Development Internship

Deadline: December 18th
Duration: January 11th – May 7th

The Development Intern for Minaret Foundation will provide development and research support for our organization’s advocacy and multi-faith efforts.

Our goal is to prepare and help place interns for a second internship or a part-time position within media organizations, government, or wider community organizations after the conclusion of our internship.

Relevant experience is not required.

We will provide additional training as necessary within the scope of development. We will also prepare interns through hands-on involvement in relevant projects, one-on-one sessions with experts, and strong experiential learning.

Relevant majors: Non-profit management, Public Administration, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Social Work, English Literature, and International Affairs.

While the hours are flexible and the position is remote, our work is incredibly important and will serve as the building blocks for strategic community and organizational partnerships for years to come. There will be times where your attendance at an event or meeting is needed.

You will be provided training with other interns to help you transition into this role.

A stipend is provided at the completion of the program, all expenses incurred will be paid, and if available, we will work with your educational institution to provide credit towards your degree plan.

General Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Development Coordinator to create a database of potential grants and timelines for the grant writing process.
  • Conduct research of prospective funding sources to identify those that align with our mission and programs.
  • Make recommendations based on research for which programs/projects to pursue a potential funding source.
  • Work with the Development Coordinator to develop correspondence with donors, prepare meeting materials, and work with both the Development and Communications staff on projects to expand our donor communication and outreach.
  • Retrieve and assemble background information for grant proposals

Required Qualifications:

  • Respect, appreciation, and/or curiosity for ALL faith traditions, ideologies, and political leanings.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with clear experience in writing engaging content.
  • Ability to manage time with great efficiency, and can operate with little oversight and minimal direction.
  • Ability to provide the answer to two plus three in the first communication with our organization.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and programs.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates should be working toward a degree in a relevant field.


This position is part-time at 15 hours a week and a stipend is provided at program completion. All training and certification expenses will be paid by Minaret Foundation.


Interested and want to help our city move forward? Send your resume to and use some elbow grease to set yourself apart.

Minaret Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.