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EXCLUSIVE W&M INTERNSHIP WITH PRESERVATION50
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide administrative support for Preservation50 Working Groups (scheduling, notes/minutes, emails, etc.)
- Assist the programs manager in keeping track of deliverables and help answer questions
- from Working Groups
- Schedule, plan and run Working Group conference calls
- Plan and design programming
- Conduct research and analysis
- Draft articles, press releases, blog posts and other content
- Perform other duties as necessary
Skills and Qualifications:
- Creativity and a positive attitude
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to work efficiently and collegially in a collaborative team environment
- Ability to organize and manage many tasks concurrently
- Ability to self-start and work independently
- A demonstrated interest in cultural heritage and/or historic preservation
- A demonstrated commitment to the public interest
- Excellent sense of humor and proficient pun-making ability
Applicant must be:
- Rising college junior or senior at William & Mary. We expect this position would appeal to students who are majoring or have an interest in history, archaeology, historic preservation, or cultural resources management, but welcome applicants from all fields.
- Prepared to work 40 hours per week over the course of a ten-week period. Start and end
- dates are flexible.
- Based in the Washington, DC area in Summer 2015.
The successful applicant will be compensated at a rate of $10.50/hr, and will work both at home and with colleagues in convenient work spaces, as needed.
Interested applicants should apply through TribeCareers AND submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial college transcipt to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2015. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Administrative Assistant at Open Society Foundations Public Health Program
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Civil Rights Specialist with the Virginia Department of Transportation
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Regional Alumni Engagement Coordinator at William and Mary
Recent and soon-to-be grads: Want to work for W&M?
Log into TribeCareers.wm.edu to apply for this! http://bit.ly/1NfYtAV
The Regional Alumni Engagement Coordinator supports Alumni Engagement, Regional and International Advancement teams both on campus and in the assigned region.
Under general supervision, reporting to the Senior Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, the Coordinator’s primary focus is to manage regional volunteers, develop and deliver strategic engagement opportunities and programming to engage regional alumni, and act as an alumni ambassador of William & Mary in the assigned region to strengthen the lifelong ties alumni have to their alma mater.
Specific responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Assist in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of alumni volunteers to significantly increase alumni engagement.
- Provide pre-planning and onsite management of assigned engagement opportunities and programming. Manage programming evites and newsletters via email and mail. Create the pre and post-event documents for distribution to and review by William & Mary and University Advancement staff.
- Acts as liaison between constituent offices and University Advancement teams and outside vendors. Serves as a primary liaison to regional alumni chapters, including providing chapter and volunteer training.
- Attend chapter board meetings and act as representative on various chapter boards. Monitors creation and execution of annual reporting activity, strategic plans and budgeting for chapters.
- Assists in survey process (to include distribution of surveys, compiling of data, producing metrics and benchmarking data) to analyze the effectiveness and progress of regional programs.
Intern at the U.S. Energy Information Administration communications office
Full-time communications summer interns are needed to support our work with the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s award-winning Office of Communications. We are looking for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in communications, public affairs, graphic design/film/media arts, or web design/development.
Duties may include:
- Write and/or edit articles, stories, copy, and content with a clear understanding of tone, audience, and readability
- Develop, edit, and/or maintain web pages and web applications
- Create and post social media content; help promote EIA’s social media presence
- Conduct audience / user research and analysis to include web traffic analysis, one-on-one interviews, focus groups, usability testing, surveys, campaign analysis, contextual inquiry, etc.
- Produce/implement digital videos, podcasts, webinars, audio slide shows, e-learning modules, etc. for both external and internal audiences
- Create compelling visuals, to include infographics, data visualizations, illustrations, photography manipulation, for website pages and diverse marketing collateral
- Support event planning and implementation.
Interns will be paid up to $20 per hour, commensurate with experience and skills, and work onsite at the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters. Please send resume and several examples of your work to Jocelyn Brannan at: email@example.com.
Field Representative for a Maryland Democrat
A Maryland Democrat is seeking a high energy, highly-organized, and detail
oriented Field Representative for his District Office.
- Serve as the official representative for the Member in the local community.
- Act as liaison with federal, district, and local government agencies, political officials, and other community organizations to form effective relationships for the Member.
- Monitor and update the Member and District Directors on district and local issues of importance.
- Staff and provide logistical support for scheduled district meetings and events for the Member.
- Assess local and casework related issues for problems requiring possible legislative action; make recommendations to the District Directors and Chief of Staff.
- Answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.
- Provide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until a resolution is reached.
- Train and supervise a staff of Interns to handle routine Office matters, such as incoming correspondence, visitors, telephone calls, and other issues that may arise.
- Thoroughness and careful attention to detail.
- Ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities.
- Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of
- casework responsibilities.
- Availability to work long hours, including nights and weekends, if needed.
- Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Thorough knowledge of legislative process.
- Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved.
- A working knowledge of the VA and military issues are preferred, but not required.
- Maryland ties are a plus.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To
apply, please email a resume and cover letter to MD06Jobs@mail.house.gov.
No phone calls are walk-ins please.
Staff Assistant for House Committee on Ethics
Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include:
answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee
correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee
meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a
non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of
Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants
must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner;
good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to
work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment
in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily
tasks and projects.
Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Coordinator with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
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Junior Analyst at the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget
For more information about this position, see the job description via this link: http://bit.ly/1bGZzV2
SIZEMORE FELLOWSHIP FOR JOURNALISM GRADUATE SCHOOL
Graduating seniors who plan to attend journalism graduate school in fall 2015 are eligible to apply for this $17,500 award. Applications are due by noon on Friday, May 8.
This fellowship has been created through the generosity of William & Mary alumni Mason and Connie Sizemore. Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan to enroll in a graduate school of journalism in the fall of 2015. The recipient will receive a $17,500 award.
Applicants must submit 1 set of the following materials (paper-clipped, no staples) to the Charles Center (Blow Hall) by 12 noon on Friday May 8, 2015:
- A curriculum vitae
- A Banner transcript (must include spring 2015 course registration)
- 3 writing samples (articles, essays, etc.)
- A copy of an acceptance letter to a graduate School of Journalism
- A personal statement (2 pages, double spaced) describing your experience in journalism up to this point, your career plans, and why you have chosen the graduate school you will be attending.
Applicants must also submit one letter of recommendation from a William and Mary faculty member, in a sealed envelope with signature across the seal, along with the rest of the application.
Contact Lisa Grimes (email@example.com) with questions.