General Support/Programs Internship


  • Assist in various departments working on projects to support Acton University, Acton lectures, program outreach, our donor database system, events, conferences, fellowships, Acton library, general research and Acton Bookshop.
  • Handling correspondence, drafting of letters, memos, etc.
  • Assist in tabulation of various events, conferences,  surveys and award applications
  • Assistance with maintaining various database reports.
  • Assist with follow up reports and correspendence.
  • Assistance with research and correspondence to support our study guides, film documentaries, film festivals, and screenings.
  • Opportunity to participate in various educational programs and connect with various scholars at the Acton Institute.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • excellent communication and phone skills
  • Proficient with social media applications
  • good research and writing skills
  • excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • professional decorum and must work well with others
  • proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • excellent planning & organizational skills
  • experience with software programs or Raisers Edge software is a plus
  • fluency in Spanish (understanding, speaking, writing, and translating) or other languages is a plus.

To learn more about internships at the Acton Institute, visit our internships page. Click here to apply online and send your cover letter, resume and writing sample to Your cover letter should detail your interest in working at the Acton Institute and your writing sample should be no more than 250 - 300 words and should reflect your perspective of Acton’s mission. Applicants should be graduate students currently enrolled in graduate school, recent graduates of a 4-year college or university or currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university and have already completed a minimum of two years of undergraduate education. Applicants are required to be present for the entire 8 week program beginning June 3, 2015 through July 31, 2015.