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Graphic Design and Visual Content Intern

Graphic Design and Visual Content Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, we are on a mission to empower individuals to find their purpose and overcome life's challenges. As a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where personal growth and mental health advocacy thrive.

Position Overview

We are seeking a passionate and creative Graphic Design and Visual Content Intern to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our mission by creating visually engaging content that resonates with our audience and spreads awareness about mental health.

Key Responsibilities

• Collaborate with our marketing team to conceptualize and design visual content for various platforms, including social media, website, presentations, and print materials.
• Create captivating graphics, illustrations, and infographics that align with our brand's message and values.
• Assist in designing and formatting educational materials, e-books, and other resources related to mental health awareness and personal development.
• Participate in brainstorming sessions to generate fresh ideas for visual content and marketing campaigns.
• Edit and retouch existing images to enhance their visual appeal and coherence.
• Contribute to the development of multimedia content, such as video graphics and animations.
• Stay updated on design trends and best practices to ensure our content remains relevant and visually appealing.
• Support the marketing team in maintaining a consistent brand identity across all visual materials.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective communication and alignment of design efforts.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or a related field.
• Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
• A strong portfolio showcasing creative design skills and the ability to convey messages visually.
• Basic understanding of typography, color theory, and layout design principles.
• Strong attention to detail and a keen eye for aesthetics.
• Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Passion for mental health advocacy and a desire to create impactful visual content.
• Openness to receiving feedback and incorporating it into design work.

Benefits

• Valuable hands-on experience in creating visual content for a meaningful cause.
• Opportunity to work closely with a diverse team of professionals in the mental health and personal development space.
• Chance to contribute to a supportive and inclusive work environment.
• Flexible working hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Potential for growth and extended opportunities within the company.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. If you're excited about using your design skills to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply!
Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching journey of spreading awareness, breaking stigma, and helping individuals find their path to empowerment.

Finance and Accounting Intern

Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is dedicated to fostering empowerment and resilience through mental health support and education. As a Master Certified Mindset, Trauma, and ADHD Coach, we're passionate about creating a positive impact. We're seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Finance and Accounting Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of making a difference.

Position Overview

As a Finance and Accounting Intern, you'll play a vital role in supporting our financial operations and ensuring accuracy in our financial records. This internship offers hands-on experience in bookkeeping, budgeting, and financial analysis. We're looking for someone who is eager to learn about finance, passionate about mental health advocacy, and dedicated to helping us manage our finances effectively.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in maintaining accurate financial records, including transactions and expenses.
• Support in reconciling bank statements and tracking financial transactions.
• Assist in preparing and processing invoices and payments.
• Help with budget tracking and expense analysis.
• Collaborate with team members to gather financial data for reporting.
• Participate in financial analysis to provide insights for business decisions.
• Contribute to organizing financial documents and files.
• Stay updated on financial regulations and best practices.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field.
• Strong interest in finance, budgeting, and accounting principles.
• Detail-oriented mindset with excellent organizational skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet software.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to finance and accounting operations.
• Mentorship from experienced financial professionals in business and advocacy.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for managing finances effectively are qualities we highly value.
Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Finance and Accounting Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Contract and Legal Affairs Intern

Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is dedicated to providing impactful mental health support and education. As a Master Certified Mindset, Trauma, and ADHD Coach, we're passionate about empowering individuals on their journey to well-being. We're seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Contract and Legal Affairs Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of making a positive impact.

Position Overview

As a Contract and Legal Affairs Intern, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting our business operations by assisting with contract review, drafting, and compliance. This internship offers hands-on experience in legal research, contract management, and providing general legal support. We're looking for someone who is passionate about legal matters, detail-oriented, and eager to contribute to our mission.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in reviewing and interpreting contracts, agreements, and legal documents.
• Participate in drafting and editing contracts, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
• Conduct legal research to support business decisions and compliance efforts.
• Help maintain a centralized repository of contracts and legal documents.
• Collaborate with team members to ensure contract terms align with business goals.
• Assist in managing contract deadlines and renewals.
• Contribute to general legal research and support as needed.
• Stay updated on legal trends and regulations relevant to our industry.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Law, Business, or a related field.
• Interest in contract law, legal research, and business operations.
• Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
• Excellent communication and writing skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to contract review, drafting, and legal research.
• Mentorship from experienced legal professionals in business and advocacy.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for supporting our business through legal affairs are qualities we highly value.
Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Contract and Legal Affairs Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Data Management and CRM Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to providing impactful mental health support and education. As a Master Certified Mindset, Trauma, and ADHD Coach, we believe in equipping individuals with the tools they need to thrive. We're seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Data Management and CRM Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Data Management and CRM Intern, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining accurate and organized customer data, as well as managing our customer relationship management (CRM) system. This internship offers hands-on experience in data analysis, organization, and CRM administration. We're looking for someone who is passionate about data integrity, has strong organizational skills, and is eager to support our efforts to provide valuable mental health services.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in managing and updating customer records within the CRM system.
• Ensure data accuracy and completeness through regular data quality checks.
• Assist in data entry, verification, and cleanup projects to maintain a clean database.
• Support in importing and exporting data from various sources into the CRM system.
• Collaborate with team members to ensure data consistency and integrity.
• Generate reports and dashboards from CRM data to provide insights to the team.
• Assist in training team members on CRM best practices and data entry protocols.
• Participate in ongoing efforts to improve data management processes.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Data Science, Business, Information Technology, or a related field.
• Strong attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy.
• Familiarity with data entry, verification, and data quality best practices.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet software.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to data management and CRM administration.
• Mentorship from experienced professionals in data management and mental health advocacy.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for maintaining accurate and organized data are qualities we highly value.
Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Data Management and CRM Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Grant Writer Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and detailed-oriented Grant Writer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Grant Writer Intern, you'll play a crucial role in supporting our efforts to secure funding for our mental health programs and initiatives. This internship offers hands-on experience in researching, writing, and submitting grant proposals. We're looking for someone who is eager to learn about grant writing, passionate about mental health advocacy, and dedicated to helping us further our mission.

