Corporate Partnerships Summer Intern

Fairfield, CT, USA
negotiable Expires in 3 days



We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated intern to join the Corporate Partnerships (CP) team.

The CP team is a dynamic group of individuals that collaborate to develop strategic partnerships with some of the world’s largest corporations. We work with companies to address the unique and complex challenges facing children, their families and communities, while simultaneously creating value for the companies’ businesses and brands. We develop long-term, shared value partnerships that encompass programmatic funding, innovation, product donations, cause marketing campaigns, advocacy and employee engagement.

As a CP intern, you will support our efforts to cultivate new partners and grow existing partners in a variety of industries through research, writing and project management.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact 

  • Identify and research strategic markets and specific companies that could be a good fit for Save the Children
  • Develop account briefs on corporate partners to help support the cultivation and evolution of partnership plans
  • Assist the team with the development of compelling materials and collateral (i.e. proposals, grant reports, presentations, marketing materials, articles, etc.)
  • Shadow team members in meetings/calls and support projects as needed
  • Complete tasks pertaining to donor management and administration
  • Track projects and present learnings to the team upon completion of internship

Required Qualifications

  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application



Preferred Qualifications

  • You are passionate about helping children and believe in transforming children’s lives
  • You are a go-getter and eager to learn about international development, corporate fundraising and the non-profit sector
  • You are a communication ace that can eloquently convey your thoughts and ideas, both written and orally
  • You are an information sponge, stay up-to-date on current U.S. and international events, and excited to research a variety of topics in-depth
  • You’re a strategic thinker that can connect the dots and help develop a partnership plan
  • You have an enthusiastic attitude that values innovative ideas, and you’re not afraid to share them


What’s In It for You

  • Structured learning and development program
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with managers across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world


Classification:  Paid Intern

Part-time:        24 hours per week     

Dates:  June 2, 2020 to August 7, 2020



Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.


Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

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