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Academic Internship 2016 

Category Academic Interns  

We don't see our interns as paper pushers; we see them as the next generation in community development. By interning with us, you will gain experience that will help you decide on your next steps in your professional growth and land a job that makes a difference.

Program Design

The NeighborWorks Academic Internship Program is designed to attract outstanding individuals to a variety of professions vital to NeighborWorks America's mission. The Academic Internship Program provides formal training, developmental on-the-job assignments, research assignments, workshops, and mentorships that will develop the skills needed for professional success and growth. Opportunities are available in both operational and programmatic divisions.

Our recent interns have kept busy with projects like:

  • Developing a strategic plan for outreach to Spanish-speaking affordable housing professionals.
  • Publishing a report on persistent poverty in the Mississippi Delta.
  • Helping community-development leaders better understand the challenges of workforce development.
Position Requirements

We welcome students eligible to receive academic credit through their educational institution and undergraduate/graduate students seeking a degree from an accredited university with an interest in a mission-driven organization to apply.

Additionally, students with the following skill set are ecnouraged to apply:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Teamwork Skills (work well with others)
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal Skills (relates well to others)
  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Computer Skills
  • Technical Skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organizational Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Friendly/Outgoing Personality
  • Tactfulness
  • Creativity
  • Strategic Planning Skills
  • Entrepreneurial Skills / Risk-Taker
  • Sense of Humor

The following are some of our academic internships currently available:

Healthy Homes & Communities: Assist in interviewing, gathering and organizing information related to case study topics. Also, helping to identify and gather best practices and tools. Experience or interest in community development, qualitative data, maintaining a database and working with surveys. Excellent collaboration, communication and writing skills are needed in this role.

Financial Planning, Analysis & Contracts: Assist in budget planning, monitoring and reallocation. Support business process documentation for NeighborWorks’ system. Experience and interest in finance and analysis preferred, excellent communication skills are required.

Please apply directly through our website, cover letters and writing samples are suggested.

We encourage you to review our website,,  to learn more about our organization.

Duration Spring, 2016  
Salary Range N/A  
Division Various  
Department Various  
Travel None  
Working Conditions  
Close Date 4/6/2016  
Location CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS: District of Columbia Office  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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