Intern (Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs Intern (Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs

National Endowment for Democracy National Endowment for Democracy

Location Washington, DC
Start Date 9/14/2015
End Date 12/15/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information 1025 F Street NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 378-9700 Fax: (202) 378-9407 E-mail: [email protected]

Description

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, Nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary: The Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Intern for fall 2015. The unpaid internship provides excellent opportunities for research, writing and administration in the areas of communications (press, social media, publications and public events), Congressional relations and the Freedom of Information Act. The Intern will also interact with a stream of international visitors, speakers and activists who are working in support of democratic development and human rights.

Requirements

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited 4-year college or university, with a strong interest in democracy development and/or international affairs Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills Maintain a strong work ethic and a sharp attention to detail Spanish language skills are a plus Multimedia experience is a plus Candidates must be able to receive academic credit for the internship and therefore must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in a related field. Qualified candidates should have excellent writing skills, strong analytical skills, maintain a strong work ethic and have sharp attention to detail. Students must also have strong computer skills.

Responsibilities

• Assist with meeting and event preparations • Attend lectures and events related to democracy assistance • Conduct research and compile files pertaining to Freedom of Information Act requests • Help maintain contact database • Engage with Twitter followers • Provide web and multimedia support • Other duties as assigned.