Marketing Intern


Employment Type Temporary May 15, 2024 (3-6 months)
Location Remote · USA
Salary 13 dlls/hour
Team Sales and Marketing
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 14th Apr 2024 MDT

Job Description

We’re looking for an intern that is highly motivated and organized, passionate about NOLS and the mission, excited to share ideas and perspectives, and ready to work independently and as part of a team.

The intern will support the multi-faceted needs of the school, the NOLS Marketing Department, and support the overall schoolwide marketing strategy to advance our mission, our enrollment, and our partner relationships. The intern will work on specific projects and tasks, and have other duties as assigned.

Key Logistical Information:

  • Temporary internship - May 15, 2024 (3-6 months)

  • Start date: May 15, 2024

  • Questions: Please contact

  • Applicants must have legal working rights in the USA.

What does a Marketing Intern do?

This role is in our Marketing department. You will be involved in the following activities:

  • Build out a potential partner directory/database of college and university outdoor programs and schools 

  • Develop surveys and interview students upon the completion of their course for pre-identified market research outcomes

  • Research and develop a marketing strategy for gap year and semester programs

  • Create content and deliverables for email marketing campaigns

  • Support the creation of marketing and outreach materials for key market segments

Educational Opportunities, Learning Outcomes and Benefits:

  • Learning to work autonomously and as part of a team

  • Project management and presentation skills

  • Time management/meeting deadlines skill development

  • Develop research and data analytic skills

  • Practice giving and receiving feedback

  • Work with supportive staff 

  • Perform meaningful work 

  • The opportunity to explore the ins and outs of marketing for a nonprofit organization in the outdoor industry

What makes a great Marketing Intern at NOLS? 

We are looking for people who share our values and are keen to learn and develop their expertise. We are looking for candidates with the skills listed below. We expect to provide training and development support in some of the areas.

  • Demonstrates interest in marketing initiatives and marketing research

  • Curious, and has a keen attention to detail and time management

  • Excellent research and analytical skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately under deadline pressure

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of NOLS programming

In the 3-6 months, you will: 

  • Report to Marketing Manager and participate in weekly one-on-one meetings, attend weekly all-team meetings, participate in other meetings as assigned, and join customer service and lead calls with interested parties

  • Support the creative of marketing and outreach materials

  • Conduct marketing research

  • Identify target schools for NOLS

Who are we and what can we offer you?

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that seeks to help people step forward boldly as a leader.

We believe that anyone can be a leader; it is our role to provide the environment and training to help people discover their full potential. We do that in classrooms close to home and in remote wilderness areas around the world. We are an organization with heart, expertise, and wildness, and these qualities help us support powerful, authentic experiences.

Next steps

At NOLS we use the Applied platform for our recruitment. Applied aims to overcome unconscious bias in recruiting. Instead of using your resume alone, we'll be asking you to answer questions to test skills needed for the role. The responses are then anonymized, and reviewed in a random order by members of our team. 

The Applied platform also asks some demographic questions before you start your application. We at NOLS never see the responses to these demographic questions with your application. We only see summary statistics to help us check if our candidate pool is balanced and if everyone has an equal chance to get hired irrespective of their background. If you prefer, you can easily opt out of answering these questions.

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the yellow button on the top right. 

Additional Information

Pre-Employment Check
  • A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees.

  • NOLS participates in E-verify for U.S. employees, and other relevant employment verification systems based on location. Applicants must have legal working rights in the location for the position they are applying for.

  • Current NOLS employees please note it is NOLS policy to conduct an internal reference check with human resources and/or your current supervisor as part of the reference check process. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact

Equal Employment Opportunity

NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.

Reasonable Accommodation

NOLS values community and fosters a sense of belonging for our employees and applicants. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace because they embody these values, as well as our operating principle of promoting a positive, safe, and learning environment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested for disability; limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition; religion; and domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or harassment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested at any point of the employment process, including during recruitment. Please email with your request.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 15th Apr 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 15th Apr 2024