Philanthropy Internship

Philanthropy Internship – Washington, DC

This internship is unpaid, but is available for school credit.

The Wilderness Society, a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to protecting wilderness and inspiring Americans to care for our wild places, recognizes the importance of nurturing a new generation of individuals who have a commitment to environmental causes and a passion for wilderness preservation.

Our Internship Program is designed with that in mind. It provides rich, challenging learning opportunities for college students to work with professionals in The Wilderness Society and contribute their talents and ideas to a variety of programs. The program allows interns to expand their knowledge of environmental issues, apply academic knowledge in a real life situation, and learn new skills which will enhance future career options.

The Philanthropy internship will offer interns hands-on opportunities to work with the Philanthropy staff maintain and improve data integrity, in support of protecting America’s wild places. Our interns will have a chance to learn about data integrity within the database and how this is related to all active functions of a comprehensive program.  Though the primary focus of this internship will be on database systems and data hygiene, there will also be multiple opportunities to work with the advocate and stewardship programs on various projects, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of fundraising and the tools that allow The Wilderness Society to work to protect the country’s most important public lands and natural resources.

Application Process

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:  Please use subject line: 'Philanthropy Internship'.