Employment Opportunities

Program Associate Internship
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation (RMSFF) was created in 2004 by Best Buy founder, Dick Schulze, as a way to give back to the community where Dick and his family grew up and where he built Best Buy to become the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer. RMSFF supports organizations operating in the areas of human & social services, health and medicine, and education, including college scholarships to students graduating from eligible high schools.  To learn more about our work, visit our website.

We are looking for a summer intern who will be able to work independently, be detail and service-oriented, and have strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be professional and responsible in their work with internal and external constituencies and committed to working in a team environment. A collegial manner and a good sense of humor are also sought.

The successful candidate will be a recent college graduate, or a current graduate student who has a demonstrated interest in working in a non-profit setting with plans to pursue non-profit work upon graduation.

We are committed to developing a mutually beneficial work experience that will provide our intern with a number of opportunities for learning and contributing at a high level.

Responsibilities may include:

  • research prospective grantees and their proposals
  • conduct site visits
  • make funding recommendations to the Board
  • represent the Foundation at community events and activities
  • monitor and research philanthropic trends in the Foundation’s areas of focus locally and nationally
  • collect and analyze data related to the effectiveness of Foundation grant programs
  • assist with the management of relationships with grantees, potential grant applicants, scholarship recipients, and other Foundation constituents

Compensation will be $25 – $30 per hour, commensurate with experience with an expectation of full-time work for 10-12 weeks from June through August of 2021.  Some flexibility exists.

The application deadline is EOD on February 2, 2021.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a one-page personal statement sharing your interest in the non-profit and foundation sector by email to Kelly Webster, Senior Program Officer and Legal Counsel.

Please direct your questions to Kelly Webster.