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Grant Writing Intern (Fall 2018)

CURE has an exceptional opportunity for a Grant Writing Intern (Fall 2018). This position represents a unique opportunity for students to gain practical work experience and increase their understanding of relevant issues related to their field of studies. The Grant Writing Intern will assist with the identification of appropriate grantors, and the execution and submission of grant requests.  As part of a growing grants management office, the Grant Writing Intern will research funding opportunities within fixed guidelines, research country- and context-specific conditions and statistics, and assist in writing grant proposals.  

This internship is unpaid, and can be either part-time or full-time. The timeframe for the internship is Fall 2018 (approximately September 2018 - December 2018). CURE will support college credit, upon request.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete prospect identification, research, proposal development and writing in conjunction with other CURE co-workers.  Complete accurate and timely production of final proposals.

  • Assist with updating and maintaining CURE’s donor database.

  • Research potential major donor prospects.

  • Conduct online research that takes into account the multi-layered work of CURE (e.g. in impoverished nations, disease-specific, and with limited resources).

Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:

  • Completion of at least two (2) years of undergraduate study in a related field.  
  • Previous experience in research and/or grant writing preferred.  Understanding of, or prior work/volunteer experience in, a non-profit organization preferred.  
  • Excellent research, writing, verbal, proofreading, editing, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Flexible team player, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, and ability to prioritize and work well within deadlines.  
  • Computer aptitude and Microsoft Office skills required.
  • Familiarity with the Google Suite of products (e.g. Google Docs/Sheets/Drive).

In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith, and will be required to agree with the declarations of the Statement of Faith in order to be considered for this position.  

Please click the link to read our Statement of Faith.



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