Komen Michigan Intern


Komen Michigan Intern

Experience Information

Employer: Susan G. Komen
Job Title: Events Intern
Major: Advertising & Public Relations
Received Credit: Yes
Paid: No
Abroad: No

Description of the Organization

Susan G. Komen is nonprofit that supports women suffering from breast cancer, and supports the research of of the disease. The Michigan office currently has 5 employees and runs all Komen Michigan operations for central and west Michigan.

Description of the Tasks/Projects Completed

I created an email template for current and future events. If they need to send an email to the public they can select a template and send the email from there. Complete press releases for Komen Michigan events. I was supposed to attend some events, but the coronavirus happened.

Skills/Knowledge Gained Through The Experience

How to create an email templates. How to write a succinct press releases.

Favorite Part of the Experience

I liked working in the offices between Lansing and Grand Rapids. I liked the people and learning from supervisors that cared about what I was learning.

How the Experience Influenced Future Career Goals

I now know that I don't think working for nonprofits are for me, but I have respect for people who work there. They do a lot of amazing work.

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