Jobs and Internships

Internships

The Committee seeks the help of two interns each semester. The Program and Congressional Relations Intern will support the Committee’s programmatic and congressional relations efforts while the Operations and Membership intern will support the Committee's operational and membership activities. Individuals who wish to gain a wide range of hands-on experiences and to learn about the individuals and organizations shaping the future of the international financial institutions are encouraged to apply. The internship pays a $500 stipend for each semester successfully completed. Preference will be given to those interested in completing more than one semester.

The Bretton Woods Committee is the non-partisan network of prominent global citizens, which works to demonstrate the value of international economic cooperation and to foster strong, effective Bretton Woods institutions as forces for global well-being.

The Committee is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose funding comes from individuals, companies and other organizations that support its mission and work. The Committee does not receive funding directly from the U.S. government or the Bretton Woods institutions.

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Internship: August 1
  • Spring Internship: December 1
  • Summer Internship: May 1


Program and Congressional Relations Internship Job Description

Responsibilities may include:

  • Research and create background materials for Committee staff and leadership on key issues and institutions in international trade, finance, and development.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Committee programs including researching and developing program themes and topics; drafting background and promotional materials; creating speaker preparatory materials and invitations; and logistics support.
  • Support the Committee’s congressional relations strategy including legislative tracking, relevant issue research, and congressional event logistics support.
  • Support the Committee’s digital communication strategy including content creation and process development to improve the Committee’s website and social media communications.
  • Support the Committee's program invitation lists by researching high-level leaders in the fields of international finance, trade, and development.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Committee’s internal and external communication tools including its quarterly newsletter and other member communications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Graduate student or recent graduate in international business, finance, economics, development, political science, or related fields who has:

  • Previous office experience. Previous Capitol Hill experience is strongly preferred.
  • A healthy awareness of companies, government actors, and other organizations involved in global finance, trade and development activities.
  • A self-driven nature and demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office. Above average knowledge of social media, including Twitter, Linkedin, Drupal, and/or basic HTML helpful but not required.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter addressed to Program Associate, and writing sample (2 pages maximum) by email to jobs@brettonwoods.org with subject line: BWC Program Intern Candidate. Please include your desired beginning and end dates and available number of hours per week in your cover letter.

Operations and Membership Internship Job Description

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in the execution of Committee programs and events by providing both administrative and logistical support to the Operations Manager both in the lead up to an event and on the day-of an event.
  • Support the Committee's membership recruitment strategy by researching high-level leaders in the fields of international finance, trade, and development and by assisting with the membership invitation of prospective candidates through a yearly mailing.
  • Support the Committee’s yearly fundraising cycle by reviewing materials and documents and by assisting with the compilation and mailing of fundraising materials.
  • Support the Committee’s communications by researching current member information and by periodically engaging with members via e-mail and telephone in order to update contact information as deemed necessary by the Operations Manager.
  • Support the Committee’s operational infrastructure by assisting the Operations Manager carry out projects that increase operational efficiency and level of organization in regards to the Committee’s website, CRM database, and photo and video storage, and others as assigned.
  • Support the daily administrative tasks of the office including data entry, mailings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be a college senior, recent graduate, or graduate student (graduate students preffered) in a field related to international business, business administration/management, non-profit management, business development, finance, economics, international development/affairs, political science, or a related fields who has:

  • A healthy awareness of companies, government actors, international financial institutions, and other organizations involved in global finance, trade and development activities.
  • Previous office experience.
  • A strong attention to detail and ability to stay organized.
  • A self-driven nature and demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office. Knowledge of social media, Drupal, and/or basic HTML helpful but not required.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter addressed to Operations Manager, and writing sample (2 pages maximum) by email to jobs@brettonwoods.org with subject line: BWC Operations Intern Candidate. Please indicate your desired beginning and end dates, and your available number of hours per week in your cover letter.


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