Friday, October 19, 2018

Global Classrooms DC Program Assistant - Spring 2019 Internship

Global Classrooms DC (GCDC) is UNA-NCA's flagship education program. GCDC aims to educate and introduce those, particularly youth, in the Washington DC area on the United Nations. Program Assistants with GCDC will gain experience working in a small, non-profit environment and exposure to a variety of different tasks, including social media promotion, research and development, and preparing conference background guides and materials related to global education and Model United Nations. This position is ideal for those interested in international relations, non-profit management, program development, and education, and will provide hands-on experience as an integral member of the team. This position also allows assistants to access a variety of professional development tools and seminars during their time.

Job Duties
  • Support the Director of Global Education with event and conference logistics, such as the Spring Model UN Conference at the U.S. Department of State and the Pan American Health Organization
  • Write, research, and edit background and preparation materials for GCDC Year-Round Curriculum and Conferences 
  • Strategize volunteer recruitment for mentorship and conference opportunities as well as community outreach to new schools and partners 
  • Develop promotional program materials, and posts on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter 
  • Research partnership, grant, and fundraising opportunities to expand the work of GCDC 
  • Assist with maintaining the UNA-NCA website in regards to Global Classrooms DC content 
  • Represent Global Classrooms at UNA-NCA, partner organizations, and other events in the DC area as the relate to global education and international affairs

Required Skills and Experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong planning and time-management skills 
  • Extensive research, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills
  • Experience in an office setting handling day-to-day administrative tasks 
  • Customer service skills, especially via phone and email 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at once 
  • Background or strong interest in international affairs and/or Model United Nations

*This position is unpaid, but volunteer hours or school credit is available.

For more information and to apply, please login to Careers4Terps and search the position's ID number: 179692