Philanthropy Intern
Job Type

Reporting directly to the Director of Special Campaigns and Legacy Giving, the philanthropy internship provides a strong knowledge base in event planning and execution, prospect research, donor benefit fulfillment, planned giving and government affairs. This is an ideal experience for someone pursuing a career in philanthropy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with event planning, event execution, and patron hospitality
  • Working concerts with the Philanthropy Team assisting with donor seat visits, hospitality, and sponsor management
  • Support government affairs work to include routine communication with government officials
  • Researching potential funders and writing reports and grant proposals
  • Assisting in acknowledgement preparation and donor benefit fulfillment
  • Completing research projects on topics useful to Philanthropy staff
  • Assisting with the creating of solicitation materials including mailings and PowerPoint presentations
  • Support the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion e (DE&I) initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture
  • Other related duties required as part of a team environment.

Professional Development: The internship will include required professional development/mentoring with a senior member of our organization, resume review, and career coaching.

Duration and Schedule:
The internship begins in August 2022 and concludes at the end of May 2023. Interns will have some flexibility in setting their hours, but are required to have the ability to commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week and up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. The intern will be expected to have occasional availability on nights and weekends to present at concerts and special events.

*Availability on Wednesday or Thursday afternoons for cohort professional development is preferred.

  • College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student with an expressed interest in Philanthropy
  • Project management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Candidate should enjoy working with people and demonstrate a passion for working with diverse communities.

The CSO encourage underrepresented minorities and first generation students to apply.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour