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Business Management Internship Program

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Partners of the Americas | Washington, DC
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Partners of the Americas is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that for more than 50 years has been bringing together people, organizations, and expertise to develop lasting solutions to our hemisphere’s toughest challenges. Partners’ International Office is located in Washington, DC and is currently looking for enthusiastic students to participate in our Business Management Internship program to assist the Executive administrative Office. This position calls for an energetic and well-organized individual with excellent writing, proofreading, and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

Rising Senior student currently enrolled in an accredited college/program (or graduated last year) in Business Management, General Business, International Business, Human resources or related with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The expected engagement for the Internship program is from 9-12 months, with 15-20 hours/week during school year; 30-40 hours/week during the summer. Also, the candidate must present the following skillset: 

  • Strong written edit, and oral communication skills in English (Native English with Spanish and/or Portuguese skills preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team and with an impeccable work ethic.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, including a willingness to go above and beyond to help the team achieve goals, solicit others’ perspectives, share knowledge, and participate in activities that support diversity and inclusion. 
  • Impeccable attitude towards confidentiality and ability to use discretion when discussing Finance and Human Resources, especially within the Partners office. 
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S., or qualified to work under a CPT/OPT program. 
  • Possesses good time management; must be able to set priorities and be flexible to undertake multiple tasks.

Scope of Work:

  • Work directly with the Executive Administrative Office, and staff in its core functions and day-to-day operations
  • Data entry into electronic database
  • Create check requests, expense reports, and corporate credit cards reports
  • Distribute of incoming mail
  • Assist with maintenance of office, facilities, equipment and supplies
  • Assist with preparation, processing, and organization of HR and benefits renewal process 
  • Assist with projects and reports for Partners’ Board of Directors
  • Assist with projects as requested, such as researching, writing reports, and organizing meetings
  • Attend monthly staff meetings with programs and administrative departments
  • Other tasks depending on need, availability and interest

You are encouraged to attend meetings, take initiative and involve yourself in different projects that further your academic or professional goals, as long as it does not affect your ability to complete your work for the Executive Administrative Office. 

An important reminder: 

As an intern in this department you will have access to sensitive information and may be involved in discussions or have knowledge about issues not available to other staff. Maintaining confidentiality and using discretion when discussing Finance, HR and Executive issues, especially within the Partners Office, is of the utmost importance. 


Partners of the Americas is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that for more than 50 years has been bringing together people, organizations, and expertise to develop lasting solutions to our hemisphere’s toughest challenges…

Details at a glance

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How to Apply

To apply:

Please send your resume/cv and cover letter to rtorres@partners.net and dcartagena@partners.net  with “Business Management Internship” as your subject line. Only finalists will be contacted. Please no calls!

To apply:

Please send your resume/cv and cover letter to rtorres@partners.net and dcartagena@partners.net  with “Business Management Internship” as your…

Location

1424 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

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