Communication Intern

Position Details

Position ID: 24230214
Start Date: seasonal
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 3 - 12 months
Compensation: unpaid
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Company Description:

A nonpartisan policy institute dedicated exclusively to promoting pluralism, defending democratic values, and fighting the ideologies that threaten democracy.

Internship Duties and Activities:

  • Interns will experience Washington’s fast-paced media environment and see first-hand how policy and the media intersect.
  • Monitor the organization\\\'s media profile, help draft press releases
  • Work with the organization’s social media expert, assist with broadcast interviews
  • Work on the media piece of Washington policy events and many other communications activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Student in the field of: College Junior (3rd year of university) · Must have at least a 3.2 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Should have a relevant course of study and have completed coursework in any of the following fields: International Relations, Security Studies, History, Communications, Journalism, International Economics or Political Science.
  • Interns should have knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, as well as basic Excel skills.
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 32 - 40 hours per week.

To Apply For This Position:

Please fill out the form below and submit the following two documents:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in a professional training position in the USA, your relevant experience, and what you can add to the host company.
  2. Attach your detailed resume - dates of study should include month and year. Your employment history should include a brief description of the responsibilities and any major projects you worked on that would prepare you for this position.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    PDF file only, maximum file size: 2MB
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    PDF file only, maximum file size: 1MB