Tuesday, May 31, 2016

UMD Police Auxiliary Hiring for Paid Positions

The UMD Police Auxiliary is hiring current students for part-time PAID positions.

Police Auxiliary is currently hiring for Summer 2016 and beyond. We are seeking applicants who are students in the University of Maryland system looking to gain experience in the field of criminal justice. Police Auxiliary offers a good student job with flexible hours as well as the opportunity to work directly with law enforcement personnel. Student Police Aides work a variety of shifts to include patrol shifts, building security, traffic control, special events, and many more. New hires are required to work a minimum of 10 hours per week to include one specified night or weekend shift.

Those interested in applying or seeking more information can go online to http://www.policeauxiliary.umd.edu/spa_employment.cfm for an online application and more information. This position is not limited to CCJS majors, all interested can apply.

U.S. Department of State Recent Graduates Program


The U.S. Department of State is now accepting application for the Recent Graduates Program (RGP).

To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion.

Position
     Announcement Number
Human Resources Specialist
Program Analyst
Budget Analyst
Information Technology Specialist

A complete application must be submitted by 11:59PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration. This includes submitting the online application as well as any required documents as defined in the Required Documents section in the listed announcement. Candidates are encouraged to complete their applications well before the application deadline to ensure they receive consideration.

There is a maximum number of applications for each vacancy announcement. The vacancy will close on the closing date listed in the announcement or when the maximum number of applications is received. The vacancy will close when the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same.

If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

U.S. Department of State Spring 2017 Internship Program

We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2017 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

Please visit http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2017 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is July 1, 2016.

Visit USAJOBS.gov to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Spring 2017 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.

Summer Online Course - Black Culture in the U.S.

Participate in Alternative Weekends


Alternative Weekends (AW) are three-day immersion opportunities where students connect with social issues and community partners in our region. Whether you are just wanting to start your involvement with service-learning or if you have lots of previous experience, Alternative Weekends is for you!

Choose a weekend (June 10-12 or July 15-17) and from one of the 3 experiences below.
Register today at go.umd.edu/AW16.



Food Security at Clagett Farm
get a firsthand look into the growing community of local agriculture and food systems, spending time working on a farm growing produce for our surrounding areas. The team will learn about access to food in our area and serve alongside the staff and community members of Clagett Farm CSA in Upper Marlboro. 






Racial Reconciliation & Neighborhood Revitalization in Baltimore
Dive into the social construct of race and its impact on communities such as Baltimore. Hear from and serve alongside neighborhood leaders who are challenging misconceptions of this city, fostering understanding across division, and engaging in effective advocacy. The team will be a part of the amazing work through organizations like Bea Gaddy Family Center and Christopher Place Employment Center.



Environmental Conservation at the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay is sanctuary to thousands of species of plants and animals, and it serves as an economic and recreational hotspot for our region. Participants will serve at Chesapeake Bay Foundation Oyster Restoration Center, learn about the policies and restoration efforts in progress, and gain perspective on how the biodiversity of the Bay has impacts on our everyday lives. In addition, we will camp on the beach outside of the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation headquarters. 

Global Fellows Program: New Concentration in Critical Regions and International Development!

UMD Global Fellows Program announces new concentration in Critical Regions and International Relations—Apply NOW!!!!

Program includes fall seminar course, spring internship for college credit, and year-round professional development activities! Interested in a DC internship? Interested in changing the world? Apply NOW to the amazing empowering Global Fellows Program (formerly Global Semester Fellows)!

PERKS include:          
  • Fall semester course, Tuesday, 7:00-10:00 p.m. The two instructors are active duty American Foreign Service Officers with diplomatic experience in the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Class visitors will include senior American and foreign officials and other policy leaders.
  • DC spring internship at sites including the White House, federal agencies, NGOs, private organizations, embassies, think tanks, etc. 
  • Scholarship in Practice credit
  • Spring internship credit through our program or through your major or other program!
  • Notation on your transcript as a Global Fellow!
  • Seminar course fulfills an upper level GVPT degree requirement.
  • Year-round professional development activities, including field trips, one-on-one help with resumes and interviews, etc.
  • Join a lively, engaged student cohort group (and alumni network)! 

