The Alleghany Foundation in Covington, Virginia, is sponsoring a summer internship program in 2019 for undergraduate or graduate students who desire experience related to philanthropy, the non-profit sector, research, economic development, public education, public health, communications, or community service in the Alleghany Highlands. Internships are for a period of at least six consecutive weeks during the summer and may extend up to eight weeks. The starting date is approximately Monday, June 3, but negotiable. The Foundation provides a stipend for internships.
Natives of the Alleghany Highlands, residents, and/or students attending accredited colleges or universities in the state or region are eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in philanthropy, the non-profit sector, economic development, public health and/or community service. Applicants must also demonstrate strong communication skills, personal responsibility, self-motivation, and strong computer skills. Website technology and information management would be preferred.
The internships provide unique opportunities for students to explore interests with the goal of informing future career pathways. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2019.