Congressional Relations Digital and Graphic Design Fall Internship
The Office of Congressional Relations at the Wilson Center seeks an energetic and self-motivated student or recent graduate interested in graphic design, and digital marketing for an internship. Consistently ranked as one of the top think tanks in the world, the Wilson Center provides opportunities for hands on experience working on a wide range of issues that impact today’s public policy debates. Congressional Relations produces events, podcasts and briefings for congressional staff and Members of Congress, as well as producing informational documents that convey information graphically and textually.
This internship will provide opportunities for the selected candidate to produce materials that will consistently be seen by Members of Congress and their staffs . This will provide ample opportunities to increase credits and portfolios - ranging from podcasting graphics, social media graphics, one-pager documents, advertisements and other projects -- all within a fun, inclusive, and idea-loving team! Applicants who are selected for an interview will be asked to submit a graphic portfolio.
Duties may include:
- Work in the development of graphic event flyers and invitations
- Help in the production of email and social media marketing
- Synthesize event context and congressional testimony into eye catching informational one and two pagers
- Assist in developing a digital marketing strategy for the Wilson Center’s Congressional Relations.
- Assist staff in preparing public briefings and Foreign Policy Fellowship Program sessions and events, including managing mailing lists, RSVPs, and setup
- Work with the Congressional Relations department to strategize outreach to Capitol Hill in order to maximize the visibility of Wilson Center programs and research
- Assist with the research and production of Need to Know podcast
- Administrative and other duties as assigned
Interns must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within one calendar year of internship start date), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program (within the next year). Non-degree seeking students are ineligible.
International students who hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization are eligible. All international students must obtain written permission from their Designated School Official or Responsible Visa Officer at their university stating that they are in valid immigration status and eligible to do an internship at the Center. The Wilson Center is an equal opportunity employer and follows equal opportunity employment guidelines in the selection of its interns.
Applicants MUST submit a graphic portfolio in order to be considered for the position.
Internships will run between 8 to 12 weeks based upon agreement between the applicant and the Congressional Relations staff.
The position is a REMOTE position and the applicant will not be asked to physically be in Washington, D.C..
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