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INTERNSHIP

IDEAS Academy is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to IDEAS Academy’s Development Manager. In return, IDEAS Academy will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, business development, research and the day-to-day operations of a school for the underprivileged community (including refugee and stateless children).

INTERNSHIP

IDEAS Academy is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to IDEAS Academy’s Development Manager. In return, IDEAS Academy will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, business development, research and the day-to-day operations of a school for the underprivileged community (including refugee and stateless children).

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets and industries.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use.
  • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals and donor appeals.
  • Assist the Business Development Manager in planning fundraising events and other activities.
  • Assist the Business Development Manager in entering data into the donor database.
  • Maintain donor files and other development materials.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed.
  • Train volunteers in fundraising procedures and practices.
  • Manage IDEAS Academy’s social media pages.


Qualifications

  • Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy.
  • Strong writing and research abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with databases is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • A demonstrated commitment to IDEAS Academy’s mission and values.


Duration: 3 – 6 months
Work Hours: Mondays – Fridays, 9:00am – 6:00pm. May include weekends, depending on projects.

This is an unpaid internship.

To apply, please submit the following documents to darshini@ideasacademy.org.my :

  1. Curriculum Vitae (include references) and cover letter
  2. Transcripts and relevant certificates

Shortlisted candidates will be notified for further interview.

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