Intern with 826 MSP


We’d love to have you aboard!

As an intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly with students and staff, oversee volunteers, sharpen your writing and editing skills, wow us with your social media finesse, and gain foundational experience in a nonprofit setting (youth programming, administration and development, event planning, fundraising, and more).


Education Intern

Work directly with students in our creative writing programs and gain behind-the-scenes experience in creative education and nonprofit operations.

Learn more about the education internship and apply here with your resume and cover letter.

Communications & Development Intern

Gain essential hands-on experience in nonprofit communications, marketing, grantwriting, fundraising, and event planning.

Learn more about the communications & development internship and apply by sending your resume and cover letter to

If you've already signed up for a Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trip, check out this preparation document so you know what to expect.

If you've already come to a field trip, scroll through the document for suggestions on follow-up activities with your new books!

Internship Expectations

  1. Interns are required to work 6 to 10 hours per week. Internships are unpaid. However, they may be eligible for college credit through your university.

  2. Work independently to meet deadlines while maintaining flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and situations.

  3. Take direction from others and offer your own ideas and recommendations.

  4. Ask for help, support, and resources when needed, and speak up early when deadlines can't be met or projects aren't completed.

  5. Contribute your own brand of humor and originality to 826 MSP’s volunteer spirit. Help us create a creative, positive working experience!