• ForTheCultureFDN

FTC Internship



ForTheCulture Foundation strives to strengthen, support and empower black and brown individuals within our communities and across the nation. Our purpose is to provide support to other non-profit organizations through fundraising to bring awareness to systemic and racial inequalities. At ForTheCulture Foundation, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing these issues.


We are proud to announce our internship program that is open to sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate college students. Our internship program is a semester long program that will provide an inclusive and diverse work environment. The intern will have exposure working for a new nonprofit business that empowers, supports and strengthens the black and brown communities.


Intern Requirements:

  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior Undergrad College Student.

  • Open to any degree or field of study. Ideal for students who are interested in nonprofit management, public administration, public affairs, nonprofit development, philanthropy, marketing, public policy, social work, public relations, fundraising development, social justice, communication, etc.

  • We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

  • Computer/technology experience necessary

  • Must be able to commit to a semester long program and at least 8 hours a week or more, which might include some weekends.

  • Must be able to productively work independently.


Intern Responsibilities:

  • Help with managing digital content

  • Help with writing website blog post and newsletters

  • Research and creating marketing tools

  • Help with community outreach projects.

  • Fundraising and development.


Learning Objectives:

  • The ideal candidate will learn how a nonprofit business is developed and run.

  • The candidate will receive exposure to marketing tools, social media skills, professional writing and editing, philanthropy work and community involvement.

  • Ongoing mentorship of your choosing and training. The candidate will have a mentor that is aligned with their professional path to help with any and all professional needs.


Internship Benefits:

  • Great resume builder

  • Professional reference

  • Letter of recommendation

  • Scholarship at the completion of the program.

  • Offer college credit.

  • Participate in foundation meetings, networking events, and connect with other professionals and organizations.

  • Ongoing mentorship of your choosing and training. The candidate will have a mentor that is aligned with their professional path to help with any and all professional needs.


Expectations:

  • Punctual and professional (on time for all meeting and submitting projects).

  • Minimum of 8 hours a week (each week will vary). Might include some weekends.

  • Mostly remote work

  • Weekly meeting with supervisor for check ins

  • Weekly meetings with mentor

  • Will provide weekly schedule with clear task to be completed

  • Attend meetings and take minutes.

  • Perform research at a supervisor's request.

  • Update social media platforms and write copy for posts.

  • Create images for social media posts.

Application Procedure:

  • Fill out and submit application

  1. Link to application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFGBw8uFUeQqp5xJA2TqcIpSlxqHPAIUM0qieRM2XH05qNlw/viewform?usp=sf_

  • Submit resume

  • Submit a copy of your school transcript

  • Submit a personal statement on one of these topics:

  1. What is your definition of social justice and what place does it have in education and in your community?

  2. How has the injustice in the black and brown community affected you and what ways can you have a positive impact on the social injustice in your community?

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