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Fundraising Internships

Fundraising Intern

Department: Development


Fundraising interns provide support for the Major Gifts department, a national team of EMILY’s List’s high- dollar solicitors. The fundraising internship will acquaint the intern with the core principles of non-profit and political fundraising and prepare them for a career in those fields. Interns assist the Major Gifts team by conducting prospecting research, maintaining the donor database, and facilitating donor stewardship.


  • Assist the Major Gifts Coordinator with call time preparation, including call sheets and follow up;
  • Responsible for maintaining high dollar donor filing system;
  • Assist Major Gifts Assistant in generating acknowledgements;
  • Assist Major Gifts team with working on, preparing, and sending out high dollar, in-house mailings;
  • Complete donor research on current and prospective donors;
  • Update current and prospective donor profiles in database;
  • Provide general staff support to the Major Gifts Department and team members;
  • Provide organizational support as requested or necessary;

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