Individuals selected will complete projects in the departments of Event Programming, Membership, Communications and Development. Tasks will include assistance with event programming, logistics, writing, editing, research, membership administration, and completing all other tasks assigned by Pacific Council staff. This internship is unpaid.
This program is highly competitive.
Eligible candidates must be in their junior or senior level of undergraduate courses, a graduate student, or a recent graduate of either with a degree in international relations or related subjects; must have a strong academic record; and must be eligible to work at least 15 hours a week in the Pacific Council office in downtown Los Angeles – days are flexible. Candidates should have prior experience in a professional office setting, excellent written, oral communication and computer skills, strong attention to detail, resourcefulness and creativity, and the capacity to balance and efficiently prioritize a range of responsibilities. Interest in international policy and a commitment to the Pacific Council’s mission is critical.
Application & Submissions:
Applications must be submitted before July 23, 2012. Candidates identified as finalists will be notified by July 30 and interviewed by telephone or in person from July 30 to August 10. Internship offers will be extended no later than August 13, 2012.
No applications will be considered complete until the following items are received by the Pacific Council: a cover letter; an up to date resume; a complete copy of the internship application with references, and a short writing sample. When all four documents are completed the complete package should be sent in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading "[Last Name], [First Name]: [Term] Intern Application”. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
Key Dates & Deadlines:
• June 1, 2012 | Internship application process opens
• July 23, 2012 | Internship application deadline
• July 30, 2012 | Interviews extended to finalists
• August 13, 2012 | Finalists notified of awards
• Mid-Late August 2012 | Fall 2012 Internship Start
The Pacific Council on International Policy is an equal opportunity employer.