Internship Opportunity: Fundraising Intern

Purpose: The Fundraising Intern will assist staff with the various aspects of the management of a small shop Development Department at the Girls Empowerment Network (GEN). The Intern can expect to gain introductory experience in giving societies, donor relations, direct mail, and online campaigns.

Location: GEN’s main office, 3000 S IH 35, Suite 400, 78704

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administrative duties—assist with database maintenance, mailings,
  • Online campaign management—assist with GEN’s 2016 Amplify Austin
  • Donor relations—logistics for donor giving society happy hours, collecting program stories to share with donors, and donor recognition (thank you letters and cards).
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned; all interns are welcome to cross train to spend a portion of their weekly time in our direct service programs, if

Reports to: Development Coordinator

Length of Appointment: Semester

Time Commitment: Flexible, depending upon number of hours desired for credit. Minimum 10 hours/week maximum 32 hours/week. A few evening and weekend hours will be required.

Compensation: This is a volunteer intern position with college credit available.


  • Applicants must be professional, creative, team oriented self-starters who have an eye for detail and a positive
  • Applicants must have obtained or are actively pursuing a degree in business, marketing, communications, social work, nonprofit management, or similar
  • Must be committed to the goals/mission of GEN and social
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must have reliable
  • Previous fundraising or nonprofit experience is a plus, but not required.