Summer 2017 Non-Profit Corporate Fundraising Internship Program


Cause Areas


Thu Jun 01, 2017 - Thu Aug 31, 2017


1300 Biscayne Ave Miami, FL 33132Miami, FL 33132



As the focal point of performing arts activity in South Florida, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County serves as a showcase for the finest in established and developing performing arts programs. The Center is the foundation on which established resident organizations build their programs and extend their reach. The Center also serves as a laboratory, providing first class accessible facilities for smaller, emerging and developing organizations and for the Center’s own innovative productions and events. The Center provides our diverse audiences with opportunities to share South Florida's many cultures, offering insights and understanding. As an educational resource, the Center broadens the horizons of our children and enhances our quality of life by offering a full range of cultural learning experiences.

Program Description
As an Advancement Intern, you will gain firsthand experience regarding fundraising at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, as well as interacting/developing pivotal relationships with key members and donors.

Intern Responsibilities
The Advancement intern assists the Advancement team with the following areas of work:

Corporate Fundraising
 Conducting prospect research on local and national levels
 Drafting, generating and distributing letters and solicitation materials
 Assisting in record maintenance and agreement timelines with corporate partners
 Planning and fulfilling special events and activities

Membership and Major Donors:
 Maintenance of donor records and biographical information
 Special event planning
 Prospect identification, cultivation

Foundation and Grants:
 Drafting proposals, applications, and reports for special projects (i.e. Festivals, education programs, special events) for general support
 Staffing the Culturist table for evening and weekend performances
 Administrative efforts

Program Requirements
 Junior or Senior College/University Status pursuing a degree in fundraising or related feel
 Strong written and interpersonal skills
 Easy adaptability to last-minute changes and assignments
 Must be available to nights and weekends
 16 hour per week minimum
 This is an unpaid internship, but it can be taken for school credit. Please check with your school for more details.

To apply, please email your resume to:


  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Support
  • Market Research / Analysis

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 16 hours minimum per week

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