Internships


International Program Development Intern (Fall 2018)

Location: Washington DC
Hours:
Part-time internship (approximately 16 hours per week) begins mid August ends early December. Flexible hours.
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend OR school credit
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 International Program Development Intern will have the opportunity to support organizational growth through the development of a funding pipeline. He/or she will work closely with GBSN staff, member schools and partners to research funding opportunities and collaborate on grant proposals. Additionally, the intern will support program administration for existing capacity building programs.

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

  • Research foundations, corporations and government funding and grant opportunities
  • Track and maintain calendar of potential funding opportunities and grant applications deadlines
  • Report on upcoming opportunities
  • Draft letters of inquiry and portions of grant proposals and program concepts
  • Prepare and collect attachments to accompany proposals and reports to institutional donors
  • Other program development and administrative support as needed

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 international development, higher education, and/or program management
  • Proficiency with Mac OS and Microsoft Office Suite 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.

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.

International Communications & Event Planning Intern (Summer 2018)

Location: Washington DC
Hours: Part-time internship (minimum 16 hours per week), begins mid August ends early December, 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, promotion and follow-up for the 2018 GBSN Annual Conference 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 2018 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
  • Communications with member schools
  • Media Tracking
  • Assist with the development 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.