Published on March 30, 2023

FurtherJustice is Hiring! Part-Time Undergraduate Summer Intern

Last summer, we had a great experience with our first foundation intern who closely supported our start-up operations, including assisting with our website development, grant application process, and integration of our contact and project management systems. It was a dynamic learning experience for both FurtherJustice and our Summer ’22 intern, who recently made the decision to pursue a law degree after college! We’re excited to make this opportunity available to another rising junior or senior in college who is interested in social justice and foundation operations.

Students of color, as well as students who are immigrants, LGBTQ+, first-generation college students or living with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. See below for more details.

The Summer ’23 foundation intern will work closely with the organization’s co-founders and gain first-hand experience in foundation operations, program development, grantmaking processes and stakeholder engagement.

⇒Interest Areas: social justice; civil justice; nonprofit management; philanthropy

⇒Application Documents Required: Resume; Cover Letter; Writing Sample

⇒Time Commitment: Up to 15 hours/week

⇒Internship Duration: 8-10 weeks

⇒Expected Start Date: May 30; June 5 or June 12

⇒Compensation: $18/hour

⇒Location: New York City (In-Person)

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Organizational Tasks:

  • Maintaining databases for professional contacts, documents, and grant application management
  • Maintaining and updating the foundation’s operations manual

Programmatic Tasks:

  • Assisting with grant application review
  • Research related to prospective grantees, civil justice, collaborative funding, funder strategies, and funding for civil justice

Communications/Social Media:

  • Monitoring social media for philanthropy and civil justice related posts
  • Creating a content calendar
  • Refining/editing the foundation’s website


  • College Undergraduate (only rising juniors and seniors)
  • Demonstrated interest in FurtherJustice’s mission and a strong commitment to social justice
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, with initiative to see projects through to completion
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Experience with developing organizational social media and website content is preferred, but not required

TO APPLY: Please submit by email to (1) your resume; (2) a cover letter detailing your experience; and (3) a 1-4 page writing sample (can be academic or professional). Please write “2023 Foundation Intern Application” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled. Qualified candidates will be notified for an interview.

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