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Company Name: ISLAND PRESS
Description: Island Press is a nonprofit organization that communicates ideas essential to solving environmental problems. Our books, products, and program activities help stimulate new ideas, educate professionals and the public, inspire environmental protection, and prepare the next generation of environmental leaders.

The Development team is seeking an intern eager to learn more about nonprofit development and communications. The intern will work closely with the Development team to assist with fundraising and outreach strategies. Intern will: develop an understanding of fundraising by conducting research, creating prospect profiles, and recommending strong prospects to the team; learn how to use website tools and create communications materials while working with staff on external outreach; and learn how to manage strong relationships with philanthropic supporters by tracking donor relations in a database. The position provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the inner workings of a nonprofit organization and the environment.
Length of Internship: Spring/Summer semester, start and end dates flexible.
Requirements: This internship is ideal for someone who is detail-oriented, is able to handle many tasks at once, and can function well with minimal supervision.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Due Date: Open until filled.
Payment: Unpaid, volunteer position.
How To Apply For This Internship: Island Press is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a workplace as diverse as the environment it is committed to protecting. We encourage applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, political association, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply send cover letter and resume to with a subject of "Spring/Summer 2018 Internship." No calls please.
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