During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to participate in our Impact Sector survey, access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More

2020 Fall Field Development Internship

Save to Favorites

Autism Speaks

  • 3 people are interested

Provide a hands-on internship opportunity to a student located in the Washington, DC areas interested in exploring a career in nonprofits. He/she will learn about fundraising development and participant outreach, event development and logistics and corporate communication, working closely with the Autism Speaks National Capital Area field development team. This is a 10-12 week program and students must be eligible for academic credit. Currently, our interns will work remotely. But, will be in constant communication with the field team and volunteers.

The intern will receive training in all areas and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support to the National Capital Area’s three major fundraising walks, the 5K, and community outreach programs including town halls and safety fairs
  • Recruiting past walk participants via phone and email
  • Drafting and distributing media releases
  • Updating chapter records and spreadsheets
  • Assisting with donor letters
  • Providing customer service to event participants
  • Researching prospects for sponsorship and teams

2 More opportunities with Autism Speaks

About Autism Speaks


1990 K Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.


Our Autism Speaks National Capital Area chapter has a number of year-round volunteer opportunities throughout the MD, DC and VA communities available.

Children & Youth


Tue Sep 08, 2020 - Tue Dec 01, 2020


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking





Report this opportunity