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Summer Intern: Power of Two Program

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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  • Seeking a proactive, detail-oriented intern with excellent communication skills and experience in creating content and trainings. Must be comfortable with technology, engaging with volunteers, and interacting professionally with stakeholders. Prioritization, deadline management, and social media proficiency required. Background in biology or health-related field preferred.
  • The Summer Intern for the Power of Two Program at Crohn's & Colitis Foundation will be responsible for enhancing and growing the program, monitoring peer-to-peer connections, collecting user feedback, updating volunteer training, creating communication assets, responding to inquiries, and adjusting social media strategy.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & Strategy, Media & Journalism•New York


  • The Foundation has an exciting opportunity available for an intern to support the Education, Support and Advocacy team to enhance and grow the Power of Two peer to peer connection program, offering patients and caregivers support as they navigate the IBD journey. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in no-profit management, public health, social sciences, web-based/application development and user experience.
  • The intern will report into the Associate Vice President of Patient Education and Support, and work closely the Education Support and Advocacy team. S/he will be responsible for assisting in the development of a comprehensive training program, and ensuring connections and communications occur systematically through the Power of Two platform to ensure mentors provide support to mentees. This intern will also strategize in streamlining the platform for an optimal user experience and creating a content library of social posts that can be utilized for promotion of the program.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be pro-active, self-directed, detail-oriented and organized
  • Must feel comfortable with exploring technological platforms
  • Comfortable engaging and communicating with volunteers
  • Past experience in creating trainings, and content
  • Ability to interact professionally with multiple and diverse cross-functional stakeholders e.g., Foundation staff, patients, caregivers, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines (with supervision).
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram
  • A background in biology or health-related field is preferred

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy
Media & Journalism


  • Proactively monitor Power of Two platform and make and implement recommendations to enhance and grow the program including mentor growth, outcomes measurement, etc.
  • Conduct daily reviews of the peer-to-peer connections within the Power of Two platform and follow up to ensure user needs are met
  • Collect patient and user feedback through analysis of survey results, and input from volunteer groups within the Foundation
  • Work with Associate VP of Patient Education and Support to update and enhance training of Power of Two mentor volunteers.
  • Create communication messages and assets that can be used by all Foundation staff to promote the Power of Two program via social media and other internal communications.
  • Respond to inquiries sent through the Power of Two email inbox, with support from IBD Help Center, and Education, Support and Advocacy team
  • Participate (with supervisor) on vendor related maintenance calls and adjust social media strategy accordingly


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York