2022 Database Cleansing Internship

· Rockland, Maine
Employment Type Temporary Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $12.75

                                                                                         2022 Database Cleansing Internship

Internship Summary

The Island Institute, a nonprofit community development organization based in Rockland, Maine, seeks a motivated, self-starting college or master’s degree student for a paid fall internship designed to promote hands-on learning in a professional, collegial environment. The intern will receive guidance and support from a staff advisor as well as from a team of talented professionals who are passionate about the Maine coast and its year-round island communities.

Position Summary

The Island Institute’s Salesforce team is currently working to identify and correct errors, redundancies, and outdated content on Salesforce, the most widely used customer relationship management (CRM) platform in the world, providing customer relationship management service as well as a complementary suite of enterprise applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics, and application development. For a student interested in database management and integrity, this internship will provide significant opportunities to gain valuable experience and hone career development skills, including the opportunity to take Salesforce Trailhead courses. Specific projects will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working alongside a database administrator to identify errors, duplicates, omissions, and other issues of data incompleteness in the newly developed customer relations management database
  • Gathering information from Island Institute staff through emails and internal messaging to improve and correct database content

Duration, Schedule, and Payment

This internship runs from approximately October 10th to December 16th based on the student’s availability. The expected weekly schedule is 18 hours per week for 10 weeks. The internship will be offered as either in-person at the Island Institute Rockland Office or remotely, depending on the intern’s preference. The intern will be paid $12.75 per hour. 


Desired Qualifications

  • Competence in the creation, use, and manipulation of spreadsheets, (i.e., the ability to use some of the intermediate and advanced functions of Excel)
  • Familiarity with Office 365 and Slack
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to email and collaborate with staff to gather information
  • The ability to work independently, manage time well, and to be detail-oriented

Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge and skills pertaining to Salesforce to add to the student’s résumé and career-development portfolio
  • The experience of working in a dynamic, team-oriented nonprofit organization and learning about the importance of data integrity to any business or nonprofit entity
  • The opportunity to learn about the Island Institute, its programmatic work, and its local community development efforts in Maine’s island and coastal communities

Direction and support for the internship

The intern will be supported through weekly check-ins with our Database Administrator, throughout the internship.  Initial trainings will be followed by regularly scheduled check-ins with supervisors and clear content assignments.

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  • Location
    Rockland, Maine
  • Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation