Project and Communication Internships

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Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Suite 500
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation is seeking graduate and undergraduate students and recent college graduates interested in education and culture exchange, particularly with China, for unpaid internships in 2012-2013 Academic Year, starting September, 2012.

The intern’s primary responsibility will be to work at the Ameson Foundation’s Washington Office in the Ronald Reagan Building (near Metro Center and adjacent to Federal Triangle station) on a number of projects and communication activities. Each intern is assigned with specific projects based on interest and skills. Minimum of 10 hours a week is required.

For best consideration, please submit your application as soon as possible. We will be interviewing on a rolling basis until all internship slots are filled. Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to internships-dc@ameson.org.

The Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the promotion and implementation of education exchanges in China and abroad. Ameson maintains offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Nanjing of China, and in Washington DC as well. Ameson's honorary Chairman is Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, the former Secretary General of the United Nations.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include:
• Outreaching to student populations at college campuses across the U.S. to generate greater awareness of the mission of the Ameson Foundation
• Mobilizing peer students to enlist in paid internships to teach in China for a year, starting September, 2013
• Conducting online research and updating Ameson’s database on education and cultural exchange activities
• Engaging in local activities in education and cultural exchange taking place in DC and nearby areas.
• Supporting events organized by the Ameson Foundation in Washington, DC

In addition to these tasks the Project and Communication Interns may be called upon to assist in other projects as the need arises. Interns may also be called on to assist the DC office staff with occasional tasks. Interns may also have great opportunities to learn about China from experts through on-job communications.

Requirements

An ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written English skills.
Proficiency with MS Office software and familiarity with social media networking.

Working independently and reliably is a must, although team work and knowledge sharing are encouraged.

Interns may have opportunities to attend meetings and lectures on behalf of the Ameson Foundation on the campuses of local universities and in conference centers in DC area.

Occasionally interns may be called upon to represent the Ameson Foundation on its business errands in local areas.

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