Friday, December 14, 2018

Winter to Summer Internship wth the Resnick Aspen Action Forum

The Resnick Aspen Action Forum Intern will provide programmatic, operational, and administrative support for the Action Forum Team. Applicants should have an interest in planning major international events, a keen attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Participant Experience
  • Assist with the 2019 registration process and send bi-weekly updates on registration targets and other event related details.
  • Help maintain the attendee database in Salesforce including details such as contact information, personalized agendas, travel and lodging logistics, payment details, scholarship information, etc.
  • Support the creation of personalized agendas, specifically ensuring that changes made through the Salesforce platform appear correctly on the public website.
  • Assist with the creation of the event “Leaders Page” with registered attendees, bios, and photos.
  • Help the Program Manager with development of digital and in-person orientations for new participants.
  • Assist with the development of attendee materials including event badge, swag, agenda, and seminar readings.
  • Support travel logistics for Moderators and Scholars.
Operations & Budget
  • Support Program Manager with vendor contracts, deposits, and final payments.
  • Assist with the tracking and review of scholarship requests.
  • Provide administrative support during team meetings and trainings. Duties include note taking, printing, and assisting with presentations.
  • Help track and manage materials needed on-site including supplies for seminars, workshops, and registration.
Program Development
  • Help schedule conference calls with staff, partners, moderators, event participants, presenters, and vendors.
  • Support the Program Manager with program role invitations—including speakers, moderators, presenters, etc.
  • Help with the development of the 2019 curriculum—the foundation of the Action Forum Seminar sessions. Duties include seeking copyright permissions, ordering books, etc.
  • Assist with the development of new Action Forum programming.
  • Support other programmatic needs on an ad hoc basis.
Event Execution
  • Travel to Aspen several days in advance of the event for final preparations.
  • Support the execution of topical dialogues, workshops, plenary sessions, the Action Forum 5K, and receptions over the 5 days the Forum is held.
  • Assist with event wrap up including thank you notes.
  • Work on other aspects of the event as needed.
Knowledge, Education and Experience
Ideal candidates will possess the following traits:
  • Interest in event planning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and a level of comfort working with new databases and systems
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task under pressure of deadlines
  • Self-motivated, with initiative and a strong capacity for collaborative work
Travel

Internship would require travel to Aspen at the end of July for the Action Forum (July 24-28)

To Apply
Please visit the Aspen Institute’s career page and follow the instructions to submit a brief cover letter and resume.
This is an internship with a minimum requirement of 24 hours per week with option for additional hours. Preferred time commitment is January through August.
Application closing date: January 4, 2019

Paid Research Internship with US News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report strives to help people make better, more informed decisions. We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Product Research Intern to join a growing team of product managers, writers, editors and analysts to expand the categories where U.S. News provides reliable guidance to consumers and businesses.
The Product Research Intern will work closely with the Director of this team to perform research, analyze third party and website data, and help to manage content for our website in the U.S. News content management system.
This is a great opportunity to learn about digital media and get hands-on experience with research, business and data analysis to support consumer web products and content.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the collection of research data, including web search volumes and other key metrics, to support new online initiatives
  • Assist with the development of methods and models to make recommendations about products and services to people who visit our website
  • Assist with fact-checking and reviewing data quality
  • Create and update tracking spreadsheets for various research projects
  • Research and compile available data for new content and ranking initiatives
Applicants must provide résumé and cover letter.
This is a paid one-year internship position based in our Washington, D.C. office. Our internship rate is $13.25 an hour, and health benefits are available.


Apply on the US News website.

Paid Spring Special Assignment Unit Internship with TEGNA/WUSA9


WUSA9 is in search of a talented college student looking for an enriching paid internship opportunity in our Special Assignment Unit. Come join WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in the Washington DC market and a division of TEGNA Inc., a Fortune 500 global digital media company, for our 2019 Spring Intern Program.
Special Assignment Unit Internship: Interns will work with a team of reporters, producers and photojournalist-editors with story research and set-up. The WUSA9 Special Assignment Unit focuses on investigative and long-form story telling. Interns will have the opportunity to go into the field with reporters and producers and assist them on stories. Interns will also be given the opportunity to write for the WUSA9 website. Having a background in data-driven research is a plus, along with strong social media skills. Applicants should also be well versed in local, national and world events. They should also be self-starters with strong computer and writing skills.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Must be pursuing Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0
Must be well organized, detail oriented, adaptable and flexible
Must possess excellent communication skills
To be considered a candidate for an opening at WUSA9 – you must complete the online application. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. No phone calls please.

Six-Month Position for December or Recent Grad with American Councils for International Education


SUMMARY  
                                                                                                            

Under the direct supervision of Program Manager/s, Temporary Program Assistant supports the Professional Fellows and the Russian Business Leaders Programs in Eurasia and SE Asia which are sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Both programs provide young professionals from Eurasia and South East Asia with experience in individualized fellowships in the United States on legislative, economic, innovation and business-related themes. Fellows are placed in month-long internships in U.S. government offices, state legislatures, city councils, universities, business, incubators and NGOs across the U.S.

