Students will find three valuable resources on this page - Guides, Internship and Career Postings, and Search Links.
Begin by downloading the internship or career guide based on your priority. Read through the guide thoroughly making sure to focus on the resume and cover letter sections initially since you will need a strong resume to apply for opportunities. In addition to scheduling an appointment with someone at the Pomerantz Career Center and utilizing the resources linked in the guide, you are also encouraged to send a draft of your resume to Jenifer Vick at firstname.lastname@example.org for review and feedback.
Next, explore the postings of available internships and career positions. Read the job descriptions and visit the websites of organizations with openings.
Finally, access the information found in the Search Links section for finding internships, jobs, and volunteer opportunities throughout the country.
Internship Guide & Career Guide
These guides are designed to assist you in preparing for an internship and career in the nonprofit sector. As a student enrolled in the Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy Certificate, you have been trained to successfully complete an internship and begin your career within a wide array of professional positions.
Helpful Resource: Salary and Your Value
Learn how to research your target salary, highlight your accomplishments and find the right words — and the confidence — to negotiate for better benefits and pay. Download this helpful Workbook and consider signing up to take the Work Smart online course, which takes less than two hours to complete and can be done at your own pace — both are free!
Internship & Career Postings
Many of the following internship opportunities are ongoing, meaning that the organization is willing to host an intern during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. You are encouraged to review these positions and reach out to the organizations you are interested in interning for to confirm there is a current opening at the time you are considering.
Email email@example.com with questions about the positions listed below or with general questions about nonprofit internships.
|Paid internship: https://www.globaltiesiowa.org/intern||Global Ties Iowa||Until Filled|
|Volunteer & Family Programming Intern
||Ronald McDonald House Charities||Until Filled|
|Variety of Remote Internship Positions
Development, Operations, Podcast, Research, Graphic Design, Communications and Social Media
|Sports Philanthropy Network||Until Filled|
|For Graduating Seniors: CASE Graduate Trainee Paid Internship||CASE Advancement||1/11/23|
|Social Media Marketing Intern||Big Brothers Big Sisters||Until Filled|
|Iowa Afterschool STEM AmeriCorps part-time paid position||The Iowa Children's Museum||Until Filled|
|Student Assistant||Pentacrest Museums||Until Filled|
|Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County||Until Filled|
|Communications Intern||United Nations Association (Johnson County)||Until Filled|
|Administrative Assistant Intern||UI Pentacrest Museums||Until Filled|
|Philanthropy Intern||NewBo City Market||Until Filled|
|AmeriCorps (Iowa City and Coralville)||Until Filled|
|Part-time paid staff position Marketing Assistant||Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature||Until Filled|
|Community Relations Intern||Ace Hardware Foundation||Until Filled|
UI Global Virtual Internships & Study Abroad
|Marketing Intern||African American Museum of Iowa (Cedar Rapids/Remote)||Until Filled|
|Marketing/Digital Intern||Understanding Works||Until Filled|
|Event Planning Intern & Program Materials Intern||The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Remote)||Until Filled|
|Various internship positions: Development, Communications, Marketing Strategy, and Events||CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank||Until Filled|
|Development Intern||Friends of the Iowa City Senior Center||Until Filled|
|Development Intern||Tanager Place||Until Filled|
|Eastern Iowa Career Center||AFP Eastern Iowa Chapter||Until Filled|
|Donor Experience Officer||University of Virginia
(remote and hybrid)
|AmeriCorps Virtual Fundraising VISTA||Please Pass the Love||Until Filled|
|Family Program & Volunteer Coordinator||Ronald McDonald House Charities||Until Filled|
|Feeding America (Chicago)||Until Filled|
|Part-time Marketing Assistant||Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature||Until Filled|
|Four Oaks||Until Filled|
|Various Positions||Iowa State University Foundation||Until Filled|
Here are some links to websites for finding internships, jobs, and volunteer opportunities.