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Nonprofit Management Internship

Nonprofit Management Internship

Supervisor: Peter Mello, Managing Director 

Available Terms: Summer, Spring, Fall 

Full and Part time positions available; flexible scheduling

Compensation: Unpaid | May be for academic credit, career exploration, or service learning

Mission Statement of WaterFire Providence:

WaterFire Providence’s mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy…



Intern will work very closely with the Managing Director, Community Relations Manager, Management Assistant and Development Team in the Office and during WaterFire events.

· Work on special projects and research based upon the needs of the Managing Director and organization  

· Research possible grant and business opportunities

· Explore under utilized uses of technology to make the organization more efficient

· Occasionally manage volunteers during special events



· Must be passionate about learning and growing professionally and personally 

Must be able to balance working in a team as well as independently

· Must have sound communication and listening skills

· Must be organized and able to work to a plan and deadlines

· Must have a genuine interest in the power of art to build and impact community

· Must have working knowledge and/or interest in grantmaking and fundraising

· Must have a strong working knowledge of computers and the use of the internet

· Must be a strong writer and have effective verbal communication skills


To apply please go to WaterFire Internships