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The Kuwait-America Foundation has multiple full- and part-time paid internships available beginning in May. All interns will observe first-hand the workings of a non-profit organization in the heart of Washington, D.C. and will have the opportunity to meet prominent local and national political figures and community leaders.

Description

Intern positions are available for Spring/Summer nternships with flexible start and end dates. Interns work primarily on the “Do the Write Thing” Challenge Program with a special focus on the National Recognition Week held in July.

Duties Include

  • Helping plan and administer the Washington, D.C. “Do the Write Thing” local ceremony held in June
  • Helping select candidates for the Washington, D.C. “Do the Write Thing” Internship Program
  • Helping plan and administer the National Recognition Week held in July
  • Scheduling meetings with Congressional Representatives for National Recognition Week attendees and leading the various delegations to their respective meetings
  • Helping maintain and update both the Kuwait-America Foundation and the “Do the Write Thing” websites
  • Performing routine administrative tasks including photocopying, filing, faxing, and mailing
  • Maintaining and updating KAF’s database

Qualifications

  • Open to college and graduate students, or individuals with at least 1-2 years work experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to balance multiple deadlines and complete tasks assigned on short, but reasonable notice
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure without close supervision
  • Ability to get along well with people from diverse backgrounds

To apply, please submit a resume, three (3) references, and a cover letter detailing your previous experience and why you would like to work at the Kuwait-America Foundation to info@kuwaitamerica.org, referencing summer internship in the subject line, or by fax at 202.293.4485 attention Executive Director.