Development Intern

Position Description

The Development Internship provides an excellent to get hands-on experience with a dynamic nonprofit working with the Arab immigrant community. This is excellent preparation for a career in nonprofit management, fundraising and work in immigrant or low-income urban communities. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about grant reporting requirements and play an integral role in helping the organization achieve its goals.


  • Partner with Deputy Director to complete grant applications and reports
  • Assist with grant-writing and programming
  • Assist in the creation and execution of a development strategy
  • Help build a robust donor database and contact management system
  • Manage and cultivate donor relationships through the use of our donor database
  • Assist with collecting data from program staff
  • Completing miscellaneous administrative tasks


  • Current college student or recent graduate
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter, able to operate independently and solve problems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and internet research
  • Demonstrated interested in Arab culture, language and policies preferred

Start Date and Hours

  • Applications are rolling but interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
  • Times and hours are flexible but the intern is expected to commit at least 15 hours/week.
  • AAANY is committed to developing the internship program that fits the needs of each intern. Further opportunities, such as professional development and networking with area professionals, are available.

How to Apply