The Foundation internship program provides a graduate or undergraduate student exposure to career opportunities in philanthropy. We seek an individual for whom an internship with the Foundation may impact both her Sigma experience and professional goals. During the 10-week summer internship, experiences will include working with Foundation staff and volunteers, while reporting to the Director of Communications & Chapter Fundraising.
• Graduate or undergraduate student
• Must be current with alumnae dues or good standing with collegiate chapter
• Knowledge of non-profit management, communications or marketing, either through coursework, volunteer or work experience
• Ability to share the importance of giving to and supporting the Foundation’s mission
Skills Gained Include:
• Learning how a non-profit secures funding
• Gaining an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as
strategic decision making regarding communications, fundraising and donor
• Connecting with Foundation staff, volunteers and donors
• Developing communication skills – written and oral
• Learning how to work remotely by utilizing online tools, video conferencing and
cloud based file sharing
For more internship details, download the Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern – Summer 2018 PDF.
One internship is available for summer 2018 and applicants will be selected for phone interview based on information provided in cover letter and resume. Internship will begin May 29 and end August 3. Individual will be expected to work remotely a total of 20 hours a week, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm. Weekly schedule is flexible, and availability will be agreed upon prior to start of internship. No travel is required.
Application: Submit cover letter, resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2018.
2017 Foundation Intern
“For more than two months, I got to know the other Foundation staff members and volunteers through conference calls and interviews. I spoke with many Sigmas who love Robbie Page Memorial and March of Dimes more than I imagined possible. Some of the projects I worked on while interning for the Foundation included: writing blog posts, researching philanthropy best practices, creating how to guides for philanthropy events, generating surveys, outlining newsletters and much more.”
Devyn Vinson, Zeta Alpha at Bryant University