Development Internship
District of Columbia
Development, Communications

Position Summary: The Food And Agriculture Development Internship With Worldwatch Is A Unique Opportunity To Support And Participate In Research That Drives Environmental Policy. The Intern Will Work Closely With The Institute’s Food And Agriculture Staff To Design, Organize And Develop Case Statements And Funding Prospects That Will Contribute To The Nourishing The Planet’s Research On Agroecological Innovations. Responsibilities Include: Identifying Potential Funders, Grants, Fellowships; Development And Draft Project And Grant Proposals; And Cultivate Relationships With Potential Funders.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

• Excellent Writing And Communication Skills
• Ability To Work Closely With Colleagues, Write And Submit Grant Proposals.
• Ability To Maintain Organized Electronic And Paper Records On Foundation Proposals And To Track Foundation Activity And Interactions.
• Ability To Utilize Online And Other Resources, Research Potential Funding Sources.
• Manage Relationships With Foundations. Cultivate And Steward Funders And Potential Funders.
• Track, Write And Submit All Reports As Required By Funders.
• Research And Follow Up On Donor Inquiries And Concerns.

The Work Requires Attention To Detail And Creativity.

31 Dec, 1969 to 31 Dec, 1969
30 May, 2012
Worldwatch Institute


Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Worldwatch focuses on the 21st-century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty by developing and disseminating solid data and innovative strategies for achieving a sustainable society.

Last Modified By Supriya Kumar On 24 Apr, 2012