Summer Internship with the International Republican Institute
Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day to day operations.
Excellence- We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom- We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people. Teamwork-We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency- We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.
IRI is creating student and employee partnerships that facilitate the growth and development of IRI's future leadership. Based in Washington, DC, the intern will support the work of one of IRI’s program services divisions (Accounting, Business Development, External Affairs, Grants, Human Resources, Monitoring and Evaluation, Procurement, Information Technology)
Interns will learn about time management and work on tasks in a fast-paced international affairs environment. Other professional learning opportunities include attending panels and relevant DG&R program support.
This position is will start on June 8, 2020 for no more than sixteen (16) weeks and may not be extended.
Availability to start on June 8, 2020
Excellent verbal and written skills in English
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills
Flexibility to changing situations and priorities
Possible Functions & Responsibilities:
Assists staff with program activities, events and training missions
Supports database system and database management
Monitors domestic and international media outlets daily for news regarding IRI
Writes as a contributor to IRI’s blogs
Create standard “How To” guides as needed
Assists in researching a variety of topics for briefing papers, program proposals and reports