The Healing Trust offers two paid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning more about philanthropy.  Internships are available for two semesters and provide a behind-the-scenes look into grantmaking.


The Healing Trust is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team as well as a pipeline of diverse talent for the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. We provide paid internships for a maximum of 2 students at a time.

The Healing Trust’s interns will have the opportunity to go beyond the surface of grantmaking to learn about its programs and to observe and/or participate in its grantmaking process from start to finish. The interns will write and evaluate grant proposals and dive deep into The Healing Trust’s efforts to support nonprofit staff through various programs. Interns will also have the opportunity to explore how grantmaking foundations utilize communication strategies to support their missions.

Interns must be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the entirety of the internship and must need the internship for course credit.

We prioritize students who have historically been marginalized including Black students, indigenous students, students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities; and/or formerly incarcerated students.

The Healing Trust does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal laws.


A report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy revealed that 3 out of 4 full-time employees at foundations are white and 90% of CEOs at foundations are white. We are committed to doing our part to create a more diverse pipeline into the sector.