Weinberg Foundation Opportunities

From time to time The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has openings for highly qualified professionals and support personnel who have a strong commitment to the Foundation’s mission of improving the lives of low-income and vulnerable individuals and families.

 

Summer Intern 

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States, distributes approximately $100 million in annual grants to nonprofits that provide direct services to low-income and vulnerable individuals and families, primarily in the US and Israel. Grants are focused on meeting basic needs and enhancing an individual’s ability to meet those needs with an emphasis on older adults, the Jewish community, and our hometown communities of Maryland, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Hawaii. These grants are distributed through six primary areas of giving: Basic Human Needs and Health; Disabilities; Education; General Community Support; Older Adults; and Workforce Development. For more information please go to www.hjweinbergfoundation.org.

Position Location: Owings Mills, Maryland 

Job Summary:

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is seeking a full-time, paid, summer intern. Candidates should be college graduates with a degree related to fields such as social work, public policy, public health, urban studies, non-profit management, education, law, and gerontology.

The internship will provide an intern with relevant and constructive work experience with a large private Foundation. The intern will have the opportunity to explore the field of philanthropy within a dynamic and active setting. In doing so, the intern will be expected to analyze and synthesize information and create reports for review and decision making at the Foundation. This internship will expose the individual to all areas of grantmaking, including the Maryland Small Grants program. The individual should have a strong interest in best-practice research and program evaluation. Specific projects will depend on the needs of Foundation staff and will be discussed during the interview process.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have a college degree with GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must either be enrolled in a graduate program OR have two years of relevant experience
  • Positive attitude, team player, and ability to work independently
  • Prior internship experience or other relevant experience a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

The intern must be able to commute to our Owings Mills office where free parking is available. This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) paid position beginning in late May or early June 2015.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to internship@hjweinberg.org by February 27, 2015. Please put your name in the subject line.

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