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DescriptionNiagara Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in Chicago in 2004 with branches in Michigan, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The foundation is committed to promoting global fellowship by encouraging interfaith and intercultural dialogue. Niagara Foundation envisions a community in which people from all walks of life interact with each other and cooperate to serve their communities, thereby strengthening civil society and promoting the development of human values.
Niagara Foundation’s Center for Academic Affairs works in collaboration with distinguished universities and scholars to make advancements in all academic fields more visible by offering platforms for discussion.
ResponsibilitiesThe intern will assist the Director of the Center for Academic Affairs with daily operations, as well as larger, long-term projects. Responsibilities include researching speakers and topics, organizing conferences, and contribute to a new academic publication currently being created. The ideal candidate is able to work flexible hours and attend weekly forums.
Requirements• Must be an undergraduate/graduate student or recent graduate
• Must be able to commit 1 full school quarter or semester
• Must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week in the office
• Ability to respectfully communicate and work with diverse community groups varying in age, religion, denomination, and ethnicity
• Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and meet deadline
• Ability to process and protect confidential information
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
• Have excellent verbal, interpersonal skills with strong writing skills
• Pursuing a degree in Sociology, History, Communications, Psychology, Anthropology, or other related fields
• Interest in and ability to readily acquire knowledge on international affairs
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Must attach a cover letter including the following:
1) Why you want to work for the Niagara Foundation
2) What you hope to learn/expect to learn through the internship program
3) Your weekly availability
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.