Events Internship
(June – Sept.)

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 an Events Intern who shares our values and believes in our mission to join our team and contribute to our vision for a better future. This full-time, in-person internship runs from June till August and switches to part-time for the month of September.

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 summer internship position, however the exact start and ends dates are flexible.

What Will You Do?

As an Event intern, you’ll work closely with our Director of Operations and will play a vital role in planning and executing a diverse range of events, from internal meetings to high-profile occasions with various event-related tasks, ensuring seamless operation.

From managing multiple responsibilities and delivering exceptional service, you’ll play a critical role in shaping our entrepreneurial ecosystem and amplifying our impact.

  • Collaborate with the team to develop event concepts, themes, and unique experiences.
  • Manage projects related to Halcyon Homecoming in September and ancillary events leading up to the Social Impact Conference.
  • Coordinate all aspects of event preparation, execution, and wrap-up, including vendor research and negotiation, space appearance, inventory tracking, update event documents and databases, and small donor/VIP event assistance.

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?

  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and the capacity to work effectively under pressure.
  • High accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong computer competency including Microsoft Office and strong Excel skills
  • 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, while adapting to changing circumstances and pitching 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.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

How Can You Apply?

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to David Corson, Vice President, Operations at with the subject line “Events Internship.” To learn more about Halcyon, click here.