Thursday, March 10, 2011

Academic Internship: Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, Washington, DC

Dear David Sousa,

Do you know students who want to spend a summer of service in Washington, DC? The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service has extended the deadline for the summer 2011program until March 25. This academic internship program focused on the nonprofit sector is held at Georgetown University and provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience.

Please consider forwarding the email announcement below to undergraduate student leaders who are engaged in service or who might be interested in careers in the nonprofit sector!

Thank you so much for your time. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at or by phone at 1.800.741.6964.


Mary Connell
Director, Recruitment and Admissions
U.S. Programs
The Fund for American Studies


How will you choose to spend your summer?

Join the millions of volunteers, public servants and nonprofit professionals who heard the call to serve in the nation’s capital.

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service offers you a chance to put your talents towards affecting change. Spend your summer in service while getting a hands-on learning experience in Washington, DC.

This summer’s IPVS application deadline has been extended to March 25, 2011 with scholarship funding available. You still have the opportunity to be placed in an internship that puts you on the front-lines of our nation’s recovery and renewal.

Spend your summer taking action and making an impact in the community. With IPVS you can:

* Provide families with educational programs that combat childhood obesity.
* Help to advance public health by conducting intake interviews.
* Facilitate enrichment opportunities for at-risk youth that encourage future successes.
* Translate legal service documents and consultations for low-income immigrants.
* Raise money and awareness for diseases that affect millions.
* Provide direct emergency services to clients at a homeless shelter.
* Research nonprofit policy and report on agency benefits.
* Engage the local community in a park clean-up that revitalizes urban green spaces.

To take advantage of the extended deadline, please contact Mary Connell, Director of Recruitment and Admissions at or 800.741.6964. We will work with you to help you complete your application and ensure that it qualifies for the extended deadline.

For more information or to start an application, please visit our website at

1706 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009