Program Internship

Network 20/20
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Aug-14-2022
  • Posted
    Jul 26

Position description

Mission  

Network 20/20 is an inclusive, international community that bridges the gap between the private sector and foreign policy worlds. We leverage entrepreneurial, established, and emerging leaders to drive innovative research and solutions critical to impacting foreign policy challenges. 

 

Description  

We are currently seeking a program intern who is a highly energetic, tactful, and engaging self-starter. The intern will work closely with the Network 20/20’s team to undertake various projects related to our briefing series, foreign affairs discussion groups, innovators awards in global affairs benefit, networking, outreach, and other ongoing projects.  

 

While the intern will focus on program and the above-mentioned projects, the internship is designed so they will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training in many aspects of Network 20/20’s program and learn about the operations of a small nonprofit organization. 

 

This internship will commence in September and end in December, with the possibility to extend it until December. It requires a commitment of three days a week (which can be arranged between you and Network 20/20 prior to your first day in the office). The internship is virtual however the intern will be required to attend New York City-based in-person events on an ad-hoc basis. Candidates that are interested in applying should be based in the tri-state area as travel expenses to NYC will not be reimbursed. A stipend is provided. 

 

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Work with the Associate Program Director (APD) to assist in the preparations for the upcoming briefing series season. This includes research on potential topics and speakers for the upcoming events, drafting event notices, drafting letters of invitation, familiarizing yourself with the organization’s CRM, supporting staff with logistics prior to events  

  • Provide analytical input to the APD on global developments that could be topics to address in the briefing program  

  • Support Network 20/20 President in planning and preparing for the Innovator Awards in Global Affairs Benefit 

  • Membership engagement and outreach 

  • Record and organize information relating to Network 20/20’s membership in Network 20/20’s CRM system 

  • Various administrative tasks related to communications and Network 20/20, as needed 

  • Attend Network 20/20 online and in-person events 

Qualifications

Requirements 

  • Passion for and understanding of international affairs 

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills; experience working across cultures 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  

  • Ability to work independently as well as closely with a team  

  • Excellent attention to detail, good organizational abilities, and general office skills  

  • Previous internship or related experience in program management, research, event logistics is a plus 

  • Experience working with Wordpress and design programs is a plus 

  • U.S. work permit is required  

Application instructions

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample/design portfolio (optional) to [email protected], and kindly note that your application will not be considered if you do not send all of the required documents. Please include your name in the subject line.