• 03-Apr-2018 to 02-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Advancement
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • unpaid
  • Part Time

LaunchCode Summer Internship:



LaunchCode is a nonprofit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through education, apprenticeships, training and job placement in technology.  Our staff has the unique opportunity to participate in the growth of a mission-driven startup, as well as help advance the local and national tech economy. We have a fantastic team and a dynamic work environment, and are excited to have some phenomenal interns join us.  If you're passionate about empowering people to reach their potential, we encourage you to apply!

LaunchCode is seeking a highly motivated individual to work directly with our Executive Director, focusing on the growth of financial support for our programs.  The intern will be provided opportunities to gain skills in nonprofit donor outreach and communication, PersistIQ, Salesforce, as well as fundraising and development tactics and strategy.


  1. Donor prospect research and list building, including online research, contact information searches, and collection of information from other organizations.
  2. Donor prospect initial outreach to schedule in-person meetings and introductory phone calls.
  3. Help manage fundraising database, ensuring data integrity.
  4. Provide input into how LaunchCode can design and improve our fundraising campaigns.

Position Type

  • Unpaid Internship
  • Open to Current or Post-Grad Students
  • 10-20 hours per week
  • Duration: Summer Semester


  1. Commitment to the notion that driven people should have the opportunity to access a fulfilling career in technology.
  2. Proficiency with spreadsheets and Google docs. Bonus if you have experience with Salesforce.
  3. Think attention to detail is important and have strong interest in helping build a constantly improving fundraising process.
  4. Killer written & verbal communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  6. Can be an effective team member in high-intensity environments and able to thrive under pressure.

How to Apply

Apply directly on our website:

We Heart Diversity

LaunchCode supports and fosters leadership from underrepresented communities. We strongly encourage folks from immigrant communities and communities of color, as well as those who identify as women, LGBTQ or under-resourced to apply.  LaunchCode is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Program and employment policies of LaunchCode are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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