An Awesome Internship

How often do you get to include the word ‘awesome‘ on your resume? Here is your chance! We’re looking for a passionate, organized, independent and innovative individual to join us this fall as the Awesome (Marketing and Events) Intern.

Here’s what we can offer:

  • A unique experience to work with an entrepreneurial group of individuals to help make Pittsburgh better $1000 at a time
  • Practical work experience in the marketing/communications/events field
  • The chance to participate in monthly Awesome Pittsburgh Board meetings
  • An opportunity to attend award celebrations where you can network professionally with awesome people
  • These words on your resume: Awesome Intern

Here’s what we will need you to do:

  • Find creative ways to use social media, traditional media, professional networks and other outlets to encourage applicants and promote awardees
  • Write and distribute news releases that make reporters and bloggers say, “wow, that’s awesome”
  • Create and maintain databases of media contacts, community organizations and outreach outlets
  • Develop strategies for spreading awesomeness throughout Pittsburgh via speaking engagements, networking opportunities, community partnerships, etc
  • Plan quarterly award celebrations (Awesome Parties!)

Some nuts and bolts info:

  • The internship is based on 5 – 10 hours a week. Most of the work will be done virtually – we have no brick and mortar office.
  • The internship is unpaid. But — we can’t stress this enough — your resume will say “Awesome Intern”
  • The internship will start in October 2012.

To learn more about Awesome Pittsburgh, visit To apply, send us an email to
say why you’d be an Awesome Intern and be sure to attach your resume