The Office of Advancement will not be offering a Summer 2021 Advancement Internship Program for William & Mary students. Check back next year for details of our program which includes an internship in our regional office in Arlington, VA, as well as internships in our offices in Williamsburg, VA.
Other Summer Internship Opportunities can be found below:
Application deadline: June 30, 2021 APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Internship Term: Approximately 10 weeks in duration
Location: REMOTE with the option for in person opportunities
Pay: $11/hour; interns will work 28-30 hours per week over the course of the 10-week term
All students are encouraged to apply. You must be a current W&M student to apply. Rising juniors and seniors are preferred, and we will also consider rising sophomores who have enough coursework and/or work experience to benefit from this program. Applicants should have relevant skills or coursework related to the projects for which they apply.
What is Advancement? University Advancement encompasses the leadership and strategy of private philanthropy among alumni, parents, and friends of the university to benefit William & Mary for all time coming. Advancement strengthens William & Mary by integrating alumni engagement, annual giving, development, marketing, communications, stewardship, and events teams. Our departments work together to build a culture of engagement and philanthropy across the William & Mary community and beyond.
Contact Becky Parsons if you have any questions.
2021 Opportunities listed below:
Timeline: Start immediately – August 31
The Office of Parent & Family Giving and Student Affairs Philanthropy partners with the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Parent & Family Programs to engage donors who enhance the William & Mary experience for all students. Parent & Family Council members are donors and fundraising volunteers who cultivate a sense of community and advance philanthropy among William & Mary families.
The intern will work with Parent & Family Council volunteers to assist with the implementation of Summer Welcome Outreach to incoming Class of 2025 families. The intern will help recruit leadership-level giving prospects to the Parent & Family Council and manage the intake of new pledges. They may help plan and execute events during Parent & Family Orientation. They will assist with communications to donors, including thank you note writing. The purpose of the work is to grow and enhance our peer-to-peer outreach program for members of the Parent & Family Council, which will increase philanthropy and directly impact the student experience on campus.
Skills: Volunteer management, writing, communication, event planning, strategic planning, Excel. Graphic Design and experience with Adobe InDesign a plus.
- Assist with thank you notes/stewardship
- Help develop PFC collateral
- Organize and distribute welcome outreach assignments and run reports
- Process PFC new member paperwork and maintain roster
- Develop scripts for volunteers to do solicitation outreach to each class year with emphasis on a senior class challenge
- Assist with Parent & Family Orientation events August 26-28 (in-person, optional)