The Spartanburg County Foundation Internship Program

The Spartanburg County Foundation pursues students for its Internship Program that introduces young leaders to the mission of the Foundation.  The Foundation seeks highly motivated and qualified students to gain real-world work experience and learn the inner-workings of a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents.  The goal of the Internship Program is to provide training and experience related to a student’s academic course of study and career goals.

Welcome our 2017 Spring Interns!

 

At this time, the Foundation offers an internship in the areas of Finance and Accounting, Communications, Special Initiatives, Administrative support, and Women Giving for Spartanburg.

Finance and Accounting Internship

The Accounting Intern is responsible for providing support to The Spartanburg County Foundation’s (SCF) Director of Finance.  This individual will work directly with the Director of Finance to assist in providing auditing support, monthly and annual reconciliations, financial statements, investment performance reports, special projects, and providing documentation to fund holders in a timely manner.  In addition, this individual will obtain a well-rounded experience in all facets of fund accounting in a non-profit environment.

Communications Internship

The Communications Intern is responsible for providing support for The Spartanburg County Foundation’s internal and external communications efforts. The Communications Intern works under the overall direction of the Communications Officer, but may collaborate with other members of The Spartanburg County Foundation to develop communications tools and disseminate information about the Foundation’s programs and activities. The Foundation will endeavor to provide the Communications Intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment.

Special Initiatives Internship

The Special Initiatives Intern is responsible for providing support for The Spartanburg County Foundation’s (SCF) grantmaking, initiatives, and community leadership work. The Special Initiatives Intern works under the direction of the Director of Grants and Initiatives, but may collaborate with other members of SCF on various tasks and projects as time allows. The Spartanburg County Foundation will endeavor to provide the Special Initiatives Intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment.

Administrative Support Internship

The Administrative Support Intern is responsible for providing administrative support to The Spartanburg County Foundation.  The Administrative Support Intern works under the direction of the designated administrative staff, but may collaborate with all staff to handle the reception area, research, archiving files, filing, and general administrative support.

Women Giving for Spartanburg Internship

The Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) Intern is responsible for providing support to WGFS’s Program Liaison in the areas of marketing and events, grantmaking, and the overall administrative work of WGFS.  There will also be opportunities for the Intern to assist The Spartanburg County Foundation with various tasks and projects as time allows. The WGFS Intern works under the overall direction of WGFS’s Program Liaison, but may collaborate with other members of WGFS and Foundation staff.

Download Internship Descriptions and Application