Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Social Media Internship with CSIS

Job Description
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a nonprofit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decisionmakers concerned with global security and prosperity. 

JOB SUMMARY
The CSIS External Relations department is looking to hire a full-time social media intern. The social media intern will play an active role in the management, development, and analysis of CSIS’s social media presence, including CSIS’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube channels. Additionally, interns are expected to provide general administrative and outreach support for External Relations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Draft postings and create social media content daily from CSIS materials (publications, events, etc.) for CSIS social media channels.
  • Monitor CSIS social media channels, tracking followers, engagement, and site referrals.
  • Provide general administrative support to CSIS External relations team.
Required Experience
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Previous experience managing social media in an organization is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide strong customer service.
  • General knowledge of international affairs and an interest in the news cycle.
  • Familiarity with social media analytics a plus.

Apply here.

Government Affairs Project Administrator Position for Recent Grad with Microsoft

The US Government Affairs (USGA) team is looking for government affairs project manager/administrator support to work in a fast-paced environment to assist members of the USGA team located in Washington, DC and to provide related government affairs support and project management.   The position is principally to provide operations and project management with a strong focus on policies and procedures while closely partnering with others in similar roles and providing value to the team supported.   The required skills are: time and project management, communication, ability to handle confidential information, good work ethic and critical thinking skills.   Responsibilities also include researching government affairs issues impacting business strategy, attending association meetings, and collaborating with internal teams on cross-group projects.   Candidate must be able to quickly learn Microsoft internal tools, processes, and structure.   Ability to communicate well and critical, proactive thinking are a must.   This person should have strong IT skills to support evangelism of Microsoft’s products, services, and positions across a range of collaboration, social and productivity platforms.   In addition, this person will have the opportunity to represent the company to external audiences and communicate Microsoft’s technology vision and perspective on general policy issues and technology trends.

Desired Qualifications:
•      Good understanding of Congress and the legislative process.
•      Good understanding of the legislative process at the state and local levels.
•      Excellent skills in MS Office suite is a must – particularly strong proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Windows is required.
•      Knowledge and experience of Microsoft systems and tools is a plus.
•      Work independently without significant oversight or instruction.   Be willing to take initiative.
•      Demonstrate a positive "can-do" attitude.   
•      Must have strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality and follow corporate policy and ethics guidelines.   Must maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive material and information with discretion and professionalism.
•      Develop collaborative relationships with others who have a diverse set of working styles and perspectives.   Track record of being an enthusiastic and effective team player with experience leading and influencing others to ensure successful outcomes.   Adaptable and must work successfully in a team/partnership environment, build and maintain effective working relationships with diverse group of contributors.
•      Be creative, curious, and an effective communicator across all levels of the organization in both written and verbal mediums.
•      Ability to work well in a fast-paced, changing environment, under pressure, on short-notice, and take appropriate action.   Operate with composure and flexibility under pressure.
•      Excellent organizational, analytical, anticipatory, and written communication skills.
•      Willing to travel, as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•      Providing business support to USGA team members.
•      Supporting events and external outreach.
•      Representing the company publicly in a variety of settings.
•      Evangelizing Microsoft products/services and effectively use social media tools.
•      Researching, writing, editing and proofing policy papers and talking points.
•      Coordinating communication and collaboration across teams.
•      Managing calendaring in order to ensure accuracy in scheduling and organization.
•      Developing an understanding of the Rhythm of Business to contribute to planning discussions and anticipate business needs and challenges.
•      Maintaining internal website content and OneNote notebooks.
•      Serving as a resource for organizational and corporate policies and procedures.

Required:
•      Two year college degree or four year degree required, BA/BS strongly preferred
•      1+ years of work experience in an professional environment/internship required
•      Government experience preferred.

Apply here.

Client Service Associate Position for Recent Grad with Morgan Stanley in Bethesda

POSITION SUMMARY:
 
Perform daily operations, client service, and Financial Advisor support.  Provide account information to clients and Financial Advisors.  Learn the business and products in order to assist Financial Advisors.  Clerical duties such as: handling telephones, mailing, filing and processing forms.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
·          Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·          Strong computer skills, including internet.
·          Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
·          Superior interpersonal, organizational and client service skills.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience
·          Industry experience is a plus.
 
