Development Operations Internship

New York, NY and Washington, D.C.

Internship Summary

Join a dynamic Development Operations team and learn the day-to-day activity of supporting the fundraising team.  This includes gift processing, donation collections, donor receipts/acknowledgements, prospect research, basic Raiser’s Edge data entry and administrative functions.

The Intern will gain the following skills:

  • Raiser’s Edge basic training (including how to look up, add, and edit records)
  • RelSci basic training
  • Basic prospect research (including how to add research profiles into our raiser’s edge system).
  • Day-to-day administrative functions of Development Operations team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Raiser’s Edge data entry and assistance (projects IDed: gender cleanup, marital status review, other geographic cleanups, linking docs to RE media)
  • Proofreading prospect research bios
  • Conducting basic research on donors
  • General administrative support


  • Positive attitude
  • Good attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
  • Interest in working in a nonprofit

We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with AJWS. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.