General Support/Programs Internship

Responsibilities

  • 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 hrjm@acton.org. 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.