Internship Opportunity: Communications

This is an in-depth internship opportunity to help plan and execute vital communications activities for the Colorado River Alliance. The river is our community’s heart and soul, and this position is a great opportunity to ensure its vitality. The qualified candidate will assist CRA staff in a variety of activities focused on nonprofit communications. Our interns gain comprehensive training, professional development consultations with staff, and networking and resume-building opportunities.

How To Apply

Applications for Spring 2022 are now open. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with any information on course requirements and your availability with application to

Location: Currently, a remote internship.

Hours: Flexible between business hours. Minimum commitment of 12 hours/week. A few evening and weekend hours may be required for events or other activities. February 1 – May 20 (flexible).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and executing communications, including:
  • Social Media
  • Press Releases
  • E-marketing
  • Fundraising Appeals
  • Web Copy/Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Also assist with database entry and other tasks as needed


  • Be working on or have completed a bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Solid teamwork skills and ability to work solo
  • Experience with Wordpress and graphic design skills a plus

Skills you’ll develop:

  • Nonprofit Communications
  • Project development
  • Media relations

Reports to: Director of Outreach & Operations