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"Special Olympics Arizona is grateful for Law Enforcement Officers."
- Tim Martin, CEO & President of Special Olympics Arizona


Looking to join the Special Olympics Arizona team?

Special Olympics Arizona looks for dedicated, hardworking individuals to join our family.  All current openings are listed below:


Are you interested in an internship with Special Olympics Arizona?

What is the purpose and impact of this internship program?

Special Olympics Arizona offers many opportunities to increase your knowledge of nonprofit, social services, event management, social inclusion, personal development, and professional skills. Your role with Special Olympics Arizona will be valuable, fulfilling, and rewarding as you will directly focus on empowering the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society through Special Olympics Arizona’s year-round sports training, competitions and support programs. 

Can I earn college credit through this internship?

Yes! If you need an internship as a requirement for graduation, this is the perfect opportunity for you! We will be happy to work with you and your internship coordinator on campus to ensure you receive credit for this internship and can provide Letters of Recommendation, when appropriate.

Can I earn college credit through this internship?

Our internships run for approximately 20-weeks during the Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. Internships are currently offered as one full-time position or two part-time positions based on the discretion of the Special Olympics Arizona staff.

Are the internships paid?

Currently, internships are unpaid positions. However, reimbursement for expsenses incurred on th student's behalf may be considered and will be approved by your Supervisor.

What types of internships are offered?

We offer internships in Community Outreach, Development, Health Programs, Law Enforcement, Marketing & Public Relations, Merchandise & Design, Office Administration, Social Media, Special Events, Unified Arts, Unified Champion Schools Administration, Unified Sports Management, Young Athletes, & more!

What are the hours?

I am interested! What are my next steps?

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Review full job descriptions online (also listed below)

If you are selected for an internship, you will receive an official offer letter to sign which identifies our onboarding process and expectations

Welcome to our team!

Contact Brittany Meola at to discuss the internship program and application process

Complete the Class A Certification

You will be expected to submit a resume and references, conduct a phone interview, and meet in-person prior to internship offer

Attend initial day of training to receive all supplies, resources, office equipment, and SOAZ swag as we officially welcome you to our team!

Internship Job Descriptions

College Merchandise & Design Intern
Are you proficient with design programs and have the ability to create unique and trendy merchandise designs?  If so, we would like to speak with you.
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Development Assistant Intern
Assist our Development Team with donor outreach.
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Health Programs Intern
Help the Health Programs Coordinator with Healthy Athletes events and the referrals that arise from the screenings.
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Law Enforcement Torch Run Special Events Intern
Assist with making our LETR events a success.
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Unified Champion Schools Intern 
Assist the Director of Support Programs with program oversight, implementation, planning and more!
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Special Events & Law Enforcement Torch Run Intern
This is a part-time or full-time un-paid position which provides administrative and data entry support to the Development Department. Assist with, coordinate, outreach, organization, and implementation of fundraising and LETR events for Special Olympics Arizona.
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Special Events Intern
Help the Special Events Coordinator with outreach and organization for special events.
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