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New York Foundation Summer 2013 Internship

February 13, 2013 Leave a comment

The New York Foundation invites applications for an internship in philanthropy. NYF is seeking a young person interested in learning about NYF’s grant-making approach and practice. The intern will participate in the grant review process at all levels for a period of ten weeks from June through August 2013.

The New York Foundation is a steadfast supporter of community organizing and advocacy in New York City. NYF believes that the resilience and vitality of its neighborhoods is the city’s greatest resource. NYF grants support community-initiated solutions to solve local problems, constituents mobilizing for adequate and equitable resources, and groups organizing a collective voice among those whose voices have not been heard. Each year, the New York Foundation awards approximately $2.9 million in grants.

TIME FRAME AND STIPEND

• Ten weeks: June through August 2013

• Full-time: 35 hours per week

• Stipend: $525 per week

QUALIFICATIONS

• Current junior or senior undergraduate students preferred

• Commitment to public service, and interest in philanthropy and the non-profit sector

• Interest in inner city neighborhoods and social justice

• Strong communication and organization skills

• Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

• Demonstrated analytical and research skills

• Ability to collaborate with supervisor

• Willingness to travel to neighborhoods in all boroughs of New York City

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Read and evaluate proposals

• Interact with grantees and represent the foundation at meetings and site visits

• Manage the New York Foundation Summer Internship in Community Organizing

• Prepare site visit reports

• Write a summary evaluation of the program

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE

• Please mail resume and letter of interest to: Melissa Hall, New York Foundation, 10 East 34th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016

• All applications must be submitted by Friday, April 5, 2013

• No phone calls, faxes, or emails