Internship @ Marrakech, Inc.

April 8, 2020


Marrakech provides a broad array of programs for children and adults with and without disabilities throughout Connecticut. They are about to celebrate their 50th year in existence with a strong vision of people with disabilities and other barriers, living and working in their communities and accepted by their neighbors, co-workers, families, friends, and acquaintances for their individual qualities and contributions. 

Marrakech is one of the largest human service organization in Connecticut and well known in the New Haven area, however, is a Statewide provider of services.

This is an exclusive opportunity for SMPA students. The position will be responsible for the development of content for major social networking sites, publicity and marketing materials as appropriate. Additional duties may include staff support for campaign and programming activities as needed.




  • Social Media – develop or curate content to promote the organization, community impact areas and programs, and campaign awareness on major social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook


  • Website - Responsible for working with staff to create content for the website. Content may include written materials, blog posts, graphics, photos or other images.


  •  Newsletter – Provide assistance in interviewing key people and writing articles and photo captions for bi-annual newsletters


  • Press Release Support – Provide assistance in generating news and media releases.


  • Update and maintain photo and press archives.




  • Communications, Marketing, Journalism or English majors preferred.


  • Strong writing, grammar and proofreading skills.


  • Desire to make a positive impact in the community.


  • Strong knowledge of social media in professional and business settings.


  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Internet research. 


  • Excellent time management skills; detail-oriented; ability to produce high-quality work under

tight deadlines; must be able to coordinate execution of several projects simultaneously.


  • Organized, flexible and patient; maintain a positive attitude and work well as a part of a team

with high energy and creative thinking.


  • Ability to think and work creatively and independently.


  • Responsible, professional work ethic.


How to Apply: Visit for the intern application.