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Research Fellow

idealist - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 5:54pm

Posted by: EcoDistricts

Washington, DC, US

Research Fellow

Hourly Rate: $15/hr

Job Status: Non-exempt
FTE Status: Part-time, up to 20 hours per week
Location: Washington, DC

Period: January 2017 – June 2017 with potential to extend

Job description

The EcoDistricts Research Fellowship will provide valuable support in the successful delivery of programs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide research and support development of the EcoDistricts Leadership Institute.
  • Provide research support for case studies.
  • Complete a research project thesis to be included in the EcoDistricts information exchange.
  • Support relevant consulting projects. Tasks include research, writing, and logistics.
  • Conduct best practice research is support of EcoDistricts tools and resources.
  • Participate in the EcoDistricts lunch and learn program.
  • Support events and trainings as needed
  • Assist in implementation of special projects.
  • Provide general support to the organization as needs arise.
Categories: Internships

Paid Internship at Boutique Political Consulting Firm

idealist - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:13am

Posted by: The Campaign Workshop

Washington, DC, US

Overview

We currently have internship programs available for Spring Semester of 2017

Our internship positions will offer the chance to working in a fast paced environment and learn the ins and outs of progressive political campaigning. Interns are involved in a number of different ways and on a number of different projects. Since we work on different types of projects such as: advocacy campaigns, candidates, trainings, and online advertising, interns get a broad range of exposure and experiences. Interns are also able work closely with staff and get to be very hands on with projects.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in tracking the progress of campaigns and candidates we are working with.
  • Assist staff with copy writing and proof reading proposals and memorandums for clients.
  • Assist in management of social media campaign, blog, and website.
  • Help manage TCW's blog and content marketing strategy.
  • Participate in and summarize daily staff meetings, distributing concise, accurate notes in a timely manner to team members.
  • Conduct research on candidates, campaigns and organizations and other issues related to current clients.
  • Conduct search for stock photos to use in mail and digital campaigns.
  • Data management and entry associated with current projects and jobs.
  • Organize samples of mail and digital campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Categories: Internships

Civil Rights Development and Communications Interns

idealist - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:09am

Posted by: Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law

Washington, DC, US

Interns

Location: Washington, D.C.

Term: Internships available for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Arrangements can be made for students on quarterly systems.

Principal duties: Working directly under the supervision of the Brandeis Center's President, Interns' duties are likely to include some combination of the following: drafting press releases, writing blog entries, editing newletter, researching grant opportunities, preparing development memoranda, drafting correspondence, contributing to annual reports, and preparing grant applications. Some data entry may be required.

Qualifications: Interest in nonprofit organizations. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Experience with Microsoft Word is required and Excel is preferred.

Compensation: Position is unpaid.

The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.

Categories: Internships

Website Production Intern

idealist - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 4:47pm

Posted by: Civil War Trust

Washington, DC, US

Seeking an intern for approximately 4 - 5 weeks (up to 30 hours per week) to assist with a website content migration. Actual timeframe to be determined once site is presented and work is underway. This is a PAID internship located in our Wash, DC office. Successful candidate will use personal laptop in performing this job.

Skills

  • Copyediting, proofreading, attention to detail
  • Experience with content management systems (Word Press at minimum, Drupal 7 ideally)

Tasks

  • Review automatically migrated content in Drupal 7
  • Compare Drupal content elements to equivalents on legacy site
  • Correct formatting errors/inconsistencies
  • Resize images for new site specifications
  • Add metadata to content items (where appropriate)
  • Manually migrate content from legacy site to new site
  • Add content, formatting, and metadata to new Drupal CMS
  • Review formatting and presentation against guidelines
  • Fix broken links
Categories: Internships

Marketing Intern

idealist - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 3:31pm

Posted by: Winning Connections

Washington, DC, US

Marketing and Online Engagement Internship:

Description: Winning Connections is looking for an intern committed to assisting our marketing outreach by growing our brand. We are looking to expand on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, email outreach, and number of blog posts. It would be a plus if you have experience with website design, and graphic design, or photoshop.

