Hand to Hold Development Internship


Hand to Hold is a national non-profit organization providing NICU family support through a number of service-oriented programs and is looking for Interns interested in development and nonprofit fundraising.  This internship is open to candidates who are currently attending College/University and working towards completion of a Business, Communications, Marketing, or Social degree program.  


The Development Intern(s) will work alongside the Development Department on projects.  The primary goals and projects include (but are not limited to): 

  • Assist with activities related to event planning and coordination, for example, the logistics behind the scenes, organizing in-kind donation solicitations and pickup, and performing important administrative tasks;

  • Maintain donor database (CRM);

  • Help execute Giving Society stewardship plan;

  • Solicit in-kind donations for NICU families;

  • Build corporate partnerships and coordinate fundraising opportunities; 

  • Research potential corporate sponsors for Hand to Hold. 


Top Candidate Qualifications:

  • Participating in a relevant college degree program;

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Hand to Hold’s mission;

  • Bold - although Hand to Hold is an established nonprofit that has been around for 10+ years, we are rapidly growing and always welcome new ideas; 

  • Compassionate - Hand to Hold works with families facing heartache, grief, and trauma. We meet them where they are with grace and acceptance; 

  • Interest in fundraising and development for nonprofit organizations. 


Detail Information:

  • Internships are unpaid with eligible course credit (must be enrolled in a college course);

  • Hourly position: estimated at 10+ hours per week;

  • Flexible work schedule;

  • Supervision from Hand to Hold Development Director;

  • Hand to Hold’s staff is currently hybrid, in-office, and remote. This internship may require occasional assistance at the office and travel for event needs in the Austin area;

  • Areas of focus are nonprofit event management, in-kind donations, nonprofit fundraising, and event coordination. 


To apply, please contact our Internship and HR Recruitment department at jobs@handtohold.org.