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Database Intern

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location New York - America North
Town/City New York
Salary Additional Information unpaid
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 25/09/2011
Company Name Rainforest Alliance
Contact Name Human Resources
Telephone 212-677-1900
Email efano@ra.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
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Database Intern


New York City

Minimum Commitment:

3 Months

Proposed Start/End Dates:

October 1st 2011 – December 31st 2011

Internships Available:



The Rainforest Alliance Development staff raises funds from private foundations, corporations, government agencies, individuals, and its members to support the conservation programs of the organization. 



The intern will work closely with the Database Associate to improve the quality of data that is used by the Development team. Qualified and motivated candidates will have the opportunity to learn about implementing information system rules and protocols for the fundraising department of a large nonprofit organization.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and documenting existing business systems;
  • Developing and testing new business systems;
  • Migrating data from existing databases into central fundraising database;
  • De-duplicating data; and,
  • Other projects, as assigned by Database Associate.




This internship is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in mathematics, computer science or business with an interest in information systems. Self-starter, resourceful and detail-oriented individual with great analytical skills needed. Sound quantitative skills, adeptness with relational databases and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Minimum commitment of 10-15 hours a week required.


To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to efano@ra.org.

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