As a small team with huge ambitions, we are always on the lookout for the next great addition to our team. Whether a full or part time employee, intern, or volunteer, everyone becomes part of our dedicated team and is eager to make a substantial contribution to Fulbright and the mission of our organization. We rely heavily on volunteers and interns to help us expand our organizational capabilities. If you are interested in helping us advance the mission of the Association in a capacity not listed here, please contact careers@fulbright.org to discuss the possibilities.

Development and Fundraising Internship

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.
Come join our lively team in a fast-paced international environment of Fulbrighters changing the world! We are offering a virtual fall internship to upper level undergraduate and graduate students (sophomore and above). Detail oriented, self-starters and team players are encouraged to apply.
The Fulbright Association, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a private, non-profit organization started in 1977 by U.S. alumni of the Fulbright Program. It is the largest organization of Fulbright alumni in the world. Our mission is to engage current and former Fulbright exchange participants in lifelong experiences that advance international understanding through volunteer service to communities, people-to-people diplomacy, and dialogue on global issues.
Position Summary 
  • Approximatley 10 weeks in fall (August – December) 2021; 10 to 15 hours per week
  • Remote; flexible on date and time
  • Reports directly to the Assistant Director for Philanthropy
Job Duties 
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets, and industries.
  • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals, and donor appeals
  • Manage donor relationships using our CRM platform
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed
  • Depending on availability, provide assistant at key high profile events
  • Other tasks as needed and as discussed with supervisor
  • Calls: All staff and interns participate in membership and donor renewal calls, and some admin tasks ask needed
Ideal Candidate 
  • Is a nonprofit management college student or graduate student
  • Wants hands-on experience and resume building opportunities in nonprofit fundraising
  • Wants one-on-one coaching and feedback as they develop their fundraising practice
  • Has a growth mindset and desire to learn new skills
  • Is self-motivated, works well with others, and works well independently
Preferred:
  • Experience with online crowd sourcing platforms
  • Experience in fundraising
  • Experience working or volunteering with non-profits
  • Skills with developing charts and graphics in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with the Fulbright Program
  • Interest in and/or knowledge of higher education
  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Experience with international travel or study abroad
Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@fulbright.org. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Communications and Social Media Internship

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Come join our lively team in a fast-paced international environment of Fulbrighters changing the world! We are offering a fall internship to upper level undergraduate and graduate students (sophomore and above). Detail oriented, self-starters and team players are encouraged to apply.
The Fulbright Association, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a private, non-profit organization started in 1977 by U.S. alumni of the prestigious Fulbright Program. It is the largest organization of Fulbright alumni in the world. Our mission is to engage current and former Fulbright exchange participants in lifelong experiences that advance international understanding through volunteer service to communities, people-to-people diplomacy, and dialogue on global issues.
Duties Include:
  • Social media: Researches, writes, and manages posts shared on official Fulbright Association social media accounts. Curates content related to Fulbright alumni, news, events, travel programs, and advocacy campaigns. Expands social media engagement by driving interaction with alumni, chapters, university members, and partners in international education and foreign relations.
  • Blog: Contributes pieces to the Fulbright Association blog. Interviews Fulbright alumni to write articles on their experiences, researches and summarizes advocacy campaign updates and travel programs. Schedule permitting, attends and covers local Fulbright events.
  • Website: Supports website maintenance by updating content, images, and design features using WordPress CMS.
  • Communication Campaigns: Collaborates with and supports staff with campaign strategy and implementation for ongoing advocacy, fundraising, and membership campaigns.
  • Calls: All staff & interns participate in membership & donor renewal calls & some admin tasks as needed.
Hours:
15-20 hours per week. Exact schedule and dates of internship to be set with supervisor. The Fulbright Association Office is located near Farragut Square at 1900 L St, NW in Washington, D.C. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Virtual applicants welcome, but preference for in-person.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience writing articles and promotional content for website, social media, and email outlets.
  • Experience using social media effectively in a professional setting. Proficiency with Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter required.
  • Experience with website management and WordPress CMS preferred.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to figure out how to get things done.
  • Good at managing multiple tasks and driven to meet fast turnaround deadlines.
  • Adept at quickly learning new software and marketing tools.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Business, International Education, or related fields.
  • Experience working with school newspaper or supporting an organization’s website or blog.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, basic HTML coding for web design, and social media planning tools.
  • Basic graphic design skills using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Familiarity with the Fulbright Program; experience with study abroad or international exchange.
  • Passion for international travel and curiosity for other cultures.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@fulbright.org. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Events and Programming Intern

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Come join our lively team in a fast-paced international environment of Fulbrighters changing the world! We are offering a fall internship to upper level undergraduate and graduate students (sophomore and above). Detail oriented, self-starters and team players are encouraged to apply.
The Fulbright Association, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a private, non-profit organization started in 1977 by U.S. alumni of the prestigious Fulbright Program. It is the largest organization of Fulbright alumni in the world. Our mission is to engage current and former Fulbright exchange participants in lifelong experiences that advance international understanding through volunteer service to communities, people-to-people diplomacy, and dialogue on global issues.
Duties Include:
  • Assist with the planning, marketing, and implementation of international travel programs
  • Plan events, including the upcoming Annual Conference and Fulbright Prize for International Understanding
  • Communicate with the Fulbright member and donor community through e-mail and social media
  • Assist chapters in the development of engaging programs for members
  • Attend local chapter events
  • Organize small-scale event logistics and outreach plan
  • Participate in membership & donor renewal calls, and some admin tasks as needed
Hours:
Between 15-20 hours per week. Exact schedule and dates of internship to be set directly with supervisor. The Fulbright Association Office is located near Farragut Square at 1900 L Street NW in Washington, D.C. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm. Virtual interns welcome, but preference for in-person.
Required Skills/Interests:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to keep to a tight timeline and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Some experience with social media and website technology (WordPress, email platforms).
  • Interest in international exchange or education.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to figure out how to get things done.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a degree related to Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, International Studies, or related fields
  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Graphic design ability
  • Experience with event planning
  • Familiarity with the Fulbright Program
  • Interest in and/or knowledge of higher education
  • Experience working or volunteering with non-profit organizations
  • Experience with international travel or study abroad
Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@fulbright.org. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.