For details and application form, go to http://globalfellowsdc.umd.edu or come by our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261.  Apply ASAP!  You may drop application by office, apply electronically by sending application to globalsemesterdc@umd.edu, or send by fax to 301-314-0941.  No need for recommendation letters unless you wish to add them, and they can come later!

Humanitarian Assistance Associate Position for Recent Grad in Silver Spring

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking a Humanitarian Assistance Associate to join its office of Humanitarian Assistance at the Headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.
The OHA Associate provides administrative and program development support to the Humanitarian Assistance Office; assists with coordinating the organization’s response to humanitarian crises; and helps to develop organizational capacity to respond to emergencies.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical and administrative support to the unit.
    • Provides administrative support to the Office of Humanitarian Assistance (OHA) (updating Sales Force database, managing onboarding of and payment to consultants, travel arrangements, managing OHA documents and files, etc.).
    • Supports the recruitment process for program-funded positions in the field
    • Supports technical writers and reviewers on relevant program development initiatives.
    • Assists with the development and implementation of relevant training and capacity building in emergency response.
    • Develops standard program development templates and tools, emergency needs assessment tools, and emergency response tools.
    • Assists with the evaluations of humanitarian programs.
  • Acts as an emergency information/reports officer or program officer in the field during major emergency response.
  • Identifies and pursues new humanitarian program development opportunities.
  • Represents organization at relevant coordination mechanisms. Establishes and maintains excellent working relationships with other humanitarian assistance actors, including donors. Represents at InterAction working groups, USAID meetings, DOS briefings.
  • Plays an active role in the development of the organization’s humanitarian assistance strategy.
  • Undertakes all other duties and projects as may be assigned from time to time.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of international development programming, project development, and grants administration. Basic knowledge of emergency livelihoods, shelter or disaster risk reduction programming.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Fluency in English, written and oral. Fluency in a relevant second language, preferably Arabic or Spanish would be an asset.
  • Able to work under general supervision, handling and completing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Willingness to mobilize to difficult locations and situations on short notice. Willingness to travel approximately 25% of time depending on office needs.
  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, excel, and database maintenance.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail required in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and ability to sit at a computer and operate a keyboard.
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline and 0-2 years of experience.
  • One year experience working in an international non-profit or similar development or humanitarian organization preferred.
  • Experience in USG and UN-funded programs preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Apply here: https://hqcareers-globalcommunities.icims.com/jobs/1127/humanitarian-assistance-associate/job?mobile=false&width=974&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Friday, May 27, 2016

Communications Associate with the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy for Recent Grad

The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) is a Washington, DC and New Delhi, India based think-tank that uses scientific and economic research to support better decision-making in US and global health policy. The CDDEP team employs a range of expertise—including economics, epidemiology, disease modeling, risk analysis, and statistics—to produce actionable, policy-oriented studies on topics such as malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco.
CDDEP invites applications for a Communications Associate to support the organization’s daily communications activities and help to develop and implement long-term strategies to broaden outreach and policy impact.  The Communications Associate will work closely with the Communications Manager and with a Washington, DC and New Delhi team of researchers and collaborators to disseminate research findings to media, policymakers, and the general public through a variety of print and digital avenues. 
Communications Associate responsibilities are:
External Communications and Outreach
  • Drafting and disseminating digital communications, including newsletters and press releases
  • Tracking ongoing research projects, coordinating press promotions and policy outreach as findings emerge
  • Maintaining and expanding CDDEP’s social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Attending relevant hearings and press briefings and reporting on these events for the CDDEP blog
Creating and Updating Web Content
  • Working with a content management system (CMS) to maintain CDDEP websites and upload new publications, presentations, and other resources
  • Soliciting content, drafting posts, and uploading new material to two organizational blogs
Maintaining Internal Communications Resources
  • Sustaining and developing CDDEP contacts database, including media, policy, and research lists
  • Updating internal staff resources, including public health conference calendar and web content schedule
Applicants should have 1-2 years of experience working in non-profit communications, and should be highly motivated, creative, intellectually curious, and able to work independently.  Candidates should also possess the following qualities:
  • Strong interest and background in global health policy – undergraduate emphasis on public policy, international relations, global health or journalism preferred
  • Highly organized with superior written and oral communications skills
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and audiences
  • Ability to synthesize complex scientific and economic research for a lay audience
  • Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite products, including Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop preferred
  • Familiarity with website CMS, social media, and Salesforce CRM preferred