You will be responsible for drafting content to engage likeminded individuals on all social media platforms, data assistance (which include finding potential clients and creating targeted lists for outreach), as well as new weekly tasts.

Time Commitment:

  • 8-10 hours a week
  • Weekly Check-in with manager

Must Have:

  • Interest in social media and marketing
  • Interest in politics and progressive policy
  • A desire to learn and experiment with new things
  • Creativity, proactivity, and a self –starting personality

Plus:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop
  • Web-design
  • Graphic Design

Start Time:

  • Immediately
Categories: Internships

Communications and Editorial Intern

idealist - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 12:13pm

Posted by: World Affairs Institute (Washington, D.C.)

Washington, DC, US

World Affairs Institute is offering an internship position to students interested in media and international relations. The ideal candidate should be familiar with international news, foreign policy issues, social media marketing, and will have relevant educational or work experience. Strong computer, analytical, and writing skills required.

The intern will assist in the daily management of [[http:WorldAffairsJournal.org], a website featuring regularly updated news, opinion, and research from media outlets, governments, and think tanks from around the world, as well as essays and blogs from expert foreign policy commentators.

Candidates should live in the DC metro region but will work remotely. Duties include contributing news research content to the website, writing headlines, photo image selections to accompany online essays and blogs, and other website content maintenance. Other responsibilities may include assisting in the development and execution of social media marketing, promotional writing, and other support for general marketing and communications strategies that promote the website's content and contribute to increased website traffic.

The Internship will begin as soon as possible. A stipend is offered at the end of the internship.

Categories: Internships

Administrative Intern

idealist - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:44am

Posted by: Quona Capital

Washington, DC, US

Quona Capital is currently recruiting an undergraduate part-time intern to provide support to our small and fast-paced team. The core and priority of daily work is administrative, however, the role will provide exposure to all aspects of Quona's work including investment pipeline development, portfolio monitoring, market and sector analysis, organizational development and support of the wider impact investing industry – all with a focus on innovation in financial inclusion.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Manage Quona Partners' calendars and schedule meetings for Quona team
  • Manage Quona Partners' travel itineraries
  • Maintain/update CRM database: contact information, meeting notes, and other data entry
  • Support Quona team in preparation for board meetings with portfolio companies and other external meetings
  • Provide administrative, research, and documentation preparation support to investment and operations teams
  • Other projects supporting Quona's organizational development and administration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate university in Washington, D.C. area
  • Team oriented and interested working in a start-up atmosphere
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize workload, track assignments, commitment to follow through and provide organizational support to colleagues
  • Experience with CRM systems and databases
  • Ability to commit at least 16 hours weekly (opportunities for remote work)
  • Understanding of the impact investing, financial technology, venture capital, and social entrepreneurship industries is a plus.

Compensation TBD: commensurate with breadth of engagement and experience

Categories: Internships

Internships: WEConnect International

idealist - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:49pm

Posted by: WEConnect International

Washington, DC, US

WEConnect International is seeking three interns to assist with research, public relations, and event management in the first quarter of 2017. For more details, please see our website: https://weconnectinternational.org/en/about-us/careers-and-opportunities

Apply by Februrary 10th. All positions are unpaid.

WEConnect International helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. WEConnect International identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with multinational corporate buyers.

OUR VISION

A world in which women have the same opportunity as their male counterparts to design and implement business solutions that create wealth and ensure the sustainable prosperity of their communities.

DOWNLOAD OUR FIVE-YEAR REPORT

Categories: Internships

Unpaid Internship at the German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA®

idealist - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 5:23pm

Posted by: German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA

Washington, DC, US

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA® and the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ are currently looking for interns for 2017.

Interns will work on event planning, research, and cross-cultural planning. Internship responsibilities include: - assistance in fundraising and member management - management and operations of a museum - communications, web and social media

We ask that interns be able to dedicate three days a week for three months. Please send résumé, cover letter, and three-page writing sample to info@gahmusa.org.

