Development Interns will support Accountability Counsel’s Executive team to raise the organization’s $2 million annual budget and support our growth plans to raise $6M annually at full scale. This position offers interns the opportunity to gain substantial experience in nonprofit fundraising and development, and offers valuable experience working with a leading international human rights and environmental organization. Responsibilities may include researching donor prospects, drafting outreach materials, writing grant proposals and reports, managing Salesforce contacts, and planning fundraising events.

We seek interns who demonstrate an interest for the organization’s mission and values, as well as a desire to work with a human rights advocacy-oriented nonprofit. Development Intern applicants should demonstrate an interest and understanding of our work, strong written and oral communication skills, and a keen attention to detail. All applicants are expected to have completed at least two years of their undergraduate education before applying.

Positions are unpaid, but we will be happy to work with your institution to arrange academic credit. We accept applications from undergraduate students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation). Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

After posting, we accept applications year-round and on a rolling basis. Below is our typical application cycle calendar for undergraduate internships. If you are working on an alternative academic calendar, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss an alternative timeline.

Spring
Internship Period: January – April
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in October; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Summer
Internship Period: June – August
Internship Parameters: 40 hours per week; 10 week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in January; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Fall
Internship Period: September – December
Internship Parameters: 16 hours per week minimum.
Application Timeline: reviewed beginning in June; applications accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Undergraduate Student Application Form

We are no longer accepting Development Intern applications for Spring 2022. If you are an undergraduate student interested in working with Accountability Counsel during this term, please visit our Student Opportunities page for more information about our other positions.  If you are solely interested in the Development Intern position, please apply for our Summer 2022 term using the application form below: