Event Planning and Communications Internship- Fall 2014

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Description

Bridging Nations Foundation offers diverse educational programs that build cultural, political, and economic bridges between the United States, China, and India in order to address the realities of an increasingly interdependent world. The Bridging Nations Foundation is current focusing on our ongoing commitment to global higher education and workforce development and the role these fields play in global economic prosperity.

Located just several blocks away from the White House, the Bridging Nations interns have the opportunity to develop skills in social media and marketing while also networking with all the people and organizations in the nation's capital.

Position Summary:

The Event Planning Interns will help develop and organize events that promote the mission of the Bridging Nations Foundation and its two initiatives, Higher Education and Workforce Development and US-India-China relations. This includes fundraising, networking and seminar events that take advantage of the many government and NGO groups in the nation's capital. Daily office tasks include administrative tasks, writing posts for social media, and planning and organizing the conference and delegation. Event Planning Interns can work in increments of three, six or nine months.

Requirements

Requirements:

Interns will have ...

Previous event planning experience.
The ability to work under tight deadlines.
Experience using social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to advertise events.
Experience and comfort in sorting out logistics.
An understanding of national and world events, especially with focus on clean energy in India and China.
The flexibility to work on administrative tasks in addition to event planning duties.
A great sense of humor and the ability to work in an intimate office setting with program coordinators and interns.
MORE / LESSHOW TO APPLY
Prospective interns must be recent graduates or currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program at an accredited four-year university. Interested candidates must also be able to commit at least 20 hours to the internship. Those with a background or interest in Asian studies and environmental studies are encouraged to apply.

We accept interns on a rolling admission. The intern coordinator is flexible in setting up schedules and understands if students and recent graduates must work part-time in addition to the internship. Please send a resume and cover letter to bridgingnationshr@gmail.com

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