Fundraising Internship

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail us with your résumé and a cover letter:


Humans for Education is seeking a creative, self-motivated, and detail-orientated intern. This intern will support the President by creating at least one fundraising event during their internship and help to develop fundraising strategies.


  • Create at least one fundraising event during internship

  • Create and execute short-term and long-term strategies for fundraising

  • Work to build long term strategies for donor growth and retention

  • Assist with (a) organizing special campaigns, (b) researching potential donors, (c) researching new fund-raising markets

  • Send mailings and invitations

  • Provide current donors and members with information

  • Help maintain database records 


  • Junior/Senior level undergraduate or Bachelor level degree

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Self-motivated individual who can determine and honor deadlines

  • Interest in international development and education

  • Strong commitment to the Humans for Education’s mission

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of online marketing basics and best practices including branding, content marketing and relationship building

  • Experience with digital analytics (e.g., Google Analytics, Google Adwords) to improve the effectiveness of digital campaigns is preferred but not required

  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work on multiple projects with attention to detail


The start and end date will be determined once you have been accepted, but the dates are negotiable. Typically all internships last at least 3 months and require at least 10 hours of work per week.


This is an unpaid internship, but is a fantastic way to gain experience working in the nonprofit sector. As an alternative, we are glad to give academic credit to those eligible. This internship is also eligible for those looking to work remotely.