 

Specifically, Program Assistant provides administrative, logistical and event support to these programs. Responsibilities necessitate that some work be performed during non-business hours such as weekends and/or evenings.


The Program Assistant reports to the Program Manager/s.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in timely implementation of the programs by serving as a point person for arranging a variety of event logistics including arrival orientations and closing programs.
  • Facilitates research and provides assistance in identifying US worksite placement leads and ideas  
  • Network to disseminate information about the program to potential hosts in the U.S.
  • Follow up as needed to assist with obtaining applications and supplemental materials from work placements and hosts in the U.S.
  • Assist with logistics around the end-of-program Congress event put on by the US Department of State
  • Responsible for arranging travel arrangements (insurance, plane tickets, on the ground transportation, etc.) participants traveling internationally – both overseas and US participants.
  • Assists in processing financial requests and filing expenditures and receipts 
  • Assist in engaging with the vendors and service providers (hotels, restaurants, transportation companies)

Qualifications
  • Demonstrated organizational ability and attention to detail is a must -- including examples of managing multiple priorities quickly and effectively to make strict deadlines;
  • Experience coordinating international travel for groups;
  • Experience with word processing programs, excel, updating databases, updating websites and social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter);
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with a varied clientele;
  • Experience working as a volunteer or with volunteers desired;
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends during programming events;
  • Familiarity with cultures and geography of the target countries.
  • High level proficiency in using Excel and experience managing databases.

Research Internship with Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (with stipend)

CREW seeks undergraduate students to serve as research interns. Undergraduate research interns will assist with research and operations alongside CREW’s research team, and receive a stipend. Interns will learn and use various sources of public information to track special interest spending, campaign spending, and political contributions, and will also review lobbying records. Additional duties include distributing news clips internally, drafting content for reports and blogs, and creating datasets. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, enthusiastic, resourceful, detail-oriented, and interested in legal or ethics issues.


How to Apply
Please email a resume, a cover letter that includes how you heard about the opportunity, and availability to Walker Davis at crewinterns@citizensforethics.org. Please place your last name and “Research Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We are only able to respond to candidates we are contacting for an interview. CREW is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in our workplace and in our work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. We strongly encourage candidates from all groups and communities to apply.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Entry-Level Coordinator, Research Department, EAB

From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.

For more information, visit our Careers page.


The Role in Brief:
Entry-Level Coordinator, Research Department
You color-code, you organize, you never let things slip through the cracks. As a Coordinator, you serve on the support team for one of our business divisions, ensuring things are running smoothly and deadlines are being met. Don’t worry…we have enough post-it notes to go around.
As an integral team member, the Coordinator will gain experience and expertise in business operations at EAB. The Coordinator will serve an important role both internally and externally as a liaison, information resource, and key point of contact.
Our current opportunity is based in Washington, DC.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Act as an internal and external liaison for EAB Research
  • Collaborate across teams and divisions to provide high-quality, seamless customer service
  • Maintain multiple executives’ calendars
  • Schedule outreach calls with external contacts
  • Schedule, run, and troubleshoot department web offerings
  • Coordinate logistics and itineraries for member interactions
  • Update and manage Excel trackers and Salesforce dashboards used by leadership
  • Coordinate logistics for team and department meetings and events
  • Other administrative duties and special projects


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent academic record
  • Must possess at least two of the following:
o Leadership experience
o Customer service experience
o Experience working in a team environment
o Experience in an office setting


Ideal Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed internal and external customer expectations
  • Proven ability to manage and troubleshoot basic technology platforms
  • Attention to detail
  • Solution-focused problem solving
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing personal organization tactics to meet business goals
  • Proven experience managing multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Discretion with sensitive material and communications
  • Experience with Excel
Apply on EAB website.

Entry-Level Paralegal Position with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

We seek a full-time paralegal to provide broad, responsive, and efficient support to our antitrust and litigation practice areas. Under the direction of partners, associates, and senior paralegals, and under the general supervision of the US Records and Washington Paralegals Lead, our paralegals assist with all aspects of client and case support on a variety of innovative, complex, and often highly visible matters. Successful candidates will have superior organizational and time management skills; effective problem-solving skills; a positive, professional demeanor; and a strong client service focus.

Position: Nonexempt

Regular Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Reports to: US Records and Washington Paralegals Lead

Responsibilities

  • Assists with all aspects of document production, document management, pleadings preparation and filings
  • Assists with all document preparation and distribution including, but not limited to, ancillary documents; signature pages; notes; checklists; receipts; closing memoranda; indices; correspondence; charts; and resolutions
  • Assists with incorporation/formation of new entities, dissolution of entities, and amendments to corporate documents
  • Performs general corporate housekeeping tasks such as issuing stock certificates, maintaining minute books, qualifying corporations in foreign jurisdictions, and filing various corporate documents
  • Performs due diligence reviews, assists at financial printer offices, and files documents with governmental agencies
  • Prepares for, manages, and attends corporate closing, hearings, arbitrations, and trials

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, deliver results, and maintain quality while working under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and in collaboration with others
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience with broad range of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong research skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Foreign language skills are a plus
Apply on the Cleary Gottlieb website.

