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Winter/Spring 2020 Philanthropy/Non-Profit Sector Internship

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The Prospect Hill Foundation | New York, NY
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The Prospect Hill Foundation


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Published 13 days ago

May 29, 2020
$15 per hour
10-15/hr per week

About The Prospect Hill Foundation:

The Prospect Hill Foundation is a private family foundation established in New York in 1959 by Elizabeth G. Beinecke and William S. Beinecke, the late President and Chairman of the Sperry and Hutchinson Company. The mission of The Prospect Hill Foundation is to advance the human experience while ensuring the well-being of the earth. The Foundation has a three-fold grantmaking framework: program grants, sponsored grants, and matching gifts.

About the Position: 

The Prospect Hill Foundation is seeking an undergraduate intern to further our mission by providing administrative and operations support to our staff as well as engaging in communications, research, and analysis related to our grantmaking. It is an ideal position for a student with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in either the non-profit or philanthropy sector and provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the inner-workings of philanthropy. Leadership on special projects is also possible depending on the intern’s skills and interests. This New York City-based paid internship runs from January- April 2020 and requires a commitment of 10-15 hours per week (the weekly schedule and start and end dates are flexible). Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for the Executive Director & Grants Administrator
  • Website, database, and social media maintenance
  • A variety of special projects and assignments

Assorted Administrative Tasks

  • Research philanthropy and nonprofit management-related topics  
  • Edit materials for presentation at PHF board and committee meetings
  • Maintain existing file system
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and events with Foundation staff and board
  • Attend foundation-related events on behalf of PHF staff

Qualifications

Extremely detail-oriented; self-directed and takes initiative; highly organized and systematic; able to work in fast-paced environment; flexible; interested in future career in philanthropy or the non-profit sector; sense of humor; low tolerance for error; knowledge of WordPress and social media skills are preferred; event planning experience is a plus. Ideal applicant will be a junior or senior in college.

How To Apply

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be sent in a single PDF to grants@prospect-hill.org with "Winter/Spring Internship Application” as the subject line. Due to the high number of expected applicants, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Calls regarding status of your candidacy will not be returned.  

About The Prospect Hill Foundation:

The Prospect Hill Foundation is a private family foundation established in New York in 1959 by Elizabeth G. Beinecke and William S. Beinecke, the late President and Chairman of the Sperry and Hutchinson…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Paid

How to Apply

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be sent in a single PDF to grants@prospect-hill.org with "Winter/Spring Internship Application” as the subject line. Due to the high number of expected applicants, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Calls regarding status of your candidacy will not be returned.  

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be sent in a single PDF to grants@prospect-hill.org with "Winter/Spring Internship Application” as the…

Location

New York, NY

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