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Development Internship (CCAI Spring 2018)

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute

Development Internship (CCAI Spring 2018)
Washington, DC Part-Time Unpaid


Travel Stipend


A key component to the success of any non-profit organization is its people. As such, it’s no surprise that interns are essential to the success of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), a leader in adoption and foster care policy on Capitol Hill and across the nation.

Come intern with an organization that makes a national impact and learn about policy and Capitol Hill. Our interns have the opportunity to work with CCAI staff on projects that directly affect the impact of our organization. Whether planning events, fundraising, communicating through social media, engaging Capitol Hill staff and researching legislation and policy, our interns leave CCAI knowing they were able to make a difference in promoting CCAI’s mission of children in families.

  • Development interns work on donor development and outreach, fundraising, and research as well as support the Director of Development with special events.
  • They may also assist in social media communication.
  • Recommended Majors: Event Planning, Communications, Business Administration



  • Prospective candidates should be college juniors or seniors, recent college graduates, or graduate/law students who share an interest in the CCAI’s goals and objectives.
  • Ideal candidates have a passion for children’s issues and policy; excellent academic standing; excellent writing, researching, editing, and analytical skills; and the capability of handling multiple tasks successfully in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Ideal interns would possess the professionalism necessary to engage people from all walks of life, have a thirst for knowledge, be self-motivated, and have a passion for fighting for vulnerable children around the world in need of loving families.
  • A sense of humor is essential.

About Us

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about the millions of children around the world in need of homes.