Fall 2016 Events/Advancement Internship


Cause Areas


Mon Aug 29, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016


1300 Biscayne Ave Miami, FL 33132Miami, FL 33132


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.

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


  • 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 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, solicitation, and donor stewardship 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


  • 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.


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Requirements & Commitment

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