Public Relations and Communications Assistant Internship Application - 2014

Learn while giving back as an intern.

The 1947 Partition Archive is now accepting applications for our internships program. We seek bright and enthusiastic interns interested in gaining field experience. We currently have positions available in several fields, one of which is listed below. Applicants should be serious, highly motivated and have the necessary experience as listed below. Interns will be paired with an experienced mentor in their area of concentration.

At present, we only offer unpaid volunteer internships, intended for the applicant to gain field experience. Interns are encouraged to seek course credit through their colleges or universities.

Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as a guaranteed reference. References will only be provided to those who satisfactorily complete their internship term. Experience or knowledge in South Asian studies is not necessary, however we do require some task specific experience for certain positions.

    Job Description

    o Be the organization's voice and communicate directly with the public o Respond to inquiries on behalf of the organization o Communicate with constituency; clarify policies and methodologies o Maintain logs and databases of communication o Manage communications with local Bay Area Interviewers o Learn to organize executive meetings, meeting minutes and notes.

    Job Requirements

    o Strong communication and writing skills o Experience working with databases o Strong interpersonal communication skills, empathy, understanding and warmth o Experience working within a multicultural setting a plus but not required o Strong passion for preserving history and supporting our mission

    Internship Time Period

    This position starts in March 2014. Minimum 15 hours each week.

    Internship Expectations

    Interns are expected to develop ownership of their projects and encouraged to develop creative solutions. Intern must have a strong passion for and dedication to our mission and goals. Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as guaranteed references for those who complete their internship term. Successful interns, at the end of their tenure, will be considered for any paid positions that may be available. This internship is unpaid but interns may apply for credit or funding through their college or university. For this position, you will learn to communicate with diverse constituencies and learn how a nonprofit startup functions. All interns will be working at the UC Berkeley Skydeck which has amazing 360 degree views of the bay area, and be taking part in a crucial and exciting stage for 1947 Partition Archive.

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    Education

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    IMPORTANT: Send your resume to internships@1947partitionarchive.org to be considered