Intern, Center for International Media Assistance / Summer 2017 (Job #1713)

Employer
National Endowment for Democracy
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 08, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Intern, Center for International Media Assistance / Summer 2017 (Job #1713)

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Washington, D.C.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world. The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), an initiative of NED, approaches its mission by providing information, building networks, conducting research, and highlighting the indispensable role independent media play in the creation and development of sustainable democracies around the world.

Position Summary: CIMA is currently seeking an intern for SUMMER 2017. The unpaid internship is open to current graduate or undergraduate students. Working on a small team, the intern will play a key role in supporting CIMA's core activities, including assisting with events, publications, and mailings. The Intern will also have the opportunity, under CIMA staff guidance, to conduct their own research and contribute to CIMA's blog on a topic relevant to their interests. The internship is a unique opportunity to learn more about an emerging field in development and media. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage CIMA's subscription-based email listings.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining CIMA's website, as well as design and format of CIMA reports.
  • Attend meetings and hearings on media development topics as necessary.
  • Assist with arranging and executing meetings, events, and social media.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program; able to receive college credit or transcript notation of participation in our program for each semester of the internship. An independent study option, if approved by your university is also possible.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail.
  • Applicants should have an interest in journalism, international relations, development, and/or democracy work.
  • Applicants with experience using content management systems (WordPress, etc.) preferred
  • Applicants with experience using graphic design and/or desktop publishing tools, i.e., Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

Time Commitment: 24-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Travel Reimbursement: $10/day for commuter expenses

NED Application Deadline: n/a; All internships are posted until filled

Anticipated Start Date: o/a June 5, 2017

Orientation Dates: June 5-9, 2017

Anticipated End Date: August 25, 2017

Authorization: Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.