Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE)

50 Milk St
Boston, MA 02109

Date Posted:
November 05, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Event Planning Internship - Winter Gala (paid, part-time, temporary)


CENE's mission is to connect successful Canadians based in the Boston area to support their compatriots as they launch tech and life science companies back in Canada. This 1-month internship is focused on organizing our annual Gala held on 2/7/19. The Gala brings together our community of Boston-based Canadians, our partners in Canada, and Canadian entrepreneurs. This opportunity is ideal for students interested in event planning, marketing, nonprofit management, international relations, business, entrepreneurship, and more.

General responsibilities will include:

  • Help plan and execute event logistics

  • Support social media strategy and make website updates

  • Design sponsorship materials

  • Send event reminders via Mailchimp

  • Possibility to assist with other ongoing projects

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • You have natural curiosity and are eager to grow into areas you don't know about yet

  • You are eager to take responsibility for projects and driven to complete them on time

  • You are available at least 3 days/week (15-20 hours) during normal business hours during the month of January 2019 through the event on 2/7/19 and are available to work the full day and evening of the event

  • You're quick and comfortable with online tasks and basic software

How To Apply:

To apply please email Lia O’Donnell, Executive Director the following at

  1. Cover letter (include the days of the week and times you are available for the internship, as well as start and end dates possible)

  2. Resume

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 12/15/18, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply for immediate consideration.

Apply by:
December 15, 2018
About this Organization:
Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE) is a non-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to supporting Canadian technology and life science entrepreneurship. We harness the energy of a professional network of over 300 accomplished Canadians in Boston / New England who are passionate about leveraging their collective experience, expertise and relationships to help mentor and grow a new generation of successful Canadian-led companies.