Spring 2018 Development Internship Available at NAS

Nov 03, 2017 |  NAS

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Spring 2018 Development Internship Available at NAS

Nov 03, 2017 | 


NAS is now looking to hire a development intern for the spring 2018 semester. The internship is paid hourly for 15-30 hours per week (flexible schedule). College upperclassmen and recent graduates living in the New York area are encouraged to apply. For more information, please write to Ivan Vajdle at vajdle@nas.org.


Reports to


Key areas of responsibilities

  • Process donations and memberships
  • Record data in fundraising database
  • Collaborate with NAS staff on development projects
  • Draft thank you notes to foundations and major donors, draft other correspondence
  • Correspond with donors and members regarding issues about payments
  • Process spreadsheet requests for staff members

Additional opportunities

While the main responsibility of the Development Assistant will be to oversee donor and member statuses, there may be opportunity to contribute articles and blog posts to NAS.org.


  • Desire to further NAS’s mission to improve higher education
  • Strong writing and editing ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good research skills
  • Creativity and initiative
  • Professionalism in correspondence
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic design skills

Length of internship

This is a one-semester, spring internship. Start and end dates are flexible but generally run from early January to late May.

15-30 hours/week


Application Information

To apply, send a resume, writing sample, and letter of interest – stating why you are interested in the National Association of Scholars – to Ivan Vajdle at Vajdle@nas.org no later than December 1, 2017.

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