On School Campus

MDTP has many opportunities in the field. Please see detailed description below.

Position Description & Responsibilities

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of kids? Do you want to help teachers improve learning outcomes? Million Dollar Teacher Project’s Classroom Support Team internship is for you! In this position, you’ll have the opportunity to work with students, connect families to the classroom, analyze student data, and manage a classroom. 

The Classroom Support Team (CST) Intern assists with one of the most impactful programs in our nonprofit. As a CST Intern, you will impact the learning outcomes of dozens of students by supporting the lead teacher. This role provides a variety of exposure to the most important teacher duties. Your goal is to support the classroom environment, use of technology, parent communication, and everyday maintenance tasks to allow teachers and students to engage in the most enriching learning environment possible.

Responsibilities

  • Curate content for Class Dojo, a classroom social media tool. Collect student work, take pictures of work, create posts, act as a point of contact for parents, and upkeep of the Class Dojo stream
  • Write positive notes about students to be sent to parents
  • Research community data and use the research to effectively engage with parents
  • Process and manage student achievement data
  • Support struggling students with emotional, behavioral, and academic interventions
  • Encourage positive behavior in students and monitor individual progress of participation and behaviors
  • Manage student behavior in a variety of settings by enforcing rules and procedures
  • Uphold discipline policies in accordance with classroom rules and disciplinary systems of school
  • Grade some class work, homework, tests and assignments as assigned by teacher
  • Assist in maintenance/accuracy/completion of students’ records, progress, and development
  • Develop classroom technology strategies and assist the teacher in delivery of technology-assisted instruction
  • Participate in extracurricular school functions (i.e., Meet the Teacher Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences)

Benefits/Opportunities  

  • Valuable experience that easily translates to any career path
    • Exposure to all different aspects of what it takes to run an organization. 
    • From marketing to strategy development you will be involved in all components of business operations.
  • A variety of leadership opportunities! 
    • A chance to be a part of major decisions that impact the company.
    • Measurable results that can be displayed and proven to future employers.
  • A recommendation from a well-respected business owner and community activist
    • Can be a letter of recommendation or highlight on a website.
    • Feature on our site will be something you can take with you to any job.
  • Opportunities to network and form long-lasting relationships 
    • We partner with businesses in all kinds of industries – from the music industry to city governments, there are PLENTY of networking opportunities!
    • You will get to form long-lasting professional relationships that are priceless for young professionals.
  • A sense of accomplishment and pride knowing what you do makes an impact! 
    • Help improve your community and your resume at the same time.
    • Feeling of accomplishment/pride knowing you were a part of something bigger!
  • A fun, collaborative environment that plays to individual strengths 
    • We all are working towards the same goal, and as a result, everyone is passionate and involved
    • FLEXIBLE opportunities to contribute that work with any schedule
    • Most of our events involve free food! 
  • Funding opportunities and school credit hours
  • Mentorship
    • At MDTP the advancement of others is our mission!
    • From our CEO to our newest volunteer, the MDTP family constantly helps each other grow and develop – both personally, and professionally!

Requirements

  • Part-time/full time positions available 
  • Possess a good attitude, hard work ethic, and a passion for helping communities
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, Marketing majors (or related degree) preferred
  • All majors welcomed
  • Internship range is August 1st- May 31st 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • You do NOT have to be enrolled in school to apply

Compensation

  • There is no stipend for this position. 
  • Other benefits may vary

 

In Office

MDTP has many In Office opportunities. Please see detailed descriptions below.

Position Descriptions & Responsibilities

The Executive Assistant Intern plays a vital role at Million Dollar Teacher Project. As the Executive Assistant Intern, you will be the first point of contact for the other interns. You will report directly to the founder of MDTP, Lloyd Hopkins. You will gain firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of a nonprofit, and you will develop professional communication and management skills. By the end of the semester, the Executive Assistant Intern will have acquired both hard and soft skills that will appeal to employers of any sector.

Responsibilities

  • Be a liaison between the Executive Director and the Board of Directors
  • Sit in on board meetings, deliver education-related news, take notes and manage meeting minutes
  • Assist with the planning and organization of board meetings, events, etc. 
  • Assist in the development of a board packet/promotional materials to engage potential stakeholders and clarify roles of incoming board members 
  • Manage the Board of Directors Google Drive
  • Assist with managing intern projects
  • Manage MDTP event and program calendar
  • Create MDTP donor relations program
  • Oversee the office and other interns
  • train, and orient new interns
  • Handle all interns time sheets
  • Other duties as assigned

