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Development and Fundraising Internship

Please note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.

Location:

In-person, hybrid, or remote.

Description:

This internship is designed to introduce university students who are interested in a career in nonprofit organizations. Interns will have the opportunity to learn how a nonprofit secures funding to operate its programs and better understand the essential role of Development within an organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Working as part of the Development team, our interns:

  • Assist with planning, promoting, and executing events, including the Human Rights Awards Dinner and house parties;
  • Update records in donor database and research potential funders;
  • Write blog posts and newsletter columns;
  • Help with mailings and solicitations;
  • Learn about development best practices in weekly conversations led by the staff; and
  • Support general development operations.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Interest in learning about Development and building related skills
  • Able to work in a cooperative, busy, diverse environment
  • Engaged and self-motivated learner
  • Organized, detail-oriented, creative, and able to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office or Google Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • A strong interest in human rights

Questions?

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question is not answered in there, you can email internships@advrights.org. Please note that internship applications must be submitted using the form on our website.