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Salary– DOE

General Description
The Non-profit Exploratory Internship is a competitive position that is course aligned for a graduate
student to rotate through the departments at the Pacific Education Institute which may include HR,
Finance, Development, Program, Policy and Communications. The Non-profit Exploratory Intern will be
assigned a variety of projects to support the work of the organization and reports to the Director of
Finance and HR.
This position does not work directly with students.
Primary Responsibilities

Work with the Director of Finance and HR to determine which PEI Departments are in
alignment with course work for each semester.

Depending on alignment the intern will work in 2-3 of the following Departments with the listed

o Communication: Support the Communication Coordinator on communication
projects including media campaigns, social media, newsletters and articles.

o Development: Support the Development Director and Development Coordinator on
development projects including annual appeal, events, database maintenance.

o Non-profit Policy: Support the Executive Director and the Legislative Liaison to review,
analyze and prepare documents for policy negotiations. Attend and take notes at
policy meetings. Support policy outreach and legislative campaigns.

o Program Department: Support the Program Director and Program Coordinator in
program logistics. Database maintenance (Salesforce), verification and analysis of
workshop attendance, online registration process, education materials revision and

o Finance Department: Support the Finance Director with daily deposit verification,
report preparation, reconciliations of accounts and credit card statements, budget
preparation and budget reports.

o HR Department: Support the HR Director in Human Resource projects. Manage staff
gatherings including meetings, mini workshops and trainings, research and
coordinate diversity activities, assist with creating culture and diversity surveys.

Desired Qualifications

Ideal candidates will be earning a masters degree in Public Administration, Non-profit
Management, Public Policy or similar course of study.

Minimum of 3 years experience in related positions

Excellent communication, interpersonal relations and writing skills

Commitment to accuracy in work product and able to multi-task

Organized and takes initiative to problem solve

Maintains a positive, punctual and professional demeanor while being able to work flexibly in an
inclusive team environment.

Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, Canvas.

Application Instructions:

Graduate students who are interested in this opportunity should submit a letter of interest, resume or
CV with unofficial undergraduate transcript, three references (at least one educational and one job
related), and a
PEI job application ( to Gail Kramer, Director of Finance and HR,
by email at