Operations & Membership Support Intern

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1701 K St, NW
Suite 950
United States


The Committee seeks the help of an intern (20-30 hours per week) for the 2019 Spring semester. The internship term will commence at the start of January and will conclude at the end of May (dates are flexible and preference will be given to those willing to stay through the summer). The intern will help to support the Committee’s operations, fundraising, and membership activities. Individuals who wish to gain a wide range of hands-on experience and learn about the inner-workings of a small non-profit and the individuals and organizations shaping the future of the international financial institutions are encouraged to apply. The internship pays a $500 stipend for each semester completed successfully.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in the execution of Committee programs and events by providing both operational and logistical support to the Operations Manager both in the lead up to events and day-of.
  • Support the Committee's membership recruitment strategy by researching high-level leaders in the fields of international finance, trade, and development and by assisting with the membership invitation of prospective candidates through a yearly recruitment drive.
  • Support the Committee’s yearly fundraising cycle by reviewing materials and documents and by assisting with the compilation and mailing of fundraising materials.
  • Support the Committee’s communications by researching current member information and by periodically engaging with members via e-mail and telephone to update contact information as deemed necessary by the Operations Manager.
  • Support the Committee’s operational infrastructure by assisting the Operations Manager carry out projects that increase operational efficiency regarding the Committee’s website, CRM database, and photo and video storage, and others as assigned.
  • Support daily administrative tasks of the office including data entry, mailings, processing contribution acknowledgment letters, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.



The successful candidate will be a undergraduate senior, recent graduate, or graduate student in a field related to international business, business administration/management, business development, finance, economics, international development/affairs, political science, conflict analysis, or a related field who has:

  • A healthy awareness of companies, government actors, international financial institutions, and other organizations involved in global finance, trade and development activities.
  • Previous office/administrative experience.
  • A strong attention to detail and ability to stay organized with minimal oversight.
  • A self-driven nature and demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office, especially Microsoft Excel.


The Committee is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose funding comes from individuals, companies and other organizations that support its mission and work. The Committee does not receive funding directly from the U.S. government or the Bretton Woods institutions.


The internship pays a $500 stipend for each semester completed successfully. 

How To Apply


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter addressed to Operations Manager, and a writing sample (2 pages maximum) by email to jobs@brettonwoods.org with subject line: BWC Operations Intern Candidate. Please indicate your desired beginning and end dates, and your available number of hours per week in your cover letter. The deadline for submission is December 3, 2018.