The Intern, Membership works closely with members of the major gifts team on everyday fundraising activities. The intern will be able to participate in professional fundraising development in a very hands-on way by participating in research, meetings, and correspondence. They will also learn how to navigate a donor database efficiently.
The Intern, Membership will work under direct supervision from the Individual Giving Officer and Membership Coordinator.
The Intern performs a variety of tasks including:

  • Maintaining the donor database (Salesforce)
  • Conducting research and creating profile reports on prospective and current donors
  • Documenting interactions between Council staff and the organization’s constituents
  • Preparing research briefs on upcoming Council programs and speakers
  • Completing daily administrative tasks
  • Other tasks as assigned



  • Undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student
  • Demonstrated interest in major giving and donor relations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of personal information and exercise discretion
  • Strong research, editing, and writing skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Salesforce database is preferred, not required


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