Who is Alternativ?

Alternativ works to catalyze sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation through our high-impact
entrepreneurial training. We promote dignity, self-sufficiency, and opportunity for individuals around the
globe through our curriculum, as it leads participants to build confidence, think outside the box, and take
control of their financial futures—ultimately, stepping out of the cycle of poverty.

Intern Job Description

Alternativ is looking for a self-starter who has experience in research and communications to help with our
grant funding. In addition to grant research and writing, the Intern will be part of planning development
strategy. Additional opportunities are available to help with event planning, corporate sponsorships, and
donor profiling. This is not an exhaustive list of job functions, our aim to provide the Grants Intern with
experience in all the areas they wish to learn.


An individual passionate about the mission of Alternativ and helping to facilitate sustainable economic growth
in the developing world; a clear and persuasive writer, organized self-starter; an individual strong research
skills, able to work both individually and as part of a team.

How to Apply

If you feel that you are a good fit for this position, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to
Lauren DeSutter at Please include examples of previous research or writing

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