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Project Support Intern

Department
Partner Solutions
Location
Alexandria, VA

Do you want to work with a team of young philanthropists who are mobilizing resources and raising funds to support critical humanitarian needs? The Project Support Intern will work closely with our dynamic Partner Solutions Team to support research, deliverable management and business development for a portfolio of nonprofit, corporate, and foundation clients. The intern will also provide significant internal support for the Partner Solutions Team.

    Responsibilities

    Deliverable management and research, which may include activities such as:

    • Prospect research for fundraising
    • Producing benchmarking reports for corporate and nonprofit clients using a variety of databases
    • Drafting client workshop materials, including presentations and activities as it relates to strategic planning and brand development
    • Drafting client surveys, emails, and communications
    • Editing documents to be delivered to clients

    Business development support:

    • Provide research on key issues related to Corporate Social Responsibility, nonprofits, foundations and industry events and news

    Internal Support:

    • Provide background research for a variety of internal projects
    • Support projects that enhance the capabilities of the Partner Solutions Team.
    • Ensure internal client management databases and files are up to date

    During the internship, the student will be exposed to aspects of international development through interaction with a variety of nonprofit, corporate and foundation contacts, which include some of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations. During this internship, the intern will participate in integrated team meetings internally and select external client meetings.

    The intern will report directly to a member of the Global Impact Partner Solutions Team with daily oversight to ensure all projects are aligned with the Global Impact’s mission and strategic goals. Note the intern will be invited to make a presentation of his or her work to executive team members which will serve as a capstone, cumulative project for the internship.

    This is an unpaid internship; however, Global Impact will pay a transportation benefit up to $90 per month. There is also opportunity for class credit.

    Qualifications
    • Student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, currently completing junior, or senior year, or a first year Master’s student
    • Interest in working in the areas of international development, not-for-profit organizations with a global perspective or corporate social responsibility 
    • Interest in fundraising for international causes
    • Prior internship or professional experience relating to client management/fundraising preferred 
    • Academic or professional experience highly involved in research and writing
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills required
    • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Ability to operate independently and in a team environment with little supervision
    • Ability to successfully handle multiple assignments
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook preferred
    Application Instructions

    Interested candidates—To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, with salary expectations and history to Human Resources at [email protected]. Your cover letter should explain your interest, relevant experience/coursework and GPA. In the email subject line, put Partner Solutions and your name. 

    Commitment of 20-36 hours per week (mutually agreed by Global Impact and intern). Spring semester is January-April, Summer semester is May-August, Fall semester is September-December (flexible).

    About Global Impact

    Global Impact works on charitable ventures to inspire greater giving. We serve as a trusted advisor, intermediary and implementing partner across the private, nonprofit and public sectors. Through these partnerships, we have raised nearly $2 billion for causes such as disaster relief and global development. Our expertise includes fundraising and partnerships, employee engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR), and finance and business services. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

    Contact

    U.S. HEADQUARTERS

    1199 N. Fairfax St.
    Suite 300
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    800-836-4620
    [email protected]

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