Paid Internship Positions with National Non-Profit

Wage

$3,600 Stipend

Hours per week

21 Hours/week for 12 weeks

Published

10/22/2018

Application Deadline

11/30/2018

Start Date

02/04/2019

End Date

04/26/2019

Address

1606 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Washington
District of Columbia
20009
United States

Description

Phi Beta Kappa Society Spring 2019 Internships

 

We are excited to share this opportunity for spring employment with The Phi Beta Kappa Society’s national office in Washington, DC. We are looking for two part-time interns to work on a variety of projects.


Each position has an opportunity to collaborate with multiple departments within a national non-profit society. In addition to day-to-day projects, each intern completes a capstone project of their choosing with guidance from national office staff. The project includes a written report and presentation to senior staff and is designed to encourage critical thinking, long term strategy, best writing and presentation practices, and creativity.


There is a strong focus on professional development during the twelve weeks, including regular check ins on projects, resume and cover letter review, and a Society-wide commitment to providing an educational experience.


We are looking for a college student or recent graduate with a passion for the liberal arts and sciences and strong writing abilities. Preference will be given to Phi Beta Kappa members. Applicants are welcome to apply for both positions.


The two positions are:


Digital Media Intern

 

This position will assist in furthering the Phi Beta Kappa mission, raising brand awareness, and engaging new audiences through online platforms. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Assisting in planning, brainstorming, curating, and executing social media content strategies;
  • Creating visual content for social media platforms as directed;
  • Help track website, e-newsletter, and social media analytics for monthly reports;
  • Researching the latest trends and tools for social media, email, and web content and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Drafting content for national and regional websites using Kentico and Wix platforms;
  • Drafting content for monthly e-newsletters;
  • Updating the communications calendar with engagement opportunities;
  • Collaborating with Communications and Web teams to strategize and brainstorm new content, themes, and concepts;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing ability
  • Knowledgeable about social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
  • Some video/photo editing experience preferred, especiall with Powtoon or similar applications.
  • Experience editing web and e-newsletter content
  • Able to conduct research and learn quickly
  • An eye for detail and strong organizational skills
  • Creativity and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines

 

Communications and Research Intern

 

This intern will conduct research, develop materials, and join the national conversation on supporting the liberal arts and sciences. The assistant will have an opportunity to participate in long-term strategy planning as well as the day-to-day responsibilities of a non-profit with a nationwide reach. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Drafting general correspondence and proofreading documents as needed;
  • Draft contenting for national and regional websites using Kentico and Wix platforms;
  • Drafting and sending local event emails to members;
  • Assisting in the development of communications and social media posts;
  • Organizing and archive files on major programs, such as the Visiting Scholars Program;
  • Collaborating with Communications and Web teams to strategize and brainstorm new content, themes, and concepts;
  • Researching topics as assigned and presenting an analysis of resources available; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Strong writing ability
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Creativity and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings

 

The positions will each be paid a stipend of $3,600 total for 12 weeks for three full days per week (21 hours). Preferred start date is Monday, February 4th.

How To Apply

lhartnett@pbk.org
http://www.pbk.org/Internships

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (maximum of 5 pages) to Laura Hartnett at lhartnett@pbk.org by Friday, November 30th.

 


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