Welcome to Futures in Advancement!

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Launch your career this summer as an intern with Futures in Advancement, an intensive, hands-on professional experience that will prepare you for a position in fundraising and alumni relations. You will work alongside industry leaders and in the classroom to explore opportunities and develop an understanding of the field during this 10-week, full-time internship that pays $14.50 an hour. Applications for the 2022 internship are available on Handshake and due by February 27.  This internship is open to Rutgers students only.

Interested in applying but want to learn more about the Futures in Advancement program? Email a former Futures intern to ask questions about their experiences working at Rutgers University Foundation.

Learn more about the Rutgers University Foundation and the Rutgers University Alumni Association.

As a Futures in Advancement intern, you can:

Kick-start a career in a thriving industry
You will gain skills that can help you enter the field of fundraising and alumni relations, which continues to grow nationally and worldwide. And those skills can be applied to jobs in a broad range of nonprofit organizations.

Dedicate your career to making positive change
You care deeply about the world and how to make your mark on it. Interns work on projects at Rutgers that raise funds to advance just about any cause you can imagine, from ensuring college access for students to developing renewable energy, from curing disease to stopping human trafficking.

Join a community of ambitious leaders
You will collaborate with your fellow interns on a project that inspires and challenges you. Along the way, you will build relationships with mentors, network with leaders in the industry, and make lifelong friends.