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Development Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
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 01/05/2012
Company Name Rainforest Alliance
Contact Name Human Resources
Telephone 212-677-1900
Email personnel@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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 Development Intern


 New York City

Ideal internship period:

 February  –  Mid May

Minimum Commitment:

 3.5 months, 2-3 days per week



Internships Available:





The Rainforest Alliance encourages a wide-range of interesting and challenging opportunities that will promote the professional growth of the Membership Intern.  Broadly, the Membership Team’s focus is to develop cultivation, stewardship and fundraising opportunities with individuals, primarily using online and mailing communications.  This internship will provide exposure to important development tools such as, Raiser’s Edge, Luminate and Convio Marketing and Development Software.





The internship will develop skills with research, databases and software, and communications.  An ideal candidate would demonstrate strong writing and research skills, proficiency with document development, familiarity or interest in analytical inquiry and a high level of enthusiasm for the objectives of the organization and team.


  • Research content for donor appeals and campaign content
  • Write reports on environmental, social, and economic issues
  • Compose and track acknowledgement letters
  • Assist membership team’s daily, weekly and monthly operations:
    • Data entry
    • Donor support (info requests, sending packages, etc.)
    • Cultivation, stewardship and fundraising mailings
    • Other administrative tasks, as assigned



Ideal for undergraduate students with strong academic background; students receiving academic credit for the internship is preferred.  We are seeking a self-starter who has strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a time sensitive manner, sound research skills, understanding of Microsoft Office and the ability to interact professionally via the phone and e-mail.  Minimum commitment of two days per week.


Note: This is an unpaid internship


To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to personnel@ra.org

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