TEDx Community and Engagement Intern

Entry Level

Position Overview:

The TEDx team is looking for a paid, 40hr/week TEDx Community Engagement Intern to begin immediately. The TEDx Community Engagement Intern will provide support to the global TEDx community of volunteers. To do this, the intern will help moderate our online community platforms, process applications for conferences, be involved in creating learning resources for TEDx organizers, and more! If you have a can-do attitude and would like to work on an exciting global program, please submit your resume.

This role has the option to work on a hybrid basis (coming into the NYC office once a week) but weekly in-person work is not required. Due to occasional office requirements, proof of full vaccination will be required prior to acceptance of employment. 


  • Must be an exceptional writer
  • Fluency working with Google applications: Docs, Gmail, Maps
  • Very detail-oriented, organized and self-sufficient
  • Eager to support and learn about a global, fast-paced program
  • Able to execute tasks with minimal guidance
  • Must be a team player and reliable
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Graphic design skills a plus: Photoshop, Keynote, Illustrator, etc.
  • Basic video editing experience preferred but not required
  • Multi-lingual preferred but not required
  • International experience preferred but not required
  • Passionate about TEDx/TED


  • Support the Community, Engagement & Learning team on deadline-based projects and tasks
  • Support moderation of all TEDx internal digital platforms to locate great content; flag potential issues; and respond to queries
  • Support editorialization of content on our internal digital platforms
  • Support team to find new ways to amplify TEDx ideas, insights, and stories
  • Maintain team’s internal Google Docs
  • Support review of applications from TEDx organizers to attend TED events
  • Support logistics and lead up on all in-person workshops, and on-site TEDx activations or workshops including at TED Conferences
  • Support production and support for online gatherings and activations 
  • Communicate with TEDx organizers through email, customer support portal, and initiative email inboxes
  • Willingness to contribute however possible to ensure overall effectiveness of position
  • Special assignments as required

Note that due to a high volume of applications, only considered candidates will be notified.  This is a full-time, paid 6-month internship position with the potential to stay on longer.

TED Conferences LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online with their resume.


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