Search for Common Ground (Search) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to ending violent conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and in Brussels, Belgium, SFCG’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict -- away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities. With a total of approximately 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in 49 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The organization is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with a dedicated and enthusiastic staff who love their work.
Search for Common Ground has a vibrant work environment, with hard-working and friendly co-workers. We promote the personal and professional development of all interns and staff, with unique opportunities for networking and access to high profile events, both at Search and throughout Washington DC.
Summary of Position:
The Development Department attracts donations from private individuals, corporations, and foundations through targeted communications, fundraising appeals, events and one-on-one cultivation. The Department is in an exciting and challenging period of growth and is looking for an intern who is eager to learn how to raise revenue and transform conflict while doing so. The Development team is part of the wider Development and Communications department both teams collaboratively regularly on joint projects.
As a Development intern, you will provide research, administrative, and logistical support to the team’s activities. The intern will develop their communication, program development, administrative, and research skills and play a key role in designing and implementing new fundraising initiatives.
The intern will report to the Development Program Associate. This internship will begin in May 2017.
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the Development intern may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.
The ideal candidate will further exhibit:
Salary: This is an unpaid internship.
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