Development and Fundraising Internship

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 really operates 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:

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a cooperative, busy, diverse environment
  • 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.