Name: Commonwealth Fund for KET


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Description:  The Commonwealth Fund for KET is looking for dynamic and effective interns to join our experienced fundraising team. Up to 5 unpaid positions are available for junior, senior and graduate-level students attending any Kentucky college or university, or Kentucky residents attending college out of state. Candidates must fulfill the 10 hours per week minimum. All interns will report to the internship supervisor but are expected to work with multiple departments within the Fund, such as Membership and Corporate Development. Duties include a variety of administrative tasks and include all aspects of the Fund's fundraising initiatives. Some night and weekend hours may be required. In order to receive college credit, interns must be enrolled in a supervised internship program through their college or university at the time of internship.


This internship is well-suited for students with an interest in one or more of the following:

- Fundraising/Non-profit Management

- Arts Administration

- Communications/Marketing

- Event Planning/Management

- Database Administration

- Grant Writing

- Graphic Design


The ideal candidate will:

- Conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

- Communicate clearly and effectively with donors and co-workers.

- Be reliable and punctual.

- Take initiative.

- Handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.

- Have above average customer service and phone skills.

- Be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

- Have a strong writing ability, attention to detail and superior organizational skills.

- Be willing to learn, collaborate and work as part of a team.

- Have a sense of humor.


To apply, fill out the online application at and send your resume and cover letter to Bobbie Owen at


About the Commonwealth Fund for KET

The Commonwealth Fund for KET aims to support and further the educational, charitable and public purposes and activities of KET. KET's mission is to make Kentucky a better place and strengthen its communities by educating, inspiring, informing and connecting its citizens through communications technologies and the power of public media.