Internship Descriptions

The J-1 Internship and Traineeship programs are intended to enhance participants’ understanding of US culture and society, and improve knowledge of their career and occupational fields through exposure to American methodologies, techniques and expertise.

International Relations, Political Science (social, economic, political affairs, finance, law)

Program or project research related to industry or policy analysis; report writing; planning, event organizing; preparing presentation materials; attending meetings; taking notes; disseminating information; collecting data for newsletters and press releases; assisting with databases, project reports, daily communication and administrative tasks.

Non-Profit Sector (Policy/Administration)

Understanding American non-profit sector and organizations and the way they function and manage various projects, fundraising, grant writing, nonprofit budgeting and accounting, program development and evaluation, public policy and volunteer programs. Observe major functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating, leading and controlling.  Interns may participate in the daily affairs of the nonprofit organization, doing research and including collecting data for grant proposals, planning and organizing events, helping with fundraising, donor research and development, assisting in managing various projects, human resources, finance, charitable grants, donations, project evaluations.

Business Administration

Participate in company’s business operations and activities such as business development, marketing, planning, research, customer service, financial administration, HR/personnel management and administration.

The J-1 Internship and Traineeship programs are intended to enhance participants’ understanding of US culture and society and improve knowledge of their career and occupational fields through exposure to American methodologies, techniques, and expertise.

TV Broadcasting and News Production

Technical aspects of television production from on-site camera work to post-production television editing, in digital format. PR with interviewees, attending events at official venues, conferences, seminars, embassy receptions strategically significant in the Washington metropolitan area for TV viewing. TV programming and on-air monitoring, including viewer ratings and statistics locating and interviewing guests for a TV program. Marketing, PR and promotions, mass media relations and database updating, as well as general administration related to programming.

Research and Editorial Production

Financial research on national economies, capital market research and different sectors. Meeting with and securing guests for programs, assisting in editing, assembling, copying and monitoring the distribution of the program to TV stations in the United States and for broadcast via satellite.

Media Research Projects, PR and Marketing, Management

All aspects of marketing, PR and promotions, mass media relations, networking, providing support for media requests and maintaining a press list. Scheduling, coordinating and tracking opportunities/meetings with media and corporate partners. Developing presentations and conducting research to prepare for meetings and market research for future projects, and for updating website content. Providing administrative support for completing project related tasks.

Marketing/Communications

Internet, non-traditional, viral, and corporate marketing. Interns may advance in marketing research, team projects, planning and organizing marketing campaign, fundraising events, preparing presentation materials, marketing kit, attending meetings, building customer relations, managing database, helping with daily correspondence and networking. Media outreach, print and digital communications, and corporate partnerships.

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