🚀 Internship

Nonprofit Leadership Internship

🚀 Off-cycle
💻 Remote
Rolling basis


  • The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.
  • The role and will give an insight into the key skills required to lead and develop a nonprofit organization.
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Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Advocacy Leadership Development – Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District; represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events; mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • Fundraising Development – Learn how to fundraise. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Recruitment – Update job postings; inform groups and classes of openings, introduction to recruitment platforms and listening in to interviews.
  • Marketing and Promotion – Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media and utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.
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  • Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.
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