Development Intern

About TCP

Created out of the belief that we must cast aside the labels that divide us in order to keep our democracy strong, The Constitution Project (TCP) brings together policy experts and legal practitioners from across the political spectrum to foster consensus-based solutions to the most difficult constitutional challenges of our time.  TCP seeks to reform the nation’s broken criminal justice system and to strengthen the rule of law through scholarship, advocacy, policy reform and public education initiatives. Established in 1997, TCP is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities include

  • Utilizing public and published online resources to perform research on foundations and corporations.
  • Compiling and preparing research for donor profiles summarizing information gathered.
  • Assisting with year-end appeal letter.
  • Assisting with event logistics, details and planning for TCP’s 2013 Constitutional Champions Gala, including
  • Assisting with invitation mailing;
  • Tracking guest lists and responding to correspondence;
  • Conducting data entry as they relate to the events.
  • Supporting TCP staff by performing some clerical and administrative duties, such as filing or copying.


  • Currently a junior or senior at a four-year university or a current graduate student with a major in fundraising management, communications, political science, or related field.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Interest and/or a track record in fundraising, event planning or nonprofit organizations.
  • Ability to multi-task with confidence and highly organized.
  • Be willing to work a minimum of 10 weeks for 15 hours per week during the school year, or 10 weeks for 35 hours per week during the summer semester.


This internship is unpaid, though TCP will support those applicants who are seeking academic credit through their home institution.

To Apply

To apply, please send the following to David Janovsky at

  • Cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • Current resume
  • Three references (at least one should be non-academic)
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