EMPLOYMENT
It is crucial to ensure that women's voices are heard and women leaders are fully engaged on policy decisions. At WFPG, we advance women's leadership and highlight their contributions through international issues and mentoring programs. WFPG convenes professionals from across disciplines and broadens the constituency for international affairs. WFPG has no job openings at this time, but internships are available year-round. Meet our interns!
 
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WFPG provides a wonderful introduction to office work, foreign policy, and Washington, DC...The opportunity to work as a Jack-of-all-trades' intern and learn several different tasks and skills is one of the strongest aspects of this internship.
- Sarah Craig, WFPG Intern Summer 2011
Princeton University, Class of 2014


INTERNSHIPS
General Internship:
WFPG is looking for three responsible and motivated interns to focus on planning and outreach for programs featuring international affairs officials and experts. In addition to assisting with our Author and Embassy Series programs, interns also contribute to Celebrating Women Leaders Benefit Luncheons. Interns will also research foreign policy topics before events, assist in media outreach and the production of our newsletter, update the WFPG database and webpage, and complete other office tasks as assigned. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two full days per week.

Communications and Website Internship:
WFPG is also looking for a specialized intern to focus on the production of WFPG newsletter and communication materials, media outreach, and webpage design/updates in addition to research and other general office duties. Communications interns also assist in production of materials for major fundraisers an update the WFPG brochure. Applicants must be available to work a minimum of two full days per week.

Special Benefits of Interning at WFPG:
Exposure to mid and senior-level professionals from across the international affairs field. Opportunities to learn more about international issues, leadership development and the operations of a small nonprofit. WFPG events and co-sponsored events are a great opportunity to get a feel for the way international issues are discussed, and to mingle with past and current women leaders. WFPG interns also have the privilege to attend other events in DC at the State Department, think tanks, and embassies.

Compensation:
Part-time internships are unpaid or for college credit. Full-time interns who commit to 3.5 months during the school year or 3 months during the summer are eligible for a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship. Our internship program is only open to US citizens and permanent residents or students who are eligible to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor visas.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter (including your availability), resume, two-page writing sample (short paper or excerpt), contact information for three references, and an unofficial copy of your transcript to:

Women's Foreign Policy Group
Attn: Ms. Kimberly Kahnhauser
1615 M St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036

Fax: 202-429-2630
Email: employment@wfpg.org

***Early applications are strongly encouraged***

Applicants under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Deadlines:
Spring - November 25th December 4
Summer - March 25th
Fall - August 8th
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