The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office (NPO) intern will assist NSTIC staff with communications, policy, and other weekly tasks including: media tracking and monitoring, analytics analyses for social media communication publications, assistance with the development of content for internal and external publications, recording meeting minutes, and the editing of documents prior to dissemination. The part-time intern will attend communication and policy meetings and will have the opportunity to work alongside experts in the identity management field to get hands-on professional experience for the future.
Candidates should be available to work 10 hours per week (on-site at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC). Candidates should also currently be enrolled in a Communication, Policy, Political Science or Journalism program (or related field) as an undergraduate student and should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Juniors and Seniors are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a paid internship. Hourly pay will be discussed with candidates selected for an interview.
Candidates must be well organized, have the ability to work collaboratively and think critically, and should have strong writing skills. Experience with the Microsoft product suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required. Prior experience writing for professional publications and graphic design experience is a plus.
Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to NSTICfyi@nist.gov by January 5th, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.