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KG Consulting Internship

Launched in 2020, our immersive development internship program provides participants with a wholistic understanding of the fundraising space, providing opportunities to engage in the multi-faceted areas of the fundraising world. Participants will build a network by meeting fundraising professionals in different areas of the field.

What You’ll Do in a Typical Week

  •    •  Learn the fundamentals of development in formal training sessions. Most of these sessions will be led by key partners from other fundraising firms  
  •    •  Attend client meetings and calls and KG Consulting internal meetings and calls
  •    •  Train with senior KGC staff on client engagement. Research high net worth individuals, companies and foundations and update prospective donor profiles in firm database
  •    •  Assist in drafting meeting agendas, notes, budgets, and briefing documents
  •    •  Learn and practice skills essential to most careers, including project management, time management, effective communications, managing up, scheduling and more

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Desired

  •    •  An interest in working in the progressive nonprofit or political sector
  •    •  Proactive attitude and a thirst for learning
  •    •  Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently but collaboratively 
  •    •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •    •  Excellent customer-service skills
  •    •  Detail-oriented and dependable

Applicant availability

While there is no geographic requirement, preference will be given to applicants in the Washington DC metro area. 

Compensation

Interns will be compensated at $15/hour. Hours range from 15 to 20 hours a week. Actual schedule and daily hours will be contingent upon applicant’s schedule. Interns will be able to explore other paid opportunities with KGC clients after the internship is completed. 

To Apply

The Spring Internship program application window is now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied.

The application period for the Fall KGC Internship Program will open on July 1st. If you have any questions about the internship or the application process, email our Project Associate, Valeria Sosa Garnica, at vsosagarnica@kgconsulting.us.

KG Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to racial equity and are open to all candidates.  If accommodations would help make the recruiting process easier for you, please let us know.  We make efforts to recruit people of color and members of marginalized groups to apply for open positions.