Job Opportunities

At Susan G. Komen Michigan, we know that every employee, intern and volunteer plays a role in furthering our promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever. That’s why we’ve worked so hard to create a workplace that attracts and retains a diverse group of passionate, committed and talented individuals. For us, it’s not just about making a living. It’s about making a difference.

Current Openings

To inquire about current internship opportunities, please email us at info@komenmichigan.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!

    Title: Community Events Intern
    Reports To: Alicia Brink, Community Events Coordinator
    Status: Intern (12-20 hours per week)
    Pay Rate: 
    Unpaid
    Location: 
    Mid-Michigan (Lansing Office)

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Assist with Komen national fundraising programs including, but not limited to, Yoplait’s “Save Lids to Save Lives” program, Wacoal Fit for the Cure®, Rally for the Cure®, etc.
    • Discovering and following up on sales leads.
    • Communicate with current and future events to assist with planning and follow-up.
    • Communicate with past and future donors via phone calls, e-mail campaigns and mailings.
    • Research potential Third Party, corporate sponsors and partners.
    • Create social media content as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Qualifications
    • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
    • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate.
    • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Flexible scheduling preferred.
    • Strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel).
    • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a College or University.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to local events.

    Other
    • Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
    • Candidate may need to use their personal computer.
    • Candidate may be subject to a criminal background check.

    Benefits
    • Opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector or health field
    • “Hands-on” environment with individuals who respond to critical community issues.
    • Develop above-entry-level skills.

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Alicia Brink at abrink@komenmichigan.org. Include the title of the position in your subject line.

    Title: Community Events Intern
    Reports To: Alicia Brink, Community Events Coordinator
    Status: Intern (12-20 hours per week)
    Pay Rate: 
    Unpaid
    Location: 
    West Michigan (Grand Rapids Office)

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Assist with Komen national fundraising programs including, but not limited to, Yoplait’s “Save Lids to Save Lives” program, Wacoal Fit for the Cure®, Rally for the Cure®, etc.
    • Discovering and following up on sales leads.
    • Communicate with current and future events to assist with planning and follow-up.
    • Communicate with past and future donors via phone calls, e-mail campaigns and mailings.
    • Research potential Third Party, corporate sponsors and partners.
    • Create social media content as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Qualifications
    • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
    • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate.
    • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Flexible scheduling preferred.
    • Strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel).
    • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a College or University.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to local events.

    Other
    • Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
    • Candidate may need to use their personal computer.
    • Candidate may be subject to a criminal background check.

    Benefits
    • Opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector or health field
    • “Hands-on” environment with individuals who respond to critical community issues.
    • Develop above-entry-level skills.

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Alicia Brink at abrink@komenmichigan.org. Include the title of the position in your subject line.

    Title: Development Intern
    Reports To:
    Katie Hess, Development Director, and Alicia Brink, Community Events Coordinator
    Status: Intern (12-20 hours per week)
    Pay Rate: 
    Unpaid
    Location: 
    Southwest Michigan (Kalamazoo Office)

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Assist with Komen national fundraising programs including, but not limited to, Yoplait’s “Save Lids to Save Lives” program, Wacoal Fit for the Cure®, Rally for the Cure®, etc.
    • Discovering and following up on sales leads.
    • Communicate with current and future events to assist with planning and follow-up.
    • Communicate with past and future donors via phone calls, e-mail campaigns and mailings.
    • Research potential Third Party, corporate sponsors and partners.
    • Create social media content as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Qualifications
    • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
    • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate.
    • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Flexible scheduling preferred.
    • Strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel).
    • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a College or University.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to local events.

    Other
    • Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
    • Candidate may need to use their personal computer.
    • Candidate may be subject to a criminal background check.

    Benefits
    • Opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector or health field
    • “Hands-on” environment with individuals who respond to critical community issues.
    • Develop above-entry-level skills.

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to both Katie Hess and Alicia Brink at khess@komenmichigan.org and abrink@komenmichigan.org. Include the title of the position in your subject line.