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Company Name: ISLAND PRESS
Description: The Development team is seeking an intern eager to learn more about nonprofit development and communications. The intern will work closely with the Development team to assist with fundraising and outreach strategies. Intern will: develop an understanding of fundraising by conducting research, creating prospect profiles, and recommending strong prospects to the team; learn how to use website tools and create communications materials while working with staff on external outreach; and learn how to manage strong relationships with philanthropic supporters by tracking donor relations in a database. The position provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the inner workings of a nonprofit organization and the environment.
Length of Internship: Fall semester, start and end dates flexible.
Requirements: This internship is ideal for someone who is detail-oriented, is able to handle many tasks at once, can function well with minimal supervision, and is available 10-20 hours per week.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Due Date: Open until filled.
Payment: Our internships are unpaid, volunteer positions.
How To Apply For This Internship: Island Press is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a workplace as diverse as the environment it is committed to protecting. We encourage applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, political association, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing how this position aligns with your career goals, what you would like to accomplish in the internship, and mention any experience you may have had relevant to the descriptions above. Also include a résumé of your past work and/or volunteer experiences, highlighting your accomplishments. Send application materials to with the subject “Fall 2018 Internship.” No calls please.
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