A-Team Summer Internship

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e offer a highly competitive summer internship program that gives college students and/or recent college graduates the meaningful & unique opportunity to make important professional contributions to the communities the Arras Foundation serves.

By working in the field of philanthropy, together with local nonprofit organizations and community members, interns will gain experience in community engagement, communications, research, professional networking, and more.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education. Dual enrollment during high school years will not be counted toward the one-year completion requirement. All majors/areas of study accepted. While the Arras Foundation will consider applications from a wide range of locations, ALL interns are expected to be available Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST.

Candidates should possess an interest in learning and serving the community, and a high level of initiative and professionalism. Successful candidates also exhibit:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Research and analysis skills

  • Planning and marketing skills

  • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at once

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, and/or other softwares

  • Experience with and/or interest in nonprofit or community-based organizations is preferred

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Applicants must have completed at least ONE YEAR of post-secondary education (Dual Enrollment IS NOT a substitution)

  • Students may be enrolled in OR a recent graduate of any college or university

  • A committee of community members will select interns based on overall qualifications and experience

  • If applicants are offered an interview based on the application, candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview

  • Participants are required to sign a non-disclosure, confidentiality agreement

Internship Overview

The Arras Foundation is offering a paid, 10-week internship for college students or recent graduates. This highly competitive internship program gives college students and/or recent college graduates the unique opportunity to make important professional contributions to the communities the Foundation serves. By working in the field of philanthropy, together with local nonprofit organizations and community members, interns will gain experience in community engagement, communications, research, professional networking, and more.

The Intern Selection Committee, a carefully selected group of community leaders and members, will select a class of interns who demonstrate the necessary passion and willingness to participate in this program.

All majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply. The Foundation values interdisciplinary knowledge and a positive attitude to do any task assigned.

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION

The internship period is 10 weeks during the summer of 2024, from June 3 to August 9. Interns will typically work Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST, with occasional evening and weekend work required. While the Arras Foundation will consider applications from a wide range of locations, ALL interns are expected to be available Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. A stipend will be provided for the internship.

Application Outline and Requirements

DEADLINE: March 11, 2024

The following is an overview of the sections of this application. These sections MUST be completed in order for your application to be considered:

  1. Student Information
  2. School Experience (includes current GPA, expected graduation date, & applicable computer skills)
  3. Essay Prompts (you will be asked to upload a .PDF file with your full, detailed responses to two (2) essay prompts)
  4. Cover Letter and Resume
  5. Reference Letters (we ask for you to include two (2) letters of recommendation)