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Community Operations Intern

Internship Responsibilities

RSA US is seeking a paid Community Operations Intern to support the Community and Partnerships Lead, and the RSA US Director, in the execution of their duties. The Community Operations Intern will be part of our core team, interfacing with our Fellowship, designing recruitment and growth initiatives and supporting public-facing programming.  This part-time role (no greater than 40 hours per month, approximately 10 hours/week) can be performed remotely from anywhere in the United States.

The Community Operations Intern’s primary duties would be as follows:

  • Partner with the Community and Partnerships Lead (CPL) to scope a campaign to attract new Fellows and partner organizations in areas of strategic programmatic interest 
  • Assist the US Director with the creation of an annual impact report to celebrate and profile the work of our Fellows and the wider organization
  • Carry out light touch research and stakeholder mapping exercises as needed to support overall strategic direction
  • Work with our in-house Experience Designer to evaluate and further enhance the Mentorship Program for US based Fellows

Skill Set Required

A successful candidate will most likely be an undergraduate in their third or fourth year of study, a recent Bachelor’s degree recipient, or early stage graduate student, interested in nonprofit management and/or community building. Attention to detail, a collegial spirit and collaborative attitude would be helpful attributes for a successful candidate to possess. 

We also hope that you:

  • Are comfortable working and collaborating remotely, primarily through Zoom and Slack
  • Are an excellent communicator with tech and social media savvy
  • Have experience with research, and synthesizing findings
  • Have a designer’s instinct e.g., ability to create visually impactful presentations
  • Have experience pivoting between self-direction and working as a team
  • Are proficient with the G-suite: Docs, Sheets, etc.
  • Are proficient with the Microsoft suite: Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. (will be provided, if needed)

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)


Internship Location

Remote/Virtual (in the U.S.), PA


Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug), Winter (Jan)
Year: 2021
Hours per week: 1-10 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $20/hour salary
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National, Permanent U.S. Resident

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: November 13, 2020
Required Documentation: Resume, Other - Google Account
Application Instructions

Your application will be processed via Google Form - a Google Account is required to access the application. Click Community Operations Intern Application to begin the application process. 

The application is made up of 4 sections. To review and draft responses to the open ended section, please see this Google Doc.

Additional Information

We request that prospective applicants and candidates do not reach out to RSA US staff, unless directed to as part of the interview process. All candidates will be contacted by the RSA US Community and Partnerships Lead to update their progress in the interview process. 

Due to the expected volume of applications, we regret that we may not be able to provide individualized feedback on unsuccessful applications. 


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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112

About RSA US

We are the home for RSA Fellows based in the United States. RSA - legally the "Royal Society for the encouragement of the arts, culture and manufacture" - is a Fellowship driven "think/do tank" that was founded in the UK in 1754. RSA boasts a global Fellowship of 30,000 - of which ~1,000 live and work in the United States.

RSA US is a separately incorporated global affiliate of the RSA, having been granted nonprofit 501(c)(3) status in 1991. We exist to organize U.S. Fellowship activities, and manage the U.S. based external partnerships on behalf of the global Fellowship community.