Debbie's Dream Foundation accomplishes as much as it does thanks to the assistance of many volunteers and interns. Our internship program is available to college students and graduates. This is an excellent opportunity to gain real-world work experience in a non-profit environment.

The internship positions are unpaid, but interns may arrange with their college to receive course credit (each department does things differently but there is usually some sort of internship proposal form. Talk to your department heads for more info). In exchange for their work, interns will also gain valuable experience in a dynamic nonprofit environment and, upon request, will receive an evaluation form and letter of recommendation at the end of their internship.

To apply for an internship or to volunteer, please send us your resume and cover letter. Tell us about your skills, and let us know your available start date and hours. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Here are some general rules and requirements that apply to all internship positions:

  • Interns are expected to attend foundation events as they occur.
  • Interns are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week at the office during the school year and at least 30 hours a week during the summer months. Hours are flexible and will be assigned on an individual basis.
  • In addition to the tasks specific to their internship, each intern is expected to help with administrative tasks and day-to-day operations.
  • Candidates should possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates should have a desire to be actively involved in the community
  • Candidates are expected to be computer literate and quick learners
  • Candidates are required to have excellent problem solving skills and are expected to take initiative.

Apply Today

To apply for an internship with Debbie's Dream Foundation, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter to:

Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Two South University Drive, Suite 326
Plantation, FL 33324

or by email to:

Follow up inquiries can be made to or (954) 475-1200.

Accounting Internship

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Foundation Bookkeeper with recording, reconciling and organizing accounting data.

• Assist with general accounting month-end closing procedures.
• Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
• Answer telephones, direct calls and take messages.
• Assist in filing duties.
• Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience
• Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word.
• Well organized and able to handle multiple time sensitive projects.
• Excellent verbal communications and interpersonal skills.
• Efficient record keeping
• Critical attention to detail

Application Information:
This is an unpaid Internship.

Business & Office Management Internship

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Foundation Office Manager with organizing and coordinating of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency which might include the following:

• Allocate resources to enable better task performance
• Monitor volunteers
• Organize, orient and train new interns and volunteers
• Ensure that filing systems are maintained
• Efficient record keeping
• Implement office policies and procedures
• Analyze and monitor internal processes
• Monitor office supplies

Communications Internship

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Foundation Communications Coordinator on the following:

• Write press releases
• Develop and maintain a press schedule calendar
• Develop and edit print materials, content for the website and email blasts
• Develop postings for Facebook

Event Planning Internship

Assist the Foundation Event Coordinator to assure that all of our events run smoothly which includes:

• Track auction items
• Help with event advertising
• Coordinate logistics
• Contact event sponsors
• Create and maintain vendor relations
• Assemble sponsor packets
• Collect event RSVPs
• Assist with event check-in, registration, and check-out
• Assist with organizing and managing event volunteers
• Create and maintain detailed event databases
• Utilize database tools to analyze fund raising performance
• Work with volunteers on all aspects of our events

Graphic Design Internship

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Foundation Event Coordinator with:

• Support the production of online & print collateral
• Assist in photo editing & image preparation
• Support in the creation of promotional graphics for social media & internal communications
• Manage internal image archive
• Day-to-day administration and other support work as required

Desired Skills & Experience

Working towards a four-year degree in Art, Advertising or Design
• Expertise in the latest computer graphic technology and programs
• Must work well under tight time constrains to assure timely delivery of projects
• Ability to work well with others as part of a team
• Excellent verbal communications and interpersonal skills
• Critical attention to detail (strong follow-up and follow-through)
• Organized and able to handle multiple time sensitive projects

Photography/Video Production Internship

A technology savvy individual with strong interest in photography and video production to assist with documenting foundation events, generate promotional photo and video materials and photograph artworks.


• Responsible for documenting foundation events; capturing the general atmosphere, and experiences of volunteers, patients, and event attendees in high quality photos and video
• In charge of producing high quality photo and video final products to assist in promoting the foundation and its events and services
• Will assist Communications Coordinator and volunteers with planning and executing interviews and promotional materials
• Some previous experience with using SLR/DSLR cameras required.
• Must be technologically savvy and eager to learn
• Adobe Photoshop proficiency is a must. Some Adobe Light Room experience is a plus.
• Must have experience in using video editing software like iMovie or Adobe Premiere.