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Philanthropy Intern, Mid-Atlantic Region

Organization Overview 
UNICEF USA (UUSA) is a private, independent, U.S. nonprofit that exists to deliver impact for children. UNICEF USA advances the global mission of UNICEF by rallying the American public to support the world’s most vulnerable children. We are driven by a shared objective that every child is healthy, educated, protected, and respected. Headquartered in New York City, UNICEF USA has nearly 300 employees across the U.S. with nine regional offices. This year, UNICEF USA raised over $1B in private sector support, advanced legislation, and secured government resources to deliver impact for children. For more information, visit  
Position:                     Philanthropy Intern, Mid-Atlantic Region
Location:           Nationwide/Remote 
FLSA Status:        Non-Exempt
Salary:             $15/hour
Position Description:
UNICEF USA seeks a Philanthropy Intern for its Washington, DC office. The intern will work in collaboration with the Deputy Director and Philanthropy Regional Team to help engage high net worth individuals with UNICEF global work in order to achieve fundraising goals. We are currently seeking paid interns for our cohort that will commence in the spring. This internship would provide an opportunity to learn about:
• donor cultivation and research
• implementing fundraising strategies
• event planning and execution
• UNICEF programs and the field of international development
• Coordinate communications to support outreach to major donors, newleads, and partners
• Conduct research projects on regional donor and foundation prospects
• Participate in event planning, execution, and follow-up to major donors
• Assist in tracking, analyzing, and reporting on data
• Help brainstorm and execute ideas to engage leadership annual giving donors
• Perform other assignments as needed
  • Must be a current student enrolled in a College or University degree program  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail  
  • Strong written and oral communication skills  
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and social media platforms a plus4  
  • Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service  

  • Must be a current student enrolled in a College or University degree program  
  • Experience in non-profit or fundraising is preferred    
  • Must have f luency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and be able to learn new systems quickly  
  • Interest in project management, event planning, fundraising or related field preferred  
  • Must be able to demonstrate flexibility in a fast-paced work environment  
  • The successful candidate must also have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of children's rights and international issues, as well as a commitment to public service  
  • Innovation, creativity, and a team player mentality are necessary for success in this role  
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written  
  • Must be a highly motivated team player who enthusiastically embraces the mission of UNICEF and UNICEF USA    
  • Must demonstrate UNICEF USA Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork and Service  
Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UNICEF USA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. UUSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at