Are you good at creating eye-catching content? Are you a master of social media? Do you want to learn about business and marketing? Million Dollar Teacher Project’s Marketing Internship is for you! You will be developing content that markets MDTP and its events. You will also be creating verbiage and ensuring it is used consistently across all platforms. You will gain familiarity with a variety of platforms and programs, which will appeal to employers and colleges. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the creation of signage, mockups, email campaigns and social media content in alignment with the MDTP brand to aid the organization in increasing brand awareness
  • Research and analyze competitor marketing material and digital content to enhance the organization’s engagement strategies
  • Create and maintain tracking reports of digital and traditional marketing efforts
  • Assist in planning and implementing MDTP special events
  • Research and develop strategies to increase MDTP donor and stakeholder engagement
  • Research and plan strategies for MDTP’s strategic involvement in community events and activities
  • Researching and conducting outreach to potential business, media and community partners

Are you interested in supporting teachers in innovate ways that do not involve being in the classroom? Be a special events management intern! You will gain experience in event planning and organization, fundraising, and donation solicitation. You will meet and forge partnerships with local business leaders and make other valuable connections within the community– All while celebrating teachers! This position is perfect for those who are interested in hospitality or non-profit leadership, or for those who love to plan events.

Responsibilities

  • Manage special event operations/logistics for several events:
    • From booking venues and catering to event volunteer recruitment- you’ll gain experience in all aspects of major event planning
  • Create partnerships with the business community
  • Develop a contact strategy for potential partners and sponsors
  • Solicit sponsors 
  • Distribute sponsorship packets to potential sponsors
  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

The Teacher Recognition Intern plays a vital role at Million Dollar Teacher Project. You will gain firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of a nonprofit, and you will develop professional communication and leadership skills. By the end of the semester, the Teacher Recognition Intern will have acquired both hard and soft skills that will appeal to employers of any sector. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage business partnership for our Take a Teacher to Lunch program
  • Assist in creating new business relationships to support both our Take a Teacher to Lunch and One in a Million programs
  • Coordinate the catering provided by our restaurant partners for each Take a Teacher to Lunch celebration
  • Manage the Take a Teacher to Lunch program calendar
  • Volunteer management and recruitment for the Take a Teacher to Lunch program
  • Assist with expanding our current sponsorship program
  • Facilitate communication between teachers and media partners involved with the One In a Million program
  • Manage the teacher nomination process for the One in a Million program
  • Manage the program data collection process through the administration of pre and post event surveys for Take a Teacher to Lunch
  • Other duties as assigned

The Teacher Support Intern plays a vital role at Million Dollar Teacher Project. As the Teacher Support Intern, you will gain firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of a classroom and the education system.  You will also develop professional communication and managerial skills. By the end of the semester, the Teacher Support Intern will have acquired both hard and soft skills that will appeal to employers of any sector. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the operations of the Classroom Support Team and Million Dollar Teacher Tree (MDTT) programs 
  • Work with teachers and team members to ensure weekly journals are being completed
  • Take the lead in running Million Dollar Teacher Tree at Scottsdale Fashion Square during the back-to-school season
  • Will be handling all teachers requests for items and supplies needed for Million Dollar Teacher Tree 
  • Manage communication between school, community and business partners involved with the Million Dollar Teacher Tree 
  • Attend monthly Classroom Support Team meetings 
  • Create Classroom Support Team reports based off CST journals and data
  • Recruit, train, and orient new Classroom Support Team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits and Opportunities

  • Valuable experience that easily translates to any career path
    • Exposure to all different aspects of what it takes to run an organization
    • From marketing to strategy development you will be involved in all components of business operations
  • A variety of leadership opportunities
    • A chance to be a part of major decisions that impact the company
    • Measurable results that can be displayed and proven to future employers
  • A recommendation from a well-respected business owner and community activist
    • Can be a letter of recommendation or highlight on website
    • Feature on our site will be something you can take with you to any job
  • Countless opportunities to network and form long-lasting professional relationships 
    • We partner with businesses in all kinds of industries – from the music industry to city governments, there are PLENTY of networking opportunities
    • You will get to form long-lasting professional relationships that are priceless for young professionals
  • A sense of accomplishment and pride knowing what you do makes an impact!
    • Help improve your community and your resume at the same time.
    • Feeling of accomplishment/pride knowing you were a part of something bigger
  • A fun, collaborative environment that plays to individual strengths
    • We all are working towards the same goal, and as a result, everyone is passionate and involved
    • FLEXIBLE opportunities to contribute that work with any schedule
    • Most of our events involve free food
  • Mentorship
    • At MDTP the advancement of others is our mission!
    • From our CEO to our newest volunteer, the MDTP family constantly helps each other grow and develop – both personally, and professionally!

Requirements

  • Participate in board meetings the second Monday each month
  • Assist with MDTP program implementation, intern management, board management and donor engagement
  • Part-time/full time positions available
  • Possess a good attitude, hard work ethic, and a passion for helping communities
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • All majors welcomed
  • Internship range is August 1st- May 31st 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • You do NOT have to be enrolled in school to apply

Compensation

  • This is a stipend position.
  • Other benefits may vary