Development Internship

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The mission of the Independence Institute is to empower individuals and to educate citizens, legislators, and opinion makers about public policies that enhance personal and economic freedom.

The Future Leaders Program trains qualified candidates for a lifetime of influence in the center right movement. We match our Future Leaders with a policy center where they learn how to effect change using a variety of different tools and strategies including in-depth research, policy analysis, academic writing, commentary, and behind the scenes support all through a free market lens.

In addition, our Future Leaders get to enjoy a number of different cultural outings, including local museums, seasonal activities, and meetings with key local leaders


An internship in Development provides an opportunity for college and/or graduate students to gain real-world experience in fundraising and donor relations. An intern most often acts as a donor research assistant. Projects can vary widely and an intern should be prepared for diverse assignments of varying levels of complexity.


Must sign a legal non-disclosure agreement upon hire to respect donor privacy and internal development strategy.


Required - Efficent, Basic Computer Skills
Preferred - Excellent communication skills, Adaptable to Changes

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