Internship Opportunities

These positions are filled as of Spring 2015, but we are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Thank you!


Intern (New York, NY)

The Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony is seeking an energetic, friendly and hardworking intern to learn from and assist our administrative and fundraising offices in New York City. The intern will work closely with NMC staff as we prepare for our Annual Benefit Gala to be held in the fall of 2016. This event raises funds for our year-round literary programming, and celebrates the accomplished literary talents of today. (See our website for more information.)


Interns receive a stipend, the opportunity to attend literary events in New York City, and a priceless, hands-on introduction to the literary world and non-profit growth and management.


Responsibilities include administrative work (scanning, filing), making calls to supporters, tracking RSVPs, gift bag materials and more. You will also participate in the Center’s other projects as needed (such as other NYC literary or cultivation events, support for our Provincetown writers colony staff, etc. Note that this internship will focus mainly on the development aspects (fundraising, event planning, etc) of a non-profit, rather than directly handling the literary elements of our programming!


The ideal applicant has experience in administrative/office work and a strong interest in the non-profit sector.


To apply: Please send your resume, a cover letter that explains why you are interested in this position, and two references (at least one from a previous employer or supervisor) to


Location: 1841 Broadway, Suite 911, New York, NY 10023

Posting Date: 11/03/2015; will remain up until position is filled
Internship dates: May/June – August, preference to continue into fall
Hours and Compensation: $1,000/month stipend for full time work (40 hours/week); $350/month stipend for part-time work (20 hours/week)