Interns at Inside Out Youth Services get involved in our direct services, and become a key part to programming. From program development to implementation and evaluation, we will customize internships to benefit your need for experience with our mission’s need for help. Fill out an IOYS Volunteer and Intern Application today to get started.
Communications and Public Relations Intern – Fall 2019
Inside Out Youth Services is seeking an intern to manage our communications needs, including weekly emails to volunteers, donor communications, event promotions, and curation of our social media. Students entering a Fall 2019 semester at a local college, with versatile tech skills and experience, would be well-suited to this task.
Meet our current interns
Masters Level Intern - She/Her
Lisa, originally from the mitten of Michigan, has been living in Colorado Springs for ten years, and recently joined the IOYS team as an intern. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and is currently pursuing an MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with a focus on social justice initiatives from Adler University. Her areas of interest include employee relations, corporate social responsibility, and diversity & inclusion. When she’s not interning, knee-deep in homework, or working at a local public relations agency, she enjoys writing, concerts, and spending time with her wife and fur babies.
MSW Intern - They/Them
Miles Jordan is an MSW student at the University of Nebraska – Omaha, completing their advanced practicum with Inside Out Youth Services. Miles has a myriad of professional experience working with and for young people and adults impacted by the child welfare system and/or the criminal punishment system. Their passion for social justice advocacy that focuses on the most marginalized members of our society is evidenced by a long history of community involvement that includes serving as an advisor to the Queer Nebraska Youth Network, sitting on the board of Heartland Pride, founding Trans Day of Visibility Omaha, and participating in the leadership of QTPOC Nebraska.
Miles currently works as a graduate assistant for the Midlands Sexual Health Research Collaborative assisting with all aspects of a statewide LGBTQ+ health survey and coordinating Huespring, a leadership development program tailored to LGBTQ+ early career professionals. Miles volunteers as a facilitator of Open Arms Trans Social Group and on the community board of Trans Collaborations. They also volunteer as a camp counselor in the summers at Camp Catch-Up, a camp for siblings separated by the foster care system and Camp BOLD, a camp for trans youth and their families.
When they are not studying or working Miles enjoys spending time with their amazing mentee, reading, hiking, and drinking coffee.