why become a positive impact intern?
One of the best things about my internship at Positive Impact was the responsibility I was given from day one. This enabled me to be creative in my role and gain skills as well as confidence in my abilities to be independent and do good work. The whole team was incredibly supportive and helpful, and it was inspiring to work in such a proactive female environment. My progression from an internship to managing new interns built my leadership and organisational skills. Positive Impact was hugely influential in helping me secure my current job as Programme Officer at Climate Parliament in Brighton.
My name is Nadia Jackson and I joined Positive Impact in August 2016 for 3 months. As a recent graduate in Events Management from Sheffield Hallam, I wanted to gain project management skills in an events agency. This internship gave me the opportunity to do so by having a key role in many of the different campaigns and having to manage ongoing tasks to contribute towards a bigger goal along with daily or weekly ad hoc tasks. The biggest challenge for me has been trusting my own instinct and having confidence with writing or producing content for clients or partners. The women in the office are so inspiring and drive me to enhance my skills in areas I feel weakest in; making the first move, speaking on the phone and thinking strategically and on a broader scale/impact.
My name is Neil Eskins and I joined Positive Impact in August 2016 for 1 month. Unfortunately my time was cut short because I moved on with other commitments but my time and experience was invaluable. I am a recent graduate in Peace studies at the University of Bradford, the course focused on international politics, sustainable development and social change, so I was very enthusiastic about working within a small company helping spread the practice of sustainability. The internship gave me great experience in running campaigns, I began better to understand using social media to try and create a conversation with followers and trying engage with them. There were also a variety of other tasks, such as content creation and website editing, these other tasks kept me on my feet, the important thing I learnt was to trust myself within my skills and to try and look from an outside perspective. It was inspiring as a feminist to be in a workplace with such great women in the workplace and I really valued the experience, hoping this won't be the last. I hope to champion sustainability in my further endeavours and I wish you the best.
I completed my internship at Positive Impact soon after having graduated from the University of Manchester in History & Sociology. The people at Positive Impact are amazing – the girls in the office were very driven, friendly and highly supportive throughout my time there. It is the perfect environment for any recent graduate keen to develop or transition into an office working environment. The internship gave me the opportunity to improve many skills including organisation, leadership, social media, networking and communication. In other internships its unlikely you would you be given the level of responsibility you are in this one. I can now say I managed a global social media campaign in CSR Shareday and interviewed high-profile international contacts over the phone, as well as many other achievements in my time. The internship has not only increased my confidence massively and accelerated my personal development, it has also taught me practical skills in many areas that I am now actively applying to my own social media business.
how to apply
Email us with your CV and some information about why you are interested, to the address below, or fill in our contact form for enquiries.
Call us on +44 (0)161 273 5107
We also regularly have internship opportunities on our Indeed page. See here.
Positive iMPACT eVENTS
57 Hilton Street
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