Working as an intern in a non-profit organization while attending school can be an extremely educational and exciting experience, a valuable time that interns can use to possibly determine what their future employment aspirations may look like.
There are some extraordinary resources people can access to find non-profit internship opportunities within their own community, or anywhere across the country. On the internet, internships.com, a Chegg service, is one such source that researchers can go to in order to evaluate a great number of non-profit entities, with options in just about every field imaginable (www.internships.com/non-profit).
With literally hundreds and hundreds of internship positions available, with everything from A-Z offered, many are paid positions, both full and part-time.
There are wonderful opportunities for people in all fields to look into. A careful and thorough search should be able to yield positions that suit anyone’s interest. There are, of course, some opportunities that just may stand out a bit above the others. Naturally, it’s all based on researcher preferences, and where their interests truly lie. People with an interest in internship opportunities may like to view the following to give them some ideas as to what worthwhile positions exist and perhaps go from there.
Islamic Relief USA. This is an International Programs Intern position in Alexandria, VA. This unpaid position contributes to the administration, monitoring, and improvement of development projects and relief. They seek an individual qualified, or with some experience or education in social research, program design, development, quantitative evaluation, or related fields.
A&A Marketing Group- Dallas, TX. This is a paid internship, specializing in business development, sales and fundraising, and marketing for a considerable number of world-renowned non-profit organizations and Fortune 100 companies. Varied responsibilities with the company make this a fun and challenging group to work for, with several openings taking applications all throughout the year.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- Santa Ana, CA. They are looking for interns for Light The Night, the fastest growing fundraising event in the country. This unpaid position is part-time and will assist staff in updating and managing social media websites, among many other important responsibilities.
Imerman Angels- Chicago, IL. They provide a wide variety of intern positions in Chicago, with their mission “to provide personalized peer connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers (www.internships.com/chicago-il). Though these are unpaid positions, they can most certainly lead to paying jobs after the internship has concluded.