826 Boston hires a group of enthusiastic, dedicated, and versatile interns for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Interns will work individually and collectively with each other, our staff and service members, and a large group of volunteers.

Applicants for internships should submit a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to the Volunteer Manager. In lieu of the letters of recommendations, references have the option of submitting our online recommendation form. Please indicate the internship you’re applying for in the subject line. Position descriptions are listed below.

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Interns commit to 16 hours per week of unpaid work for a minimum of four months. Interns participate in all aspects of 826 Boston programming, support the 826 Boston staff in administrative tasks, outreach projects, and events. Named one of GOOD magazine’s “30 Places We Want to Work,” 826 Boston is a vibrant work environment, bustling with staff, interns, students, and volunteers.

This is an opportunity to design, write, or teach in a professional environment, work with youth, get experience in creative arts education, learn about the day-to-day operations of a small non-profit, and join the network of national 826 chapters, while building job skills, advancing your resume, and acquiring excellent references. Applicants must be over the age of 18 but need not be currently enrolled in an academic program.

Recruitment for summer internships has begun. More positions will be posted soon. Right now, the following internships are available:

Development Internship
Join 826 Boston’s Development Team, supporting staff in raising money, forming partnerships, retail operation, and assisting in the reporting/data/research that keeps an organization healthy.
Marketing Internship
Join 826 Boston’s Development Team, supporting staff in spreading awareness of the organization, cultivating a positive brand for the organization, and helping raise money through the whimsical 826 Boston store.
Volunteer Engagement Internship
Join 826 Boston’s Volunteer Program Team, supporting staff in volunteer coordination, recruitment, evaluation, and training.
After-School Planning and Operations Internship
Gain experience in curriculum and evaluation of after-school programs. Support the young writers of 826 Boston who are publishing their work with events that showcase their talent.
Supporting staff in developing the curriculum and corresponding measures of success for an intensive one-week College Essay Academy serving 45-50 Boston Public Schools students at the end of July. Interns will recruit students and help lead small-group workshops.
Join 826 Boston’s In-School Program Team, supporting staff in program development for the upcoming school year in the Writers’ Rooms. Interns will assist with research regarding the early stages of upcoming book projects and other exciting fall programs.