Education
·          College Degree.

Apply here.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Fall Internships with Arab America

Arab America, the leading provider of digital media to and about Arab Americans is accepting applications for Fall 2016 Internships in Washington DC.
Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled
Start Date: September 6th, 2016
End Date: December 10th, 2016
Positions Available: 4
Responsibilities:
Interns selected will be asked to focus on two or more of the following areas:
● Posting content to website and keeping social media sites up-to-date
● Researching events, and writing on culture of Arab Americans
● Planning Arab America events
● Representing and promoting Arab America at community events, and on college campuses
● Developing and managing the Arab America database
Doing research and enriching the content of the website, E-News and Arab America Television
Following up with organizers of events and advertisers
Requirements:
Applicants should:
● Be enrolled in college or have completed a college degree
● Command the ability to use Microsoft Office including Excel and WordPress
● Ability to speak Arabic is a plus, but not necessary
● Be coachable, flexible, and outgoing
● Commit to a period of at least 20 hours a week if part-time and 40 hours a week if full-time
Applicants with the following backgrounds or related fields are welcome: Media and Film Studies, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Arab Studies, International Studies, Political Science, Business Management, and Marketing.
Compensation: Internships are unpaid, but a weekly travel stipend is offered to all interns
Click here for more about Arab America
To apply, please send via email: a resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:
Dr. Amal David, Director, Community Outreach, 916 G Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Paid International Trade Analyst Position for Student with Experience or Recent Grad with US International Trade Commission

Few vacancies in the following location: Washington DC
    Work Schedule is Part Time 
    Closes: Tuesday 8/2/2016
    Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year
    Series & Grade: GS-1199-07/07
    An independent Federal agency, the Commission provides the President and Congress with high­-quality analysis and technical support on international trade, tariff and competitiveness issues; hears and decides import injury cases; and publishes the United States' tariff schedule.  You will find a working environment throughout the Commission that is dedicated to the development of your technical skills and a commitment to provide balance between your work and personal life.
    This position is October 2016-July 2017, with the possibility of extension for an additional year. You may be eligible for conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service, after successful completion, provided you satisfy the program and work requirements, and funding is available. There is no implied expectation of conversion in this career opportunity.
    The position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of Industries, Chemicals and Textiles Division or Advanced Technology and Machinery Division. As an International Trade Analyst (ITA) Trainee, you will perform a variety of duties designed to encourage professional growth and development, through a variety of experiences, including the collection, compilation, analysis, and presentation of data related to international trade in the products under investigation, and the U.S. industries affected by that trade.
    You will perform short and medium term projects related to tasks assigned to higher-graded international trade analysts. Specifically, under the guidance of either a supervisory ITA or an ITA, the incumbent will assist in collecting, analyzing, and reconciling primary and secondary data relevant to miscellaneous tariff petitions (MTPs), the resolution of which will, in most instances, have a significant impact on international trade in the subject merchandise. You will conduct qualitative and quantitative industry and economic research and analysis utilizing a variety of sources(e.g., calling or emailing companies and other organizations in addition to internet searches) and tools (e.g., MS Excel).  You will also assist in the analysis and presentation of data in such a way as to be of maximum use to the Commission. You may also participate in preparing interpretive reports (using MS Word and, as necessary, MS Excel). You may also conduct targeted research on international trade issues and topics, including summarizing findings through written products and perform other related duties as assigned.
    Read more and apply here.

    Administrative Assistant Specialist Position with Lockheed Martin for Recent Grad

    Job Description :
    This position is responsible for providing administrative assistant support to the Corporate Business Development Vice President and may provide coverage for the VP's direct reports. The main responsibilities of this position include:

