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Institutional Giving Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location New York - America North
Town/City New York
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 03/07/2011
Company Name Rainforest Alliance
Contact Name Erica Chae
Telephone 212-677-1900
Email echae@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/ Institutional Giving - Intern


Institutional Giving Intern


New York City

Minimum Commitment:

2 Months

Proposed Start/End Dates:


Internships Available:


The Rainforest Alliance’s Intuitional Giving (IG) team raises funds from private foundations, corporations, government and multilateral agencies to support the conservation programs of the organization. The IG team seeks a motivated intern who is interested in the fundraising process of an international NGO.


The intern will assist the Rainforest Alliance with foundation, corporate, and government research, outreach and administrative tasks. Qualified and motivated candidates will have the opportunity to learn several aspects of the proposal development process. Responsibilities to include:

  • Researching potential government, multilateral, foundation, and corporate donors;
  • Assisting in the maintenance of donor files and databases;
  • Drafting acknowledgment, meeting request, and follow-up letters to donors;
  • Other tasks as assigned.


Ideal for undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing. Self-starter, resourceful and detail-oriented individual with great communications skills needed. Sound research skills, adeptness with the Internet and Microsoft office, and ability to interact professionally with donor prospects via the phone and e-mail required. Spanish skills strongly desired. Interest in the environment or sustainable development preferred. Minimum commitment of 20 hours a week required. Full-time availability is preferred.


This is an unpaid internship. However, course credit is available for undergraduate and graduate students.  

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to echae@ra.org 




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