Digital Technology Intern

Sheleads Published: August 12, 2019
Waterloo, Ontario
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About Us:

At SheLeads we help organizations evaluate gender justice initiatives. We are looking for a Digital Technology Intern. You will be responsible for managing social media site, writing blog posts, testing marketing ideas as well as identifying areas of improvement to increase brand awareness.


  • Ability to work creatively with full support and creative freedom
  • Complete work that has high impact for a small organization
  • Weekly workspace coffee breaks

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage leads lists
  • Support customer report requests
  • Analyze marketing data to improve sales strategies
  • Help organization with digital rebranding and strategy
  • Improve website design and implementation

Knowledge and skills

  • Previous experience in business or customer support
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Comfort with data management and process
  • Proficient in microsoft excel
  • Additional data analytics experience is an asset
  • Comfort or experience with HTML + CSS is an asset

Education required

  • Enrolled full-time at a Canadian post-secondary institute. Please apply with your program name and institution. 
  • Interest or experience in startups or nonprofits
  • Passionate about social impact

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.


Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary graduates – this is not a requirement for residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut applying for internships in those territories
  • Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Strategy initiative.

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