Convenings and Events Intern (August 2022 – May 2023)

Convenings and Events Intern (August 2022 – May 2023)

Position: Convenings and Events Intern (August 2022 – May 2023)
Department: Human Network Design
Reports to: Strategy Director, Partnerships
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Duration: 2022-2023 Academic Year, August 22, 2022 – May 5, 2023
Compensation: $16-$19 per hour for student enrolled in an undergraduate program
$18-$22 per hour for students enrolled in a graduate program or a recent graduate
Schedule: 15 hours weekly required, maximum of 20 hours weekly. Prefer candidates who are willing to work 3-4 days per week. Schedule can be negotiated with supervisor.


The candidate provides hospitality and event management, logistical support, and assistance for a select number of in-person and hybrid convenings. Work in this area is hands-on, demanding, and fast paced. The ability to work collaboratively across the organization and as a member of the Human Network Design team is vital for success in this position.

Related knowledge, skills, and abilities include:

  • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills to interact effectively with staff, grantees, vendors, and contractors
  • High degree of diplomacy, tact, and professionalism, including excellent phone etiquette
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills including grammar, spelling, and writing capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong ability to remain flexible, multi-task, set priorities, triage work, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be a contributing part of an organizational culture that embraces teamwork


  • Enrolled undergraduate or graduate student, or a recent graduate; we will also consider an equivalent combination of work and learning experience.


  • Stable access to high-speed internet
  • Ability to use technology effectively, including event planning registration platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to advancing racial equity
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Preference given to currently enrolled or recent graduate of an associate’s degree program in hospitality, event planning, hotel management or related field
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work in the Indianapolis area

Applicants should send the following to the e-mail address below:

  1. a letter of interest
  2. a resume outlining experience relevant to the position

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis; posting will close on July 15, 2022.

Susan D. Johnson
Director, Operations and Grants Administration
Equal Opportunity Employer