Special Events Intern Needed

New York City Chapter Special Events/Fundraising Internship ( Non-Paid)

Internship Overview
The New York Chapter of the JDRF seeks an intern to assist with the planning and execution of our spring events which include our annual golf outing and Young Leadership Committee’s “One Night” event which consists of a food & beverage tasting and date auction.  All events directly support the fundraising efforts of the Chapter.

The Special Events Intern will work closely with the Special Events Department to prepare for the upcoming events. Responsibilities will include assisting with phone calls, creating documents, research, logistical planning and day to day administrative tasks, and various projects as needed.  The intern will also be expected to learn about and maintain a working knowledge of JDRF and its mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications.

Position Requirements:
Must be a matriculating student; credit for internship preferred
Attendance at all events
Strong communication skills
Interest in non-profit events and fundraising

Commitment:  Minimum of 20 hours per week

Interested candidates, please send resume and cover letter to elebensberg@jdrf.org.


JDRF Overview
The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.  As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF is currently sponsoring $530 million in scientific research in 17 countries. In 2012 alone, JDRF provided more than $110 million to T1D research.  More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and research-related education.  In 2012, Forbes magazine named JDRF one of its five All-Star charities, citing the organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.