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Man & Woman of the Year Fall Internship

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer."  At LLS, employees take our mission seriously.  Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality:  Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Position Title: Man & Woman of the Year Fall Internship

Location: Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Harrisburg, PA


Assist Campaign Manager with all aspects of the campaign, including, but not limited to:

  • Interaction with Candidates, Board Members, Committee Members and Volunteers
  • Preparing and organizing materials for Candidate Recruitment including preparing a ?hot list? of potential candidates that are not already on our MWOY recruitment list, prior to each committee meeting
  • Attending all committee meetings (two meetings / month), taking minutes, typing minutes within two days of a committee meeting, and sending Campaign Manager approved minutes to committee members

Collecting and cataloging donated auction items for both Harrisburg and Lancaster/York Kickoff Celebrations including but not limited to:

  • Creating and mailing donation request letters once a week
  • Following up with phone calls to businesses two days after they are mailed a request
  • Preparing delivery/organizing pick-up of donated items
  • Maintaining an inventory of donated items on an Excel spreadsheet


  • Minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills:  Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Initiative to complete tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Professional appearance
  • Must be able to attend at least eight committee meetings held during the agreed internship time frame
  • All meetings are held on Tuesdays at various locations throughout Harrisburg, Lancaster and York

This internship is unpaid - potential for class credit is available pending school approval.

For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume, to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Central Pennsylvania Chapter
2405 Park Drive, Suite 100
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Fax: 717.652.8614
E-mail: Recruiting_PAH@lls.org

To apply on-line, go to:

Fall Intern, MWOY

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

last updated on Thursday, April 24, 2014