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“DCPS would not have been able to accomplish some of our signature reform initiatives to date without private support. Philanthropy has allowed us to be innovative, to push forward reform in tough financial times, and to leverage public dollars more strategically.”

- Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, DC Public Schools

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Job Opportunities

We seek applicants for both full-time staff positions and unpaid internship positions. These positions will play an integral role in engaging private-sector and general public donors to support the improvement of DCPS. For more information, read the position summaries below. Detailed position descriptions with information on how to apply for the position are provided at the end of each summary.

 

Summer Internship Positions

  • Communications Associate: Reporting to the Senior Manager of Communications & Events, the Communications Associate will develop and execute a social media plan, work with a pro bono consulting team on a website audit and redesign, and support the messaging and social media strategy for DC Ed Fund’s large annual fundraising event—Standing Ovation for DC Teachers. To learn more, please see the full position description for the Communications Associate Summer Internship.
  • Development Associate: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Development Associate will conduct ongoing research on donor prospects, assist with database management, and provide administrative support to several current programs. To learn more, please see the full position description for the Development Associate Summer Internship
  • Special Events Associate: Reporting to the Senior Manager of Communications & Events, the Special Events Associate will support the post-event tasks from Art Night: Art Showcase and Auction, manage the outreach and marketing for the Kastles Classic, a celebrity tennis tournament that benefits DC Ed Fund, and support DC Ed Fund’s large annual fundraising event—Standing Ovation for DC Teachers—including invitation and sponsorship list, design and branding, and vendor management. To learn more, please read the full position description for the Special Events Associate Summer Internship