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Human Resources Intern- - Job# 110V

idealist - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:31pm

Posted by: Syrian American Medical Society

Washington, DC, US

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
  • Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates etc.) in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met
  • Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, assisting in shortlisting, issuing employment contracts etc.
  • Assist the HR Manager in all HR functions
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events etc. and maintain the HR team's agenda
  • Make photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and perform other clerical functions
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars
  • Support in performing orientations, onboarding and update records with new hires
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity
  • Assist in all ad-hoc as well as long term HR projects
  • Support other functions as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Proven experience in HR or relevant human resources/administrative position
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of human resources processes and best practices
  • Experience with HR databases and HRIS systems
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle data with confidentiality
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with social media recruiting
Categories: Internships

Research Internship, Middle East and Central Asia Region

idealist - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:18pm

Posted by: Center for Global Development

Washington, DC, US

The Center for Global Development (CGD), an independent, non-partisan, non-profit policy research organization in Washington, DC seeks a part-time (6-8 hours per week), paid research intern to provide support to the President in the areas of economics, financial policy, and current affairs relating to the countries of the Middle East and Central Asia.

General responsibilities:

  • Provide weekly in-person updates to the President on topics related to CGD's areas of research interest in the region;
  • Compile and synthesize data from various sources, including multilateral institutions, financial institutions, and country websites;
  • Deliver thoughtful, insightful summaries of important developments and trends in the region;
  • Assist with other research, writing, and analysis tasks as assigned.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in economics or related discipline with a focus on the Middle East;
  • Minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a U.S. scale or equivalent;
  • Strong demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the Middle East;
  • Demonstrated research skills;
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills;
  • Arabic or French language skills are a plus.
Categories: Internships

Database Internship - Paid

idealist - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:53pm

Posted by: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Washington, DC, US

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a leading national nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks an intern for its Operation program to work on its organizational database. ACEEE acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors.

Position Description: The intern's main duties will be to help Database Coordinator to clean the data in ACEEE's Contact Database for the future importation into Salesforce.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To extract/export a group of data from the current database, either from the interface or by writing a query based on the domain (e.g. ".org", ".com", and others);
  2. To modify around 6,000 contacts with the associated organization's names through the database or the internet;

Skills/Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree/undergraduate students in a relevant field.
  2. Strong internet searching ability and demonstrated database skills.
  3. Strong writing and oral communication skills required.
  4. Attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  5. Brings a culturally diverse perspective to projects and the workplace.
  6. Self-motivation and ability to manage multiple assignments (as needed), work efficiently, and meet deadlines.
  7. Familiarity with Salesforce a plus

Timing: This is a 10 week internship starting in February 2017. The project will require a time commitment of 20 hours/week.

Categories: Internships

Corporate Political Spending Project Intern

idealist - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:19pm

Posted by: Center for Political Accountability

Washington, DC, US

The Center for Political Accountability is a non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes transparency and accountability in corporate political spending. CPA uses a variety of tools to encourage corporations to disclose their election-related spending and adopt responsible board oversight and compliance practices, including shareholder engagement and annual publication of the CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability. More information about CPA is available at politicalaccountability.net.

CPA is seeking an intern to assist with implementation of an exciting new project, helping us to build a database of corporate political spending data. This will include a significant amount of data entry as well as light internet research.

This is a short-term paid ($15/hour) position expected to last 8-10 weeks.

Qualifications:

  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An interest in money in politics and campaign finance issues
  • Previous database experience preferred
  • Availability between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday (actual hours are flexible within this time frame)
Categories: Internships

Summer Research Internship

idealist - Sat, 02/11/2017 - 12:49am

Posted by: Foreign Policy for America

Washington, DC, US

Foreign Policy for America is a 501c4 organization dedicated to promoting the progressive American foreign policy values that have made our country great. We engage, connect, and support citizens committed to those values.

Research Internship:

Foreign Policy for America's Research Internship offers a unique opportunity to take part in the Washington conversation surrounding global events, U.S. foreign policy, and domestic politics.

As a Summer Research Intern you will play a central role in supporting our work, including monitoring the news and debates around U.S. foreign policy, researching legislation and statements by elected officials, and compiling and editing daily and weekly publications. Research Interns will also have the opportunity to contribute to other aspects of FPA's work, including researching candidates, supporting events, and communicating with members.

This is an unpaid position. Research Interns will report directly to the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Above all, successful applicants will be enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals with strong academic backgrounds and an interest in U.S. foreign policy and related politics.
  • While not required, previous experience with political campaigns is a plus.
Categories: Internships

Research Internship (Paid)

idealist - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 2:37pm

Posted by: Knowledge Ecology International

Washington, DC, US

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) has an opportunity for a 2 month paid internship position with our office in Washington, DC.