Mission:

The Heritage Museum's mission is to collect, record, preserve and exhibit the rich cultural legacy of Americans of German-speaking ancestry and make their contributions to American history available to audiences of all ages.

History: The German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ opened in March, 2010 in a building once known as Hockemeyer Hall. Renovations were completed by the GAHF after acquiring the building in 2008. Located on 6th Street NW in the heart of the old European-American section of Washington, the Museum sits in what is now a thriving commercial neighborhood.

Internship site: German American Heritage Museum (Chinatown / Penn Quarter)

Web site: http://www.gahmusa.org/

info@gahmusa.org

Categories: Internships

Research Intern--Sada Online Journal on Arab Reform

idealist - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 4:53pm

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 in January and is located in Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/501600.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

NoMa BID Planning and Economic Development Intern

idealist - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 5:47pm

Posted by: NoMa Business Improvement District

Washington, DC, US

The NoMa Business Improvement District is seeking a Planning and Economic Development Intern to assist the NoMa BID staff in planning and research related projects that contribute to the overall appeal, utility, and prosperity of the NoMa neighborhood. The Intern will have the opportunity to work on discreet projects that can be used in their portfolio.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Create maps, charts, and other collateral to visually communicate activity, development and infrastructure in the neighborhood.
  • Assist in conducting project research, data collection, map making and project management.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) skills are required.
  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop are preferred.
  • Experience with ArcMap GIS is preferred but not required.

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports to the Planning and Economic Development Director.

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Communications Intern

idealist - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 5:02pm

Posted by: National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Washington, DC, US

The National Register of Health Service Psychologists, a national nonprofit credentialing organization of 10,000 licensed psychologists and 2,500 psychology doctoral students, seeks a Communications Intern. This position supports general membership initiatives, websites and publications. Data entry and other administrative tasks are required. Applicants should be excellent communicators with solid excel database and typing skills.

This is a great opportunity to work closely with a marketing/communications team and learn more about nonprofit membership associations. The National Register office is near the Metro Center station in Washington, D.C. This is a paid position, offering $12/ hour for 15-20 hours per week.

We welcome students currently completing undergraduate or graduate education.

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Program Intern

idealist - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 4:22pm

Posted by: International Republican Institute

Washington, DC, US

Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day to day operations.

The intern is responsible for supporting the team with various projects. This position will learn about time management and deal with multiple activities in a fast paced work environment. Other learning opportunities include attending topic meetings, conferences, and seminars.

This position is for no more than sixteen (16) weeks for the term starting January 16 and may not be extended.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility to changing situations and priorities.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Assists staff with program activities, events and training missions.
  • Assists in researching a variety of topics for briefing papers, program proposals and reports.
  • Provides administrative support.
  • Provides back-up for the receptionist as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Government Relations and Communications Intern

idealist - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 4:53pm

Posted by: DC Public Charter School Board

Washington, DC, US

The Communications Team seeks an organized, detail oriented intern to assist with DC PCSB's government relations outreach. The intern will be responsible for research projects, organizing documentation related to performance and budget oversight, scheduling meetings with leaders and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have an interest in public affairs/government relations and understand the legislative process.

Duties include:

• Assist with writing testimony, preparing performance oversight materials for Council, and briefing memos

• Monitor legislative developments and activities at the DC Council

• Research projects as assigned

• Other duties as assigned

Skills Desired:

• Writing/proof-reading/editing skills

• Knowledge of legislative process

• Strong organizational skills

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Development Data Fellow

idealist - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 3:26pm

Posted by: J Street

Washington, DC, US

Important Note: We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis and will be accepting applications until the position is filled. This is a short-term contract for approximately 15 hours per week for the months of December 2016 and January 2017.

Position

The Development Data Fellow will be responsible for assisting in all donation processing, donor-data entry and personalized donor receipts, including all gift acknowledgements. The Development Data Fellow will provide administrative support for year-end fundraising in all of its aspects, as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Process contributions to J Street in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Facilitate gift-acknowledgements being printed, signed and delivered within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Provide maximum administrative and technical support to Development Assistant.

