Internships


International Communications & Event Planning Intern (Spring 2019)

Location: Washington DC
Hours: Part-time internship (minimum 20 hours per week), begins early January ends mid June, flexible hours
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend OR school credit
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 Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff on event planning and promotion for the 2019 Experiential Learning Summit in India, 2019 GBSN Annual Conference in Portugal 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 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
  • Assist with logistics and outreach for the 2019 Annual Conference and other events
  • Assist with maintenance of website and online community
  • Assist with the development of the GBSN member online portal 
  • Assist with the design and development of organization publications
  • Design and update marketing materials
  • Communications with member schools
  • Media Tracking
  • Assist with the development of marketing strategy for GBSN activities
  • Assist with maintenance of Salesforce database
  • 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.

International Network Engagement Intern (Spring 2019)

Location: Washington DC
Hours:
Part-time internship (approximately 20 hours per week) begins early January ends mid June. Flexible hours.
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend OR school credit
Required Education:
 Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in international development/affairs, business, higher education, other relevant field
Categories: Project Management, Research & Surveys, Data Analytics, Reporting and Relationship Building, 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, higher education, capacity building. 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 Network Engagement Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff in providing support for Members’ projects and assist in Member engagement and recruitment.

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

Salesforce support:

  • Assist in the revision and update of GBSN’s Salesforce platform including data cleanup and settings
  • Ensure that all of GBSN’s Members contacts and bio info are as accurate as possible in the platform
  • Provide support to GBSN’s staff in keeping member-related information and activity up to date
  • Assist in generating insightful Salesforce activity reports

Member & Network Engagement Support:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support for GBSN Members projects and engagement initiatives
  • Help research topics and speakers for GBSN’s conference, webinars, summits, member networking gatherings and other events
  • Assist in tracking Network and Membership engagement
  • Assist in tracking membership recruitment efforts
  • Support the execution of GBSN webinars
  • Help keep GBSN’ website/blog/ opportunities board up to date on external events, opportunities and member updates
  • 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
  • Strong interest in higher education, international development, relationship building, research and project management
  • Experience with developing & emerging world contexts
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, Salesforce, WordPress and Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Authorization to work in the US

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.

How 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.