Education Week, the leading source of independent, hard-hitting news and information on the education world, is seeking a Development Intern.
About Education Week
Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a nearly 40-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We are expert. We are principled. We are welcoming. We are passionate. A leading authority in an ever-evolving space, we bring nearly four decades of experience to our journalism and research without bias or agenda. We offer services that create real impact, providing accessible content and resources that ignite conversations and spark action across the K-12 ecosystem.
Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers, and other influencers with informed, independent, and highly respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education.
The Development department is a crucial division within Education Week. The revenue driven by this department’s operation has been key to the organization’s historical excellence in nonprofit journalism. Education Week works constantly to grow and innovate by increasing editorial capacity, advancing digital storytelling, and serving its audience across media platforms. All that work has been supported, in part, by philanthropic dollars.
As Education Week continues to build on its success, the Development department is hiring a Development Intern to our growing and collaborative team.
The individual that will excel in this position will be highly motivated, interested in expanding their skill sets relating to fundraising, nonprofit management, communications, and marketing, and excited by the opportunity to help support the mission of an industry-leading nonprofit media company. The Development Intern will contribute to new lines of development work to strengthen and expand our fundraising efforts. The position will work with the Director of Development to support Education Week’s Vice President and Education Week’s Development Department in a full range of fundraising initiatives.
The hourly rate for this paid internship is $14.00 per hour, with an expected commitment of 20 to 24 hours per week, three days a week. This is a fully remote/work-from-home position.
Strong consideration will be given to candidates able to commit to the position from January 10, 2022, through the end of May 2022.
Benefits and Perks
Education Week is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of our staff is still working remotely, but we are beginning to transition staff back to the Bethesda office as conditions allow. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.
Education Week strongly values equity and believes in a society where all children have access to high quality K-12 education. As such, Education Week is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood. EdWeek is committed to maintaining a diverse and multicultural working environment.
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Education Week will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.