Build Your Future with TEDxMileHigh

TEDxMileHigh is a highly collaborative place in Colorado where some of the most fascinating people deliver the talk of their life. There’s a lot of great work to be done behind the scenes, so we’re looking for talented people to join our crew.

START UP TEAM


We’re a modest team but we make a big impact in a highly collaborative space. So you know we know how to work hard and play hard, too.

The Network


Constructing events behind the scenes means you get to meet some incredible individuals who are shaping the Colorado community.

Professional Growth


We watch a lot of TED talks, so we have some insider tips to help you grow and empower yourself professionally (and personally).

What Our Past INTERNS say

The best thing in my experience as an intern has been that every idea I’ve submitted is always valid. There’s never an idea that won’t be entertained. Your voice is heard here.

Fil Merid
Formerly: Marketing Intern
Currently: Website Wizard

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

Being a part of the ‘TED’ mission has been one of the greatest honors of my life. Not only do I feel like my ideas matter, but I am encouraged to make positive change.

Eric Milburn
Formerly: Adventures Intern
Currently: Special Projects Coordinator

Positions available

Content & Strategy Intern

Are you the type of person that binge-watches TED/TEDx talks? Do you also eat, sleep, and drink data and information? Help us grow our organization with your skills in research and analytics. 

  • Talented in various research methods specifically in locating potential speakers, contacts, and ideas for upcoming TEDxMileHigh events
  • A life-long learner and deeply curious about a broad range of topics, such as research, technology, and design
  • Imaginative and inventive, and most importantly passionate about TEDxMileHigh’s mission, goals, and content
  • To conduct research projects, form connections with speakers, hosts, and TEDx collaborators
  • To work with the Program & Content Team as well as the Program Advisory board to help the team’s forward momentum in engaging content
  • To work closely with one team lead who will guide, mentor, and teach you methods and strategies of content research and execution

Events Management intern

From ideation to execution, the world of managing events is a thrill behind the scenes at TEDxMileHigh. If you love the adrenaline of showtime, come join us build the ultimate TEDx experience.

  • Talented in ideating and curating from a brainstorming perspective for finding potential venues and contacts in the Denver area
  • A life-long learner and deeply curious about a broad range of topics, such as: event coordination, technology, entertainment, and design
  • Imaginative and inventive, and most importantly passionate about TEDxMileHigh’s mission, goals, and content
  • To plan and coordinate various TEDxMileHigh events with emphasis on our two large-scale conferences   
  • To collaborate with TEDxMileHigh team in finding venues, hosts, and new ideas to maximize the attendee experience
  • To work closely with one team lead who will guide, mentor, and teach you methods and strategies of event planning and execution

Social media intern

Are you a social butterfly with a million followers? Not that much? That’s okay—neither do we. But together, we can get closer to getting there. 

  • Talented in social media engagement from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Comfortable in a startup like environment, where everyone wears multiple hats and priorities regularly shift to keep pace with rapid organizational growth
  • Imaginative and inventive, and most importantly passionate about TEDxMileHigh’s mission, goals, and content
  • To schedule social media posts and monitor them on a daily basis
  • To engage with our TEDxMileHigh following via social media every day for at least an hour  
  • To work closely with one team lead who will guide, mentor, and teach you methods of social media engagement

WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

We’re looking for a stellar writer who can illustrate the TEDxMileHigh voice. From copy to blog posts, we’d love to hear what you have to say as well as helping us write meaningful content.

  • A stellar writer who can represent the TEDxMileHigh voice
  • Able to collaborate on writing projects such as blog posts, email campaigns, marketing campaign text, event theme text, speaker bios, adventures text, partnership text, etc.
  • A life-long learner and deeply curious about a broad range of topics, such as technology, entertainment, and design
  • To write blog posts, marketing text, speaker bios, program & partnership text.
  • To work closely with the Program & Content Team as well as the Program Advisory board to help the team’s forward momentum in engaging content
  • You will work with the team and specifically with one team lead who will guide, mentor, and teach you methods and strategies text writing and communication

VIDEO PRODUCTION

We’re looking for someone to help create original videos, to share some of what goes on behind the scenes, for use in social media ads, and more. Have camera, will travel? We’d love to hear. from you! 

  • Creative video and content producer
  • A visual thinker with a fresh behind-the-scenes perspective
  • Imaginative and inventive, and most importantly passionate about TEDxMileHigh’s mission, goals, and content
  • To focus primarily on video production of our events specifically after our conferences that occur twice a year
  • To produce smaller-scale events like VIP parties, Adventures, and various exhibits from A/V needs to graphic design
  • You will work closely with various team members who will guide, mentor, and teach you methods in production  

GENERAL INFO

  • All positions will require 10-20 hours a week. (If you are selected for a position and you are still in school, we will work with your academic schedule and help. provide any resources necessary for your program).
  • This is an unpaid internship and college credit is offered. All positions are based in Denver, Colorado.
  • The TEDxMileHigh Internship program requires a minimum 3-6 month commitment (although preference will be given to interns who can commit to a longer period of time).

ADDITIONAL INFO

TEDxMileHigh is a community of engaged, active, and driven individuals committed to ideas worth spreading in Colorado. TEDxMileHigh promotes inspired citizenship in our communities with the ultimate goal of creating a better, more connected Colorado.

This doesn’t just mean our events. Our goal is to to be a source, a hub, of intellectual conversation in the mile high region. We want to sell-out events, but we also want a deep, integrated presence online through our blog, social media, website, talks, and videos.

Since 2011, we’ve produced nineteen events for a collective audience of more than 25K thinkers and doers. Our talks online have been viewed over 15M times through online channels, and our website receives 25K page views/month.

While our mission is big, we try to keep things light. We have a happy, productive workplace, and we’re constantly trying to improve. You’ll find us hustling on the job, having deep related and unrelated conversations seeking life’s truths, and enjoying a laugh with a Colorado craft brew.

For additional questions, email Eric Milburn, Special Projects Coordinator at [email protected]