Do you have a sense of humor? Are you looking for a challenging work experience? Feel passionately about the social entrepreneurship and international development sector?
GlobalGiving directly connects social entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations around the world with individuals, corporations, and institutions that have an interest in funding projects that fuel positive social, economic, and environmental change.
The candidate should have an interest in international development, and be eager to learn about how GlobalGiving can better serve social entrepreneurs around the world by improving their access to financial resources, educational tools, and existing networks in the international aid sector. He or she will work with GlobalGiving's Project Team to grow our network of project organizations. Knowledge of the international development and philanthropy sectors, analysis, and strong knowledge of online communities and international NGO networks as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Possible tasks include:
Because GlobalGiving sits at the intersection of the corporate, foundation, and NGO worlds, you will gain from significant exposure to all three sectors and will learn about on-the-ground development work. During the course of this internship, you will have access to substantive and valuable opportunities to learn international grant making processes, engage with social entrepreneurs located around the world, get trained in online fundraising practices, and work with the GlobalGiving team to identify areas of improvement in partners' fundraising strategies.
As part of your internship experience, you will also benefit from the opportunity to see an array of development organizations ranging in size, capacity, and focus. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work closely with GlobalGiving staff in your day-to-day operations including learning opportunities through brown-bags, conversations with development practitioners and time with the executive team at GlobalGiving, while gaining skills in organization and cross-cultural understanding.
We're accepting rolling applications for project interns. Unpaid internships being in August/September, January, and May to coincide with fall, spring, and summer semesters at most universities. Interested Applicants should send their resume, cover letter, dates and and hours of availability (e.g. 25 hours per week) to . Please indicate "GlobalGiving Project Internship " in the subject line.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The world is full of problems. GlobalGiving is full of solutions. Solutions run by innovative, grassroots projects and organizations that are working to educate children, feed the hungry, build houses, train women (and men) with job skills, and hundreds of other amazing things.
We run an online charity marketplace that gives social entrepreneurs and non-profits from anywhere in the world a chance to raise the money that they need to improve their communities. Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $85,621,649 from 323,511 donors who have supported 7,884 projects. For more information, browse our site, find a project that you care about, and see the change that you can make possible.
Our office is located at 1023 15th Street, NW, Washington DC and is just a few blocks from the Farragut North (Red Line) and McPherson Square (Blue or Orange Line) Metro stations.
GlobalGiving is an online marketplace that connects you to the causes and countries you care about. You select the projects you want to support, make a tax-deductible contribution, and get regular progress updates – so you can see your impact
Meet the amazing team of people that work at GlobalGiving. We love what we do and we hope you do too.