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Intern - Communications (Summer 2024)

🚀 Summer Internship

Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • Bachelors’ degree in relevant field, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks, general knowledge of international affairs, previous communication experience preferred.
  • The candidate will support social media efforts, compile metrics, assist with long-term projects, monitor social media channels, prepare media advisories, assist with event preparation, draft and format mailings, and provide general administrative support to the team.

Summer Internship

MarketingWashington, DC

Description

  • CSIS’s Office of External Relations (ER) seeks highly motivated candidates for a full-time, paid, in-person, internship to join our dynamic and fast-paced team beginning May 2024 and through September 2024. Candidates should be motivated self-starters who are passionate about communication. Interns support Center-wide outreach efforts and play an active support role in a range of outreach, communication, and social media efforts, working closely with the ER team and other CSIS staff. Additionally, interns support ER-led events and provide general administrative support.

Requirements

  • Knowledge, Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide strong customer service
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail and the ability to prioritize, track, and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • General knowledge of international affairs and an interest in the news cycle
  • Previous communication experience and familiarity with social media analytics a plus

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Marketing

Responsibilities

  • Support social media efforts, including drafting content (including short videos) from CSIS materials (publications, events, etc.) for various social media channels
  • Support with metrics and analytics compilation
  • Support various long-term projects (outreach research, proposal writing, data gathering) for the ER team, Vice President of Communications, and Chief Communications Officer
  • Monitor CSIS social media channels, tracking followers, engagement, and site referrals
  • Prepare media advisories and event announcements
  • Support with event preparation, staffing, and photography
  • Draft and format ER mailings, and support accuracy of mailing lists
  • Provide general administrative support to the full ER team

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Washington, DC