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2001 S Street NW suite 700
DescriptionInterns are essential to the work of Refugees International. RI strives to provide interns with an environment that encourages their professional development, offers networking opportunities, and increases their understanding of humanitarian issues worldwide.
Refugees International accepts a limited number of applicants for unpaid internships throughout the year. Interns should be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week for 10 weeks to the internship and be able to work at the Refugees International office in Washington, DC.
Internships are based loosely on the following schedule:
Winter/spring, January – April (application deadline: November 15)
Summer, May – August (application deadline: March 15)
Fall/winter, September – December (application deadline: July 15)
If you would like to apply, please refer to the instructions below. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received by the deadlines listed above.
Development (Fundraising) Intern
The Development intern works with the Development Department to support fundraising activities in various capacities, ranging from prospect funding research to assisting the development team with a variety of administrative tasks and other fundraising projects as they arise. Responsibilities may include supporting foundation fundraising and grant writing; coordinating mailings; supporting event planning and execution; updating donor databases; and conducting research on potential funding sources and new fundraising techniques.
To apply for an internship with Refugees International, please forward your resume, a cover letter, a brief writing sample (2 – 5 pages), and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your cover letter should clearly indicate the semester you are available and your interest in development Please submit all materials at one time. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please fill out and forward this questionnaire as part of your application