Happy animals begin with happy people. That’s why we strive to provide great perks for Michelson Found Animals team members.

Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Fun Events
Pet-Friendly Office
Human Treats


Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 05-14-2018
Organization Overview:
The Michelson Found Animals Foundation is a cutting edge non-profit organization managed by savvy business, animal care and science professionals focused on social entrepreneurship. We are a well-funded startup organization that takes pride in bringing together great minds from diverse backgrounds in our mission to reduce shelter euthanasia in Los Angeles. Our culture and work environment sets us apart from traditional non-profit startups and inspires our talented team to create innovative ideas and solutions to complex programs and initiatives. Our mission is Saving Pets, Enriching Lives and we focus on putting pets in good homes and keeping them there. We believe that all pets are meant to be with good people.  You can learn more at
Internship Program Overview:
Under supervision of our Marketing team, you will be working on a variety of projects to help support our national and local consumer facing programs. Most of our projects focus on our free national microchip registry and two local retail Adopt & Shop stores where we adopt out shelter pets plus offer a full range of pet retail products, daycare and grooming services. You’ll help us work on new opportunities to drive revenue from those programs so that we can help more pets. And as a fast- moving organization with multiple programs, you may be called on to work on other areas as well.
This is an opportunity to interact with others on the marketing team and learn about a dynamic non-profit with a unique business model as you help us save more pets and build your marketing resume.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Research potential brand sponsors and partnerships
  • Research potential revenue models including ad networks and local pet B2B partner opportunities
  • Assist social marketing team with obtaining and creating social content
  • Attend and source content at our monthly adoption events or other similar activity
  • Other projects and tasks as needed
  • Currently pursuing BS/BA or MBA/Masters in Marketing, Communications or related area
  • Self-starter, well-organized, and able to work independently
  • Strong research skills and curiosity
  • Strong writing skills with high attention to detail
  • Team player who enjoys pitching in and working on a variety of assignments
  • Able to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Experience with Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign-  as plus
  • Interest and experience with dogs/cats  - must love pets
Length of Project:
  • 10-12 weeks (based on availability) or in accordance with for-credit internship requirements
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