External Affairs Internship

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Office of External Affairs (OEA) is the public affairs, communications, and Congressional and interagency liaison arm of OPIC. The office manages all aspects of external outreach to various audiences, such as:- Issuing press releases and media advisories;- Publishing all printed materials (e.g. brochures, newsletters, and annual reports);- Managing OPIC's web and social media platforms;- Arranging investment- and foreign policy-related events such as seminars, conferences, and receptions;- Conducting congressional outreach and analyzing legislative issues.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required
  • Must be currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment (at least part-time) in an accredited college or university
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • Required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or request a legally required exception from this requirement.


Qualifications

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. 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.

Additional information

Stipulations of Employment:

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the DFC (if later than November 22, 2021). DFC will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

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