Friday, May 5, 2017

Paid Global Philanthropy Internship



The Global Philanthropy Intern will support the Council’s global philanthropy program, including projects on research, database management, event management, and opportunities for special projects, in line with the intern’s personal interests.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with researching key trends in the global philanthropy

• Answer requests for information from Council members regarding global philanthropy
• Provide support to members of Member Relations team regarding global philanthropy projects and events, including meetings about the Sustainable Development Goals and capacity building trainings on international grantmaking
• Support design and launch of online courses for foundations making international grants
• Support work on issues related to US and international regulations that impact cross-border grantmaking, and assist with the Council’s efforts to reduce regulatory barriers for global giving.
• In partnership with Communications and Membership teams, lead development of new marketing and communication products for the Global program, including drafting newsletters, updating website, and writing blogs and articles
• Support grant writing and reporting for Global Program resource mobilization efforts 

Education and Experience:
• Currently enrolled in an accredited university working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in related coursework.

• Can demonstrate a strong interest in the work of the Council and its mission.
• Proven to excel in academic coursework and extracurricular activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Commitment to the Council’s mission of advancing philanthropy – genuine enthusiasm and passion for change leadership in philanthropy. Ability to understand issues pertinent to the Council’s mission through a national and global lens.

• Experience living abroad or working on international issues preferred.
• Resourcefulness – ability to work and adapt under pressure. Ability to learn quickly, to respond and react quickly to changing priorities and to be dedicated to completion of required tasks.
• Superior attention to detail – meticulous attention to complex logistics of meetings, travel, communications, and operations.

• Honesty and Integrity – Character matters.
• Initiative – the ability to work proactively.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook. Quantitative skills with some proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

• Experience with relational databases and basic understanding of knowledge management.
• An effective communicator comfortable with coordinating with internal staff and external partners and constituents.

Applications accepted until May 19, 2017.

To apply, students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the ID number: 157882