Development Intern


REPORTS TO: Director of Development

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time; 8-Week Summer Internship – 10-15 hours per week; preferred start date June 27th

LOCATION(S): Gaylord-Pickens Museum

COMPENSATION: $10.00 per hour; May qualify for college credit

SUMMARY: To assist the Director of Development and Development Coordinator with fundraising, stewardship, and event planning activities related to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and two associate boards (Second Century Board and Teen Board). Support the department to meet the strategic and fundraising goals of the organization.


  • Assist with all donor stewardship processes, including campaign mailings, campaign emails, grant requests, donor correspondence, thank you letters, etc.
  • Assist managing stewardship outreach efforts and calendars.
  • Creation of meeting agendas, minutes and other materials as needed for volunteer committees and associate boards.
  • Attend various associate board and committee meetings.
  • Research funding opportunities through grants, corporations and individual donors.
  • Organize grant preparation and follow-up.
  • Help maintain accurate records in the donor database.
  • Generate and update donor database reports.
  • Assist with event planning and logistics of fundraising, donor appreciation, professional development, and networking events.
  • Assist with design and wording of donor letters, forms, emails, and program specific collateral.
  • Write e-newsletter and magazine spotlight articles.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College junior, senior or graduate student, preferably in nonprofit management, business, public relations or marketing field.
  • Nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Enthusiasm for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s mission to tell Oklahoma’s story through its people.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; must have visual acuity to read and draft reports, memorandums, and other printed matter, and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee will work year-round in both an office environment and outdoors. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to loud; situations characteristic to working with school-age children are common; and travel to other sites within the metropolitan area are possible.

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame (OHOF) is committed to modeling excellence and best practices to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. The OHOF is dedicated to championing policies and practices that value all people and does not discriminate based on race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, socioeconomic status, citizenship status, or religion.

The qualifications, physical demands, and work environment described herein are representative of those an employee will encounter and must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


  • Complete in their entirety the Employment Application and the Consent to Background Check located on the Employment page .
  • Submit current resume and cover letter detailing your experience.
  • Email all documents to: Breann Miller at