Seasonal / Part-Time Job Opportunities

Apply here to be part of the Festival Team.

Thank you for your interest in working on the Wawa Welcome America Festival. We are excited for multiple days of FREE fun for all ages to celebrate America’s Birthday in America’s Birthplace!


We are currently looking for Spring and Summer Interns. If you are looking to gain hands-on experience with events, marketing and sponsorships, this is the internship for you!

A rare opportunity for real-world experience in a high-profile national event. We seek self-starters who are creative, ambitious, hard-working, energetic, diverse and proud to produce Philadelphia’s July 4th celebration. Each internship position will have a defined role, goals to be achieved, and with supervisory support to enable each intern to leave with a sense of accomplishment, new skills, real-life experience, and the opportunity to be a part of a large-scale multi-day festival. Interns play a vital role in the organization. They are given the chance to contribute their ideas, play an active role in their duties, and to work in a team setting. Great networking opportunity for interns looking for a future job in events, marketing, communications, and sponsorship. Our successful Interns have gone on to paid, professional positions.

The Welcome America, Inc. Spring & Summer Internships will work closely with each team member gaining experience in Events, Marketing and Sponsorships. The internship will require approximately 20-25 hours a week and will require some nights and weekends for events.

Internship opportunities include:

Marketing & PR

  • Content management for website and social media, including sponsorship fulfillment and event promotion
  • Content development, including copy writing and basic graphic design, for website, social media and e-mail marketing
  • PR support, including writing media alerts, press conference planning and executing, press coverage tracking and managing media relations on-site
  • Event promotion, including brochure distribution, community outreach and on-site promotion
  • Research, including questionnaire creation, on-site surveying, digital surveying and data analytics
  • General festival support and other duties as assigned

Sponsorship & Partnerships

  • Assist with drafting pitches for potentials sponsors of the festival
  • Attend partnership meetings with the Director of Partnerships
  • Assist with sponsor fulfillment & recap presentations
  • On-site sponsorship logistics support at festival events
  • Track sponsorship fulfillment on marketing channels, including website, social media and e-mail marketing
  • General festival support and other duties as assigned
  • Interested candidates should have a focus in sales and partnerships or event logistics

Citywide Events

  • Assist with event programming and production
  • Assist with staffing and volunteer coordination
  • On-site event support
  • General festival support and other duties as assigned

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.