Lindsay Administrative Intern

As a Lindsay Wildlife Experience Administrative intern, you will be a part of creating social impact with a highly credible, member-supported organization, connecting people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. 

We are committed to serving as California’s leading institution for conservation-based wildlife education and rehabilitation. Our internships are a unique opportunity for you to gain valuable experience developing collateral for outreach and advocacy campaigns, nonprofit administration and strategic planning, and to cultivating productive alliances with nonprofit, corporate, and academic partners.

The Position

As an Administrative Intern, you will work closely with Lindsay’s management team and provide administrative/logistical support to leadership, development, membership departments, while helping to promote an organized, collaborative, and high-functioning office environment. This internship is an excellent introduction to non-profit administration for a highly-organized, driven, energetic, and independent self-starter. You will come away from the experience ready to apply these skills as an agent of social change to a broad range of mission-focused organizations within the nonprofit sector.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage systems for recording and tracking campaign and organizational outreach contacts
  • Develop and design materials and organize existing collateral
  • Help manage online databases and create systems for shared online resources
  • Participate in key campaign events, and represent organization at outreach events
  • Provide support for planning and scheduling staff orientations and trainings
  • Assist executive director with various board, staff, and volunteer based initiatives
  • Assist development team with prospect research and populating grant reporting rubrics
  • Develop and provide content on Lindsay’s various social media channels
  • Participate in campaign and organizational building activities


  • Commitment to positive social and environmental impact through nonprofit sector initiatives
  • Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, detail-oriented, ability to multitask & meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and/or database management
  • Ability to collect and edit video and other social media content

Hours, Benefits & Compensation

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Duration: The ideal candidate will be available for 12 months; specific start/end dates are negotiable.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. Students may receive course credit for their internship upon approval from accredited academic institutions.

Training: Formal and informal training opportunities will be provided by administrative and program staff.


Provide three letters of reference, resume, and cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for this highly competitive position.

Please indicate your preferred start date for the position. Send application materials to: Cheryl McCormick, Ph.D., Executive Director, Lindsay Wildlife Experience,

No phone calls, please.

Position Availability

Until filled.