This position will support DFC's communications activities and all stakeholder outreach and events. Duties include assisting with press outreach, drafting press and marketing materials, helping manage web and social media content, supporting planning and execution of events for foreign and U.S. dignitaries, and more. This internship provides the opportunity to be fully integrated into a federal public affairs team and work on communications projects related to the top international development and foreign policy issues of today. RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation
- Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
- Must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in an accredited college or university
- U.S. Citizenship is required
Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university in pursuing degrees in Government/Public Policy/Political Science, International Affairs/Development, Communications/Marketing, and/or International Business/Finance. Successful completion of a background investigation is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs are also required. Education
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited school pursuing degrees in Government/Public Policy/Political Science, International Affairs/Development, Communications/Marketing, and/or International Business/Finance.ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?
You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.PASS/FAIL COURSES:
If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.GRADUATE EDUCATION:
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.FOREIGN EDUCATION
: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional informationStipulations of Employment :
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.