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Intern, Corporate Relations Operations

Alexandria, VA

Relocation expenses: Not paid


Published on 10 Nov 2019

Expires on 10 Nov 2019

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Intern, Corporate Relations Operations


United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. As the largest private nonprofit in the world, United Way’s work effects over 1,500 communities around the globe. We specialize in forming community-led solutions to the world’s toughest problems. This internship position takes place at the United Way headquarters where you will work with the top nonprofit professionals in the world. Learn more at 



This internship will occur between late January and early April 2020.

Interns at United Way Worldwide gain valuable learning and working experience at a leading nonprofit organization. Our goal is to make every intern who works with us feel included, valuable, and productive. In addition to the hands-on experience you’ll receive working at the largest nonprofit in the world, you will be provided with weekly professional development workshops. Other opportunities include mentorship pairing, cross-department projects, volunteer events, and more. If you have the drive to advance common good in communities across the world, then United Way Worldwide has the internship opportunity for you. 

The internship opportunities are open to current students or recent graduates of a college program. The intern is expected to demonstrate a keen interest in nonprofits, as well as interest in a field of study related to the position. 



The intern will provide critical support to Corporate Relations and the Global Corporate Leadership program's operations. You will also support the Vice President, Corporate Relations with a variety of operations tasks such as managing calendars, schedules, and expenses. You will provide support in managing events/meetings as well as help manage the budget and data of the team. 



  • Manage budget expenses via Concur 

  • Coordinate events and meetings   

  • Update performance dashboards as needed 

  • Provide operational support to Vice President, Corporate Relations 

  • Support educational webinars, as needed 



  • Interest in critical operations support 

  • Interest in corporate relations and philanthropy in general 

  • Proficient in Microsoft products as well as Adobe Connect (or willing to learn!) 

  • Comfortable working daily with a computer to complete work 

  • Strong teamwork skills to see a project to completion 



  • $100 semi-monthly travel stipend provided 

  • Weekly professional development workshops provided onsite 

  • Chance to meet and work with top nonprofit experts in the country  

  • Free coffee & tea onsite 

  • Free parking at United Way Worldwide’s parking garage 

  • Near Blue/Yellow Metro line (Braddock Metro Station) 



United Way Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail or call 703-836-7100, ext. 324 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information. 



United Way Worldwide opposes discrimination of any form as evident in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement of Principle.  For more information, read our statement and download the report. We take the broadest possible view of diversity. 

We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are. 

We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. 

We believe that each United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems. 

We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work. 

We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities. 

Join us in embracing diversity, equity and inclusion for every person in every community.