Full-Time Investment Associate Position

The National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust was founded in 2002 to fund the retirement benefits of railroad workers and their dependents in the United States. The Trust was established as an independent entity to invest the assets of the Railroad Retirement Account in a globally diversified portfolio. The Trust, with a current net asset value of approximately $26 billion, is a dynamic and innovative investment organization. Our investment professionals follow a team approach to managing assets across sectors and geographies, and our goal is to deliver consistent and superior performance across asset classes through rigorous due diligence, including utilizing the best research and technology available.
Position Description:
The Investment Associate position is a newly-created, entry-level opportunity. The Associate’s primary role will be supporting the Trust’s Directors and Analysts in the Private Equity, Private Debt, and Private Real Estate asset classes. The Associate will have a range of responsibilities, including investment operations; quantitative performance and risk analysis; market research; participation in analysis and evaluation of investment managers and opportunities; preparation of investment reports and presentations; and other strategic initiatives. The position is multi-faceted and provides professional growth opportunities.
Qualifications:
Ideal candidates will be recent college graduates, including those with up to two years of relevant institutional investment experience. An undergraduate degree is required, preferably in business, finance, or economics.
Applicants should have excellent quantitative, analytical, and written and oral communication skills. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required, as well as with other Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Access). Experience with Burgiss Private i, Bloomberg, FactSet, Thomson Reuters, Wilshire Compass, and returns-based software is a plus, as is a demonstrated interest in pursuing the CFA designation.
We seek individuals with intellectual curiosity; strong analytical capability; the ability to handle, self-direct, and prioritize multiple responsibilities concurrently; and the ability to work independently to perform a variety of tasks with accuracy and attention to detail. Candidates should have the demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a collegial team environment.
Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience.  Full benefits package. NRRIT does not sponsor applicants for employment visas. No relocation allowance will be provided. Qualified individuals should submit their letter of interest and resume along with salary history to hiring@nrrit.comPlease respond by 1/4/2019.

Summer 2019 Internship in the Environmental Crimes Section, United States Department of Justice

The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking three undergraduate student interns for its Environmental Crimes Section in Washington, DC, for the Summer of 2019.

The Environmental Crimes Section is responsible for prosecuting individuals and corporations that have violated laws designed to protect the environment and/or unlawfully covered up those violations. It is at the forefront in changing industry and public awareness to recognize that environmental violations are serious infractions that transgress basic interests and values. The Section works closely with criminal investigators for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other law enforcement agencies in prosecuting criminal violations of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as well as other federal statutes. In addition, the Section prosecutes criminal cases under a number of federal wildlife laws, including the Lacey Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and the Endangered Species Act. These cases, handled in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries Enforcement (National Marine Fisheries Service), involve smuggling and illegal trafficking in protected wildlife, illegal take of protected species, and hunting offenses. 

For more information about the Environment & Natural Resources Division, visit the Justice Departments web site at: http://www.justice/enrd

Intern Responsibilities Interns handle a wide variety of tasks including reviewing and organizing documents, entering data into Excel spreadsheets, working with Sanctions and Relativity, creating PowerPoint presentations, conducting searches on Westlaw and Lexis, obtaining documents on Pacer, and helping with administrative tasks such as answering the phones, copying and scanning documents.

Send a cover letter and resume to michael.nee@usdoj.gov or mail resume and cover letter to Michael Nee, U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Crimes Section, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044.
Qualifications

Must be a registered student with a minimum 2.0 GPA
Application due January 1, 2019. 

Paid Public Policy Internship

Are you passionate about the ability of one person to make a difference? Do you possess excellent communication skills? Are you interested in affecting change through local public policy? Prince George's County Council Member Dannielle Glaros is hiring a public policy intern for the Spring 2019 semester!
Council Member Glaros is the Prince George’s County Council Member who represents District 3, which includes the University of Maryland College Park campus and surrounding area. She is a graduate of the UMD School of Public Policy.
Glaros is hiring a UMD intern to work 10-15 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible, within the workday as well as possible evening/weekend hours, if desired. The Public Policy Intern will assist with legislative research and bill drafting, Purple Line activities, policy and budget research, and more.
All legislative powers of Prince George’s County are vested in the County Council. In addition, the County Council sits as the District Council on zoning and land use matters, and as the Board of Health on health policy matters.
Salary range based on experience: $12-$15 per hour.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about the ability of one person to make a difference, possess excellent communication skills, and be interested in affecting change through local public policy.
Applications are due by January 11, 2019.
To apply, please search for the internship's ID number (181635) in Careers4Terps.
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