to programs and projects
  • Work with the existing local housing coalitions to engage the community in design and development of small homes, (granny flats) for existing neighborhoods.
  • Assist with facilitation, research and meeting logistics in relation to affordable housing development
  • Attend meetings with/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
https://www.oxfordnc.org/

Location and Service Area

Oxford, North Carolina
Serving Granville County

Position Description

  • Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
  • Design flyers, graphics and other marketing material for major events
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions and venues for
    marketing and communications
  • Assist with planning and implementing special events and programs within the community
  • Assist with onsite set-up and management of events
  • Maintain professional level of confidentiality concerning matters of sensitive and official nature
  • Maintain the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of the City by assuring all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved
  • Cooperate with co-workers professionally to accomplish work efficiently and effectively
  • Have regular and predictable attendance
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

http://www.efwm.org 

Location and Service Area

Dunn, North Carolina
Serving Sampson, Duplin, Harnett and Johnston Counties

Organization Mission

Episcopal Farmworker Ministry responds to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of farmworkers and actively supports opportunities for them to become self-directive.

Position Description

  • Create community education materials and help plan community education workshops (virtual and/or in person), i.e., disaster preparedness, etc.
  • Help coordinate and/or participate in community advocacy projects/events
  • Help plan and/or participate in community outreach events
  • Assist in immigration case management
  • Assist paralegal with immigration cases under direct supervision
  • Support newly formed immigrant women’s cooperative
  • Provide direct services to immigrant families and farmworkers
  • Answer and return phone calls to community members
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings and coalition meetings
  • Participate in weekly check-ins with supervisor
  • Conduct community outreach to farmworkers and immigrant community
  • Be a native or advanced Spanish speaker (fluent in written and oral communications)
  • Conduct other administrative tasks as needed
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 with substance abuse disorders
  • Attend and participate in county and staff meetings to prepare strategies to provide community education
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
  • 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, 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 intern location and interest (evening events)
  • Be comfortable with online software, such as Microsoft office products

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 work-plan 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 Black individuals 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

Read about 2020’s Freedom Org intern experience!

www.jmpro.tv

Location and Service Area

Arden, North Carolina
Serving Buncombe, Henderson and Haywood Counties

Position Description

  • Conduct interviews and provide Spanish-language reporting in the community in Spanish
  • Host radio programs
  • Provide reporting for community events
  • Interview community leaders and members
  • Communicate with staff members and work with them to develop ideas
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 (text banking, phone banking) to share information about 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
  • Complete long-term project as assigned
  • 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 rural 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
  • Research the Healthy Opportunities pilot initiative to suggest possible programmatic changes
  • Work with the Healthy Opportunities Grant
  • Work with Vacation Vittles program

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 2020’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
  • Spend significant time with staff, gathering stories and discussing options and communications goals
  • Look at photo documentation from past projects and perform interviews in order to help create a relevant communications plan
  • Collaborate with the communications team to execute social media strategy
  • Coordinate with other departments to understand organization reputation and promote brand identity
  • Review the feed for social media platforms
  • May oversee content scheduling on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp
  • Create engaging material
  • Take and edit pictures/videos, in collaboration with staff
  • Post stories
  • Respond to comments

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://nc-yvpc.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
  • 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
  • Provide program assistance to the Colors of Life summer camp series

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 employees’ personnel files
  • Stay educated on understanding compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Schedule interviews by contacting candidates
  • Keep a 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 2020’s OIC, Inc. intern experience!

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.

https://www.ncdps.gov/juvenile-justice/service-directory/teen-court-robeson-county-teen-court 

 

Location and Service Area

Lumberton, North Carolina
Serving Robeson County

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

www.vecinos.org

Location and Service Area

Cullowhee, North Carolina
Serving Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Swain, Macon, Jackson, Transylvania, and Haywood Counties

Organization Mission

To provide culturally-appropriate health and wellness services for the uninsured, low-income Latinx community. 

Position Description:

  • Assist in the execution of the organizational communication plan, focusing specifically on social media and online blogs
  • Promote the activities of Vecinos with the goal of increasing donor engagement, visibility of Vecinos and patient interaction via social media
  • Attend Board of Director’s Marketing Committee meetings
  • Complete a final product of a draft social media calendar focused on fundraising
  • Assist in donor management, including donor tracking and acknowledgement
  • Complete a final product draft donor engagement plan to recognize donor levels (e.g.: gold, silver, bronze)
  • Assist in formalizing at least three policies and procedures (e.g., employee recruitment practices)
  • Attend staff meetings to learn about the culture of Vecinos
  • Complete a final product draft merit-based employee recognition plan
  • Work with Executive Director on a weekly basis to create the listed final products and all other deliverables
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

 

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.