Averill Launches 2016 Summer Internship Program

By susanlienau | March 4, 2016 | Careers, Featured News

Averill is seeking energetic, career-oriented individuals to participate in a 10-week internship program this summer 2016!

Internship Description

Averill will select two individuals to support our efforts in leading and directing sophisticated fundraising campaigns, feasibility studies and development audits for our high-level clients.  For a period of 10 weeks commencing in June 2016, the Averill intern will be placed on-site with a leading not-for-profit community partner located in the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia, PA and the greater San Diego, CA regions (one per site). The program will include mentoring and training in the not-for-profit industry, and our interns’ responsibilities will be to support fundraising initiatives for Averill and the organization to which they are assigned.

The goal for the Averill internship program is to introduce participants to the not-for-profit sector, and to equip our interns with the skills for a career in fundraising for not-for-profit organizations. Program participants will work with knowledgeable colleagues and accomplished and talented not-for-profit executives, and be provided with progressively challenging assignments to ensure professional growth in the field.

A stipend will be provided for the 10-week program, however relocation and daily commutation expenses will not be provided.

Successful candidates will have

  • Proven leadership and teamwork capabilities in school, work and/or volunteer endeavors
  • Interest in careers related to fundraising and development consulting for the not-for-profit sector
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and high degree of initiative
  • Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel to a project site in the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia, PA and the greater San Diego, CA regions

To Apply

Please send your resume with a cover letter to careers@averillsolutions.com with “Averill Internship” in the subject line.  The cover letter should be one page and include an explanation of why you are pursuing Averill’s Internship, and how your skills and accomplishments prepare you to be a productive program participant.  Averill Fundraising Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

About Averill

Averill Fundraising Solutions is a different kind of philanthropic management firm: a firm with creative and tailored service models, flexible pricing, and unmatched experience and commitment. Through our unique, hands-on approach, we ensure that our clients’ fundraising efforts, from annual appeals to strategic planning to capital campaigns, consistently exceed expectations. We provide our clients with a fundraising strategy that meets their unique circumstances; a strategy which will enable them to fund their mission, build capacity and sustain growth.

Our team has combined over 60 years of experience serving secondary and higher education, hospitals and medical centers, academic medicine, faith-based organizations, global health organizations, human service organizations, professional and membership societies, arts and cultural organizations, and civic and social groups.

Email info@averillsolutions.com and find us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook. Visit our testimonials page to see what our not-for-profit partners have to say about us.

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