Do you have a passion for philanthropy and serving people in need? Are you a college junior or senior looking for business experience before you graduate? If so, you may want to consider applying for a summer internship with Ford Fund.

As the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, Ford Fund’s mission is to strengthen communities and help make people’s lives better. Our 12-week summer internship program is designed to expose students to the work we do across our four key areas of focus: supporting education, promoting safe driving, enriching community life and encouraging employee volunteering. Two interns will gain hands-on experience supporting a variety of Ford Fund initiatives, have opportunities to engage with nonprofit partners, learn valuable skills, and have fun along the way.

Potential Responsibilities Include:
  • Assist with planning and implementation of Ford Fund programs and events
  • Create materials for Ford Fund initiatives such as infographics, digital assets and written materials to support branding and communication strategy
  • Assist with research, metrics and data collection process around key programs
  • Understand flow of Ford Fund operational systems in order to help efficiently process funding requests
  • Be knowledgeable and understand project confidentiality to protect sensitive information and internal/external relationships
  • Represent Ford Fund at events and interface with external partners
  • Other tasks assigned by managers
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Strong communication, written and research skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of or experience with local and/or national nonprofit organizations, K-12 education organizations, higher education institutions
  • Experience coordinating or managing programs
  • Experience/Interaction with senior management preferred
  • Some experience working across organizations to coordinate and/or implement activities
  • Flexibility and strong problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in using social media in a professional manner
  • Some experience with external community engagement
  • Planning and logistical skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Team player and interpersonal skills
  • Willing and able to travel within the U.S.
Desired but not Required Skills and Experience:
  • Videography skills
  • Knowledge in photography software
  • Creativity skills
Required Education:

Current college student (Junior or Senior)
Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher

Other Details:

Paid, Full-Time Internship
Location: Ford Motor Company WHQ in Dearborn, Mich.

How to Apply

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In the Subject header state: 2020 Ford Fund Internship

Deadline to Apply:  Mon., March 16, 2020