Internships

Get the professional experience you need, make a positive impact on the lives of children, and enjoy a great summer on the beautiful Island of Martha’s Vineyard!

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club (Edgartown, Massachusetts) offers a supervised, professional internship experience to highly motivated college juniors and seniors enrolled in a degree-granting College program.

Internship Period

  • 13 weeks (end of May to end of August)

Pay, Hours, & Amenities

  • $220 weekly stipend
  • Weekly schedules will include a minimum of 40 hours of professional work
  • On property parking is provided
  • Uniform is provided
  • Interns who bring a vehicle (recommended) will be reimbursed for ferry costs

Basic Job Duties (overall duties may vary according to the intern’s area of specialization)

  • Participate in the planning and execution of youth programs and events
  • Participate in the planning and execution of special events and fundraisers
  • Complete a major project: plan and execute a themed family event
  • Welcome members and guest, and maintain the check-in desk
  • Perform various administrative tasks
  • Produce press releases and perform public relations activities
  • Perform various facility management and maintenance activities

Explore our Website to learn more about our programs

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Chris Roberts – Program Director at Chris@mvbgclub.org.  Please insert “Internship Program” in the Subject line.

Who’s interned at the Club?

Peter Lambos (Summer 2007)
School: Slippery Rock University – Class of 2007
Major: Resort Recreation Management & Tourism
Where is he now?: Peter served as Executive Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club from 2007-2016. He is currently the General Manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena.

Stephanie Cheek  (Summer 2015)
School: Slippery Rock University – Class of 2016
Majors: Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management and Communication

Theresa King  (Summer 2015)
School: Slippery Rock University – Class of 2016
Majors: Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management and Non-Profit Leadership

Taylor Haris (Summer 2016)
School: Slippery Rock University – Class of 2017
Major: Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management

Bridget Kelly  (Summer 2016)
School: Johnson & Wales University – Class of 2017
Major: Sports, Entertainment and Event Management