Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Stage of Life Internship (Summer / Fall 2012) is a York-based start-up company that has been featured on,, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch and other media outlets.

The various components Stage of Life interns will be assigned are robust and meaningful tasks relating to:
  • Public relations (the firm has an account with Marketwire which interns will get to experience)
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Guerrilla and viral marketing
  • Research
  • Education curriculum development for our blogging lesson plans
  • Social networking strategies
  • Search engine optimization
  • Proof checking and editing
  • Blogger and writer outreach
  • Content generation and editorial/writing features for
  • Email marketing
  • Creative Writing

Stage of Life also services corporate clients in a consulting capacity so interns will have access to working directly with the CEO on existing clients ranging from a NYSE-traded bank, a national non-profit, a national airline account, and other leads in the business development pipeline.

The position reports directly to the PR/Marketing Coordinator of the company.  Projects will be intensive and hands-on, and in many cases ...very creative.

Preferred Majors: English, Business, Marketing, Professional Writing

Interns should possess:
  • independent thinking
  • the desire to learn
  • ability to brainstorm/make proactive suggestions based on projects assigned
  • ability to take constructive criticism as part of the position's learning experience.
  • the desire to make a real difference with a start-up company.

Required: A personal laptop computer with wireless connectivity to bring and use for the position.

Positions are unpaid; however, CEO/Founder will work with intern on any paperwork needed to apply for course credit for the position.  The work environment is relaxed and non-traditional as it takes place in the remodeled attic office loft of a 1905 brick home complete with sky lights and a work space specifically set up for interns.  Please note - the office does has a dog (a Pug) and a cat.  

Hours are flexible as long as a schedule is determined/maintained between intern and the CEO. The internship, can also take place virtually as "in-person" meetings can be scheduled.

If you're looking for an exciting, hands-on, and completely creative internship with a start-up company (check out the "About" page), then we look forward to hearing from you.

Eric Thiegs, CEO
Stage of Life LLC

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