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EMCC-Blood Drive Student Intern

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Company Name: 
EMCC and Vitalant
Application Due Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2020
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 

Each semester the Estrella Mountain Community College and Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services of Arizona) partner to host community blood drives. Blood Drive Interns will play a vital role in working with the EMCC community to promote blood drive events.

Benefits of Blood Drive Internship

  • Enhance leadership and professional skills,
  • Develop relationships with healthcare professional and enhance career development opportunities.
  • Opprotunity to become familiar with the work of the blood donation service
  • Tour Vitalant’s blood donation processing center in Scottsdale

This opportunity is only available to Estrella Mountain Community College students. Applicants are REQUIRED to submit and online application, a resume, and a cover letter. Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To schedule your appointment please visit or call 623-935-8740 or email [email protected].

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Blood Drive Interns will be involved in some, or all of the following:

  • Learning about the work of the blood donor service
  • Managing blood donor campaign on campus
  • Assisting with marketing and recruitment of donors
  • Scheduling donor appointments
  • Educating their fellow students about the importance of supporting the blood donation service
  • Other duties as needed

This Internship qualifies for Federal Work Study,students MUST check with Financial Aid for their FWS status.  The work will be on the EMCC main campus, and under the guidance of a Department of Life Sciences faculty member. No prior experience needed.

Minimum Requirements: 
  • MUST be current EMCC students
  • MUST have 2.5 GPA 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Self-motivated. Willing to learn about the work of Vitalant.
  • Capability to work with other people
  • Time commitment - 4 months, 3-5 hours per week during semester, with the possibility for additional hours on weeks prior to a blood drive. Flexible with your EMCC schedule' 

  • Morning availability is preferred.
  • Would suit student in biology or related field.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.