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Internships

About Internships

Our internship program is designed to give each individual a diverse and rewarding experience while working towards fulfilling our mission.

About Our Internship Opportunities

Our internship program is designed to give each individual a diverse and rewarding experience while working towards fulfilling our mission. Internships provide individuals with hands-on learning opportunities while allowing them to grow and succeed. Although all internships are unpaid, students interested in a career in the non-profit sector will find a wealth of experience by working with the Make-A-Wish San Diego office.

Application Process

We are always looking for bright individuals with a passion for our mission. In order to best serve our community, we require all applicants to go through an assessment before becoming an active part of our company. This includes a completed application, resume, and cover letter and a potential interview. Upon reviewing your application, we may contact you for next steps. Please note, our needs vary at any given time and unfortunately not all applicants will be contacted.

 Applications will be accepted and reviewed during the following periods:
   Internship Period Applications Due 
 SUMMER  May 1st - August 31st

April 15th 
 FALL September 1st - December 31st
 
August 15th  
 SPRING January 1st - April 30th

December 15th
 *Additional seasonal opportunities may become available throughout the year.

If we find you a good fit for an open position, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Internship Opportunities

Whether it is working in the Development Department to support fundraising and stewardship initiatives or assisting the Wish Department with the coordination of wish experiences and volunteers, interns receive hands-on experience as they support mission delivery.

Below is a list of internship positions that may be available at any given time:

DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Special Events Intern

Marketing/Communications Intern

Development Department Intern

WISH DEPARTMENT

Wish Department Intern

Wish Assist Intern

Volunteer Intern

*Additional seasonal positions may become available throughout the year.

Although we are always looking for bright individuals with a passion for our mission, our internship needs change periodically. We ask that all candidates fill out completed applications to help us determine the best fit for our current need(s).

We are currently accepting applications for Summer Interns.

Application Process

All prospective interns must complete an assessment before being considered for an internship with Make-A-Wish San Diego including an application, cover letter & resume.

Click to access the following documents:

Internship Information

Internship Application


Completed Applications can be sent to:

MAIL
Make-A-Wish San Diego
Attn: Internships
2440 Hotel Circle North #200
San Diego, CA 92108

Or EMAIL to

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Jenna Martin

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Make-A-Wish® San Diego
2440 Hotel Circle North
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92108
(858) 707-9474