Development Internship at The Korea Society

by Jiyoung Suh

The Korea Society seeks multiple bright, enthusiastic, and dedicated interns for its Development Department. The External Affairs intern will provide support for all aspects of the department, assisting with tasks and projects in the following key functional areas:

1 Individual Giving and Membership -

* Update and maintain membership database records
* Assist with membership renewals, including printing and mailing acknowledgements
* Assist with creating marketing collateral and brochures
* Assist with creating members’ newsletters

2 Special Events Planning and Fundraising

* Assist in the preparation and implementation of special events
* Research potential in-kind donations for events
* Assist with special event invitations and fundraising mailings

3 Corporate Sponsorship and Foundation Grant Proposals and Report Writing

* Research new funding sources and contact information
* Collect press articles relating to The Korea Society and its programs
* Compile statistics for grant reporting
* Assist in the preparation of proposals and reports

4 Young Professional and Contemporary Culture Programming

* Research current cultural trends, identifying potential program topics and speakers
* Write Web site postings for programs
* Prepare promotional materials for upcoming programs
* Assist in program promotional outreach efforts, using social media and email campaigns
* Provide staffing support at programs

Applicants for this position must be well organized, competent in using Microsoft Office applications, and capable of conducting detail-oriented Internet searches. Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign is a plus. This is an unpaid position but is an outstanding opportunity for someone interested in learning about nonprofit development, fundraising, and programming. Class credit available. The work schedule is flexible and will be discussed during the interview. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and résumé to (
Please do not follow-up on applications by phone.