Partnerships Program Intern
Our Measurable Impact
We teach adults from low-income and diverse communities how to code and help them get engineering jobs in tech. Our graduates go from making $18,000 to over $85,000 a year, going from poverty to the middle class. Graduates are hired at leading companies such as Pinterest, Kickstarter, IBM, Jet, JPMorgan Chase. Participants are representative of the diversity of the NYC community with over 50% women, 60% African American or Hispanic, and 50% immigrant, and 50% without a college education.
Best-in-class Partners & Team
C4Q is a social enterprise startup backed by leaders across technology, business, and philanthropy. We are supported by the Robin Hood Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, Blackstone, Salesforce, Guggenheim Partners, and BlackRock. Our volunteers include leading technologists and experts from companies such as Google, Facebook, Artsy, Dropbox, and LinkedIn.
Diversity of experiences, perspectives, skills, and cultures is core to our mission and team. Our staff brings expertise and leadership across multiple sectors and industries: graduates of Harvard Business School and Wharton; previous Bain & Company and Bridgewater Associates; experience launching the national #GivingTuesday campaign; and engineers from NYTimes, Uber, Google.
Opportunity for Growth
C4Q is a rapidly growing startup that’s scaling to make national impact. Founded in 2011, C4Q has doubled in budget and staff each year over the past 4 years. Just three years ago we had only two employees. We are currently a team of 20 and anticipate doubling our team to 40 this year. In addition to scaling funding and staff, we are investing in scaling complexity as we tackle important challenges in our community.
Culture and Values
Giving Our All
Data-Driven, Human Judgment
In addition to our values, our characteristics bind our values and form the basis of our team and community.
Location: Long Island City, NY
Time Commitment: Part-Time or Full-Time
Min. Experience: Passion for Tech, Fundraising & Development
Compensation: Paid & Unpaid Opportunities
We are looking for a passionate and able candidate to help with fundraising and development projects. The intern will assist in a variety of capacities, including donor management, grant research, and fundraising communication. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning about partnership development and fundraising for a nonprofit organization.
- Executing development activities, including contacting prospective donors and corporations
- Assisting with planning and coordinating events
- Researching development and marketing best practices
- Researching grant and corporate sponsorship opportunities
- Assisting in authoring grant proposals
The Ideal Candidate
You are a passionate, resourceful individual who is compelled by impactful work. As part of a small but growing team, you will be expected to think across many disciplines and be open to both collaboration and critique. You should be meticulous, organized, and self-motivated. A background in software development or technology is helpful, but not necessary. Above all, we value the ability and willingness to hustle to do things well and do things right.
- Interest in development or fundraising
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social media platforms
- Ability to meet strict deadlines
Nice to Haves
- Experience using Salesforce, Foundation Directory Online, EventBrite, and MailChimp
- Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
- Knowledge of tech industry in Queens