New England Aquarium Development/Grant Writing Internship

New England Aquarium Development Grant Writing Internship

New England Aquarium has an excellent 12 weeks long Development and Grant Writing Internship for both spring and summer season of 2020. It is a big chance for those who are interested in obtaining experience in institutional fundraising in a nonprofit or museum setting.

The primary focus of this program is grant-writing and fundraising through foundations and government agencies as well as teaches interns how a nonprofit raises revenue to support its mission.

The program is seeking independent, detail-oriented and organized candidates with strong writing and communication skills. Both college students and recent graduates are welcome to apply.

The New England Aquarium is a public aquarium based in Boston, Massachusetts. It is among premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

Internship Location:

You will work at New England Aquarium’s headquarters based in Boston, MA.

Internship Duration:

This is 12 weeks long role that requires 10-16 hours per week commitment.

Internship Benefits:

This internship is unpaid however intern will be compensated through hands-on experience, networking connections, and a unique learning environment. They have also other benefits, like free aquarium membership, and college credit.

Eligibility Requirements:

You will be the right fit for this role if you meet the given eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a college student or recent graduate
  • Must have an interest in learning about grant-writing
  • Must have confidence interacting with staff at a variety of levels, as well as donors
  • Must be an independent self-starter
  • Must have strong writing and editing skills
  • Must be highly attentive to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs necessary

Eligible Country:

Students from the US and other countries can participate in this program.

How to Apply:

In order to express interest in this program, you’ll need to register yourself.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for spring is December 1st.

The application deadline for summer is January 31st.

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