Internships

Interested in Interning?

You can make a difference for children by applying to be an intern at Miracle Foundation. We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester.

FosterShare Intern – Fall 2021

About this Position

The FosterShare Intern works with the FosterShare Project Manager and Program Team to assist with research, gathering FosterShare™ App pilot program feedback, provide support at the upcoming TACFS conference, assisting with data management, and more. The intern will have the opportunity to attend team meetings and learn from seasoned staff.

Miracle Foundation offers both formal (for class credit) and informal internships. Interns are required to donate 5-10 hours per week of their time; work is currently conducted remotely with plans to return to the office Mondays/Thursdays when the City of Austin reduces the local Covid-19 threat risk level.

Requirements

Miracle interns must exemplify the following:

  • Global perspective, belief in our mission, and a passion for making a difference
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of of computer proficiency, including Google Docs, Sheets, and Gmail
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with effective time-management skills
  • Strong work ethic, the ability to follow through, and willingness to do what needs to be done to help achieve our mission
  • Dependable, self-motivated, and conscientious
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Professional, prompt, and dresses appropriately
  • Must be older than 18 or in college

Apply Today

To apply, submit our online Intern Application.

We look forward to learning more about you and the skills you might bring to our team this Fall!

 

 

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Testimonials

It’s been a pleasure working with the lively bunch at Miracle Foundation’s Austin headquarters. Being an intern here is very hands-on. Each day, I research opportunities to help our organization grow. I have watched my research go from the earliest preliminary stages to actively supporting our programs. The work I do in data management for Miracle has taught me to use Excel and other programs at the professional level in a unique, engaging environment.

The folks at Miracle are so dedicated that I always feel rewarded for my efforts. The supportive community at the office is what keeps me excited about coming in every day. I’ve always wanted to work in the nonprofit sector, and Miracle has given me the experience I need to get my foot in the door. Moreover, they have taught me to be a compassionate, dedicated, and engaged employee – something all organizations look for. Internships should take you farther than the classroom, and my work at Miracle has brought me out of study and into practice in a fun and rewarding way.”

Calvin Clites, Intern, Summer 2016

 

This organization has changed my whole perspective on the level of thoroughness, thoughtfulness, and love that goes into caring for these kids. The Miracle Foundation has blown me away with their attention to detail, from employing the Rights of the Child as established by the UN to their scaleable model for measuring how these rights are being met. The thought of these incredible children being cared for, encouraged, and supported to thrive fills my heart. I’m always wanting to know how else I can help, and what I can do to support this excellent organization.”

Jackie Stewart, Volunteer

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