Interns & Volunteers

Em Henry Events is always looking for motivated, enthusiastic and responsible people who can work as interns and/or volunteers. 

Event Planning Interns: This is an ideal job for someone interested in a career in event planning. Excellent time management skills are crucial. The intern must have great people skills, an outgoing personality and be able to function well in both a corporate business setting and in social settings. The Event Planning Intern will assist with logistics, marketing, and design for high end events. Job duties will vary daily depending upon the needs of the office but will mainly consist of conducting vendor research, budgeting, helping with proposals, RSVP management, email and phone correspondence and on-site assistance at events. This unpaid internship can lead to a paid Event Assistant position. 

Public Relations and Marketing Interns: This is perfect for someone looking to showcase their public relations skills and build media relationships. The Public Relations Intern will assist with the promotion and marketing of events by drafting and submitting press releases, organizing media coverage and publications files, developing and updating media lists, working press registration during events, assisting with photography, supporting media efforts and helping with media relations and publicity contests. This unpaid internship can lead to a paid Event Assistant position. 

Graphics Design Interns:  This is a great opportunity to build a portfolio and gain hands on experience. The Graphics Design Intern will create logos, artwork and design for fliers, posters and press kits. Must be web and tech savvy, and have software to produce project materials in a timely manner. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop a plus. This unpaid internship can lead to a lot of paid freelance work. 

Internship Time Frames:                                        

                             Winter Internship: January 15th - May 15th

                              Summer Internship: May 15th - August 31st 

                              Fall Internship: September 1st - December 15th

Volunteer Positions: 
Whether you have 10 hours a week or only a few hours a month, there is a role for you. Our volunteers come from a wide variety of backgrounds and have varying skill sets and interest level. 

Volunteer Time Frames: Open and very flexible.            

            Compensation: Unpaid with an opportunity for cash event work       

            Work Location: Washington, DC and Maryland                                                                                        
            Qualifications for Interns and Volunteers:  All applicants must be available 10 hours per week. 

Preferred candidate will have:

  • Completed at least their sophomore year in undergraduate studies or certificate program
  • A minimum 2.6 GPA
  • Laptop with MS Office and wireless access
  • The ability to respond positively to challenges and different personalities
  • A car or access to Metro
  • Extremely strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to multi task, work independently and comply with deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building relationships
  • The ability to think logically and creatively

              How to Apply: Send your resume or work history to Em Henry                                                 
               at  with "Intern" or “Volunteer” as the subject line. Please no phone calls or faxes.

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