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OrganizationCenter for Nonprofit Excellence
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineAugust 30, 2018
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeUnpaid


The Intern will be an integral member of the Programs Team, and will take part in Programs Team and Staff Meetings when possible. They will learn general business protocol, professional communications, and will apply their skills in research, data manipulation and analysis, and writing.

In addition, they will learn how to apply good business practices, the importance of planning, and how to work in a professional environment engaging constituents at all levels—donors, volunteers, agencies, and professional staff. This position will enable the individual freedom to work on a variety of types of projects depending on their skill level and ability.

By participating in many of the organization’s activities, the intern will learn about specific area nonprofit organizations, the community’s concerns and needs, and the developing characteristics of the national nonprofit sector.

Job Duties

  • Preparing for weekly trainings (sending reminder emails, printing materials, arranging tables and chairs)
  • Entering evaluation data
  • Preparing a quarterly evaluation report (manipulating data, creating graphs and tables, analyzing data, and writing)
  • Creating and editing web pages and forms
  • Posting jobs and events to our website
  • Providing orientation sessions to Foundation Directory Online
  • Research and technical assistance
  • Supporting CNE staff on various projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

  • Willingness to contribute to a shared missionWillingness to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and ask for guidance/clarification when needed
  • Willingness and ability to work independently
  • Initiative to seek out new tasks
  • Aptitude for customer service, in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Ability to work effectively with others, share responsibilities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Aptitude for learning new software applications

Work Schedule

Normal business hours are 9 am to 5 pm Mondays to Thursdays and 9 am to 4 pm on Fridays. Intern and Supervisor will establish a mutually acceptable, required interning schedule within normal business hours.

Additional Info

You can apply through our website.

CNE is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at CNE, where recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.