Grant and Proposal Writing Internship

American Near East Refugee AidWashington, DC
Unpaid Internship

6 months ago


Job Title

Business Development Intern

Job Location

Remote (eligible for the following states: D.C, VA, MD, NC, SC, GA, FL, MA, NY, MS, MN, TX, IL, IN, RI)

Job Overview

The Business Development (BD) team at Anera is responsible for researching new grant opportunities, writing proposals to secure funding, designing new programming for projects, and compiling reports for donors during and following program implementation. We are currently seeking a Business Development Intern who will work with the BD team to assist in various projects. This internship is available from May 15, 2023, to August 11, 2023, with flexible dates. The successful candidate should be available for 30 hours a week, with the opportunity to work up to 35 hours a week, and must be authorized to work in the U.S.


We offer competitive compensation based on experience.


  • Proofreading/Copy Editing: Assisting the BD Proposal Coordinator, Program Officers, and Director with the preparation of final documents for new grant applications.
  • Background Research and Writing: Conducting research to provide background information for context analyses in Situation Reports.
  • Meeting Minutes: Taking detailed meeting minutes in transcript style and compiling a list of action items for each internal BD team meeting.


  • Extensive experience in drafting and writing research papers.
  • Ability to work remotely without constant, direct supervision.
  • Experience with Google Suite, especially Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Slides, and Google Sheets.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the Middle East and Levant region (Lebanon, Palestine, and/or Jordan) preferred.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications, history, political science, English, or other writing/research-intensive liberal arts degree. Current college juniors and seniors with strong writing and research skills will also be considered.

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  • Political Science And Government11%

  • Communication6%

  • Economics5%

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  • US Department Of State
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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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