Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Spring AILA Internship with CSIS

Tracking Code
142-233
JOB SUMMARY:

The CSIS Executive Education Program and the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) seek a highly motivated candidate for a full-time, four to six-month internship in a dynamic and fast-paced environment beginning in January 2017.

The Executive Education and AILA programs provide global leaders with training opportunities in leadership, ethics, and foreign policy. The Executive Education program designs and facilitates specialized training initiatives for executives, visiting government officials, and global leaders. Training programs can range from a few days to several weeks. In addition to executive education training, AILA offers foreign policy seminars, crisis simulations, and skill-building workshops for CSIS’s interns, young professionals, and visiting university student groups. The intern will support the successful administration and execution of the programs, and provide assistance across all program components, such as program development and execution, coordination, outreach, and administrative support. This internship will receive a monthly stipend.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for two references. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Providing event management support
  • Contributing to program development
  • Conducting background research
  • Assisting with administrative and logistical tasks
  • Organizing outreach and social media efforts
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Event management and/or project coordination experience
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a U.S. scale or equivalent
  • Strong demonstrated interest in foreign policy, international relations, education, and/or event management
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Zest for challenging assignments that demand creativity

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and college transcript at https://csiscareers.silkroad.com.
Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia