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OrganizationCenter for Nonprofit Excellence
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineSeptember 1, 2019
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeUnpaid


The Programs Intern (intern) will be an integral member of the programs team, and will take part in team and staff meetings when possible. He/she/they will learn general business protocol, professional communications, and will apply their skills in research, data analysis, and writing, as well as the use of various software applications.


In addition, he/she/they will learn how to apply good business practices, the importance of planning, and how to work in a professional environment engaging members and key stakeholders. 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

The intern’s duties will include supporting the Programs Manager in:
·      Preparing for weekly trainings (sending reminder emails, printing materials, arranging tables and chairs)
·      Entering evaluation data
·      Preparing an evaluation report (analyzing data, creating graphs and tables, and writing)
·      Creating and editing web pages and forms
·      Recruitment and support for CNE cohort programs and Advanced Trainings (ex. Board Academy, Management Academy, Finance Academy, Emerging Leaders Circle, etc.)
Other duties may include:
·      Posting jobs to our web site
·      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 mission
·      Willingness 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

Additional Info


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. Schedule is flexible and can be changed with supervisor’s prior permission.


The intern will be responsible for arriving at the CNE office on time for all scheduled shifts. No transportation or transportations subsidies will be provided

Equal Opportunity

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.