–PROGRAM INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION –
The Programs Department at First Descents is in need of a highly organized, self-motivated and
passionate Programs Intern to support the coordination and execution of programs. This position is
based at our Denver office. The Programs Intern must have strong written and verbal
communication skills, excellent organizational skills, strong computer skills and the willingness to
support the Programs Department in a wide range of tasks and duties. It is imperative that the
Programs Intern embodies the FD culture, and is passionate about the participants and mission of
Working alongside all members of the programs team, the Programs Intern will aid in the
organization, planning and execution of First Descents programs, and will have the following
PARTICIPANT COMMUNICATIONS: T he majority of this intern’s responsibilities will be regular phone and email
correspondence with future applicants; including assistance in form submissions, program selection
and general inquiries. Involvement in local First Descents events and fundraisers may also be
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: The Programs team needs support in the preparation, packaging and shipping
of program supplies. Monitor the inventory of program supplies including medical supplies and
equipment, t-shirts, awards etc. Mailing, filing, database organization, and other administrative
duties as needed to support the Programs Department.
OUT LIVING IT: It’s our motto and succinctly sums up our core values of adventure, challenge,
community, humility, and humor. Saying it’s important is an understatement. We live, breathe and
sweat it every day – and as the newest member of our team, you will too.
This is a stipend based position based at our HQ in Denver, CO. The Programs Intern is expected to
contribute 15-25 hours per week for three months at our HQ office on weekdays between
8:30am-4:30pm (exact schedule is flexible). Upon the completion of the internship, interns will be
eligible to receive a stipend. If you are a student, First Descents will work with you and your
academic advising team to customize goals, responsibilities and projects to meet the academic
internship requirements. First Descents hires interns on a rolling basis.
To get started, send your resume as well as a cover letter to i firstname.lastname@example.org. We
want to get to know the real you and why you would be a great addition to our team – be sure to let
this shine through on your cover letter.