Internship (NYF)


The New York Foundation is requesting applications for an internship in philanthropy. We are seeking a young person interested in learning about our grant-making approach and practice. The intern will participate in the grant review process at all levels for a period of ten weeks from June through August 2017.


The New York Foundation is a steadfast supporter of community organizing and advocacy in New York City. We believe that the resilience and vitality of its neighborhoods is the city’s greatest resource. Our grants support community-initiated solutions to solve local problems, constituents mobilizing for adequate and equitable resources, and groups organizing a collective voice among those whose voices have not been heard. Last year, the New York Foundation awarded $2.6 million in grants.



¨     Ten weeks: June through August 2017

¨     Full-time: 35 hours per week

¨     Stipend: $600 per week, plus unlimited MetroCard



¨     Current junior or senior undergraduate students preferred

¨     Commitment to public service, and interest in philanthropy and the non-profit sector

¨     Interest in inner city neighborhoods and social justice

¨     Strong communication and organizational skills

¨     Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

¨     Demonstrate analytical and research skills

¨     Ability to collaborate with supervisor

¨     Willingness to travel to neighborhoods in all boroughs of New York City



¨     Read and evaluate proposals

¨     Interact with grantees and represent the Foundation at meetings and site visits

¨     Manage the New York Foundation Summer Internship in Community Organizing

¨     Prepare site visit reports

¨     Write a summary evaluation of the program



¨     Please mail resume and letter of interest to:

New York Foundation, Attn: Summer Internship, 10 East 34th Street, Fl 10, NY, NY 10016

¨     All applications must be submitted by Tuesday, April 4, 2017

¨     No phone calls, faxes, or emails 

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