Location: San Francisco
Reports to: Director of Communications
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California. The Foundation’s current focus is a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided more than $1.87 billion in grants to organizations throughout California. With about $2.5 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $105.2 million in 2019. We have about 50 staff in our San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. The Irvine Foundation is committed, internally and externally, to the values of accountability, curiosity, empathy, equity, nimbleness, partnership, and transparency.
This a paid internship ($20/hour) for approximately 24 hours per week over 10 weeks this summer (with the specific schedule to be determined with the chosen candidate).
The Communications Intern will work in the San Francisco office with the Irvine Foundation’s Communications team:
This position reports to the Director of Communications but will work closely with and receive mentorship from the Communications Associate.
The intern will complete 1-3 projects over the course of the internship, as well as daily and weekly tasks to support the Communications department.
Additional daily and weekly tasks:
The intern will also attend weekly Communications meetings, monthly staff meetings, and other Irvine events, where appropriate and schedules permit.
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:
Mail: The James Irvine Foundation
Human Resources Department
One Bush Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
Application deadline: April 30
The James Irvine Foundation offers an attractive benefits package. The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of California. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered pursuant to the FCO.
The Foundation greatly appreciates all expressed interest.