Desired Skills and Characteristics

Competitive candidates will be highly organized and will have some experience working with data entry.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following attributes:

  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Ability to stay focused on particular task and complete fully;
  • Can follow instructions on protocol without mistakes;
  • Experience with database platforms;

Hours and Rates

This position will be paid $12/hour. Hours will be recorded weekly and will be a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 18 per week.

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Executive Internship

idealist - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:09pm

Posted by: Future Leaders & Young Entrepreneurs (FLYE)

Washington, DC, US

If you are a budding business professional looking to gain experience in the entrepreneurial world, this position is for you. We are seeking a hardworking, eager to learn, creative and organized individual to assist our CEO in day to day administrative functions. The position is paid at a rate of up to $100 per week.

Areas of coverage include: calendar organization and maintenance; social media management; research and data analysis; note taking during meetings; and some writing for proposals and email follow ups. The ideal candidate will be responsible for duties outlined below as well as other duties as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide administrative support to the CEO (correspondence, travel arrangements, etc.)
  2. Assist in meeting preparation
  1. Social media strategy and management
  2. Calendar organization and some meeting scheduling
  3. Some proposal writing

SKILLS:

  • Creative, passionate and dedicated to learning
  • Strong knowledge of computers in a windows software (word, excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiar with social media from a storytelling perspective
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Maintain a strong professional and positive demeanor
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
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Research Intern, US-China relations (unpaid)

idealist - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 12:54pm

Posted by: Institute for China-America Studies

Washington, DC, US

Internship, Spring 2017

Intern (Part Time, 10-20 hours per week), 50% Research Assistance, 25% Editorial Assistance, 25% Administrative Assistance

  • Must be pursuing a BA in political science, international relations, Asian studies or similar;
  • Excellent English with ability to provide editorial assistance in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A demonstrated interest in China-US relations;
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word; web content management skills preferable;
  • Excellent planning and organization skills and attention to detail. Ability to meet strict deadlines and adapt quickly to changes under pressure;
  • Knowledge of Chinese is a plus but not required;
  • Available day-time working hours;

Review of applications will proceed on a rolling basis.

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Project Coordinator

idealist - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:55am

Posted by: DC Shorts

Washington, DC, US

The development/research intern works directly with our Director of Development to raise funds for the organization by researching, writing and submitting fundraising proposals from foundations and government agencies as well as conduct needed research for developmental purposes. Additional duties include assisting with an annual year-end fundraising campaign, and researching potential new partners. Interns will also assist with accreditation applications and more.

  • Skills include: Research using online tools and library materials; Data organization and analysis; Phone and face-to-face communication skills.
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Uploads Needed: Resume required. Cover letter optional.
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Government Relations Internship

idealist - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:23pm

Posted by: 340B Health

Washington, DC, US

About the Position:

340B Health seeks an intern to work full time on issues that affect hospitals participating in the Federal 340B drug discount program.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Government Relations (GR) team in planning and coordinating outreach to Capitol Hill
  • Monitor legislative activity on Capitol Hill
  • Assist GR team in all aspects of planning Legislative Days which includes arranging Capitol Hill visits and updating schedules
  • Maintain and update materials for Congressional visits and government relations database
  • Perform legislative research
  • Assist with other administrative duties
  • Draft communications and perform outreach to hospital members

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a previous internship on Capitol Hill
  • Have a strong interest in the political process and health care policy
  • Have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Have strong analytical, writing, and communications skills
  • Be proficient in MS Office
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Communications Assistant

idealist - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 5:38pm

Posted by: National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Washington, DC, US

The National Register of Health Service Psychologists, a national nonprofit credentialing organization of 10,000 licensed psychologists, seeks a Communications Assistant. This position will support general membership and communications initiatives, including licensure verification, consumer outreach, and member value programs. Specific duties include customer service support, data entry, and administrative tasks. Applicants should be excellent communicators with solid excel database and typing skills.

This is a great opportunity to work closely with a marketing/communications team and learn more about nonprofit membership associations. The National Register office is near the Metro Center station in Washington, D.C. This is a paid position, offering $12/ hour for 20 hours per week.

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