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) is a not for profit non-governmental organization (NGO) with offices in Washington, D.C. and Geneva that works on knowledge goods governance and social justice. KEI seeks to push the boundaries of knowledge resource management and to leverage intellectual property policies to ensure equitable and affordable access to medical technologies globally.

KEI develops informed, innovative solutions that address business, government, and market failures and promotes reforms that provide for public needs worldwide. As consumers and policymakers search for solutions, KEI is working to support positive, sustainable reforms through a variety of project areas and activities.

The intern will assist in researching topics related to the pharmaceutical industry. To apply, please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume.

The weekly schedule is flexible (could potentially work with us 3-5 days/week), depending on your schedule and our needs.

The position is available immediately.

Applicants must be eligible for work in the US.

Categories: Internships

Marketing and Research Intern (To Begin Immediately)

idealist - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 3:19pm

Posted by: Winning Connections

Washington, DC, US

Winning Connections, the leading Democratic direct voter contact firm, is looking for a student for an internship beginning early next semester. Candidates must be able to commit to at least a three-day a week work schedule.

Now more than ever we need strong progressive voices to be heard in our government, come help us make things happen! Winning Connections is one of the nation's leading political consulting firms that specialize in telephone voter contact, digital advocacy and grassroots advocacy. We have developed programs and consulted on more than 1,500 campaigns in all 50 states for prominent Democratic candidates and progressive organizations like Planned Parenthood, National Wildlife Federation, and the League of Conservation Voters.

Primary duties will include:

  • Researching federal and state grassroots issues and tracking electoral campaigns
  • Providing administrative and logistical assistance for staff, including writing transcriptions, answering calls, greeting visitors, occasional assistance with fundraiser and events, and running small errands
  • Updating and managing databases for firm's marketing efforts
  • Providing general support to all staff members

Qualifications:

  • Committed to progressive politics
  • Interest in legislative issues and elections
  • Experience quickly completing research projects
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with social media marketing a plus
  • Must like dogs

Interested applicants should submit a resume and one page cover letter to Andrea at ad@winningconnections.com. Stipends available for qualified candidates.

Categories: Internships

Events and Communications Intern

idealist - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:41am

Posted by: The Institute of World Politics

Washington, DC, US

The Institute of World Politics is seeking an entry level intern to assist in the Offices of Events and Communications. This internship will provide an introduction to the world of event planning and communications.

It would be especially beneficial for those interested in exploring a career with a nonprofit organization, or for those looking to network with professionals in national security, international affairs, or intelligence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation and coordination for Institute events, including guest lectures, book events, and special receptions.
  • Produce videos of IWP lectures (training provided, no prior experience necessary).
  • Assist Communications Officer with website maintenance, social media, and the bi-monthly print newsletter.
  • Maintain events and communications records in DonorPerfect.
  • Assist with various other projects with the events, communications, alumni, and development offices.

Internship Dates: This internship would take place during the summer 2016, from approximately May 22-July 28.

About The Institute of World Politics: The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security and international affairs, dedicated to developing leaders with a sound understanding of international realities and the ethical conduct of statecraft, based on knowledge and appreciation of the founding principles of the American political economy and the Western moral tradition.

Categories: Internships

Marketing and Communications Intern

idealist - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 9:15am

Posted by: Downtown Business Improvement District

Washington, DC, US

The Marketing and Communications Intern will have the opportunity to gain personal experience in the following areas in addition to supporting other needs of the department:

  • Writing for the web, press materials, reports, and presentations
  • Events
  • Social media
  • Salesforce
  • Website programming and coding
  • Online photo archiving
  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Design and Layout

The Marketing and Communications Intern will have the opportunity to connect with and experience new businesses in DowntownDC, interact face-to-face with the DowntownDC community as well as experience all DowntownDC has to offer.

Job Requirements:

  • Background in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Design, Technology, or other related discipline
  • Ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • Experience and interest in social media
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • Interest or experience in generating creative marketing and event ideas
  • A positive attitude, ability to work well in a team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative suite, Salesforce, social media tools, coding a plus

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Internships require working a minimum of 16 hours per week with a maximum of 40 hours per week.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and pursuing a related undergraduate or graduate degree in a related field.
  • Interns are not eligible for company benefits.
Categories: Internships

Political Intern

idealist - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 2:00pm

Posted by: J Street

Washington, DC, US

Reports to: PAC Manager

Location: Washington, DC

Position: J Street is seeking an undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern in our DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to be involved with J Street's work in Washington and around the country, work closely with J Street staff and gain valuable work experience in Washington. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in brown bag lunches with senior J Street staff and policy experts, give feedback regarding student programming, and plan intern events. It is also encouraged that interns participate in J Street U chapters on their campuses.

