GRANT DEVELOPMENT INTERN
The Research and Training Institute (RTI) at the Cancer Support Community is seeking a Grant Development Intern for the next 12 months for at least 20 hours a week. Please note that the position could potentially allow for remote work, as is necessary to be in accordance with the ongoing restrictions and precautions related to COVID-19.
The Research and Training Institute (RTI) is dedicated to psychosocial and behavioral cancer research. The Grant Development Intern will work closely with the RTI’s Operations Manager and the Executive Director to support RTI’s grant development strategy. This will include research and submission of grants to outside organizations including pharmaceutical companies, relevant foundations, and government entities. Through this internship, the Grant Development Intern will gain valuable experience in grant writing, grant submissions, project management and other operational tasks in support of the research team.
· Assist in research and cultivation of foundations for potential grant submission.
- Assist in full life cycle process for grant writing and submission.
- Tracking of key dates, required materials and other relevant information in grant spreadsheet to proactively support submissions.
- Assist with grant document creation and submissions.
- Provide meeting and administrative support as needed.
· Provide support to the Executive Director and RTI for key projects.
· Other tasks as needed.
· Currently pursuing a bachelor or master degree or recent graduate in business or other relevant disciplines.
· Outstanding internet research and computer skills, including expertise with Microsoft Office.
· Excellent written and oral communication, with strong editing and proof reading abilities.
· Strong organization and time management skills.
· Interest in nonprofit development.
ABOUT CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
As the largest professionally‐led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the CSC is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. CSC achieves its mission through three areas: direct service delivery, research and advocacy. The organization includes an international network of affiliates that offer the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer, as well as a community of support available online and over the phone. The CSC Research and Training Institute conducts cutting‐edge psychosocial, behavioral and survivorship research. CSC engages in patient advocacy through its Cancer Policy Institute, informing public policy in Washington, D.C. and across the nation.
The Cancer Support Community is an equal employment opportunity employer.