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Lung Cancer Initiative prides itself on the collaborative, flexible, and supportive work culture. We are always looking for individuals who are passionate about supporting lung cancer survivors, have a team player mentality, and want to make a difference.

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Volunteer and Internship Positions

Public Health Intern

The Public Health/Programs intern will assist with the planning and implementation of programs and events that support lung cancer research and education. This includes outreach in the community by connecting patients, survivors and loved ones with the medical and research community as well as education tools and access programs across North Carolina.  Interns work closely with the Director of Programs in coordination with local lung cancer survivors and advocates, corporations and health systems in seasonal health fairs and educational seminars.  Some intern tasks include:

  •  Identifying and attending local health fairs to distribute free educational materials, educate community members on lung cancer screening, debunk myths surrounding lung cancer, and increase overall awareness of lung cancer.
  • Managing the Access to Care Gas Card program database including review applications, inputting data and distribution of gas cards.
  •  Assisting with community outreach to lung cancer survivors and cancer centers across North Carolina, ensuring every person touched by lung cancer in North Carolina is aware of our resources.
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of educational events such as the Annual Meeting, Community Education Webinar Series, Advocacy Summit, and Survivors Day celebration.
  • Researching and identifying new grant opportunities and funding sources to support and sustain LCI’s programs.

Apply now on  If you have any questions please on contact Alisha Patel,

Marketing & Communications Intern

The Communications & Marketing Intern will gain knowledge and experience for how nonprofits are able to use marketing and communications strategies to positively impact the lives of people who are affected by lung cancer in North Carolina.  The intern will use various tools and platforms to communicate with our advocates in collaboration with the Manager of Marketing & Communications. This internship is ideal for a candidate who has an interest in marketing, communications, public relations and/or non-profit management.  Some intern tasks include:

  •   Assisting with the creation of communications materials–press releases, blog posts, e-blasts, social media posts, and more.
  • Create social media drafts, schedules, and publish on social media to update and maintain LCI’s social media presence.
  •  Email marketing such as draft copy for emails and upgrading email templates using graphics.
  • Update organization website by using LCI’s content management system when needed–update copy, images, web header, etc.
  • Design social media graphics, web graphics, and other marketing material for LCI.

Apply now on  If you have any questions please on contact Alisha Patel,

Special Events Intern

The Special Events intern will work closely with the Director of Special Events and play a critical role in supporting important fundraising events including the LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Rally series (located in Raleigh, Greensboro, and Charlotte), the Evening of Hope Gala, Triangle Golf Tournament and other advocate-led grassroots events. Interns will work with volunteer committee members to secure sponsorships, event volunteers, donations, and other logistical tasks to prepare for a seamless event. The intern will also play an important role in helping the Lung Cancer Initiative acknowledge gifts and contributions as a part of our fundraising events. 

  • Assisting with volunteer recruitment.
  • Assisting with the collection and management of silent and live auction items for the Evening of Hope Gala.
  • Data entry and management.
  • Providing support to event planning committees and attending events.

Apply now on  If you have any questions please on contact Alisha Patel,