Applicants should have: • Excellent writing and oral communication skills • An ability to work independently and stay well organized • Commitment to J Street's mission • Database experience • Experience working in political fundraising, campaigns and research strongly preferred • Knowledge of the politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the region strongly preferred

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the Development Department staff on assorted administrative, clerical, research and programmatic tasks and projects.

Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid full or part-time internship. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days and hours you are available. Application materials should be sent to intern@jstreet.org.

Categories: Internships

Government Affairs Internship

idealist - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 1:59pm

Posted by: J Street

Washington, DC, US

Reports to: Assistant Director of Government Affairs

Start Date: January 2015

Location: Washington, DC

J Street is seeking a highly motivated and externally oriented undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern in our Washington, DC office for the winter of the 2014 – 2015 school year. This internship is an excellent opportunity to get involved in J Street's work. This position will involve assisting the Government Affairs team on assorted administrative, clerical, research, and programmatic tasks and projects. Many of these duties will be in support of staff's lobbying activities on Capitol Hill. This position will also be assisting in the planning and execution of J Street's Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill.

Applicants should have: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Excellent organizational skills • Proficiency in Microsoft suite; experience with database management and Excel a plus • Experience in event planning a plus

Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid internship Applicants must be able to work at least 15-20 hours per week, and occasional during events. This includes attending/working the J Street National Conference.

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Regional Team Internship

idealist - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 1:58pm

Posted by: J Street

Washington, DC, US

Position Title: Regional Team Internship

Location: Washington, DC

J Street is seeking a highly motivated and externally oriented undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern in our Washington, DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to get involved in J Street's work.

This position will involve participating in a range of activities to support our fundraising and field organizing nationwide. This position is ideal for applicants interested to gain experience in community organizing, political advocacy, non-profit development/fundraising, data management, and communications as well as knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Categories: Internships

Communications and Outreach Intern

idealist - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:14pm

Posted by: International Bar Association- North America office

Washington, DC, US

The IBA North America office is seeking a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as an unpaid Communications and Outreach Intern for the Spring 2017 semester, and possibly beyond. Ideal candidates should have a passion for marketing and public relations (PR) work. Experience with Microsoft Publisher is critical.

The IBA's internship program provides students with hands-on professional and educational experiences that will enhance their skills and knowledge in the field of marketing and advertising in an environment conducive to one-on-one mentoring.

The Marketing Intern will help conduct marketing research, create visual and written content, and engage in outreach to assorted legal institutions throughout North America and the English speaking Caribbean. They will also learn to communicate persuasively in both oral and written contexts. Examples of recent assignments include: conducting research on law firms with international legal practices; assisting with webpage design for the North America office; and designing promotional materials in connection with public events regularly organized by the North America office.

Qualifications

  • The ability to work part-time at the IBA North America office for a minimum of 3 months
  • The ability to conduct marketing research and present findings orally and/or in writing
  • Must be creative and possess technical and communication skills
  • Experience with design and publishing software such as Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
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Research Intern--Sada Online Journal

idealist - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:58pm

Posted by: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Washington, DC, US

Research Intern - Sada Online Journal

Unpaid – 25-35 Hours per Week

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India and the United States, is seeking an intern to work part or full-time on Sada, Carnegie's online journal on the Middle East.

Duties will include monitoring journals and media outlets in the Middle East (including social media and blogs); preparing short summaries about the regional and local developments; proofing and fact-checking articles as needed; improving archives; maintenance of social media network channels (Twitter, FB) in two languages; and supporting editorial staff as needed. Proficiency in Arabic is required.

Position will start as soon as possible and is located in Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/515307.html.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.

Categories: Internships

Communications and Marketing Fellow (Paid)

idealist - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 6:23pm

Posted by: TechChange: The Institute for Technology and Social Change

Washington, DC, US

Your Role
  • Assist in editing, drafting blog posts and managing content for the TechChange blog
  • Assist in managing TechChange social media presence/strategy
  • Coordinate email campaigns and alumni relations
  • Support communications with students and experts related to TechChange online courses
  • Conduct research on best practices for online learning and the latest developments in the technology for social change
  • Attend meetings and conferences on behalf of TechChange
You Have
  • Exceptional writing and research skills with the ability to quickly generate articles for blog and copy edit
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies, social media platforms and other types of new media
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work towards multiple goals, problem-solve and prioritize assignments
  • Interest in social change, international relations, development and peacebuilding work at the local or international level
Benefits
  • Access to full scholarships for all TechChange courses for duration of term
  • Access to structured mentorship program with member of TechChange Staff
  • Build your professional portfolio of marketing and communications materials
Commitment

