Thursday, November 19, 2015

Public Diplomacy Internship


Internship posted by: Global Ties U.S.
Posted on: November 17, 2015

Internship description

Position Overview

The Public Diplomacy Intern will be supervised by the Program Manager for Procurement and Services. The intern works closely with a cross-section of staff teams, and may be working on multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. Tasks may include, but are not limited to: research, writing, editing, monitoring social media, updating various databases and reviewing articles related to citizen diplomacy, public diplomacy, nonprofit leadership and international education and exchange. Intern will attend events outside of the office and must be prepared to represent Global Ties U.S. in a professional manner.


  • The ideal candidate possesses a demonstrated interest in the field of citizen diplomacy, public diplomacy, nonprofit leadership, global engagement, or international education and exchange.
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Event planning background/interest desired, but not essential
  • Experience with graphic design (InDesign and Photoshop) desired, but not essential
  • Flexibility and willingness to work beyond the parameters of a job description
  • Maturity and a sense of humor
  • Ability to transition easily from working as a team player to working independently
  • Desire to grow and learn from the experience

How to apply

NOTE: The stated start date is Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Alternate start date, close to January 5 will be considered. Be sure to clearly indicate start date availability in your cover letter.
Apply via email with the name of the internship you are applying for in the subject line. Internship information and descriptions are below. Send a single Microsoft word document or PDF: your cover letter (detailing your interest in working with Global Ties U.S.), resume, one brief writing sample (2-4 pages), and contact information for two references. Please include the start and end dates, plus number of hours per week that you are available.
Materials should be sent to, addressed to Judy Donner, Program Manager, Procurement and Services.
Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis. Vacancies will be open until all positions are filled. Due to the high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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