SourceAmerica® Begins 2014 Summer Internship Program

Program Provides Unique Opportunity to Learn Nonprofit Organization Operations and Awareness of the Disability Community and Community-Based Nonprofits

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Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014

Today SourceAmerica, the national leader in creating job opportunities for people with significant disabilities, began accepting applications for its paid summer internship program, which takes place from June 2 through August 29.

SourceAmerica’s internship program, established in 2009, provides interested college students a full-time opportunity to experience a complex and dynamic nonprofit organization. Interns will work on projects focused on federal contracting, customer service, project management, grassroots activities, and general nonprofit management. This program provides a unique opportunity to learn nonprofit organization operations and interns are offered placements in multiple departments and regions.

The programs objectives include:

  •     First-hand knowledge of the federally established national nonprofit community and its leadership.
  •     Career-related work experience in the nonprofit arena.
  •     Exposure to a wide range of public sector endeavors.
  •     Awareness of the disability community and community-based nonprofits.

The deadline for applying for the summer internship is April 28. Personal interviews will be conducted May 1-9, and selected candidates will be notified of their acceptance into the program May 16.

College juniors and seniors currently enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program, and graduate students enrolled in an accredited Master’s program should apply at http://www.SourceAmerica.org by submitting an online application, current resume, and an official college transcript including the spring 2014 semester. Interns will earn hourly pay commensurate with their experience

Established in 1974, SourceAmerica is one of two national, nonprofit agencies designated by the U.S. AbilityOne Commission®, a Federal government agency, to support community-based nonprofit agencies providing employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities.

Headquartered in Vienna, VA., the organization supports a network of more than 1,300 nonprofit agencies, as well as Federal customers by providing the legislative and regulatory assistance, communications and marketing support, information technology support, engineering and technical assistance, and extensive professional training needed for successful nonprofit management. SourceAmerica has offices in Vienna, VA; Seattle, WA; San Ramon, CA; Des Plaines, IL; Arlington, TX; and Kennesaw, GA. SourceAmerica is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D


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