Doug Conant Leadership Internship

Apr 26, 2022

Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until May 31, 2022

Job Description

National Organization on Disability (NOD) is seeking a full-time summer intern for our Doug Conant Leadership Intern position. Our intern will take part in a paid 10-week, 40-hour work week internship, designed to help develop the skills needed to launch a successful career in a professional environment. The individual will gain hands-on experience assisting and leading live projects day-to-day, with a focus on both internal and external affairs. This opportunity is open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students with disabilities of all majors.

The intern will support mission-critical activities, increasing engagement with corporate America around disability inclusion. Expect to work on multiple and varied projects. Be prepared for:

  • a high-paced office
  • an environment that will stimulate and challenge your skills and performance
  • play a crucial role working alongside associates and management
  • responsibilities in outreach, data research, project management, and content development.

All majors welcome to apply with interest/skills in data analytics, marketing, administration.

About NOD

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a non-profit organization located in New York City that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 61 million people with disabilities. Today, the National Organization on Disability focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.

To achieve this goal, NOD offers a suite of workforce solutions, tailored to meet leading companies’ talent needs. NOD has helped some of the world’s most recognized brands be more competitive in today’s global economy by building or enriching their disability inclusion programs.

Responsibilities and Duties

Specific responsibilities:

  • Administration of NOD’s customer relationship management system, Salesforce, including data migration, organization, and entry.
  • Review and analysis of NOD’s Employment Tracker survey and preparation of relevant briefing documents.
  • Support in the planning of NOD events, including NOD’s September 2022 Annual Forum and Advocacy Roundtable events.
  • Assist with social media content for NOD’s social media platforms
  • Conduct relevant research, including but not limited to review of trends in the field of disability employment and research of prospective partners
  • Provide administrative support for team members to ensure progress and organization.
  • Additional projects as assigned


  • Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students from all majors. Students with a disability(ies) and graduating seniors welcome to apply
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Passion and interest in advancing an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities helpful
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, think critically, and problem solve under pressure
  • Strong time management skills
  • Willingness to take ownership for projects and manage deadlines
  • Demonstrated professional or academic research experience
  • A high-degree of initiative, motivation, commitment to excellence, and attention to detail
  • A roll-up-your-sleeves, solutions-oriented attitude fitting a small nonprofit organization
  • Computer skills with internet access

To Apply:

We are accepting applications on a rolling-basis until May 31, 2022. Please provide your updated resume and cover letter which outlines your skills and experience. Explain the skills and talent you will bring along with the impact you can make at NOD.

  • Location: Remote
  • Duration: 10 weeks, Full-Time
  • Stipend: $15/hr


If you require reasonable accommodations in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-internship testing, or otherwise participating in the internship selection process, please direct your inquiries to

The National Organization on Disability provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

NOD cannot sponsor candidates who do not have the authorization to work in the United States.

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