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College Internship- Marketing Generalist

Who We Are

DC Fray is DC’s largest lifestyle community with nearly 45,000 annual participants in 2016. Our mission is to Make Fun Possible!

To accomplish that mission we organize social sport leagues, special events, and increasingly promote news and information that helps our members have fun! From Kickball leagues to tubing trips and bar crawls to new year’s eve parties, DC Fray holds a unique place in the fabric of the city. With portions of our league dating back to 2004 we have over a decade of experience creating incredible experiences for our members and strong relationships with our partners.

To accomplish all we do we have pulled together an amazing team of individuals with an eclectic background in marketing, sports management, community development, business administration, and event planning. Interning at DC Fray will give you the opportunity to have direct hands on experience and mentorship in a way that other internships just aren’t able to provide.

We look forward to you joining our team!

The Internship Program

Most students will complete a 300-400 hour internship to satisfy graduation requirements. This equates to 40 hours per week for 7-10 weeks. Some students will need to stay longer and some will have shorter practicum requirements with less time commitment. These cases will be addressed individually but typically interns must be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 6 weeks to be considered for placement. Interns are hosted year round with flexible schedules!

We pay $150/month stipend to all interns, to help cover their transportation costs related to the position, for the duration of their internship.

Interns can also expect that there were be several areas of the business that they will get exposed to, but will not be the focus of their internship. On top of their daily activities and exposure, they will be given a "master" project in the marketing department.  

Students will work alongside their department Manager developing marketing and branding strategies, allocating marketing dollars for different media outlets, developing ads, creating social media promotions, doing research and more.

The Marketing Intern will be responsible for cross-functional tasks and projects including:

Assist in research, development and curation of marketing ideas and research as needed

Prepare analytical reports to understand effectiveness of various marketing campaigns

Working with on and off-site teams to create and implement engaging social media content and campaigns

Assist in developing content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis

Running Targeted Digital + Social Ads

Provide support to our marketing team at live and online events

Some graphic design exposure available if interested

The ideal candidate will enjoy taking the initiative, work on multiple projects independently and be eager to learn marketing from the inside out. Candidates with a strong desire and aptitude to have a marketing role following graduation will have the opportunity to build their resume with specific and substantive projects.


Interns will focus on the following:

  • Undergo orientation and training about DC Fray and our mission;
  • Gain experience working in their desired department;
  • Identify and execute a project that advances their knowledge of the concentration area;
  • Understanding of the processes for their area of concentration for DC Fray (planning to execution);
  • Assist their mentor with research, project planning, and the execution of tasks.

To apply interns should prepare their "pitch" on which area they are interested and why they would be a great fit for DC Fray! Interns should include links to any portfolio items or resources that will help us in our selection process.

For more information about the place, culture, and atmosphere you'll be working in, please go to United Fray Careers website at unitedfray.talentcmo.com.

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