Friday, March 14, 2014

You Owe Us a Few Margaritas, Potentially

Friday, thankfully.  We hope you find something useful, great, relevant, life-changing, fun (see final entry in particular) or at least keeping-the-bills-paid in today's set.

The Public Religion Research Institute is actively seeking candidates for their Summer 2014 Research Communications Internship – for current undergrads majoring in journalism, communications, political science, religious studies, or related field

Administration for Community LivingSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: HHS-ACL-DE-14-1056408 – apply by Mar. 26

The Public Religion Research Institute is actively seeking candidates for their Summer 2014 Research Communications Internship – for current undergrads majoring in journalism, communications, political science, religious studies, or related field

Plenty of opportunities currently available with our friends at the Human Rights Campaign:
Audubon SocietyDirector, Climate Change Initiative – 10-15 years’ progressive, experience in government relations, advocacy, public relations, or other related field required, as is a working knowledge of climate change and clean energy policy and strong connections with leading experts in the field and with funders of climate change work.

At least 2 years of relevant work experience and fluency in French or German merit you consideration for Senior Producer/Office Manager at the DC outpost of Swiss Broadcasting.  June 1 start date envisioned.

City of Baltimore, MD:
Search DC location for some government relations-related Intern opportunities with Amgen

Develop a strategic communications plan aligned to organization's strategy that articulates stakeholder groups, key messaging, effective communication channels, and frequency for each group: that’s your life as Strategic Communications Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton – TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is also part of the bargain. 

United Nations Foundation
Global Giving seeks Unmarketing Intern – proven experience in social media, desire to change the world noted – apply by Mar. 31

This Director of Individual Giving post with the National Women’s Law Center would have been a fine fit for last Tuesday’s hefty-sized Development & Fundraising Jobs Special

Catholic University
Gilead SciencesManager, Federal Government Affairs – 5-7 years professional experience in public health & Capitol Hill/Executive Branch background move your resume to the top of the pile

American Legacy FoundationAdmin Assistant, Office of the President – low to mid $40k salary range with all-caps-so-they-really-mean-it EXCELLENT benefits promised

You have your choice of DC or San Francisco, CA as Vice President, Development (pdf) for ecoAmerica – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

Opportunities at local March Madness invitee American University:
Pew Charitable Trusts
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has a three-month position available for a Program Assistant to support their intern program – Spanish language proficiency deemed highly desirable

MicrosoftExecutive Assistant to the General Manager of Advertising and Strategy – fast-paced work environment promised and/or threatened

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Mystery large government integrator is looking for a Digital Content Writer to oversee the process of publishing content to the company’s external website – search managed by Profiles Placement

Intern opportunities at the lovely National Building Museum include PR, graphic design, video production, development and more – apply by Mar. 15

The Teaching Company, proud presenter of The Great Courses, seeks Social Media & Community Marketing Manager to join them in Chantilly.

United Way of the National Capitol AreaVice President of Communications – requires proven skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with reporters, editors and successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high impact placements.

Center for Health, Environment & JusticeInterns – general and communications categories

… and, finally, the super-great-fun-interesting job of the week (or of the year, perhaps): Chief Marketing Officer for the ThinkFoodGroup – sadly, you probably won’t be hired on quickly enough to comp us for Oyamel’s Tequila & Mezcal Festival, but we’ll be happy with a margarita or three at a later, sunnier date


Gordon said...

McBee Strategic - Communications Intern - #NotJustGettingCoffee

McBee Strategic, a cutting edge consulting firm in Washington, DC seeks a motivated, hard-working intern to perform a variety of tasks during the summer within the strategic communications division of McBee Strategic. The intern will work with multinational clients on public policy, public relations and brand management projects.

The ideal candidates bring outstanding written and oral communications skills, an interest in public relations and international policy, as well as strong academic, technology and research skills. The successful candidates will provide support to firm principals by conducting media and issue research, project and event support, report generation and various office tasks.

Those with a Communications and/or Journalism background are encouraged to apply. Public relations, digital media, design or marketing experience is a plus. For these tasks, the intern will be paid a competitive monthly stipend.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to Melinda Boisjolie at mboisjolie (at) with the subject “McBee Communications Internship.”

Learn more online at

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American Academy of Actuaries - Communications Internship with Stipend

The American Academy of Actuaries is seeking a communications intern for the summer of 2014. The intern will assist the Academy’s 8-person communications department with filing, copying, scanning, archiving, and data entry support, as well as web page proofing and some research.

Term: 8-10 weeks. Internship will start between April 28 and June 16 and consist of 320 hours by Aug. 30, 2014. Intern’s schedule will be set under the direction of the internship coordinator.


• Undergraduate student with an interest or academic major and strong grade point average (minimum 3.0) in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or a related field.

• Volunteer or paid experience working a newspaper, newsletter, magazine, organizational blog or Web site, or similar.

• Computer skills, including the ability to use/learn Office 2010.


• Statement of interest, including: applicant’s name, mailing address, and email address; desired internship start and end dates; type of degree(s) applicant has completed or is pursuing, name of degree-granting institution, and anticipated graduation date; academic advisor’s name, phone number and email address (if applicable); personal and/or academic goals for the internship; and description of what documentation, if any, will be needed at the conclusion of the internship, such as might be required to earn course credit, and due date and contact information for submitting documentation.

• Two writing samples. Samples produced for communication-related academic projects are acceptable.

Direct questions and submit application or resume by April 14, 2014, to HR Mgr., American

Academy of Actuaries, 1850 M Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036 or Email *Please note on your statement of interest/ cover letter the online job site where you viewed this posting. View our website at Acceptable files types for attachments include PDF, Word, and JPG.

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