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500 n washington street
Descriptionjust CONSULTING is an exciting small government and international relations firm located in beautiful downtown Alexandria. At just consulting, you will get the experience of a lifetime working directly with and for the CEO -- a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee who also Chairs a well-known non-profit -- on special collaborative projects and research for our clients.
Daily tasks include but are not limited to the following: research, review, meetings with various government/elected officials, hearings and events on Capitol Hill, events with various Embassies, social media tasks (Facebook, Twitter, etc), press releases, writing projects, etc.
Since we are a small firm, the level of work you get to experience is far from the internship duties you'd be assigned elsewhere. Please email your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that this internships is UNPAID.
just CONSULTING is an equal opportunity employer; women and people of diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
ResponsibilitiesInterns will perform research, public relations, social media (Facebook, Twitter), write press releases, correspond with government/elected officials offices, write reports, attend meetings, receptions, Hill and Embassy events, and committee hearings (this is dependent upon your interests too -- if you have certain topics, we allow our interns to attend events applicable to your field of study), writing and putting together documents and proposals for our clients.
RequirementsMust be either currently in college or a graduate. Recommended (although we gladly welcome a wide array of backgrounds) fields of studies or interests include international relations, government, public policy, business, non-profit, human rights and religious studies.
Interns at just consulting conduct research, participate in programs and attend meetings at the fully professional level. The small size of the staff at just consulting and the breadth of its programmatic focus require interns to undertake a considerable amount of responsibility and initiative with minimal supervision.
High quality writing will be expected of interns. Interns must have the professional appearance and strong communication/diplomatic skills necessary to interact with senior officials from the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. Government, local and state governments, foreign governments, international organizations, leaders of diverse religious organizations and members of the media.
• GPA equivalent of 3.0 or higher
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written skills
• Strong interest in international affairs
• Creative leadership skills
• Cooperative and team-oriented personality