Virtual Internship Overview

Dates: June 1 – August 14, 2020

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 15-20 Hours/Week (Daily Schedule TBD)

Internship Title: Development Intern

Intern reports to: Executive Director

Hosted by a community theater company, this position will provide crucial support in the areas of corporate giving and fundraising.

The intern will research and increase communications with corporate donors foundations, and individual donors; generate materials; and proposals for partners and donors.

Intern Responsibilities


  • Conducting preliminary research on a 50th Anniversary Campaign
  • Attend and conduct minutes for ZOOM meetings on fundraising and project goals
  • Provide editing support for donor communications
  • Support in the gathering of information to submit into the donor database


  • Background or interest in nonprofits, fundraising, or other relevant fields
  • Strong project management, technology and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt in a creative environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Mac computers, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willingness to protect confidential donor information and to sign a non-disclosure agreement before internship commences


  • Enrollment in a college degree program, majoring in a relevant field
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (preferred)
  • Access to computer and regular phone/internet
  • English proficiency
  • Ability to work well independently

What's Next?

  • Application Review
  • Interview
  • $100 Refundable Deposit*
  • Selection/ Placement
  • Final payment $400
  • Cohort “Pre-Departure”
  • Orientation meeting
  • Ongoing Project work
  • Weekly Check-ins with Site Supervisor
  • Cohort Seminars
  • Post-Program Debrief

*Deposit is only refundable if we cannot place you. Internship opportunities are limited and application does not guarantee placement.


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