We are looking for five driven individuals to join the New Profit team this summer as part-time interns! Are you interested in contributing to and learning about the inner workings of an innovative, equity-centered, national venture philanthropy organization? Then we're looking for you!
Our internships are placed in various parts of our organization, each opportunity offering exposure to the program, external affairs, and/or operational management to help you develop skills, knowledge, and relationships to drive your career forward.
Our summer internship program will be 20-30 hours per week and provides each selected participant a $2,000 stipend. Keep reading for more information on each of the open positions and how to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
The New Profit Accelerator Program identifies, connects, advises, and invests in diverse social entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions to persistent problems in our country. The program is consists of three cohort model programs: Proximity engages innovative social entrepreneurs of color; Unlocked Futures unleashes the expertise of social entrepreneurs who have been directly impacted by the criminal justice system; and Civic Lab is a nonpartisan effort backing visionary leaders building civic trust in America.
As an intern on the Accelerator team, you will assist in pipeline development, field research, portfolio measurement and support the team in executing Accelerator programming activities. This role will allow you to practice your skills in research, analysis, and organization.
The Communications team at New Profit engages on a daily basis with every part of the organization, collecting content from various teams, packaging and sharing across a number of digital platforms and driving the external understanding of New Profit's model.
Through an internship with the Communications team you will sharpen your skills and gain deeper understanding in numerous areas including writing (both long-form and social media), communications strategy, and utilization of communications methods as fundraising tools.
The Education team at New Profit's work spans across the education continuum, from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary. The team invests in the movement to transform education to support the diverse and holistic needs of all learners by supporting greater collaboration and integration within the education ecosystem.
As an intern on the Education team, you will conduct research, participate in interviews with peer funders and network organizations, and support in building a pipeline of organizations in various fields that we are focusing new attention on in the education space. Through this role you will practice your skills in organization, analysis, and relationship management.
Learn to Earn
New Profit's Learn to Earn team aims to support and accelerate the development of 10 million more career-ready Americans by 2025. To do this the Fund works to scale postsecondary and career solutions with proven impact for low-income and underrepresented students in order to: 1.) prove that effective low-income student interventions can be scaled and sustained, 2.) discredit the excuses given for the career-readiness gap, and 3.) demonstrate effective strategies that next-generation innovators can draw upon.
As an intern on the Learn to Earn team, you will research potential investments, write content to drive Learn to Earn's communications strategy, and support the team's development/fundraising efforts. Ultimately, gaining key skills in communication, organization, and relationship management and a deep understanding of the social impact space.
Portfolio Performance & Support (PPS)
New Profit's Portfolio Performance & Support team provides analytical and [WORD] support to deal partners to ensure we are supporting our portfolio organizations in the most efficient and effective ways.
As an intern on the PPS team, you will gain a detailed understanding of our deal support model, research new potential pipeline organizations, and support the team in aggregating and analyzing data as they work to build out our data system. This role will help you build your skills in organization, research, and analysis while connecting you to an experienced team of analysts.