Available Fall Internships:

Requirements for Development Internships:

  • Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel), experience with Raiser's Edge software is helpful but not necessary
  • Outstanding writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Efficient organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Exceptional customer service skills, creativity, and initiative

Donor Relations

Be an integral part of Wolf Trap’s fundraising department, working closely with the major gifts and annual fund teams. You will participate in stewardship and cultivation events, assist with major gift solicitation strategy and gift proposals, and take the lead on writing year-end impact reports.

  • Assist with preparation for cultivation and stewardship events
  • Assist with writing major gift proposals and briefing sheets
  • Serve as lead writer for year-end impact reports
  • Research prospective funders
  • Manage donor and prospect information in donor database

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Special Events/Facility Rentals

Work behind the scenes with the Special Events team, assisting with the daily planning, logistics, coordination, and execution of Wolf Trap’s major fundraising events that help raise $1.5 million annually. You will also join in on the excitement of hosting private events at Wolf Trap’s many unique facilities, assisting with the daily functions of the Facility Rentals program.

  • Coordinate set-up and on-site registration at events
  • Assist with event invitation and RSVP process by managing information in the donor database
  • Execute membership fulfillment and cultivation events
  • Manage logistics for Facility Rentals projects and events
  • Interact with donors, prospects, and board members on the phone, through email, and on-site at events
  • Other projects include planning silent auctions, members-only trips, marketing/outreach efforts for large events, and industry research

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