part-time or full-time positions available

Compensation

negotiable based on experience

Duration

2017 Spring, Summer, and Fall positions available with opportunities for extension

Application Deadline

Rolling

Categories: Internships

Medical Relief Volunteer Coordination Intern

idealist - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 3:56pm

Posted by: Syrian American Medical Society

Washington, DC, US

The Syrian American Medical Society is seeking an intern to assist with the recruitment and management of volunteers to aid the organization in its mission to provide medical relief to Syrian refugees globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain database of potential volunteer groups and individuals to join medical relief missions
  • Research opportunities to target qualified physician and health professionals to join our organization
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries providing information about the organization and mission opportunities
  • Assist Medical Missions Coordinator collecting and organizing all information, forms and material related to medical missions
  • Assist with data entry and produce brief reports regarding volunteer statistics
  • Attend meetings regarding medical missions when required
  • Contribute to overall functionality of the office by assisting with logistical tasks as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completed or working towards completing a college degree, preferably in a related field (International Relations, Global Affairs, Non-Profit Management, Administration)
  • Must be computer knowledgeable and proficient in using Word Processing and Excel
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work independently
  • Experience in visual reporting is a plus (creating infographics or interactive reports)
  • Preferably speaks Arabic

Job Code: 102B

Categories: Internships

Administrative assistant

idealist - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 4:52pm

Posted by: lakou association

Washington, DC, US, Silver Spring, MD, US

Looking for for an Administrative Assistant intern for our non-profit. The ideal candidate should be able to work for a minimum of 20 hrs per week and performs administrative duties for Lakou Association's daily management. Responsibilities may include managing calendars; screening emails, making travel, meeting and event arrangements; preparing reports and financial data and allied partner's relations. Requires strong computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff, outside clients and vendors. Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required. Must have excellent computer, strong verbal and written communication skills

Categories: Internships

Youth Advocacy Internship

idealist - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 3:07pm

Posted by: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Washington, DC, US

Job Description and Qualifications:

TFK is a prominent non-profit advancing tobacco-control public policy throughout the world and offers a great platform for students looking to gain hands-on experience.

The Youth Advocacy Intern assists with both programmatic and administrative projects. The position works directly with the Youth Advocacy team and helps plan and execute youth involvement in our advocacy work, specifically through the Youth Advocacy Symposium and ongoing training and support of youth advocates and adult coordinators.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the planning and execution of Kick Butts Day, a national day of youth activism - March 2017
  • Supporting management of online interactive communities for youth advocates and youth coordinators.
  • Supporting the Youth Advocacy Training Program, an ongoing training program for youth leaders
  • Supporting the National Youth Ambassador Program, an ongoing youth leadership program with youth leaders from across the country
  • Supporting the Youth Advocates of the Year Awards that recognize exceptional youth leaders at our annual Gala in May

Successful candidates for these positions must demonstrate attention to detail, creativity, responsibility, strong writing skills, and an ability to handle multiple tasks with aggressive deadlines.

The dates of the internship: February through May/June 2017, not to exceed 29 hours a week and 980 hours per calendar year.

Categories: Internships

Internships at Share Our Strength (Spring 2017)

idealist - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 5:16pm

Posted by: Share Our Strength

Washington, DC, US

No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through its Cooking Matters program. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities.

Multiple Positions Available:

College credit and a $500/month stipend is available.

Internships are from March 6, 2017 to May 12, 2017.

Categories: Internships

Events & Outreach Intern

idealist - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 1:31pm

Posted by: Syria Relief & Development

Washington, DC, US

Internship Duties

  • Contribute to design and execution of Events and Outreach Initiatives planned in DC and
  • other select US locations
  • Promote SRD events through branding and messaging independent or collaborative events
  • Support in marketing efforts, including local media, broader news outlets, and social media
  • for all events planned
  • Arrange logistics for Events including venue, reservations, travel accommodations, AV,
  • registration, catering, volunteer recruitment, etc.
  • Share and archive event materials and multimedia
  • Identify key community contacts and networks for Events
  • Maintain required documentation for Events including MOUs and contracts
  • Develop positive relationships with donors, partners, volunteers, organizations and the
  • general public

Qualifications

  • Event planning experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic multimedia skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with limited supervision
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (in progress or completed) in a related field
  • Passion for humanitarian causes
  • Positive attitude and creative mindset
Categories: Internships
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