Come join our lively team in a fast-paced international environment of Fulbrighters changing the world! As a small team with huge ambitions, we are always on the lookout for the next great addition to our team. Our intern program is a fundamental arm of our organization, and interns have the opportunity to work with hands-on initiatives and express their creativity as part of a world-renowned non-profit.
The Fulbright Association, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a private, non-profit organization founded 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. Out interns are talented, self-starters, and team players.
if one of the below positions interests you, please send a resume, cover letter, and a three- to five-page writing sample to info@fulbright.org. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Advocacy and Government Affairs Graduate Fellowship

Seeking graduate student in international affairs, public policy or public administration interested in taking a primary role in organizing the Fulbright Association’s spring advocacy campaigns, including chapter-based local constituent meetings in February and March, and an in-person Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2023. Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
To educate members of Congress and their staff on the impact of the Fulbright Program, the Association will organize advocacy meetings and events, in coordination with its 57
chapters nationwide, in the months of February and March. Then the Association will host an Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, on April 20th, following the awarding of the Fulbright Prize on April 19th. This position will organize these meetings, and coordinate training and resource material prepared by staff and reviewed by the FA’s Advocacy Advisory committee. The graduate fellow would support meetings in real time and prepare a report at the conclusion of advocacy activities.
Hours: Average of 20 hrs. per week (hrs. will fluctuate per week) from January-April 2023
Work will be mostly remote, but some in-person time required, including an advocacy day on Capitol Hill on April 20
Start and end dates are flexible. Must be available to start in January, and work through the end of April.
Stipend: $6,000 for the term of the position
Apply to: Dr. John Bader, Executive Director: john@fulbright.org
Submit a cover letter and C.V. (including names/emails for 2 references)
Cover letter should indicate reasons for being interested in this internship and specific goals and outcomes expected from this experience
Those interested should submit their application as soon as possible.

Development and Fundraising Internship

REMOTE or HYBRID

Position Summary

  • Remote or Hybrid
  • 10 to 12 weeks in spring 2023, as determined at beginning of internship by intern and supervisor
  • 5 to 15 hours per week, as determined at beginning of internship by intern and supervisor
  • Reports directly to the Assistant Director for Philanthropy

Job Duties

  • Manage donor relationships using CRM platform
  • Assist with external relations projects, including blogs, annual report, and mailings as needed
  • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals, and donor appeals
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets, and industries
  • Other tasks as needed and as discussed with supervisor

Ideal Candidate

  • Can commit to a consistent virtual work schedule throughout spring 2022
  • 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
  • Is self-motivated, works well with others, and works well independently
  • Has a growth mindset and desire to learn new skills