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Our team is motivated about making a difference and passionate about supporting people in their journey toward financial well-being. While our staff size is modest, we are a mighty group of talented individuals striving to deliver impactful financial education to all Americans. We value diversity and are looking for hard working, dedicated and enthusiastic teammates.

Working for NEFE isn’t a job—it’s an experience.

Available Positions

Organization: National Endowment for Financial Education
Location: Downtown Denver, Colorado
Type: Part-Time Fall 2021 Internship (with potential to be extended to Spring 2022)

About Us

At the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), we champion effective financial education. We are the independent, centralizing voice providing leadership, research, and collaboration to advance financial well-being. We do this by mobilizing and inspiring educators, researchers, and advocates nationwide to maximize the impact of financial education. We work hard to remove barriers, amplify outcomes, and elevate effective models through leadership, research, and collaboration. We believe this is important because everyone deserves the opportunity to live their best financial life and that equitable and effective financial education makes it easier for everyone to navigate the financial system, creating a more just society.

We are seeking a paid, part-time intern to assist with its external communications activities.>

What you will be responsible for in this position:

The External Engagement Intern will be asked to:

  • Perform writing, editing and proofreading to copy on corporate deliverables
  • Provide support on press release, newsletter and blog post writing, editing and dissemination
  • Monitor social media and identify opportunities for engagement
  • Conduct social media monitoring, audit of followers and performance analytics
  • Provide support on updates to website and other corporate messaging deliverables
  • Assist on media programs/partner support (e.g., marketing for award programs, conference promotions, etc.)
  • Monitor and track media mentions via monitoring service
  • Perform analytics and measurement of media mentions
  • Research and develop lists of media contacts/databases
  • Identify staff at various publications and outlets appropriate for pitching stories
  • Develop pitches for stories
  • Create interview prep materials
  • Other responsibilities that support external engagement as assigned

We believe the following skills and experience will set you up for success in this position:

  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, spelling and grammar skills
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Attention to detail and accuracy when completing work assignments
  • Proficient in computer programs and social media platforms
  • Professional presence and demeanor; ability to work independently
  • Reliability and a strong work ethic; flexibility to assist others as needed
  • Ability to work a consistent 15-20 hour/week schedule; days can be flexible
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university or recent graduate with an interest in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field

Physical/Mental Demands of the Job

Physical demands of this position are aligned with that of general office-based work, such as: regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work. Light to moderate lifting is required (e.g., 20lb box of papers).


Compensation for this internship is $18/hour, paid semi-monthly on the 1st and the 15th.

Application Instructions:

To apply, email (including schedule of availability) with resume, cover letter, writing samples and three references to [email protected] with “External Engagement Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please. All application materials must be received by 5:00 pm MDT on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

NEFE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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