INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: 2012 – 2013

FEX internships provide insight, experience, and connections in this quickly changing career landscape.  Gain hands-on – real life skill development — in an organization making a difference in the world!  Easily accessible lower Manhattan (NoHo) location.  Join us!

Development Interns

An internship in fundraising will build highly marketable skills for those looking to work in this field. Prospecting, donor relations, compiling donor profiles, and writing fundraising appeals are all aspects of this job.

Graduate students preferred. Excellent writing skills are a must, knowledge about social justice issues is preferred though not required.

Grantwriting Interns

Research, prioritize, and apply for grants from a wide variety of governmental, private, and public foundations and institutions. Supervised by a staff member experienced in fundraising techniques, the grant writer will work fairly independently in researching prospects and the development of  proposals, building on existing resources for grant writing.

Graduate students preferred. Excellent writing skills are a must. Knowledge about social justice issues is preferred though not required.

Membership Interns

Work with FEX’s Membership Director in support of member funds currently located in sixteen cities throughout the US, and in development of new funds.  Develop profiles to communicate the work currently underway and state the need for new funds.  Work on an annual conference for member fund leadership.

Communications & Social Media Interns

Research and write articles to share with donors, stakeholders, and for publication, assist in maintaining press clips, draft press releases and field press calls.  Bolster FEX’s communications through social media channels—Facebook, Twitter, and others.

Web Team

Be part of the team that maintains FEX’s website. Research, write and edit stories about social justice issues, design graphics and build web pages.

INTERNSHIP FACTS

  • FEX offers volunteer, unpaid internship opportunities, both full and part time, throughout the year.
  • College credit can be arranged.
  • A minimum of 3 days per week is requested. Full semester commitments are required.
  • Hours are flexible.

Prospective FEX interns should be hard working, enthusiastic and flexible individuals who possess or seek a working knowledge of social justice issues within a progressive framework. Interns should also be committed to continuing to struggle for equality and justice once they leave the internship program.

FEX is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, people of color, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Internship application packets must include all of the following for consideration:

  • cover letter
  • current resume
  • letter of recommendation from a former employer or teacher

Please send your complete package to:

Intern/Volunteer Coordinator
by email or hardcopy at the following address:

information at fex.org

Internships at FEX, 666 Broadway, Suite 500  NY, NY 10012

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