Event Planning and Communications Internship

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The Bridging Nations Foundation
1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 715
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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The Bridging Nations Foundation is a nonprofit, policy organization based in Washington D.C. that promotes shared prosperity by focusing on bridging people and nations through technological innovation. Established in 2002, the foundation seeks to develop international dialogue through collaboration. We believe that technological innovation, particularly in green energy, will promote economic cooperation and secure the planet for future generations. Currently we are focused on the India-China Center, a foreign policy initiative that looks to improve business and economic relations between two of the largest countries in the world. Our second organization, the College of Energy, Environment & Sustainability, provides online course on green energy for students and working professionals.

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, the India-China Center and the College of Energy, Environment & Sustainability. This includes fundraising, networking and seminar events that take advantage of the many government and NGO groups in the nation's capital. The organization is currently planning an conference on the future of education and a business delegation to India and China. 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.



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.
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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