Professionals in the nonprofit sector actively endeavor to promote human welfare and serve the public good. People who are involved in nonprofits strive to affect social change in meaningful, strategic and sustainable ways.
Almost all SEO interns will be placed with Teach For America. We will have one position at The Wallace Foundation and/or Rockefeller Brothers Fund for a junior.
Interns learn about the inner workings of one of the nation’s leading educational organizations by engaging in meaningful projects. High-performing interns will be well-positioned to apply to teach through the Corps or to apply for full-time staff positions.
As a nonprofit intern at Teach For America, you work on both long and short-term projects throughout the summer. Interns may be placed in any number of exciting areas, including:
As the nonprofit intern at The Wallace Foundation, you will work with the communications unit to help Wallace achieve its goal of catalyzing broad impact. You will drafting content for the Wallace website and blogs, researching ideas, and producing photo and video images for various publications and audiences. This is an excellent resume-building opportunity for those who plan to apply to law or graduate school or plan to pursue other career opportunities in the nonprofit, foundation or international development space.
As a nonprofit intern at Rockefeller Brothers Fund, you work on both a long-term project during the summer and gain insight into the grant-making process.This is an excellent resume-building opportunity for those who plan to apply to law or graduate school or plan to pursue other career opportunities in the nonprofit, foundation or international development space.
Nonprofit interns also lead the SEO Class Gift initiative to raise funds, which are granted to the SEO Scholars Program and other youth-serving organizations in New York City.
Nonprofit interns lead the Intern Class Gift (ICG) fundraising effort by educating their SEO classmates about the educational landscape and providing incentives. At the same time, they research youth programs, conduct site visits, and speak with leaders in the sector. At the end of the summer, they present their findings and recommend a docket of organizations on which the entire class votes. In Summer 2012, interns raised over $74,000. This is an excellent way to develop fundraising, research, and program evaluation skills.