Application instructions

CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, writing sample (no more than 5 pages) and three references by email  to: jobs@cddep.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Program Associate, Washington Corporate Affairs with Council on Foreign Relations for Recent Grad

The Corporate Program consists of nearly 170 U.S. and foreign corporations from all business sectors, and engages the corporate community in the Council's work. The program provides a high-level forum for corporate members to exchange views with their peers in the private and public sectors on a wide range of wide range of issues at the intersection of business and foreign policy. Members also gain access to information and analysis by Council researchers and other experts.
The principal responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
·         Report to and work closely with Managing Director, Corporate Affairs to ensure the highest level of member interaction
·         Coordinate and work closely with the Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs on all Corporate Program programming, including topic and speaker identification, calendar of events, invitations, etc., as well as designing and executing the annual Corporate Conference
·         Coordinate the development and execution of Washington Corporate Affairs programming (roundtables, conference calls, special events, etc.) on topics at the nexus of business and policy for senior executives from leading global companies and experts from the business community
·         Oversee Washington Corporate Affairs event logistics lifecycle from speaker coordination to event-day and follow-up responsibilities
·         Provide administrative support including scheduling outreach, travel arrangements, and vouchers
·         Coordinate with New York Corporate Affairs team on member stewardship opportunities and other areas
·         Research and remain current on relevant topics and regions for member companies and prospect member companies
·         Maintain, update, and share Corporate Program event statistics regarding meeting attendance, topics, speakers/presiders, etc.
·         Maintain marketing packets and coordinate materials and  updates with the New York Corporate Affairs Team
·         Work closely with other team members and other departments in support of overall departmental priorities and provide assistance across departmental lines upon request
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s Degree in international affairs, international business, or related field with high academic achievement
·         Minimum one year of related experience including some business experience or relevant experience in a similar organization
·         Strong understanding of the business world, including issues that are at the center of business and policy
·         Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
·         Detail oriented, self-starter with the ability to work effectively both independently and on a team
·         Excellent communication skills, both across departmental lines and with high-profile members and executives
·         Strong proficiency in MS Word, and Excel, knowledge of HTML and database management a plus
·         Flexible schedule to work during early morning and evening events



Application instructions
Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at humanresources@cfr.org. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.
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Part-Time Position with Hola Cultura

Hola Cultura, a non-profit organization established to celebrate Latino culture, is hiring a part-time Operations Coordinator. This position is one of our only paid positions.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Operations Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative support, meeting planning and logistics, and a small amount of bookkeeping. This is a telecommuting position located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Candidate must be willing to attend frequent coordinating meetings in Washington, DC.
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
  • Organize and schedule meetings and provide support during meetings as needed
  • Provide clerical assistance to Board Members and Managing Director as needed
  • Support the efficient operation of the organization, including organizing files, tracking important compliance deadlines.
  • Process mail, invoices and checks
  • Answer general inquires in a professional manner
  • Order and manage supplies as needed
  • Record minutes for staff meetings
  • Run errands as necessary
    • Assist with planning and provide support at other HC events, such as the annual TamalFest DC and other key events
    • Based on skills, assist with social media and website updates to gain HC followers and to promote events and campaigns
    • Other administrative duties as needed
    • Provide administrative support to hiring processes
    • Assist in volunteer and intern on-boarding and off-boarding processes
    • Perform light bookkeeping using Quickbooks

Qualifications

  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Commitment to Hola Cultura's mission and the Washington, DC area Latino community
  • Enthusiastic self-starter and proactive solution-oriented individual
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Quickbooks experience a plus
  • High-level of comfort contacting individuals by phone and email in a professional manner
  • Bilingual English and Spanish (written and oral)
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work well with a team
  • Long-term career interests in non-profit operations/administration
  • Able to start work in June 2016
This part-time position will start at 12 hours a week, compensated at a monthly salary of $1,000. Hours and salary may be increased based on performance and funding.Immediate opening; this position will start as soon as possible. This is a telework position from a location of your choosing in the greater D.C. area. The Operations Coordinator is expected to attend some weekday evening meetings, events, and conference calls. This position is currently funded through the end of September with the possibility for extension and growth.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about our mission and playing this key role in supporting the organization's work. Although we will consider candidates who already have other jobs, an ideal candidate will treat Hola Cultura as his or her top priority.
About Hola Cultura: Hola Cultura is a non-profit organization established to celebrate "Latino culture" in all of its grandeur and diversity. Hola Cultura recovers the memories of the Hispanic community of Washington through our webumentary videos and digital maps that document the presence of "el barrio" from the '40s through the present day. Hola Cultura organizes community events like our Annual TamalFest DC. Our research projects examine questions of community interest such as the impact of rising housing costs on minority communities. From the fine art of cooking to local teatro and international recording artists, Hola Cultura bridges Latino arts and humanities, and serves as a bridge across cultures and borders.