Key Responsibilities

• Collaborate with experienced business owner & team to research and identify potential grant opportunities.
• Assist in writing and editing grant proposals that effectively communicate our programs' impact and significance.
• Help gather necessary information and documentation for grant applications.
• Participate in coordinating and submitting grant proposals according to deadlines.
• Maintain accurate records of grant applications, communications, and outcomes.
• Assist in tracking grant-related financial reporting and compliance.
• Contribute to the development of grant-related materials, including reports and presentations.
• Collaborate with the team to integrate feedback and continuously improve grant proposals.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Management, Communications, Social Work, or a related field.
• Passion for mental health advocacy, empowerment, and making a positive impact.
• Strong writing and communication skills.
• Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to grant writing and nonprofit development.
• Mentorship from experienced grant writers and advocates.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance grant writing skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for mental health advocacy are qualities we highly value.
Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Grant Writer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Curriculum Writer/Online Course Developer Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and detail-oriented Curriculum Writer/Course Developer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As an Online Course Developer Intern, you'll play a pivotal role in creating engaging and educational online courses that empower individuals on their mental health journey. This internship offers hands-on experience in instructional design, content creation, and e-learning development. We're looking for someone who is passionate about education, tech-savvy, and excited about helping others learn and grow.

Key Responsibilities

• Collaborate with experienced educators and coaches to design online courses on various mental health topics.
• Assist in developing course outlines, lesson plans, and learning objectives.
• Create engaging multimedia content, including video lessons, quizzes, assignments, and interactive activities.
• Utilize e-learning platforms and software to build and structure online courses.
• Review and edit course materials to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency.
• Collaborate with the team to integrate feedback and continuously improve course content.
• Research and incorporate the latest trends and best practices in online education.
• Assist in launching and promoting online courses to our audience.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Education, Instructional Design, Communications, or a related field.
• Passion for education, personal growth, and making a positive impact.
• Strong writing and communication skills.
• Tech-savvy with experience in using e-learning platforms and multimedia tools.
• Attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently when needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to instructional design and online education development.
• Mentorship from experienced educators and course developers.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is dedicated to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for education and empowerment are qualities we highly value.

Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Online Course Developer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Mental Health Educator and Trainer Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Mental Health Educator/trainer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Mental Health Educator/Trainer Intern, you'll play a pivotal role in educating individuals and raising awareness about mental health. This internship offers hands-on experience in designing and delivering educational programs, workshops, and training sessions. We're looking for someone who is passionate about mental health advocacy, a strong communicator, and eager to empower others through education.

Key Responsibilities

• Collaborate with experienced mental health educators to design engaging and informative workshops and training sessions.
• Assist in delivering mental health education to diverse audiences, including schools, community groups, and businesses.
• Create educational materials, presentations, and resources that effectively communicate mental health concepts.
• Create Online Courses and support systems.
• Participate in the development of curriculum and content for various training programs.
• Support in organizing and promoting mental health events and initiatives.
• Engage in active listening and provide guidance to individuals seeking information about mental health.
• Stay updated on the latest research and trends in the mental health field to enhance educational content.
• Collaborate with the team to continuously improve our educational offerings.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education, or a related field.
• Passion for mental health advocacy, education, and empowerment.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Empathetic and compassionate nature, with the ability to connect with diverse audiences.
• Creativity in designing educational materials and content.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.
• People Centered language and current on appropriate terms involving mental health

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to mental health education and training techniques.
• Mentorship from experienced mental health educators and advocates.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance presentation and communication skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is dedicated to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for mental health education are qualities we highly value.