    • Maintaining calendars by coordinating meeting requests and correspondence quickly and efficiently.
    • Arranging meetings and conferences. Providing prompt follow-up to last minute changes to meetings and logistics.
    • Managing telephone coverage is critical in this function and requires constant monitoring and accessibility.
    • Arranging domestic and international travel and completing timely and accurate expense reports using designated Travel and Expense Reporting Systems.
    • Preparing written correspondence. Supporting the timely and professional design and development of visually appealing reports and briefings. Reviewing final documents for appropriate grammatical usage.
    • Taking minutes during designated meetings and distributing this information in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
    • Assisting with incoming / outgoing departmental mail and establishing and maintaining associated filing systems.
    • Answering questions relating to office operations and established policies and procedures
    • Assisting with the maintenance of office SharePoint sites.
    • Functioning as a member of the CSBD executive administrative assistant team as advised by the CSBD Executive Administrator.
    • Providing back up support to the Executive Assistant in the SVP Corporate Strategy and Business Development Office.
    • As required, performs other relevant administrative tasks and assignments for the department.

    The ideal candidate will be required to have extensive and recent experience providing efficient executive administrative assistant support in a fast paced and highly visible organization and position. This position requires effective customer service skills, the ability to react and shift priorities quickly while remaining calm and efficient.

    Basic Qualifications
    • Recent and demonstrated extensive experience providing administrative assistant support to executive level clients
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint)
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple telephone lines
    • Effective organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule on occasion in order to support CSBD activities

     more at http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/60771/Administrative%20Assistant%20Specialist#sthash.r65Iimpp.dpuf

    Monday, July 25, 2016

    Paid Fall Internship with WPA Research

    Paid Internship with WPA Research

    WPA Research welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to participate in our

    rolling internship program. We are currently looking for Fall 2016 Interns. Research

    interns will gain valuable experience in polling, consulting, politics, marketing and

    analysis. Internships are available in our Washington, DC office.

    Intern Daily Job Responsibilities:


    • Background research on prospective clients and issue areas
    • Pulling together topline results and writing memos to clients from recent polling
    • Creating and editing research presentations for client projects
    • Preparing data books
    • Operational responsibilities – overnighting packages, general office errands, taking phone messages.


    Follow this link to a recent blog post about the WPA Internship experience.

    http://www.wparesearch.com/wpa/be-an- intern/

    Intern Qualifications:


    • Has a passion for politics, policy, campaigns and elections
    • Reads poll results and cares about the latest in who’s winning and losing and what issues matter to voters and our clients
    • Took coursework in two or more of the following: political science, public policy,statistics, computer sciences or programming, sociology, government, international relations, communications, business, economics, or any blended coursework that teaches qualitative and quantitative research concepts
    • Does not fear numbers or trying new technologies
    • Enjoys working in a fast paced office setting with collaboration and debate and nerf gun
    • fights
    • Is an Excel and PowerPoint ninja
    • Can clearly and intelligently communicate him/herself in writing


    Program Dates & Information:

    We offer flexible start dates. Our Fall program will begin the week of August 1 through

    beginning of December. Interns hours are flexible based on individual needs but all

    interns should expect to work at least 30 hours/week. If you are seeking college credit,

    please include details necessary to fulfill your program in your application.

    Application Information:

    If you hit at least 4 of these 7 qualification points, please email us a resume, a writing

    sample, and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit.

    Contact:

