Internships


Title: International Communications & Event Planning Intern

Location: Washington DC
Hours: Part-time internship (minimum 16 hours per week), begins end of August ends mid December, flexible hours
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend
Required Education: Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in event planning, communications, web design, international development/affairs, business, non-profit management, other relevant field
Categories: Event Planning, Web Design, Communications, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Marketing
Contact: Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org. No phone calls please.

Description:

The Global Business School Network’s internship program is an integral part of the organization. Interns are actively involved in all areas of the organization and play a vital role in day-to-day operations. GBSN seeks interns who are well-organized team players with a commitment to and interest in international development, non-profits, event planning and/or communications. Interning with GBSN is a great way to gain real world experience that prepares you for a career in non-profit management, international development, communications, business, or many other avenues.

The Communications & Event Planning Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff on planning, promotion and administration for the 2017 GBSN Annual Conference (Intersections of Business Education and Economic Development – Washington D.C. Nov 1-3, 2017) and other special network events. This will include maintaining a web presence, working on designing marketing and conference materials, and researching promotional opportunities. Additionally, the Communications & Event Planning Intern will have the opportunity to work on projects involving website development, marketing design and strategic planning, allowing for valuable experience in the field of communications.

Responsibilities (projects will be dependent on organizational needs and intern’s interests and abilities):

  • Support GBSN staff
  • Write/Edit/Compile articles and other content for GBSN newsletter, blog, website and social media
  • Assist with media outreach for 2017 Annual Conference
  • Assist with logistics and promotion for the 2017 Annual Conference and other events
  • Assist with maintenance of website and online community
  • Assist with the design and development of organization publications
  • Design and update marketing materials
  • Assist with communications with member schools
  • Media Tracking
  • Assist with the execution of marketing strategy for GBSN activities
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive material utilized throughout the internship
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties

Qualifications:

  • Office experience and fluency in English required
  • Maturity to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strict attention to detail and ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing goals and objectives
  • Ability to explore new technologies and quickly acquire new tech skills
  • General interest in social media, online communications and/or visual communications
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, DreamWeaver, Photoshop, InDesign, and SalesForce preferred
  • Experience with graphic design, video editing and/or html is a plus

Benefits:

To increase the student’s knowledge and abilities in nonprofit public relations, event planning, marketing, web development and outreach. GBSN offers a comfortable, creative work environment that welcomes diversity.

To Apply:

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org

  • Cover letter that indicates how you learned of the internship and details your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Brief Writing Sample (no more than two pages)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please. GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title: International Programs Intern

Location: Washington DC
Hours: Part-time internship (approximately 16 hours per week) begins early January ends late June, flexible hours
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend
Required Education: Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in international development/affairs, business, non-profit management, higher education administration, other relevant field
Categories: Program Management, Logistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Reporting
Contact: Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org. No phone calls please.

Description:

The Global Business School Network’s internship program is an integral part of the organization. Interns are actively involved in all areas of the organization and play a vital role in day-to-day operations. GBSN seeks interns who are well-organized team players, with a commitment to and interest in international development, non-profits, program management and/or higher education. Interning with GBSN is a great way to gain real world experience that prepares you for a career in non-profit management, international development, communications, business, or many other avenues.

The Programs Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff, member schools and consultants on implementing international programs that build management education capacity for the developing world. This will include providing logistical support for programs, data analysis, research, writing reports, and tracking activities and leads. Additionally, the programs intern may have the opportunity to work on projects involving proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation, grant reporting, and program design allowing for valuable experience in the field of international development and program management.

Responsibilities (projects will be dependent on organizational needs and intern’s interests and abilities):

  • Support GBSN staff
  • Research funding opportunities and subject-matter resources
  • Coordinate logistics for program activities
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Write reports on program activities
  • Maintain program and proposal trackers and calendars
  • Assist with the design and development of program activities
  • Communicate with program consultants and partners
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive material utilized throughout the internship
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties

Qualifications:

  • Office experience and fluency in English required
  • Maturity to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strict attention to detail and ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing goals and objectives
  • Ability to explore new technologies and quickly acquire new tech skills
  • General interest in higher education, international development and/or program management
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, Microsoft Office Suite, and SalesForce preferred
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

Benefits

: To increase the student’s knowledge and abilities in nonprofit international development, higher education administration and program management. GBSN offers a comfortable, creative work environment that welcomes diversity.

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org

  • Cover letter that indicates how you learned of the internship and details your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Brief Writing Sample (no more than two pages)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please. GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.