Project Schoolhouse is an international nonprofit that focuses on education, clean water and sanitation in rural Nicaraguan communities. With an emphasis on community-building and local volunteer participation, Project Schoolhouse partners with recipient communities to build new schools, provide clean water, improve sanitation, and help students continue their educations.
We are currently seeking an intern at our Austin office to support our Executive Director with researching funding partners and writing grant applications. This internship offers the opportunity to gain solid, professional experience while supporting a local non-profit that is truly changing lives.
What you will learn:
- How to utilize foundation database
- How to write compelling content
- An overview of the global WASH industry landscape
- How to manage deadlines and work collaboratively
What you will do:
- Write and compile materials required for grant applications
- Research funders working in areas of WASH & Education who use implementation partners, like OneDrop Foundation, Mona Foundation, Charity:Water to determine process, deadlines and collateral needed for applications
- Create a grant deadline calendar for new applications and compliance reporting
- Compile compliance reporting for submission on a timely basis
The Ideal Candidate will be:
- Currently enrolled in research and/or writing-intensive educational programs
- Passionate about global health and equal educational opportunities
- Available for a minimum of 5 and up to 10 hours weekly
- Available for the full semester
- Demonstrate ability to write compelling content
This is an unpaid internship position for the Spring Semester. A commitment minimum of 5 hours per week is required but could increase to 10 hours per week, time permitting.
You can apply by sending a resume, with attention to calling out skills and experience relevant to the position, as well as a writing sample and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Selina Serna via email: email@example.com.