Research Intern

Position Summary:

Save The Music Foundation is looking for a Research Intern who will work closely with the Development team and will be primarily responsible for prospective donor research. The intern will cover in-depth research projects covering a variety of regions and focuses, generating results that will assist with the development team’s growth and help expand their reach to foundations, corporations, and individuals. Project scopes will vary in size & specificity; a sample research project could be compiling a list of corporations headquartered in Los Angeles whose philanthropic funding priorities include music or education. By the end of this internship, the intern will have gained insight into the non-profit fundraising process as well as valuable professional work experience and skills.



● Rising college sophomore, junior, or senior
● Thorough research skills
● Excellent time management
● Ability to meet deadlines
● A passion for music education


This is a paid internship at $15 per hour.



Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Research Intern”.




Part-time: 10 weeks, 10 hours per week
Start date: immediatley


Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit that helps students, schools, and communities reach their full potential through the power of making music. One of our goals is relevance. Part of our vision within the next few years is to be viewed as leaders in raising awareness that music and the arts are critical components of a well-rounded education.

From our governing and advisory boards to our operating team, we strive to be representative of the varied races and ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, and abilities of the communities we serve. We want to recruit, retain, and advance diverse talent because it makes our work more effective, creative, and resilient. If you are passionate about music and education, highly skilled in your field, and looking for a place where you can bring all of yourself to work, we want you.