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Philanthropy Insight Intern

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 Insight Intern 
Location:           Nationwide/Remote 
FLSA Status:        Non-Exempt
Salary:             $15/hour
Position Description:
UNICEF USA seeks an intern for the Philanthropy Insight Team. This internship offers candidates exposure to the inner workings of the Philanthropy Insight team, including its Campaign Planning, Data Strategy & Management, Prospect Intelligence and Relationship Management Teams. Additionally, this internship will engage with partners across the organization’s Philanthropy Division. While assisting with various projects that provide experience in philanthropic prospecting, research and data analytics, interns will also gain an understanding of how UNICEF USA supports a global mission to relentlessly pursue a more equitable world for every child. Under the guidance of the Manager, Prospect Intelligence, the Philanthropy Insight Intern will work on some discrete projects related to the activities of the Philanthropy Insight Team and, at least, one of those projects will be research focused. We are currently seeking paid interns for the UUSA Intern cohort that will commence in February 2023.
This internship would provide an opportunity to learn about:
• managing multilayered projects and delivering actionable results
• conducting research related to philanthropic markets and donor behaviors
• collecting, analyzing and presenting large amounts of data to inform strategic efforts
• UNICEF USA philanthropic operations and UNICEF programs
Key Responsibilities/Projects:
  • Support Philanthropy Insight prospecting efforts, data analysis work, donor research, and related ad hoc projects  
  • Conduct research on specific donor giving vehicles and corporate entity structures  
  • Conduct benchmarking research on ethical use of identity-related data in nonprofit sector  
  • Map corporate entity relationships in support of a larger data structure project  
  • Must be a current student enrolled in a college or university degree program  
  • Interest in learning about prospect development and the work that drives revenue resourcing  
  • Interest in conducting research, collecting, interpreting and synthesizing large amounts of diverse data along with an interest in developing project management skills  
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of children's rights and global issues  
  • The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, be adept at internet research and presenting information in clear and concise ways to audiences of varied size and medium    
  • The ideal candidate will be a resourceful, innovative and energetic team member with the ability to manage multiple priorities, work autonomously with attention to detail, receive and offer feedback, and to work well with a diverse group of people in a virtual team setting  
  • Scrupulous attention to matters of discretion and confidentiality and an ability to handle highly sensitive information is required  
  • Ability to work in a complex, fast-paced environment  
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and effectively manage time well  
  • Must have reliable access to internet  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required  
  • 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