Special Olympics Indiana provides opportunities to students and other individuals in the community to gain valuable, real-world experience and increase staff success in delivering a high-quality program to change the lives of Special Olympics Indiana athletes! Applications are accepted throughout the year for a variety of positions within our nonprofit organization.

“My experience with Special Olympics Indiana was absolutely amazing. I never could have imagined how much I would learn from both the staff and the athletes. This internship has taught me so much about how to run an extremely successful non-profit organization as well as how to be a better person. Special Olympics Indiana is a great organization and I have nothing but love and respect for everyone that I met during my time there.” -Lynzy, Butler University

Special Olympics Indiana offers multiple internship opportunities each semester, including internships in the field of communications, special events, and sports and programs. Minimum hourly requirements and responsibilities at Special Olympics Indiana events and/or competitions will vary with each internship. While most interns are unpaid, they can receive school credit, depending on their school’s requirements.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume that highlights your experience and career goals to Please include the internship position that you are interested in the Subject line of your email.

Deadlines for Internship Applications:

July 31 – Applications for fall semester (August through December)
October 31 – Applications for spring semester (January through May)
February 28Applications for summer semester (May through August)

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