The Marco Polo World Foundation Launches Internship Program!

About the Marco Polo World Foundation

Marco Polo World Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 2007. We are a non-religious and non-partisan organization. Our mission is to promote intercultural understanding and acceptance of diversity in the community. We launched the Annual DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival as an effort to pursue our mission, as well as to showcase international culture and to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Through this festival, we hope to bring together individuals and organizations from all different sectors of the community, and encourage local, regional and international interaction.


Internships: Working For Your Future

"The internship experience with Marco Polo World Foundation was wonderful, my mind had been opened to a wider world, I got to know that my strength was dealing with people, I met so many awesome people which made my life more beautiful."

Lan Hu, Former Development Intern

The Benefits of This Internship

The Internship experience is meaningful on all levels. As an intern in Marco Polo World Foundation, one can have a great opportunity to:

  • explore his/her self and the world,
  • improve their organizational and interaction skills,
  • expose to different job opportunities and expanded network of associates and professionals.

Beyond the practical experience, our Interns receive a letter of recommendation for their future job orcareer. Our Internship program may translate into college credit. (If interested in obtaining college credit, please consult with your academic advisor prior to enrolling in this program.)


Open Internship Positions

We offer four different types of positions. Applicants can choose to focus on one or more of them:

1. Development Intern
The Intern will assist with the grant and proposal process, contribute to grant maintenance and compliance, and help with various aspects of fundraising events.

2. Media/Communication Intern
The Intern will design, update and maintain the website, promote upcoming events, manage and upload photos, communicate with members, explore additional technology avenues for the organization.

3. Financial Intern
The Intern will prepare a variety of financial statements based on the needs of specific projects, maintain accounting records, and create reports and budgets.

4. Marketing Intern
The Intern will do research on a target market, participate in the creation and design of various marketing tools, and communicate with potential participants. The application form can be downloaded at http://www.dfwdragonboatfestival.com


We Invite YOU to apply for an Internship today!
Spring Internship

Start Date: Jan 15th
End Date: May 15th


Summer Internship

Start Date: May 15th
End Date: August 25th


Fall Internship

Start Date: August 26th
End Date: December 15th

Note: You are required to work at least 20 hours per week during spring and fall, 40 hours per week during summer.

Click Internship Application Form to download the application form.

If you are interested and older than the age of 18, please e-mail your completed application form, resume and cover letter to internship@marcopoloworldfoundation.org, We look forward to hear from you.


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