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Philanthropy Internship

Rasmuson Foundation Alaska $40,000-$65,000
Office/Support Staff Internship

Job Details

Job Title: Philanthropy Internship

Reports to: President, CEO

Date Revised: 4/24/2024




Rasmuson Foundation, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people throughout Alaska. The Foundation awards grants to Alaska-based nonprofits, government entities, tribes, and individual artists to promote a better life for all Alaskans.



The Philanthropy Internship position is a term-limited, full-time, position for an undergraduate or graduate student. This position will work with their supervisor to complete specific, defined projects, gaining hands-on experience in the world of philanthropy and Alaskan non-profits.

 Essential Responsibilities


  1. Completes body of work described in the 2024 Intern Project Description.


  1. Provides administrative support as needed.


  1. Participates in group meetings, staff meetings, trainings, and site visits.


  1. Completes other projects assigned by CEO or designee.



  1. Alignment with the Foundation’s mission and vision.

  1. Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.


  1. Interest in philanthropy and community service.


  1. Must have a love of Alaska and a desire to learn more about the state and its people.


  1. Able to work independently with modest direction.


  1. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable learning new software.


  1. Familiarity with geospatial information system and/or data visualization applications is preferred, but not required.

Educational Requirements

  1. Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program.

Position Competencies

  1. A professional and friendly demeanor.


  1. Self-motivated, strong organizational skills, ability to manage several projects and competing priorities at once.


  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  1. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  1. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.




  1. $20 per hour


2024 Intern Project Description

Problem/Question: The Foundation has provided grants all over Alaska and to hundreds, if not thousands, of organizations. The question is – where and who have we missed?


Outcome. Work towards the following outcomes.


  1. Build a dataset reflecting all eligible grantees in Alaska with a process to update it annually.

  1. Determine best practice metrics to reflect whom the grantee serves, focused on underrepresented populations. Add these metrics to the dataset.

  1. Compare the dataset with our past giving to who have we missed funding and hypothesize root causes


Rasmuson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and its role in building a more inclusive culture and, ultimately, a more capable organization.

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