Background: The Institute of Current World affairs (ICWA), one of the oldest global fellowship programs in the world, is offering a unique internship opportunity with immediate responsibilities and opportunity. The successful candidate will be part of a small team, helping ICWA manage its fellows, communicate with our network and the public, and help organize events.
Internship description: ICWA is looking for a motivated intern to get hands-on experience learning to manage the inner workings of a small, well-established and active nonprofit. The intern will support the staff with website updating, social media posts, database management, day-to-day administrative tasks and other general support. The ideal candidate will enjoy having a diverse range of responsibilities, possess an eye for aesthetics, enjoy social media, write well and be able to conduct light research. In addition to normal working hours, the internship may require one evening per month.
The intern will have the option to pursue journalism opportunities on our website and support journalistic research.
Social media upkeep, posting and development
Website posting and writing content
Support the planning and staffing of ICWA events
Assist with the development of marketing materials
Database input and upkeep
Other duties as assigned or requested per intern’s interests
Knowledge of basic office and database functions/programs
Excellent skills in research, communication, and attention to detail
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Demonstrated writing and proofreading skills, including an excellent understanding of grammar and syntax, to write clear and concise correspondence
Proficiency in Adobe products (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) is a bonus
Experience working with podcasts is a bonus
Fluency in reading Russian is a bonus
This is an unpaid internship based in Washington, DC.
Please email resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.