    Ryan Reynolds; Vice President

    rreynolds@wparesearch.com

    Paid Business Development & Strategy Internship with Command

    Overview
    The Business Development and Strategy Intern will work as part of an energetic business development, strategy, and marketing team currently working on expanding Command’s rapidly growing business across domestic and international markets. The Intern will have the unique opportunity to support the development of a growing business while receiving exposure to some of the most pressing issues and cutting-edge strategies defining the global homeland and national security consulting marketplace today.
    The Intern’s primary responsibilities are to (1) help the organization enhance its strategic decision making capacity and understanding of core markets by utilizing strong analytical and research skills, (2) support production of effective sales and marketing material in both written and visual forms, and (3) contribute to the efficient operation of Command’s headquarters office in various administrative and support functions.
    Most of all, Command is seeking applications from intellectually curious, analytical thinkers that are capable of quickly understanding diverse subject matter areas and applying this understanding to a highly varied set of tasks. Candidates should be interested in the entire lifecycle of the business development, strategy formation, and marketing processes, and in building the tools and products to help Command better carry out these processes. The ideal candidate will be eager to undertake challenging projects that range from conducting subject matter research on security environments in a foreign locales and writing creative sales copy to building Excel models and client-facing PowerPoint presentations.
    Daily tasks may include but are not limited to:
    • Identifying and tracking business opportunities in Command’s business development pipeline;
    • Conducting market research on key areas of interest and activity to support Command’s firm-wide strategic initiatives;
    • Conducting subject matter research on domestic and international security topics relating to business development pursuits, and synthesizing findings into carefully crafted written products for use by Command’s senior leadership in decision making;
    • Writing and editing client-facing sales and marketing documents, to include proposals, brochures, websites, and presentations;
    • Conducting data analysis, primarily using Microsoft Excel, to support project pricing and other data-driven decision making;
    • Supporting efficient and reliable office operations through detail-oriented execution of administrative duties, as needed.
    Qualifications
    • Completion of or current enrollment in an undergraduate degree program in a related field (e.g., Business, Marketing, International Relations, Security Studies, etc) at a 4-year institution
    • Strong ability with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Superior research, writing, and editing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial attitude and ability to work both collaboratively and independently 
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
    Other Details
    • The Internship will either be paid or for course credit, depending on the mutual needs of Command and the selected applicant.
    • Command is seeking applicants that are available to work full time at Command’s Washington, DC headquarters.
    How to Apply
    Read more here.

    Fall Internship with Porter Novelli

    As the global agency that pioneered social marketing, we thrive on a single goal: driving purposeful action through influence and engagement. 

    The intern position supports account teams as follows:
    • Assists in the development of press materials
    • Helps coordinate meetings, special events and/or conferences
    • Develops media lists, writes pitch letters and conducts media outreach
    • Monitors media coverage and trends
    • Researches consumer and marketplace trends
    • Creates and maintains coverage reports
    • Coordinates the development and delivery of press kits
    • Assists in new business initiatives
    • Provides additional account-related support, Students or recent graduates in this program will act as fully integrated members of account teams and will be assigned a mentor for support and guidance in helping the intern get acclimated into the PR industry and business environment.

      Qualifications: 
    • Open to current juniors, seniors and recent graduates with demonstrated interest in public relations
    • First-rate writing and verbal communications skills are necessary
    • Exceptionally strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
    • Talent for navigating fast-paced environments
    • Previous internships are a plus
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet research is required
    • Ability to work full time from September 1 through a mutually agreed upon date in December
        
      Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 12, 2016. If you are passionate about or have a specific skill in an area of public relations, please include it in your cover letter. Specific areas can include, but are not limited to: digital, healthcare, technology, public affairs, nutrition, social marketing, corporate communications and issues management. 
    Read more and apply here.

    Recent Grads: Apply by Wednesday if You are Interested Entry Level Position with the Federal Maritime Commission

    Closes Wednesday 7/27/2016Salary Range: $35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per YearSeries & Grade: GS-0303-5/5
    The FMC is an independent regulatory agency with a mission to foster a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system and to protect the public from unfair and deceptive practices. FMC offers numerous workplace flexibilities including a newly Modernized Telework Program, Alternate Work Schedules, and an On-Site Fitness Center. FMC is conveniently located within walking distance to Union Station in an area with numerous amenities. Come and join the dynamic Office of Management Services at FMC! More information about the FMC and its programs can be found at http://www.fmc.gov.

    This position is located in the Office of Management Services (OMS). OMS is responsible for the provision of all administrative support services, e.g. space, procurement, contracting, property, records, mail, transportation, communications, telecommunication, supply, facilities, occupational safety, printing, and inventory control to the Commission. The incumbent serves as a Administrative Support Assistant (OA) working directly with OMS staff to provide these services.

    Duties

    As an Administrative Support Assistant (OA) you will:
    • Process invoices and/or bills for goods and services from agencies, vendors, and contractors.
    • Maintain files of goods and services acquired by the Commission.
    • Assist senior staff members by researching regular and/or alternate methods to be followed to procure, issue, maintain, repair, or replace expendable and non-expendable goods and services.
    • Serve as shipping and receiving assistant for the Commission.
    • Assist and participate in the conduct of special studies and projects related to expansion or adjustments of Commission services and equipment capabilities.

    • Read more and apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445332800/