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Development Intern, Museum Advancement - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold) 


Job Summary:

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites applications from college students who have a career interest in nonprofit/fundraising or public administration for a part-time Development Intern position. The position will work in-house in the offices of the Academy Museum, located at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, CA under the supervision of the Director of Individual Giving and in support of other staff members. The position will extend for eight weeks from date of hire. Exact schedule will be determined based on availability.

Duties and Responsibilities:
This intern position will assist with researching and identifying potential new donors, processing gifts and donor correspondence, researching content for grant applications, data entry, preparing funder reports, managing phones and assisting with events and projects as assigned. The position requires a person with a high work capacity, respect for confidentiality, and a willingness to take initiative and approach all tasks with a positive outlook. The successful candidate will be an organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker who is not easily flustered and is able to maintain a pleasant demeanor in all circumstances. The ability to function efficiently as part of the team is of primary importance.

Position Requirements
  • Current enrollment in a college-level degree program studying arts or nonprofit management, public administration, film history, art history, communications or a directly-related field.
  • Strong interest in nonprofit, especially development (fundraising) required. Nonprofit experience (through other internships and/or volunteer work) experience preferred.
  • Experience using basic office equipment.
  • PC proficiency and working knowledge of Dropbox, Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel), and various Internet search engines.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, or other constituent relationship management software a plus.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills as well as a basic knowledge of arts fundraising.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to take direction, manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong sense of initiative and willingness to take ownership of both small and large projects.
  • Strong research as well as verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work 16-28 hours a week.

This internship is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week summer internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page:

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Development Intern, Museum Advancement - Summer 2019  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/8/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement

The Academy Museum is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy Museum.
Accordingly, the Academy Museum enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy Museum utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy Museum is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy Museum's commitment to diversity.

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