Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Focus on Foundations

For Tuesday's special edition, we went out in search of job opportunities with foundations - along with internships, foundation-related positions, careers with other philanthropic groups, and some additional foundation/philanthropy job-hunting resources at the end of this post. As you will see, many of these jobs are for individuals interested in fundraising or development careers.

Annie E. Casey FoundationResearch Associate – Baltimore

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Charities Aid Foundation of America
Chesapeake Bay FoundationIntern opportunities – various office locations in DC, Va., Md., Pa.

Daughters of Charity
Development Officer – Emmitsburg/Baltimore

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- Director, Resource Development - additional DC and national/international opportunities

Experience Works
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Freedom Forum
Development Intern

International Foundation for Electoral Systems
- multiple full/part-time and consulting opportunities

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Grants Coordinator

Landscape Architecture Foundation
Executive Director

Lupus Foundation
Development Coordinator – Intern opportunity also listed

Medical College of Virginia Foundation
Senior Director of Development – Richmond

National Academies
Assistant Director, Foundation Relations

National Science Foundation
multiple opportunities, minimal relevance to public affairs

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation
- Executive Director (note: pdf link) - DC or Chicago-based - via DRI Consulting

Pan American Health and Education Foundation
multiple program and admin opportunities

Public Education Network

Rugmark Foundation
University of Maryland
Unknown foundationNational Director of Development – via People & Systems

William J. Clinton Foundation
multiple opportunities, none based in DC area

Wyss Foundation
scholar and fellow opportunities in conservation (none currently listed)


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