Application instructions

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Miriam Ostria. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis.

Apply Now for Fall Internships with START

START’s Fall 2016 internship program is currently accepting applications.

We are looking for interns with a wide array of skills and majors  (including but not limited to: Criminology, Communications, Government, International Relations, Public Policy, History, GIS, Geography, Economics, English, Mathematics, Psychology, Languages and Statistics). We will consider current and recently graduated undergraduates, and graduate students. In addition to the experience gained during their internship, interns will also receive mentoring, training and the opportunity to participate in many professional development activities. Our internships are unpaid and students must be able to undertake their work hours on location at START Headquarters at the University of Maryland College Park.

The deadline to apply is July 10, 2016. Please visit our website for more information and to access the application form: https://www.start.umd.edu/careers/internships
  
The fall internship program will begin with an orientation on August 25 and 26, 2016 and end on December 12, 2016. Below is a sampling of available opportunities.

Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
The GTD is an open source, unclassified database including information on terrorist attacks around the world since 1970. The database is maintained by START researchers. The GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents and now includes over 125,000 cases. The GTD intern team is organized into the following themes:
·            GTD: Incident Location and Geographic Identification (GEOINT)
·            GTD: Perpetrator Identification
·            GTD: Target Classification
·            GTD: Understanding the Patterns and Use of Weapons and Tactics
·            GTD: The Consequences of Terrorism – Casualties and Outcome

Unconventional Weapons and Technology
The Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division consists of a number of intensive, shorter-term research projects concentrated on research topics within the larger study of terrorism and politically violent non-state actors. Intern positions are available in the following focus areas:
·        Advanced Research Internship (ARI)
·        Aviation Insider Threat Research
·        Behavioral Indicators of Insider Threats
·        Project Leviathan
·        Project Prometheus
·        Terrorist Ideology Project
Risk Communication and Community Resilience
Government, non-profits, and other organizations rely on public communication to deliver important messages to various audiences. Professional communicators today use social scientific research to improve this process, and START’s research teams have several current and upcoming communication projects that address current research questions. Risk communication is important for delivering messages about impending storms, terrorist attacks, public health crises, and more. Interns working on this team will support several ongoing research projects as well as new projects.

Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Interns will contribute to the construction of a global, multimodal transportation network.  Tasks will include analysis and aggregation of large-scale datasets, database triangulation, manual vector editing, extensive open-source research into traditional and illicit transportation methods, digital cartography/mapmaking, and translation of START’s qualitative research into geospatial format.  Interest/experience in global security and/or terrorism is beneficial.

Communications
START’s Communications team is seeking interns to assist with START’s communication activities and products. Intern responsibilities vary but may include: Writing and editing press releases and featured stories, planning and attending events, creating media kits, developing and tracking media lists and monitoring social media.

Understanding Domestic Radicalization
This internship is part of the Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) project, a three-year project which seeks to establish an empirical basis to investigate the underlying mechanisms and processes for individual radicalization in the United States. Previous intern teams researched information on radicalized individuals and entered it into a dataset; wrote case studies on radicalized individuals; performed quality-control checks on the dataset; performed structured qualitative analysis; and assisted project staff in conducting analysis on the quantitative data.

Developing Technology in Explosive Detection Dogs
Interns for this project will assist in developing deployment strategies with explosive detection dogs while utilizing new technology in the field.  Interns will be working closely with four K9 dogs and their handlers while training and being deployed for Person Borne Improvised Explosive Device Detection.  Interns must have a flexible schedule and ability to be around dogs.  Interns will be required to pass a brief background check.

