Development/Database Internship

Education: Undergraduate or graduate student

Area of Study: Museum studies or arts management preferred; any liberal or fine arts major that is interested in learning about databases for the non-profit world welcome to apply.

Purpose: To become familiar with and gain experience in using museum/non-profit development data systems.


  • Data input
  • List generation
  • Archiving
  • Working with staff supervisor to implement new development database

Special Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge/SQL/Google Fusion a plus

The software program Raiser’s Edge is the industry standard for development departments in museums, arts and cultural organizations, and non-profits around the world.  The intern will have the opportunity to become fully immersed in the program.  Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and how to use it and similar programs can give potential job candidates a serious edge over the competition.  The intern will have the opportunity to meet with other database managers from Birmingham-area cultural organizations for networking opportunities.

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