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Drink Up the Internships

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Internships

Drink up: WineAmerica is looking for a government affairs intern.

The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) is looking for a policy intern.

The Borgen Project, a campaign working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy, is looking for a part-time political affairs intern.

GDHLaw, a small law firm in Lanham, MD is looking for a legal intern, find out more here.

A Leesburg, VA based startup is looking for a intern interested in learning about paid content marketing here.

Interactive Strategies is accepting applications for its fall internship opportunities

The Truman National Security Project is accepting applications for its fall internship program also

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Get Sage Wisdom Through an Internship

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Internships

The American Association of Persons with Disabilities is seeking interns now. To find out more go here.

Achieving the Dream would like to help you achieve yours with a bunch of internship opportunities including: an accounting intern, a program and policy graduate intern, and an executive intern. Check out these opportunities here.

The Student Conservation Association is currently accepting applications for a theater management internship, which you can see here.

It looks like Alvarez and Marsal, an independent global professional services firm specializing in turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, and real estate advisory services, is currently accepting applications for a public sector intern. You can find out more here.

The National Women’s Law Center is seeking a Fall 2015 Development Intern here.

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants seeks a restaurant public relations intern.

Candice Nicole Public Relations seeks a public relations intern.

SAGE seeks an online library and reference publishing intern.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is looking for a marketing and communications intern.

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Hero Heads

Posted by on Sep 6, 2015 in Internships

People for the American Way are currently seeking an intern to learn from their communications and media relations department this fall. Check it out here.

Tech 2000, a company that deals with technology training and software application development is currently seeking an intern this fall for its Chief of Staff to the President and Head of Marketing & New Product Development. Find out more here.  They also seek an intern to learn from their Chief of Staff to the Chief Operating Officer, which you can read more about here.

Colin of Hero Heads, a new t-shirt brand with unique designs to celebrate your love for legends that inspire you, is looking for an intern, find out more here.

Tablelist, a platform that allows users to prepay and reserve VIP/bottle service at restaurants and clubs, is seeking a marketing and SEO intern. Find out more here.

The Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture is currently trying to fill at least one internship opportunity. Find out more here.

You can learn how climate change endangers health and help make a difference through this internship opportunity offered by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

ReThink Media is currently offering several internship positions aimed at talented undergraduate and graduate students in media, communications and journalism. Check them out here.

Citizens for Global Solutions is on the lookout for a government relations internship interested in a substantiate and challenging Washington, DC experience. You can check it out here.

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Get on Board an Internship

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in Internships

Are you looking for an internship in Washington, DC? Here are some opportunities that have popped up!

The U.S. Forest Service is currently seeking an intern to support the coordination of youth and veterans employment activities of the the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps. You can find a link on the MobilizeGreen website here.

As a consulting intern at Gallup, you could have an opportunity to learn more about how they advance clients’ businesses every day. Check out this opportunity here.

Between now and 9/8/15 the Executive Office of the President is seeking interns for their Office of Management and Budget. Find out more here.

Weiner Public Affairs is currently looking for an intern interested in learning more about politics and action. Found out more here.

The Earth Day Network is accepting applications for its fall Communication internships until October 1.

Congressman J. Randy Forbes is looking for a Press Intern.

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is currently seeking a Pathways Intern – application deadline is this Tuesday 9/8.

Your success is a train ride away – you could get on board this graduate intern position with Amtrak here.

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Take Pictures During Your Internship

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Internships

Steve JobsYou know what a lot of interns forget to do during their internship? Take pictures. You should take pictures during your internship?


Well, your internship is likely going to be part of your personal legend, your origin story. When you run for President and they do the documentary about how you got your start, you’re going to want to have some early photos of that time you started as an intern in XYZ place.

Some people will go back to the places where they got their start, when they are older, to recreate photos – but those are never as genuine or compelling.

Get some photos from the very beginning – your future self will thank you.

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Pay Attention to the CC During Your Internship

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Internships

Reply AllSo…this falls under the category of one of those habits/skills that most professionals should have in the workplace, but often don’t.

Which means, as an intern, this is something you should get used to doing from the get-go.

If you get an email in the workplace and the sender has added somebody to the cc line, there is probably a reason they have. Which means, when you reply, you should keep whoever is copied on the chain copied.

The only exceptions to this are:

1) When it’s a big group email and you obviously don’t want to cc 9000 people on your individual response.

2) When you are sure you understand why the person who has been cc’d has been cc’d, and you have a specific, good reason to leave them off the reply. If you leave them off the cc, it might even be worth explaining why you’ve done that in the text of the email.

Otherwise, it just seems like you’re being careless with the reply/reply-all button. Don’t be a careless intern; be a careful one!

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