Available Internships


Resilience Communications and Education Specialist”

Description: This opportunity has two main components:

1) Communications

  •  Manages production, output and improvement of a variety of communications and education materials related to the mission and goals of Athens’ Own.
  •  Documents and reflects on activities, with an emphasis on: analyzing and increasing efficiency, development of systems, building educational modules
  •  Attempts to maximize the use of every action in attempt to achieve the greatest benefit from the smallest amount of energy, and continually improve the systems in place. This “maximization of actions” includes personal reflective documents, creativity, actions as a member of the team, and enhancing educational opportunities for student interns.

2) Production

  • Learn and perform all physical product related duties. Once learned thoroughly, said communications and education specialist will also review all applicable documents and update as needed.


Specific task which may be undertaken and/or managed by the “Resilience Communications and Education Specialist”

  • Creating and managing website design and content,
  • Drafting formal business communications to relevant contacts,
  • Placing and receiving business calls in a professional and appropriate manner
  • Developing and maintaining important contacts/ networking opportunities such as OU faculty
  • Developing public/private informational materials such as newsletters, flyers, etc,
  • Creates specific communications- internship postings, surveys, press releases, etc
  • Creates documentation for internal use/ team informational purposes
  • Organizes events and all planning/communications involved in event planning
  • Organizes, leads, and focuses actions of communications teams and teams of teams (when available) in above areas.
  • If no previous records of one’s position exists, by actions in this job, create a documented framework or “path” for the next person to follow, including a description of one’s own job. This will minimize the amount of “orientation” time needed for the following person, which in turn improves the systems in use. If previous job did exist: through actions and reflections, expand, edit and enhance previously created description, as duties develop, change, and/or evolve.

Desired Skills: Essential Talents of a “Resilience Communications and Education Specialist”

  • Professional Research, Writing, Editing, and Proofreading
  • MS Word Excel Access, WordPress Design, Adobe Illustrator Dreamweaver Photoshop
  • Self-confident, Adaptable, and Dynamic Change Agent
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Highly Organized & Strong Analytical Abilities
  • Integrity and Ethical Leadership
  • Experiential and Lifelong Learning
  • Heart of Service
  • Critical, Creative, Innovative, Holistic, Visionary, Multi-Generational, and Systems Thinking
  • Networking





Although we have opportunities available for nearly every field of study, we are currently looking for interns in the following fields:

(But don’t hesitate to apply if you do not fit into one of these categories, we have something for everyone)

– Marketing

– Business

– Graphics

– Video/Audio Editing

– History

– Public Advocacy

– Economics

– Environmental Studies

– Communications

– IT/ Web design

– Engineering

– Education