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Internship Opportunities


The internship program is designed for current undergraduate students with the goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience. The goal of the Make-A-Wish New Mexico internship is to help the intern gain skills and experiences such as the ability to organize work, communication skills, project management, and an understanding of a federated non-profit organization.

Make-A-Wish® New Mexico Internship

Our Mission: 
The mission of Make-A-Wish® is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Primary Tasks:
     • Support Make-A-Wish New Mexico by conducting outreach phone calls and emails to assist in soliciting donations. 
     • Create Wish stories for publications such as Social Media, Newsletter, and Website. 
     • Walk families through airport send-offs as needed 
     • Maintain donor database and volunteer database 
     • Assist in Kids for Wish Kids program as needed 
     • Enhancement Shopping 
     • Dropping off Materials for events 
     • Send out mailings
     • Create a monthly E-Newsletter
     • Apply for Grants 
     • Administrative tasks as needed 

Applicants will be selected for an interview based on information provided in their cover letter and resume. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience; excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing. Experience with events and/or campaigns preferred (as volunteer, committee member, etc.).  This position requires the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information that will be obtained in the daily interactions; ability to work at a fast pace; proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook, and internet research tools; detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects; some volunteer experience preferred, although not required; and very strong sense of customer experience. Must have your own transportation. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume indicating the following:
     • Interest in Make-A-Wish and the non-profit sector 
     • Academic and career goals
     • Skills, experience, or coursework relevant to the internship program
     • Employment/Volunteer history

This position is a minimum 2 days a week position, 10 hours per week at the New Mexico Chapter in Albuquerque, NM, from May 22nd through August 18th.

Application Deadline:
For immediate consideration, submit resume and cover letter in Word format to:

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Make-A-Wish® New Mexico, Inc.
7400 Tiburon Dr. NE
Suite A1
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 888-9474