Partnerships Intern Position (Spring 2019)

Academic Credits


Hours per week

minimum of 20 hours/week, 30+ hours/week preferred



Application Deadline


Start Date


End Date



99 M St SE
Floor 4
United States


Partnerships Intern Role

The primary focus of this position is developing new partnerships with leading social change organizations, businesses, and foundations across the United States. In addition to building and monitoring partnerships and developing new partner recruitment avenues, the Partnerships Intern will also work on one unique project throughout the course of the internship. This project will be assigned within the first month of the internship after assessing the Intern’s skill set and area of interest.

Duties and responsibilities

Recruitment Strategy: Identify and build relationships with prospective Hosts across the U.S. through research, emails, attending events, and recruitment event planning

Business Development: Collaborate with colleagues in the Partnerships Department to develop strategies for connecting with new and existing Hosts

Identify and understand the talent needs of prospective Hosts in order to evaluate potential Fellow matches from our applicant pool

Exceptional customer service to current and prospective Hosts through effective, timely communication that demonstrate knowledge of our Fellow selection process

CRM Management: Maintain accurate Salesforce records of all activities and provide data analysis of dashboard results to pivot strategy when necessary

Support overall programming through presentations and other conferences, networking events, and panels, including Fellow Orientations and Global Leadership Labs


Sales – Experience in developing partnerships through active listening, providing excellent customer service, and stewardship [including prior retail or service experience]

Results – Proven track record of exceeding goals; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; problem solving; creative resourcefulness

Team Player – Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends for departmental goals; willing to jump in and help other departments as needed

Tech Savvy – Knowledge of and/or the ability to quickly become familiar with Google applications, Salesforce, and maintain organized data entries

Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard and working towards stretch goals; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available

Globally Minded – Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills; proven ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds; multilingual is a plus

Requirements & working conditions

This is an unpaid internship, ranging from part-time to full-time depending on the individual’s availability (minimum of 20 hours/week, 3 months length).

Credit hours can be provided if applicable. Intern will need to provide their own computer/laptop. The intern will have an assigned work space in the Atlas Corps office, accessible via bus/Circulator and steps away from the Navy Yard/Ballpark Metro stop on the Green line.


Credit hours can be provided if applicable. Intern will need to provide their own computer/laptop.

Atlas Corps is dedicated to providing opportunities through professional development for interns, including training sessions on software (such as Embark, Google Suites, and Salesforce), LinkedIn and Resume writing, and skill-shares. Additionally, interns will have the flexibility and will be strongly encourage to establish training goals for the semester.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit an updated resume and cover letter to by December 10th. Select candidates will be invited to interview on a rolling basis.