1867 Intern, Center for International Media Assistance / SPRING 2019 (SP19)

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Part-time

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 SPRING 2019. 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:                      $12/day for commuter expenses

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

 

Anticipated Start Date:

o/a January 7, 2019

Orientation Dates:

o/a January 7-11, 2019

Anticipated End Date:

o/a May 17, 2019

 

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

 

How to Apply: Please upload information regarding your school’s academic credit for internship program, a cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or something equivalent, and contact information for three references.  

 

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org or contact careers@ned.org.