Development Intern

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Migration Resource Center

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The Development Intern will primarily be responsible for identifying, designing and implementing fundraising strategies for Migration Resource Center (MRC), including drafting grant applications, identifying corporate partners and soliciting private donors. The Intern will work closely with the Grant Writing Manager (remote) to research, write and prepare grant applications. In addition, the intern will identify potential donors and organizational partners for the Staten Island, NY office. The funds from grants and donations will be used to provide legal representation to immigrants such as detainees, asylees and victims of domestic violence, to develop MRC's educational programs and for general operating support.

No prior development experience required, however we do ask that you have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs and social media literate
  • Possess or are currently completing a bachelor's or other post-secondary degree
  • Commitment to serving low-income immigrants
  • Able to commit 10-15+ hours/week for 3-4 months

The internship is unpaid; however, prospective interns are welcome to apply for academic credit through their institutions. Applications will be taken on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a resume and one-page cover letter expressing your interest in the internship to Please include in the subject line: "Development Intern Application."

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About Migration Resource Center


36 Richmond Terrace Suite 307, Staten Island, NY 10301, US

Mission Statement

Migration Resource Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to seek justice and provide legal representation to those who do not have access to the financial resources needed to participate in the legal process. The members of our organization work tirelessly in our various communities to provide quality professional assistance to all of our clients regardless of faith, gender, race or ethnicity. We understand that immigration adds to the richness, diversity, and economic prosperity of our society and therefore it is essential that immigrants be equipped with the right tools and information so that they can continue to reside in this country legally.


Migration Resource Center provides immigration assistance and legal representation to individuals with limited financial resources.

Migration Resource Center was founded in October 2015 to provide a comprehensive range of immigration services, youth education, and legal representation to the immigrant population of the United States. Migration Resource Center was granted 501(c)(3) designation, effective October 8, 2015.

Our primary area of focus is immigration representation and related services for low-income people who don’t have other options. Migration Resource Center promises timely response to the needs of this population to help them secure a better future.

Headquarters in Staten Island, NY and field office in Phoenix, AZ.


We'll work with your schedule.


36 Richmond TerraceSuite 307Staten Island, NY 10301


  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research




  • Background Check
  • 3-4 Months

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