Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Fall 2012 General Internship|
|Organization:||Women's Foreign Policy Group|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||WFPG is looking for responsible and motivated interns to focus on planning and outreach for programs featuring international affairs officials and experts. In addition to assisting with our Author and Embassy Series programs, interns also contribute to Celebrating Women Leaders Benefit Luncheons. Interns will also research foreign policy topics before events, assist in media outreach and the production of our newsletter, update the WFPG database and webpage, and complete other office tasks as assigned.
Competitive candidates should have a demonstrated interest in foreign affairs and excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite & Internet research).
Interns must possess outstanding office and phone manners, and excellent writing skills, in addition to being well-organized, punctual, dependable, flexible, attentive to detail, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two full days a week.
SPECIAL BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION:
Exposure to mid and senior-level professionals from across the international affairs field.
Opportunities to learn more about international issues, leadership development and the operations of a small nonprofit. WFPG events and co-sponsored events are a great opportunity to get a feel for the way international issues are discussed, and to mingle with past and current women leaders. WFPG interns also have the privilege to attend other events in DC at the State Department, think tanks, and embassies. Part-time internships are unpaid or for college credit. Full-time interns who commit to 3.5 months during the school year or 3 months during the summer are eligible for a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship.
Applications are due by August 15th, 2012. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Please send a cover letter (including your availability), resume, two-page writing sample, contact information for three references and an unofficial copy of your transcript via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following address:
Women's Foreign Policy Group
Attn: Ms. Kimberly Kahnhauser
1615 M St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036