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Development Intern

Join the PEM’s fundraising department as an intern. You’ll assist in all aspects of the Peabody Essex Museum’s development operations. Responsibilities include writing materials for donor cultivation and stewardship, assisting with specific research and data gathering projects, supporting gift acknowledgement and fulfillment activities, assisting in planning and execution of special member events, and providing administrative support to Development department as needed. Interns are encouraged to join all department activities and meetings. Interns will also learn how to use the donor database Tessitura and help to maintain it by gathering and updating of contact information and relationships. In addition to the duties above, the development department works with interns to create specific projects that align with their academic pursuits and personal interests. These projects are essential to creating a meaningful internship experience.

Internship Qualifications: College student with excellent written and oral communication, planning and organizational skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong interpersonal skills and precise attention to detail are required. Must be computer literate and have knowledge of and ease with Microsoft Office.  Must effectively interact with members of the Development staff, as well as other museum departments. Experience conducting online research preferred. Please include a writing sample with your application.


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