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Fundraising Intern (summer)


The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) is a hub for research on global development, with a network of 80 academic researchers anchored at the University of California, Stanford University, and the University of Washington. Our faculty affiliates use rigorous evaluations, tools from data science, and new measurement technologies to assess the impacts of large-scale social and economic development programs. CEGA brings a scientific lens to global development, integrating empirical economic analysis with expertise in agriculture, public health, education, engineering, and the environment.



CEGA seeks a motivated student intern to work closely with our Donor Engagement Officer and the Operations team. This is an opportunity for a high-performing undergraduate with an interest in a position for the summer term (10-20 hours per week). CEGA is able to offer a small stipend for this position.


The Fundraising intern will assist CEGA’s efforts to acquire, cultivate and steward donors and foundations. This position will assist on a variety of tasks including but not limited to those listed below, gaining real experience and know-how through mission-driven work.

Closing Date

May 18, 2018 11:59 pm PDT



  • Assist with foundation and individual prospect research

  • Provide administrative support including, but not limited to data entry and management of donor records in the Salesforce

  • Provide support for CEGA’s peer-to-peer crowdfunding campaign

  • Research outreach opportunities in the Bay Area

  • Provide assistance in creating unique donor recognition strategies, communication tracks, etc.

  • Assist with gift receipting and acknowledgment cards.

  • Create and design printed fundraising materials

  • Other duties as necessary.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Design skills and knowledge of relevant tools and software (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)

  • Extremely well organized and outstanding attention to detail.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

  • Self-directed and intrinsically motivated; proven capacity to manage work independently, and multitask.

  • Ability to independently investigate solutions to challenges and anticipate leadership needs.

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

  • Interest in social science research and technology innovations that can improve well-being in low-resource settings is preferred.

  • Coursework in development economics or field related to international development and poverty reduction preferred.

Application Requirements

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and CV to with the Subject "Fundraising Intern – Summer 2018".