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Team In Training Intern

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: Team In Training - Summer Intern
Suncoast Chapter

This is an unpaid internship, however may be eligible for college/class credit.
The Suncoast Chapter of The Leukemia & Lyphoma Society is seeking a Team In Training® intern to start in May or earlier.

 Team In Training (TNT) is the world's largest endurance training program for runners, walkers, cyclists and triathletes. TNT provides certified coaches and mentors to the participants that assist them in their fitness and personal goals for marathons, century rides and triathlons. In return, the team members raise funds to help find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

We offer a supportive hands-on working environment where interns can learn new skills and enhance existing ones.
A work schedule of 20-25 hours per week is typical.
Work hours are flexible in order to work around class schedules.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with program recruitment efforts
  • Assist with e-marketing and social media planning
  • Assist with organizing and distributing campaign and event materials
  • Assisting with building relationships with local running, bicycle, and general fitness clubs and shops
  • Promoting TNT at local events
  • Grassroots marketing
  • Assist the TNT campaign staff with all aspects of publicizing Team In Training special events, information meetings, and other activities as needed 
  • Assist with phone calls to potential campaign sponsors and participants
  • Assist with database entry, administrative and office duties as necessary


  • Excellent communication skills, including telephone and written skills
  • Eager to learn and work hard, energetic and a team player
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Must be well organized, flexible, self-starter
  • Interest in special events planning, fundraising, non-profits, fitness, and marketing
  • Excellent customer service skills

Time Requirements:

  • A minimum of one term or 3+ months
  • 20-25+ hours (negotiable with class schedule and dependent on campaign need
  • Some evenings, weekends, or early mornings

To apply, send resume and cover letter by email, mail, or fax to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Suncoast Chapter
Attn: Irene Canales DiVincenzo
3507 E. Frontage Road, Ste. 300
Tampa, FL

Fax: (813) 963-1306
To apply on-line, go to: Intern


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 Monday, March 23, 2015