Foundation Intern

Hiring Organization: 
The John P. and Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation
City and State: 
Brooklyn, New York


The John P. & Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation seeks an intern to support the coordination and implementation of programs and special events, outreach and communications.

As an intern, you will play a critical role by supporting both immediate and long-term projects, reporting directly to the Senior Program Manager. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced environment dedicated to social change, gain exposure to the philanthropic sector, and contribute to an organization going through a period of growth and expansion.


Program Support 

  • support the execution of key programs including the McNulty Prize, from systems management, to research for grantees, and other special projects;

  • support systems management to streamline best practices;

  • manage contact lists and other documentation that tracks grantees and stakeholders;

  • provide general administrative and operational support.

Special Events

  • support the coordination, planning and smooth implementation of special events, including managing logistics, panel conversations, workshops, seminars or receptions, and serve as on-site support;

  • assist with logistics and vendor management, track contacts and relevant data, and conduct research and outreach to attendees and stakeholders.


  • Support the creation and publishing of newsletters, blog posts, social media and regularly updating the website;

  • assist in preparations for major news announcements, coordination with partners, development of press release and social media campaigns;

  • monitor and compile press coverage, share key news items with staff, research new and relevant social sector outlets and contacts, and maintain media distribution lists; 


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Excellent logistical, organizational, and project management skills, and careful attention to detail

  • The ability to operate efficiently, multitask, manage deadlines and work independently

  • The ability to work with and respect people of different cultures and viewpoints

  • Passion for making a difference; a growth mindset, can-do attitude, versatility, and openness to engaging in a spectrum of work

  • A collaborative, independent, curious, and flexible temperament as well as good humor 






How to Apply: 
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter with the email subject ‘Internship Application’ to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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