GiftAMeal Fall Internship Opportunity

Position filled - reach out if you are interested in working with us in the future though!


Help us fight hunger in our community, while promoting local restaurants. GiftAMeal is a mobile application that helps provide a meal to someone in need each time a user dines at a partner restaurant. Featured in the St. Louis Business Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox 2 News, and more (, GiftAMeal has over 130 partner restaurants and has provided over 150,000 meals to those in need.


We are seeking a fall intern to work on a variety of projects. The intern will work directly with the CEO via weekly check-in calls or in-person meetings on campus and will have the opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of the company.


Hours: 5 per week | Compensation: $500 for the semester or course credit


Example Projects:

  • Helping with our social media strategy / scheduling posts on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram about our restaurants and to boost follower engagement

  • Conducting market research on evaluating new cities to expand to

  • Distributing table-tents, window-decals, and other materials to partner restaurants

  • Compiling leads of restaurants and the owner names / notes on the restaurants

  • Calling restaurants to set up meetings for team members in St. Louis

  • Designing sales materials, website pages, app page mock ups, promotional materials, etc

  • Putting together a structured plan for how we could utilize 'brand ambassadors' at college campuses to increase awareness of GiftAMeal

  • Researching different sales hiring expansion strategies and organizational structures

  • Writing blog posts for our website to create inbound leads for restaurants and to engage users


An intern candidate does not need to be able to do every one of these projects to qualify. These are just some examples. GiftAMeal internships are made to be a learning experience for you to expose you to many different sides of the startup world! We hope to help you acquire new skills that you can take forward in your careers.


Past GiftAMeal interns have gone onto work at companies like: Goldman Sachs, Maritz, Oracle, KPMG, Stack Overflow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Law school at Creighton University, and PhD at WashU.



  • Incredibly self-motivated

  • Self-starter who takes initiative

  • Resourceful and proactive

  • Friendly

  • Access to a car to distribute promotional materials to restaurants


If interested in applying: research GiftAMeal, download the app, and email your resume, reason for applying, and how you think you could add value to GiftAMeal.