Volunteers


The Islands Society currently offers a variety of part-time volunteer positions for undergraduate students, graduate students, recent graduates, and experienced professionals who are interested in gaining practical experience in their chosen career field while supporting the long-term strategic interests of an organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering islanders everywhere. Our volunteers have direct access to our Leadership Team. Often, they also have the opportunity to work on some of our most important initiatives and programs. All positions are for members. They are unpaid and conducted virtually. They also require a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week and the ability to repond to email inquiries within 24 hours in normal circumstances.(Note: Some degree programs allow you to earn academic credit for volunteering with our nonprofit. Contact your academic advisor for more information as earning credit varies by departments and educational institutions.)

Graphic Designer


The Islands Society is looking for an undergraduate or graduate student to help produce logos, web images, and other designs for our organization. Applicants should be aware of the latest design and photography trends and be able to transform these trends into strategic designs. They should also possess foundational knowledge of layout, color, grids, icons, typography, proportion, photography, and rich internet media. The ideal candidate will be extremely creative yet also able to meet rigid delivery dates. Learn More

Communications Intern


The Islands Society is looking for an undergraduate or graduate student to help create and moderate our organization’s web content. The intern will help us to create ideas for new posts as well as edit our exissting web content. Applicants must be able to curate, research, design, and write blog posts on relevant topics without extensive oversight from our Leadership Team. All applicants should have experience and/or coursework in journalism, communications, marketing, or media. Learn More

Community Manager


The Islands Society is looking for graduate students and young professionals to help us better understand each of our constituent societies’ needs and then share that information with others through blogs, forums, social media and other media channels. Community managers will develop and implement ongoing content, marketing and engagement strategies for one of the following communities: Baltic Islands Society; Inland Islands Society; Pacific Islands Society; Sea Islands Society; and Japanese Remote Islands Society. Learn More