Cultural Exchange Intern

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Cultural Exchange Intern

Date Posted:

January 10, 2018

The American Immigration Council is a non-profit organization established to increase public understanding of immigration law and policy, advocate for the just and fair administration of our immigration laws, protect the legal rights of noncitizens, and educate the public about the enduring contributions of America’s immigrants.

Your Role

The Cultural Exchange program is embarking on exciting times with the implementation of a new CRM and application database and is looking for a bright, go-getter intern to help us with the transition. The Intern will support the Program and Development Managers. As with all positions at the Council, this position requires commitment to the Council’s mission.

In this role, you will contribute by:

  • Assisting in the development of a new application database. You will perform data maintenance, and data resolution through the identification of duplicated or missing constituent data.
  • Researching, reestablishing and maintaining the Council’s Cultural Exchange program social media presence, draft J-1 Journeys blog post concepts.
  • Assisting in updating the Council Cultural Exchange program website with high priority on user experience.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving software related issues.
  • Collaborating with team members on special projects.
  • Assisting with general administrative and support duties assigned.

Internship Requirements

Strong intern applicants have a passion for making a difference in the lives of immigrants and meet the following requirements: 

  • Interns must currently be enrolled in college or graduate school or have a bachelor's degree 
    Self-starter who can take general direction and produce work product
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office and databases
  • Knowledge of databases, preferably Salesforce
  • Basic knowledge of html and JavaScript
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent in time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Able to maintain highest level of ethical conduct, confidentiality, and integrity

This internship is a paid internship and course credit can be arranged. The preferred time commitment is up to 25 hours per week for 16 weeks (part-time). A flexible but dedicated schedule is required. Interns must pass a criminal background check. The position is located in our Washington, D.C., office.

To Apply

We encourage qualified applicants to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:  [email protected].  Cover letter will be used as a writing sample and should include a response to the following: Why do you want to work for the American Immigration Council?  How can you contribute to the work and overall mission of the American Immigration Council?  

Direct Hire ONLY.  No calls, please.

The American Immigration Council is an equal opportunity employer regardless of a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, sex, gender expression or identity, or sexual orientation.

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