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Internships

Development Internship
The Development Intern will assist in efforts to build and maintain financial support from foundations, government, and individual donors. The internship is part-time (minimum 3 days per week) for a period of at least 3 to 4 months. Please note that this is an unpaid internship; however, we will work with students to obtain credit toward their coursework.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Researching individual and foundation prospects and creating profiles

  • Identifying and researching potential individual donors

  • Drafting invitations, thank you letters, and other donor cultivation materials

  • Drafting and/or editing proposals and grant reports to be sent to foundation donors

  • Assisting with the planning and organizing of donor cultivation opportunities

  • Attending events and meetings and taking notes where required

  • Assist in database maintenance/quality control and record-keeping

  • Other tasks as required to assist with the overall strategy of the development team

Qualifications

  • Advanced undergraduate or graduate degree student

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent research and analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a part of a team in a deadline-driven environment

  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on Word and Excel), Social Media (Facebook, Twitter , etc.)

  • Grant/proposal writing experience preferred

  • Previous experience in a non-profit environment preferred

 

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample (2 to 3 pages) via email to nervin@acchouston.org. Please include the name of the internship in the subject of the email and the cover letter. Be sure to indicate your approximate start date.No phone inquiries please.

Events & Communications Internship
The Events & Communications Intern will assist with media-related projects and special events. The internship is part-time (minimum 2 days per week) for a period of at least 3 to 4 months. Please note that this is an unpaid internship; however, we will work with students to obtain credit toward their coursework.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with all aspects of planning special events, including cultivating sponsors, advertisement, creation of print and online material, etc.

  • Assist with the writing, formatting and distribution of press releases, monthly e-newsletter, blog posts and website items, etc.

  • Assist with ongoing maintenance of ACC’s website and social media accounts

  • Assist with creation and maintenance of media lists

  • Assist with organization and creation of systems for keeping track of media clippings, photographs and videos

  • Monitor media coverage of ACC; monitor media outlets (newspapers, television, radio) for news and developments regarding immigrant communities (with a special focus on the Arab American community).

  • Assist in database maintenance/quality control and record-keeping

  • Other tasks as required to assist with the overall strategy of the development team

 

Qualifications

  • Advanced undergraduate or graduate degree student

  • Excellent written and oral communication skill

  • Excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Excellent research skills

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a part of a team in a deadline driven environment

  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on Word and Excel), Social Media (Facebook, Twitter , etc.)

  • Previous event planning experience preferred

  • Previous experience in a non-profit environment preferred

  • Proficiency with graphics programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, and interest/experience in basic coding are pluses.

 

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample (2 to 3 pages) via email to nervin@acchouston.org. Please include the name of the internship in the subject of the email and the cover letter. Be sure to indicate your approximate start date.

No phone inquiries please.

Volunteer

Please contact the ACC office at 832.351.3366 to receive information about volunteering opportunities.

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