The Mansfield Foundation is seeking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites. The intern will work closely with the Director of Communications to help support online marketing and communications campaigns for the Foundation. Positions are unpaid and are offered to college students (undergraduate or graduate) as well as recent graduates.
Specific internship duties include, but are not limited to:
- Website updates
- Monitor blogs, forums and social networks
- Contribute to Foundation blog and to online outreach and promotion using Facebook and Twitter
- Research and develop ways to improve engagement and site traffic
- Highly motivated, undergraduate or recent graduate in good academic standing and with a strong interest or background in Asia-related issues or studies
- Preferably a marketing, communications, journalism or PR major
- Good problem-solving and inter-personal skills; professional demeanor
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people
- Strong English language/grammar skills
- Expertise with WordPress
- Direct experience working with Social Media Channels (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
- Metrocheks to offset the cost of your commute to and from the Mansfield Foundation offices
- College credit if your university allows
- Professional development in a challenging environment that prepares interns for full-time employment in a professional setting
- Opportunity to gain experience in areas of office management, data collection, analysis, and professional writing development
- Cover Letter: Please detail why you want to intern at the Mansfield Foundation, your internship objectives and career goals
- Resume: Please list your complete educational and professional data and information about extracurricular activities
- 1-3 Social Networking Profiles: Examples of your work that best reflects your ideas and skills
- Two letters of reference: Each letter should address your interest and experience in Asia and public policy; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; and ability to work effectively as part of a team. At least one letter should be from a faculty member.
Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year depending on recruitment needs. Positions are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. Deadlines may be extended until all positions are filled.
Summer Term (early June through late August): April 30
Fall Term (early September through early December): July 31
Spring Term (early January through early May): November 30.
Send complete applications via e-mail, fax or regular mail to:
Ms. Erika Scott
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
1401 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 740
Washington, D.C. 20005
Fax: (202) 347-3941
escott –at- mansfieldfdn dot org
No phone calls please