||Summer 2013 Communications Internship
Description: WFPG believes that in a world with a growing number of conflicts and hot spots, it is crucial to ensure that women's voices are heard and women leaders are fully engaged in finding new approaches and solutions. WFPG is committed to global engagement and the promotion of leadership, visibility and participation of women in international affairs. The Women's Foreign Policy Group advances women?s leadership and highlights their contributions through international issues programs with women leaders as speakers and leadership development activities, including mentoring and internships.
WFPG programs provide an in-depth analysis and discussion of major international issues featuring women experts, leaders, and newsmakers. Recent programs have covered European affairs, the Middle East, and southeast Asia. WFPG partners with many international affairs organizations and is a key player in broadening the constituency for international affairs. The organization brings together participants from across disciplines and links women domestically and internationally. Read more about the WFPG's programs and activities at www.wfpg.org.
WFPG is looking for a specialized intern to focus on the production of the WFPG newsletter and communication materials, media outreach, and webpage updates in addition to research and other general office duties.
Competitive candidates should have a demonstrated interest in foreign affairs and excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite & Internet research).
Interns must possess outstanding office and phone manners, and excellent writing skills, in addition to being well-organized, punctual, dependable, flexible, attentive to detail, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Applicants for the Communications Internship should have a demonstrated interest and some experience with layout, design and relevant computer programs (MS Publisher, basic photo editing, and basic html coding). Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two full days a week.
SPECIAL BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION: Exposure to mid and senior-level professionals from across the international affairs field. Opportunities to learn more about international issues, leadership development and the operations of a small nonprofit. WFPG events and co-sponsored events are a great opportunity to get a feel for the way international issues are discussed, and to mingle with past and current women leaders. WFPG interns also have the privilege to attend other events in DC at the State Department, think tanks, and embassies. Part-time internships are unpaid or for college credit. Full-time interns who commit to
3.5 months during the school year or 3 months during the summer are eligible for a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship.
Applications are due by March 25, 2013. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Please send a cover letter (including your availability), resume, two-page writing sample, contact information for three references and an unofficial copy of your transcript via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following address:
Women's Foreign Policy Group
Attn: Ms. Kimberly Kahnhauser
1615 M St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036