START/State Department Terrorist Organizations Project
Students will gather and analyze statistics on terrorist organizations over time. Projects will include collecting the number and type of attacks over time, looking at trends, and possibly even modeling group capacity out into the future. Interns will also provide assistance in researching open source information on the leadership of some groups for possible future designations. Interns will be co-supervised by researchers at the University of Maryland and by project leads at the State Department. The State Department leads will set and give feedback on tasks. Interns will be based at START’s offices on the University of Maryland campus.

Why choose an internship at START?
         Experience working with a large team of dynamic and experienced researchers.
         Exposure to cutting edge theories and methods.
         Deepen your understanding of current issues in terrorism and homeland security.
         Work on projects of immediate interest to the practitioner and policy community.
         Hone and develop a range of transferable skills attractive to future employers.
         Opportunity to work with and meet other students and researchers with similar interests.
         Enrichment activities offering wide opportunities for learning and professional development.
         Mentorship from START staff and researchers in a successful workplace environment.
         Internships can be undertaken for academic credit (depending on approval from your institution and department).

General requirements
Applicants for all internships must:
         Have a good academic record.
         Demonstrate an interest in the subject matter.
         Be able to complete their internship work hours on site at START.
         Agree to attend orientation and training.
         Submit an application by the deadline, all application packets must include:
o   A complete application form
o   One page resume
o   Cover letter
o   Writing sample
o   Unofficial transcripts from most recent institution
Each project may have additional requirements, including minimum credit hours, citizenship, preferred majors, and compulsory meeting times. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Paid Summer Internship in Crystal City

Leonie is currently seeking qualified Junior Associates (Paid Summer Internship) to join our world-class team of exceptionally skilled, ethical and committed professionals providing Information Operations, Intelligence and Analytical Services. Since 2004, Leonie has made the customer the top priority while maintaining a culture of industry thought leadership that has translated into unmatched mission accomplishments 

Responsibilities: 

Under the guidance of the Vice President, Programs, candidate will manage a range of high-level and high-profile media data sets used for dissemination verification and media placement reconciliation projects. Candidate is expected to work professionally with constituents and stakeholders program-wide and collaborate directly with the VP to accomplish program goals. Using well-developed analysis skills, this position is independently responsible for: 
· Administering all aspects of a media verification process 
· Utilize programs such as Microsoft Excel to sort, and collate data sets against media plans, produce status reports for management consumption, and independently verify data sets/transactions performed by vendors 
· Manage a rigorous daily, weekly and monthly verification process with daily reports to management 
· Handle related communications and contribute to development of improved processes 
· No prior experience is needed, training program will be provided by the company 

Qualifications: 

· 0 - 3 years of general experience working in media and marketing; and or current college student with related degree field 
· Experience assessing multimedia influence products in line with strategic programs and plans 
· Ability to manage multiple projects with accuracy on a tight deadline 
· Demonstrated proficiency in both oral and written communications 
· Ability to prioritize, organize, and adapt planning to mission requirements 
· Ability to critically review and analyze issues in an vague, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment 
· Good listener and ability to translate loose guidance and meet desired effect of management 

Education: 

  • Current College Student and/or College Degree 
  • Computer Skills: MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook 
  • Security Clearance:  Eligible to apply for Secret level Clearance 


Apply here

Have French? Paid Internship with International Relief & Development

IRD is seeking an Intern to provide assistant to specific project activities. This is a paid internship.

Purpose: The purpose of this paid internship is to become familiar with the practical application of conflict and peace-building mechanisms, to develop marketable skills, and to gain exposure to international development within a non-profit, government-funded context.

Background: This internship will provide support to the Peace through Development II (PDev II) Program operating in Burkina Faso, Chad, and Niger, with collateral support and assistance to the broader Communities in Transition practice area.

Objective: To provide student interns or young professionals with realistic work tasks and personal mentoring/coaching to expand their experience in global development and countering violent extremism, and to obtain their assistance in the area of program backstopping and business development.

Activities:

Activities for this internship will include:

Provide daily administrative and logistical support for PDEV II and the Practice Area; Assist in preparing and drafting routine reports; Assist with translation/summarization of French-language documents; Work remotely with staff (COP or Reporting Officer) to identify useful case studies/success stories for broad circulation; Compile and distribute foreign and domestic newspaper, magazine, and academic articles related to program countries; Research and gather materials for program countries; Attend meetings and seminars on peace-building and CVE, and prepare written summaries; Keep up-to-date with evolving donor and country priorities; As opportunities arise and workload allows, assist Communities in Transition practice with program development, such as conduct research and analysis on relevant topics related to a specific conflict, countries and actors, serve as proposal team member drafting sections as needed, and support the development of Communities in Transition summaries and tools; 


Required Skills & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in international relations, political science, or other relevant area.

Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of conflict prevention and/or countering violent extremism.

Exceptional communication skills, including research, reading, writing, and analysis.

Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and in coordination with others.

Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Proficiency in French.

Key Deliverables/Outcomes

  • Deliverables will include : edited reports, translated documents, meeting notes, written concept notes, and other materials as needed.
Place of Performance
  • The intern’s work will be performed at IRD’s office in Arlington, VA.
Period of Performance
  • One Semester
Reporting

The intern will work closely with the PDEV II Program Officer; and Program Assistant 


Apply here.


Paid Pathways Internship with the Department of Treasury

2 vacancies - Washington DC

Closes Thursday 6/2/2016

Salary Range
$35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade 
GS-1899-05/05

Promotion Potential
05


The work schedule will be full time during the summer and then part time once your education resumes.

The Pathways Internship Program combines a temporary opportunity to earn a competitive salary while learning about federal service. Interns gain valuable, resume- building work experience and opportunities to foster networking relationships. If you are seeking a (technical), (bachelors), or (masters) degree, possess outstanding communication skills and are looking for an opportunity to challenge your teambuilding skills, then this opportunity is for you.

It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 100th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on Closing date of the announcement; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

Duties

As an NTE Intern, your major duties may include:
  • Review incoming blocking and reject reports for completeness and accuracy and liaise with the appropriate financial institutions as necessary regarding issues as they arise.
  • Input incoming reports into Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) Compliance database.
  • Respond to inquiries submitted to OFACs Compliance call center by providing guidance regarding the appropriate treatment of a real-time transaction or general information on OFAC sanctions programs.
  • Assist with scanning and filing hard copies of reports submitted to OFAC as well as other miscellaneous office support and administrative tasks as needed.
  • Use word processing and spread sheet software as well as open source research on the internet to produce and analyze documents.
Apply here.

Paid Marketing Internship with TechSoup for Student with Stats and Data Mining Skills

TechSoup’s marketing department is looking for an eager Marketing Associate Intern that wants to work alongside experts in the field and learn the latest digital marketing techniques. You will participate in three projects that will have the following impact on our company:
  • Improve brand recognition as the dynamic bridge to the sector. 
  • Build awareness around TechSoup’s programs that help nonprofits with their mission 
  • Help build omnichannel to improve amplification 
  • Help grow omnichannel marketing outreach 

Potential Responsibilities Include:
  • Hone your data driven research skills and find viable locations for banner ads on nonprofit websites 
  • Learn how to evaluate costs and develop ROI methodology 
  • Learn to use data for actionable tasks and prepare a spreadsheet with details and info on potential banner ad candidates 
  • Learn how to reach out to potential website owners and setup banner ad campaigns 
  • Develop rationale on how to research public database resources to setup lists of nonprofits for outreach purposes 
  • Learn how to develop and execute a snail mail campaigns 
  • Bring your creative juices to life and develop engaging and relevant content using PowerPoint, graphics, infographics, memes, Vines, etc.) 

Learning objectives:
  • Learn how to research and launch marketing campaigns using both traditional and digital methods 
  • Learn how to create content for social media promotions 
  • Learn skills necessary for an entry level marketing role 
  • Learn how to take your creativity and funnel it into promotional campaigns 

What are we looking for?
Skills
  • Statistical Analysis and Data Mining 
  • Basic SEO/SEM understanding 
  • Ability to work in a team structure 
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems 
  • Ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work 
  • Ability to obtain and process information 
  • Basic understanding of marketing tools and digital marketing 
  • Working ability with Microsoft products and design tools 

Eligibility Qualifications:
  • Must currently be enrolled in accredited educational institution or enrolled for the following term as an undergraduate or graduate student 
  • Is interested in observing and learning the inner-workings of how programs are put together within a non-profit 
  • Has an enthusiasm for social networking, technology, non-profits, public libraries, and diverse communities 
  • Has ability to communicate with staff, and a desire to assist the department in accomplishing its projects.



This is a paid internship.