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Marketing & Communications Intern

Who Are You? 

You are a dynamic self-starter with an enthusiasm for Communications looking for a 10-week summer internship opportunity for 20 hours a week from late-May to mid-August (Start and end dates are flexible based on the best candidate’s schedule and academic requirements) 

You could work fully remotely or in a hybrid way in the Washington, DC metro area or Atlanta, GA. (Eastern Time Zone strongly preferred) 

As long as you are interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t perfectly check every qualification below. 

You have coursework, direct experience, and/or demonstrated passion for at least one of the following areas:  
  • Marketing/Communications 
  • Journalism 
  • Digital Engagement/Advocacy  
  • International Education/Exchange 
  • Nonprofit Administration 

What Will You Be Doing? 
  • Overall Responsibility  
Reporting directly to the Digital Communications Manager, the Marketing & Communications Intern will support and contribute to the organization’s strategic communications goals. 
  • Content Collection  
Gather content by interviewing program participants, alumni, and staff as well as catalogue photos and other archival materials 
  • Content Production  
Create written and visual content for website, social media, email, and manage social media accounts by scheduling posts, monitoring inboxes, and responding to comments and messages 
  • Administrative Assistance  
Plan and execute digital fundraising campaigns and audit organizational collateral for brand compliance 

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Who Are We?   
Founded in 1963, Cultural Vistas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that leverages the power of international exchange to connect lives, enhance global skills, and drive positive change. The Cultural Vistas' External Relations Team exists to announce, celebrate, and magnify the possibilities of the organization, its partners, participants, and supporters through fundraising, marketing/communications, and alumni engagement.

Every year, we implement dozens of exchange programs and career development opportunities that empower individuals and institutions to strengthen their critical thinking skills, appreciation of diversity, collaborative networks, and inclusive mindset to approach complex challenges. 
Our programs inspire curious, culturally competent, and engaged leaders equipped to navigate our complex and ever-changing world.  
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We believe that everyone should be fairly rewarded for their talent and hard work, including short-term interns. At Cultural Vistas, you will be compensated at $17 / hour! Additionally, you will have the option to take advantage of other generous benefits like PTO/Sick days and paid holidays.
Transferrable Skills 
This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience working for an established – yet innovative – nonprofit with a global reach! 
#1: Critical Thinking  
With a strong focus on digital communications, you will apply strategic problem-solving skills in constructing innovative, effective, informative, and persuasive copy and creative for various internal and external audiences. 
#2: Appreciation of Diversity  
You will learn about ethical considerations in nonprofit communications, including issues related to hierarchical power dynamics; intercultural competency; accessibility best practices in both copywriting and design. 
#3: Strong Networks for Collaboration  
By working across the organization and with a diverse array of stakeholders, you will strengthen interpersonal and intercultural communications skills that enhance the quality of both team and individual project outcomes. 
#4: Global Mindset and Influence  
You will develop a deeper appreciation for the ways in which communication is shaped by, and in turn shapes, audiences’ lived experiences based on their social and cultural demographics as well the methods used in disseminating information.