Partnerships and Development Intern

Cities972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10075
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, Headquarters of Villa Albertine, is seeking a part-time Partnerships and Development Intern to collaborate on donor management, research, written communications, and events management related projects starting in September. The position is based in New York.


  • Research prospective corporate and foundation partners for program areas in the arts, culture, K-12 and higher education
  • Assist in speechwriting
  • Draft donor correspondence and assist in English language copyediting for internal and external facing communications
  • Translate documents from French to English
  • Manage database of donors, prospects, and institutional contacts
  • Assist in event organization and management

Skills and Interests

  • Advanced writing, editing, research, and translation skills;
  • Knowledge and/or curiosity about French and American cultural and educational landscapes;
  • Experience and/or curiosity about development and the French and American fundraising landscapes
  • Knowledge of New York and French educational, literary, and arts and cultural institutions a plus

Candidates should be highly motivated self-starters who work well as a team and are organized, proactive, dedicated, and conscientious. 

Language Requirements

  • French (reading, speaking, writing): Intermediate/Advanced 
  • English (reading, speaking, writing): Bilingual/Native speaker 


This position is open to students enrolled full-time at an American universities. Please note that we cannot accept candidates who have already graduated from university; high school students; or students who require a visa to work in the United States. 

The Partnerships and Development Intern will work 2 to 3 days per week. A mutually convenient weekly schedule will be determined on the candidate's start date.

Please note that this is an unpaid position, but we are happy to work with the selected candidate to secure school credit. 

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and résumé (in English) in a single PDF document to:

Deadline for application: Sunday, September 18, 2022