Zealous Good is hiring interns!

The Zealous Good team being cheesy and awesome.

Zealous Good is looking for rock star interns to join our Chicago team. Are you interested in joining a growing startup team, making the world a better place and having fun all at the same time? Yes, you say? Well then apply for one of the four available positions! Simply send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you’re the perfect fit for the job and Zealous Good to jobs@zealousgood.com.

You want to know who we are? Glad you asked! Zealous Good is a social enterprise that connects people and companies who have extra items to local non-profits in need. We’ve been featured in Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Sun Times, and DailyCandy to name a few and we’re a growing startup. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in gaining real world experience, social impact, start-ups, non-profits, and generally making the world a better place.

This internship will entail great experience and real responsibilities. We give our interns real projects and hold them accountable for completing them…. but we also have fun while working. We’re a young, entrepreneurial team and have fun while we make the world a better place.

Also, please note these positions are unpaid. We offer course credit for those whose schools accept internship credits and we also have bonus opportunities throughout the internship.

Now we want to know who you are! Check out the positions below and apply if you’re interested! We’re looking for the best of the best so please apply if you think you’ve got what it takes! We’re hiring for the following positions: Non-profit Outreach Intern and Project Management Intern. Details below!

Non-profit Outreach Intern

We are looking for a non-profit outreach intern to help recruit non-profits to visit and participate on the website. The Non-profit Outreach Intern will oversee our all outreach, recruitment, membership and partnerships with non-profits. We’re looking for someone who loves the non-profit sector, loves meeting new people, talking to strangers, researching the sector and making a difference.

  • Build great relationships with non-profits in the Chicagoland area
  • Reach out to non-profits across Chicago and surrounding suburbs
  • Develop strategies for effectively communicating the mission and value of Zealous Good

Project Management Intern

We are looking for a Project Management Intern to help run our summer marketing campaign and other projects. The Project Management Intern will lead and oversee our various projects. For each project, this will involve developing and enacting our project strategy, being the point of contact for both users and team members, maintaining an organized and up-to-date project schedule and anything else that the project might require!


  • Develop and enact project strategy.
  • Create and maintain project schedule.
  • Be point of contact for all project matters.
The Cool Kids of Zealous Good (circa summer 2012)

Some requirements for all candidates:

  • Must be able to complete assignments on time and work responsibly with the rest of the team
  • Be an awesome team player and self starter
  • Be prepared to have jokes on hand for meetings (we like blond jokes, bar jokes, and anything that deserves a rimshot)
  • Be super passionate and motivated!

To apply, email jobs@zealousgood.com with a resume and cover letter detailing why you want to work at Zealous Good and why the position itself really excites you!


Brittany Martin Graunke is the founder of Zealous Good, an in-kind donations marketplace in Chicago. You can find Brittany on Google+ or on Twitter at @ZealousBrittany. You can find Zealous Good on Facebook and Zealous Good on Twitter at @ZealousGood.

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