Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:World Affairs Council of Oregon
position summary:

The World Affairs Council is seeking 2 volunteers and/or interns on a full-time or part-time basis to support its Programs on World Affairs. Programs on World Affairs is a department of the Council responsible for arranging approximately 40 public events, forums, and lectures annually. It also performs some of the groundwork for the International Speaker Series. Responsibilities include topic and speaker research, press relations, outreach, and maintaining and coordinating the organization’s website and newsletter. Volunteers/interns will have the opportunity to become familiar with the development and administration of programs for a non-profit educational organization and the challenge of broadening public understanding on a variety of international issues and foreign policy topics.

Salary / Pay Rate:Non- Paid Internship
Required Skills and Abilities:•Good proofing and writing skills. •Mature, professional manner on the phone and in person. •Interest in international affairs. •Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. database and DTP skills a plus. •Positive attitude, flexibility, reliability, and a sense of humor.
Qualifications:Preference is given to persons who are studying or have studied in the areas of International Affairs, Political Science, History, Public Affairs, Public Relations, Marketing, or related fields. Persons with career experience and sufficient time are encouraged to apply; there are also some slots for especially capable high school seniors.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
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