Join us in our journey to create a more informed and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Mental Health Educator and Trainer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Government Contract Specialist Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and motivated Sales and Marketing Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Government Contract Specialist Intern, you'll play a vital role in assisting our business with government contracting processes. This internship offers valuable hands-on experience in navigating the intricacies of government contracts while contributing to our mission of empowerment and advocacy. We're looking for a dedicated individual who is eager to learn, collaborate, and make a meaningful impact.

Key Responsibilities

• Support the research and identification of government contracting opportunities that align with our mission.
• Assist in the preparation and submission of government contract proposals and bids.
• Help review, analyze, and interpret government contracting regulations and requirements.
• Collaborate with team members to ensure compliance with government contracting guidelines.
• Assist in maintaining accurate records and documentation related to government contracts.
• Participate in contract negotiation and communication with government agencies.
• Contribute to the development of strategies to optimize our government contracting efforts.
• Stay updated on government contracting trends and developments.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Business, Law, Public Administration, or a related field.
• Strong interest in government contracting and its impact on small businesses.
• Detail-oriented mindset with excellent organizational skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication abilities.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Google Workspace.
• Curiosity and willingness to learn about government regulations and procedures.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to government contracting processes and regulations.
• Opportunity to learn from professionals experienced in government contracting and advocacy.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance your skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and dedication to making a difference are qualities we value.

Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Government Contract Specialist Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Small Business Management Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and driven Small Business Management Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Small Business Management Intern, you'll have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of running a small business. We're looking for someone who is eager to learn, adaptable, and excited about contributing to the growth of our business. This internship offers a unique chance to work closely with our team, learn from experienced professionals, and make a meaningful impact.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in developing and implementing business strategies to enhance our reach and impact.
• Collaborate with team members on projects related to business development, marketing, and operations.
• Conduct market research to identify opportunities for growth and improvements in our programs.
• Help create and refine business documents, including proposals, presentations, and reports.
• Assist in content creation and engagement strategies.
• Support in organizing events, workshops, and webinars to showcase our offerings.
• Contribute to customer relationship management (CRM) activities, including lead tracking and follow-ups.
• Participate in brainstorming sessions to generate creative ideas for business enhancement.

Qualifications

• Pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management, or a related field.
• Passion for personal development, empowerment, and making a positive impact.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Google Workspace.
• Enthusiasm for learning and a proactive attitude.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently when needed.
• Openness to exploring different facets of small business management.
• Knowledge of the Mental Health Sector, Government Contracting & Grant Writing is a plus.
• Willingness and confidence to network with other business owners.

Benefits

• Valuable exposure to small business operations and management.
• Mentorship from professionals with diverse experience in business and personal development.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance your skills.
• Opportunity to network and build relationships with other prominent businesses in the area.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds to apply. Your unique perspective and passion for empowerment are qualities we highly value.

Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and purposeful world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we invite you to apply for this enriching Small Business Management Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Sales and Marketing Intern

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and motivated Sales and Marketing Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.

Position Overview

As a Sales and Marketing Intern, you will play a crucial role in promoting our training and educational programs, while gaining hands-on experience in the dynamic world of sales & marketing. This internship offers an opportunity to learn from and collaborate with a diverse team, and contribute to our efforts to end stigma and empower individuals.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in creating compelling content for marketing materials, including social media posts, blog articles, and promotional emails.
• Support the development of marketing campaigns to increase brand visibility and engagement.
• Build new relationships with businesses and turn them into partners
• Conduct market research to identify trends, target audiences, and competitor strategies.
• Collaborate with the sales team to generate leads, qualify prospects, and contribute to the sales process.
• Assist in maintaining our customer relationship management (CRM) system to track leads and interactions.
• Engage with our online community, responding to inquiries, comments, and messages.
• Help organize and promote events, workshops, and webinars to showcase our programs.
• Provide input and creative ideas for continuous improvement of our marketing efforts.

Qualifications

• Currently pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Communication, or a related field.
• Enthusiasm for mental health advocacy and a desire to make a positive impact.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Creative mindset and willingness to contribute innovative ideas.
• Proficiency in social media platforms and Microsoft Office suite.
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively within a team.
• Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to confidently speak to new people and people in highly regarded positions
• Ability to use language that represents the business not necessarily ones own personal opinion

Benefits

• Valuable hands-on experience in sales and marketing within a mission-driven organization.
• Mentorship from professionals with extensive experience in mental health, coaching, and advocacy.
• Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to grow your skills.
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.
• Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.
• Possibility of Commission on closed sales

All are welcome at Imperfect Pathways. We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and compassionate world. If you're excited to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Sales and Marketing Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.
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