Job Opportunity: Development Assistant

Where: Children’s Hospital – Silver Spring, MD

As the nation’s children’s hospital, the mission of Children’s National Medical Center is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. They accomplish this by:

  • Providing a quality health care experience for our patients and families.
  • Improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.

The Development Assistant will perform administrative duties to support the Leadership Donor Relations team in project management and execution of stewardship and communication activities. The Development Assistant will support a team that is responsible to hospital and foundation leadership and to high-level VIPs, including international officials, donors, and associated parties in Washington, DC, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Responsibilities include:

  • Delegation visits to the UAE
  • Donor communications (annual stewardship report, international patient stories, progress reports, email outreach, etc.),
  • Embassy and hospital relations (visits, tours, trainings, and special appointments) for high-level officials, and Sheikh Zayed Institute and other UAE partnership projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Evidence of good writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Desire to work and grow in this profession is essential. 0-1+ years of similar experience, including volunteer/internship work.
  • Have strong organizational, writing and editing skills.
  • Have a strong work ethic and sense of accountability.
  • Be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under tight/changing deadlines.
  • Be a proactive communicator.
  • Be flexible and able to troubleshoot during times of high activity.
  • Be creative and have knowledge (or proactively acquire skills) in Microsoft Office Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Raiser’s Edge, Convio, Constant Contact, Adobe Acrobat Pro/ Illustrator/ Photoshop/ InDesign/ Lightroom, Apple Final Cut Pro/X/7/Motion, and other graphic design and multi-media programs.
  • Consistent delivery of the highest-quality standards in a deadline-oriented and fast-paced environment is required.

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Corporate Communications Intern

Job Description
Louis Berger’s corporate communications team oversees internal communications, media relations, social media, branding and web development for a global, multi-national corporation. The intern will contribute to the development of the company’s first global corporate communications department and will play an important support role in achieving the department’s overall objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Write internal and external news stories for publishing on the Intranet and the corporate website.
  • Reformat documents to adhere to Louis Berger’s current brand standards.
  • Assist with preparation of materials for industry award submissions.
  • Assist with development of social media content.
  • Provide administrative support for department purchases and expenses, including preparation of expense reports, reconciling credit card purchases, etc.

Required Skills

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Eagerness to learn fast, work smart and produce quality work.
  • A willingness to handle routine, repetitive tasks.
  • Knowledge of editing and English grammar rules.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to operate successfully both on independent assignments and as part of a team.

Availability to work at least three days per week and availability within two weeks of offer.

Desired Experience:

  • Knowledge of Associate Press style guidelines
  • Previous work or internship experience
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or French
  • Basic knowledge of SharePoint 2010
  • Basic understanding of design aesthetics and design software
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Internship Opportunity: Program Assistant Intern

The Mansfield Foundation offers full- and part-time unpaid internships in the spring, summer and fall for undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students interested in gaining first-hand experience working in an Asia-related public policy organization in Washington, D.C. Candidates should be available at least 3 days a week.

Internship Duties:

Interns may participate in a variety of activities, including research, writing, translation, and organizing meetings and events. Specific internship duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting background research for Mansfield Foundation programs
  • Proofreading and editing Mansfield Foundation publications and documents
  • Taking notes at internal meetings
  • Attending public meetings in the Washington, D.C., area and writing event summaries
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Assisting with program planning and logistics
  • Assisting in developing funding proposals
  • Updating the Mansfield Foundation’s database
  • Performing general administrative tasks (answering phones, photocopying, faxing etc.)
  • Metrocheks to offset the cost of your commute to and from the Mansfield Foundation offices
  • College credit if your university allows
  • Invitations to Asia-related programming and Foundation activities
  • Exposure to senior government, business and NGO leaders from the United States and various Asian countries
  • Professional development in a challenging environment that prepares interns for full-time employment in a professional setting.
  • Opportunity to gain experience in areas of office management, event planning, data collection, analysis, and professional writing development.

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated undergraduate, recent graduate or graduate student in good standing and with a strong interest or background in Asia-related issues or studies
  • Strong written and oral communications skills and attention to detail
  • Professional demeanor, excellent problem-solving skills, organizational abilities, and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Prior office experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Japanese, Chinese or Korean is desirable, but not mandatory

Application instructions

  • Cover Letter: Please detail why you want to intern at the Mansfield Foundation, your internship objectives and your career goals. Please also indicate your availability (start date, end date, days and hours you are available).
  • Résumé: Please list your complete educational and professional data and information about extracurricular activities.
  • Writing Sample: Please enclose a 3-5 page writing sample.
  • Two letters of reference: Each letter should address your interest and experience in Asia and public policy; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; and ability to work effectively as part of a team. At least one letter should be from a faculty member.

Application Deadlines:

Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis throughout the year depending on recruitment needs. Make sure to indicate which term you are applying for when sending in applications.

Summer Term: early June through late August.

Fall Term: early September through late December.

Spring Term: early January through late May.

Send complete applications to:

Ms. Elly Cho
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
1401 New York Ave. NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: (202) 347-3941
http://www.mansfieldfdn.org

Email is preferred however, fax or regular mail are also accepted.
No phone calls please.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Free Professional Head Shots!

When: Friday, April 24, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

The Center is offering free professional head shots! Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your time slot. You will be directed to a room where you may change, prep, and wait for your photo to be taken. Each session will last roughly 5 minutes. Photos will be prepped and emailed to you by the end of the next business day.

Scheduled appointments will occur between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Walk-ins will be accepted between 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

For additional information about this event contact Michelle Lopez-Mullins at mlopezmu@umd.edu.

Job Posting: OMSE Tutor

The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) is seeking tutors for ANSC 327 & BMGT 230.

The salary is contingent on experience with an anticipated schedule of 2 – 3 hours per week (maximum). The tutor will conduct either one-on-one or group tutorial sessions. The appointment runs until the end of the semester, with the possibility of a reappointment this fall.

The BMGT 230 tutor is required to work on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The time commitment for the ANSC 327 tutor TBD at a later time.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their resume and cover letter to Luis Gonzalez at lgonza11@umd.edu.

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Job Posting: ASCDU

Trying to find a summer job that’s fun and flexible? ASCDU is currently hiring tutors for this upcoming summer. They are looking for current juniors, seniors and/or graduate students to work with their team!

These are paid on campus positions. This job will provide you with the opportunity to help other students become successful independent learners. If you are interested in working with them this summer, please email the Program Coordinators at TERPTUTOR@UMD.EDU.

This job is open to international students.

Contact Courtney Hoffmann, ceh@umd.edu, with questions.