Communications Internship
(Summer 2024)

Halcyon, a nonprofit since 2017, accelerates the impact-driven future of business through fellowship programs for early-stage social entrepreneurs, aiming to shape a more inclusive, impact-oriented business landscape. Since our inception, we've closely collaborated with entrepreneurs, identifying their needs and forging partnerships as we continue to drive forward our mission of creating a more inclusive, impactful world. Our signature fellowships equip entrepreneurs with tools and relationships for scalable, lasting impact while fostering collaboration and understanding of their ecosystems. We're not just an organization; we're a catalyst for change, a beacon of innovation, and a vibrant community of dreamers and doers.

What Are We Looking For?

We’re actively seeking a Communications Intern who shares our values and believes in our mission to join our team and contribute to our vision for a better future.

This internship is eligible for academic credit and offers undergraduate and graduate students a chance to merge practical, professional experience with their academic growth. You must be able to receive college credit for your internship experience to be eligible for this position. This is a full-time, in-person summer internship position, however the exact start and ends dates are flexible.

What Will You Do?

As a Communications Intern, you’ll work closely with our Director of Communications and collaborate with the entire Halcyon team to support our digital communications channels and fundraising efforts.

From writing engaging content and crafting compelling messages to promoting our brand and fostering community engagement, you’ll play a critical role in shaping our narrative and amplifying our impact.

  • Support writing creative content for social media and email communications as well as print marketing materials, one-pagers, and website language and maintenance.
  • Assist in the coordination of Halcyon’s email communications program, drafting and building emails, and monitoring email performance analytics.
  • Contribute to crafting messaging in support of Halcyon’s brand, particularly tied to new initiatives and storytelling on behalf of Halcyon fellows to our key audience.

Additionally, as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary with a high-profile Social Impact Conference, you’ll be a supporter in making this event a success.

What Skills Will Make You Successful at Halcyon?

  • Experience with social media along with research, performance analytics and reporting the effectiveness of communication strategies.
  • Passion for finding innovative solutions with the ability to articulate ideas creatively.
  • High accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent written skills.
  • Strong computer competency including Microsoft Office, basic graphic design (i.e. Canva) and video editing abilities.
  • Capable of collaborating effectively in team settings and autonomously accomplishing shared goals.
  • Comfortable engaging with diverse stakeholders (donors, sponsors, colleagues, and the press) and adept at problem-solving to recommend effective solutions.
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities and deadlines and to pitch in where needed.
  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced, dynamic, start-up environment and be able to maintain a good sense of humor.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings to meet program requirements.
  • Up to 10% local travel may be required.

How Can You Apply?

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Coby Jones, Director of Communications at with the subject line “Communications Internship.” To learn more about Halcyon, click here.