Grant Proposal Intern

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
4929 Wilshire Blvd., #800
Los Angeles, CA
Posted: August 05 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer"? At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office, or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Grant Proposal Intern reports to the Donor Development Administrative Manager. She/he will be responsible for supporting grant research and writing activities of the California Southland Chapter. Position will involve hands-on grant writing.

Responsibilities

Researching prospects, including finding information about corporations and foundations using our grant database, Google searches, newsletters, etc.
Assisting with grant writing, including compiling initial drafts and editing
Organizing current development files
Managing grant databases
Perform other related tasks as assigned

Requirements

Must be enrolled in a two- or four-year institution and demonstrate excellent academic progress (recent graduates will be considered)
Basic familiarity with grants and strong interest in gaining experience with grant proposals
Research experience, either in a school or professional setting
Must be able to commit to a three-month un-paid internship experience working at least fifteen (15) hours per week
Strong proficiency and understanding of MS Office and social networking tools.
Ability to work in a team environment while also possesses the ability to work independently

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