SNF Internship Info

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation offers a limited number of paid internships to qualified candidates interested in exploring the world of philanthropy and not-for-profit organizations. The internships provide the opportunity to gain insight into the operations of a philanthropic organization and to experience and understand the philosophy and work of different grantees/organizations that offer a variety of services and programs in the areas of arts & culture, social welfare, education, and health and sports.

The SNF Internship Program involves interns in many different aspects of the Foundation’s activities and treats them as an integral part of the organization, allowing them to learn and acquire various skills as they participate in the Foundation’s work. Positions are available in all three offices of the Foundation, located in New York, Athens, and Monte Carlo.

Candidates must possess:

• Responsibility and personal integrity

• Motivation and intellectual curiosity

• Active social engagement

• Social skills

• Motivation to work in a philanthropic institution

• Good written and oral communication skills in English

• Moderate computer skills

• Ability to work in a flexible and fast-paced environment

• Other qualifications relevant to each specific internship (e.g. technical, IT or Accounting, Public Affairs qualification criteria)

The available positions for the SNF internship program are the following:

SNF Office                  

Fall Period
(September – November)         

Winter Period
(January – March)           

Summer Period
(May – July)

ATHENS
Programs
Department

Up to 3 internship positions

Up to 4 internship positions

Up to 1 internship position*

ATHENS
Technical
Department

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

ATHENS
Finance
Department

Up to 1 internship position

N/A Up to 1 internship position

ATHENS
IT Department

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

ATHENS
Public Affairs
Department
 

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 2 internship positions**

NEW YORK
Programs
Department

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position

MONACO
Programs
Department

Up to 1 internship position

Up to 1 internship position



Up to 1 internship position

Kindly note that the Foundation receives a large number of applications from many qualified candidates for a very limited number of internship opportunities at any given time. SNF internships are typically four to eight weeks long. All travel and accommodation expenses as well as potential work permit and visa logistics are the responsibility of the intern. 

A total of twenty paid internships are being offered, ten for autumn (September 9th – November 29th 2019) and ten for winter (January 13th – April 3rd 2020). Internships last twelve weeks and take place at all three of the Foundation’s offices in Athens, New York, and Monte Carlo.

Thank you for your interest in the SNF Internship Program. The current application period has expired.

All applicants who successfully applied for the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 periods will be informed of the outcome of their application by the beginning of August 2019.

The application process for the Summer and Fall 2020 periods will open in February 2020.