The Council fellowship is ideally suited for a recent college graduate looking for a significant work experience while taking a year to apply to graduate school or while looking for a permanent position. The fellow is an integral part of the CTWAC staff on a daily basis and has the opportunity to develop a wide range of skill sets. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills alongside a strong knowledge and interest in international affairs. Previous office experience and knowledge of database management are desirable. Fellows should also be available for 9-12 months depending on start date, preferably from June-June. Please note that is a 30+ hours a week commitment.
- Managing the council’s membership records
- Assisting in program planning and implementation
- Being on-site to help with most of the council’s programs
- Working on public relations efforts and social media initiatives
- Providing marketing support to the council
The education assistant helps prepare and plan the Council’s educational programs, including Model United Nations. Candidates must have interest in global education, excellent organizational skills, and be able to help the Council on the actual days of the Model U.N. on site (these dates vary by year). Previous experience participating in a Model U.N. program is desirable. Interns are expected to work 15-20 hours per week.
- Assist the educational director on all education program initiatives
- Work with the educational director to coordinate the Model U.N. program
- Develop a variety of materials for the Model U.N. program
- Communicate with faculty advisors and students about the Model U.N.
- Arrange and attend student appointments at U.N. missions in NYC (fall interns)
- Assist the council on-site at the Model U.N. program (fall and/or spring interns)
- Work on post program uation and data compilation for the Model United Nations (spring and/or summer interns)
The program assistant aides in the planning and delivery of all CTWAC programs. The program assistant must demonstrate knowledge of global affairs and is expected to attend all CTWAC programs during their internship. Candidates must be organized and able to learn and adapt quickly, possess excellent communication skills, and be able to multi-task. They must also have excellent writing skills, and be able to work 15-20 hours per week. Prior office experience is highly desirable.
- Assist the program director in coordinating event logistics, including developing outreach strategies, booking venues, overseeing details of event production, and event registration
- Be present on-site for events to help with program logistics
- Prepare a variety of program materials
Marketing, Communications, and Media Assistant
The marketing, communications, and media assistant works assists with the Council’s marketing initiatives and helps grow the Council’s online profile. The intern is responsible for communicating with members about CTWAC activities and fostering the exchange of ideas via posts, tweets, and blogs. Candidates should be creative, have experience with social media platforms, and possess excellent communication skills. Experience with web design is desirable. Interns should expect to work 15-20 hours per week.
- Create an email newsletter and develop a monthly e-newsletter
- Develop press materials and conduct outreach with the local press
- Update the Council’s profile on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube
- Develop marketing and outreach materials and conduct marketing research
- Populate web content and maintain the Council’s website
- Manage the Council’s photography collection by archiving, editing, and posting photographs
- Explore new ways to utilize social media platforms