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Community Projects and Programs Intern

Community Projects and Programs Intern 
The DEC Network
Fully Remote
Start Date: January 2023
Category/ Job Type: Internship
Supervision: Manager of Events and Programming

Role Description: 
You will be putting your skills to work on authentic community projects and tasks for the DEC Network Community Partners, Community Membership Program and Mentorship Program. You will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of skilled professionals dedicated to driving economic impact through entrepreneurship. This position will report directly to the Manager of Events and Programming, Kendall Castillo, (details above) managing our day-to-day community projects/programs. This internship also offers the opportunity to develop skills in Communications, Public Relations, Event Planning, and Content Creation if desired.

Essential tasks:
  • Assist with recruiting new community partners, members, mentors and mentees
  • Assist with working with our community partners on co-hosting, collaborating and marketing events 
  • Assist with promotion of community partners and events 
  • Assist with creating content (such as workshops, networking opportunities, etc) for community members 
  • Assist with connecting and/or matching mentors to mentees 
  • Assist with stewardship of community partners, members, mentors and mentees
  • Additional tasks as needed (such as digital content creation, marketing, etc.)

This is not a paid position. We require the student to receive a three hour course credit for fulfilling the internship.

Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.

About The DEC Network
The DEC Network is a non-profit organization that drives innovation and economic impact by helping entrepreneurs start, build, and grow their businesses.  

With multiple innovation hubs across DFW, we offer community, mentorship, and signature programs that provide connections and partnerships between startups, corporate innovators, and investors to accelerate innovation and funding. 

Our Focus: 
  • Innovation hubs across DFW including The DEC@Redbird and The DEC@Common Desk. 
  • Signature programming that includes Dallas Startup Week, Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Dallas, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Fort Worth and various events across the Metroplex (note: all upcoming events will be virtual unless otherwise noted).
  • Partnerships between investors, corporations and startup organizations across the country, and our persistence to bring high-quality programming and new funding to our region.