Program Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




1001 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Suite 314
District of Columbia
United States


Do you have excellent customer service skills?

Are you interested in facilitating personal and professional development

opportunities for under-represented students across the country?

We are currently in search of a Program Assistant for an Educational Association. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a Full-Time, Temporary assignment.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Educational Association

LOCATION: Washington, DC (DuPont Circle)

POSITION TITLE: Program Assistant

SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours/week

DURATION: Temporary (~2 months)

HOURLY RATE: 14.00-15.00

Is This Your Dream Job? The Program Assistant will provide programmatic support to the internship program by assisting accepted applicants to find housing options for the duration of their internship.

How You’ll Spend Your Day:

  • Assisting Program Coordinators with logistical arrangements for interns’ housing and travel
  • Responding to intern inquiries via email and phone and process and archive intern applications
  • Data entry on web based content management systems
  • Supporting the Events Program Coordinator with event planning for the fall orientation, intern meetings, and tours
  • Some local recruitment of DC, VA, and MD students from local institutions and conferences for opportunities
  • Providing support on program monitoring and evaluation and quality control checks
  • Supporting Program Managers with processing selections, rankings, and placements as needed

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with students or in a customer service oriented role is a plus
  • Spanish language proficiency is a huge plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with great customer service etiquette

We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to with “Program Assistant” in the subject line.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!


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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement