Saturday, November 28, 2015

Department:  Community and Economic Development, International Relations Division;

Phoenix Sister Cities                          

Internship Start Date:  January 4th, 2016




Assistant to the President/CEO and/or Vice President

  • Drafting letters
  • Creating forms and documents
  • Compiling manuals and lesson plans
  • Designing flyers
  • Organizing events and meetings
  • Event planning
  • Working with staff on a variety of projects
  • Attending meetings
  • Corresponding with international counterparts
  • Conducting research
  • International delegations and providing protocol services
  • Hiring process for next semester Interns, including marketing positions, conducting interviews, and inclusion in the selection process
  • Various tasks as assigned


Website and Newsletter Manager

  • Email marketing
  • Website development
  • Newsletter editor
  • Working with staff on a variety of projects
  • Various tasks as assigned
  • Additional desired skills: Joomla, Microsoft Publisher, and Mail Chimp experience


Assistant to the Youth and Education Programs Manager

  • All phases of the Youth Ambassador Exchange Program including marketing, coordinating international travel, hosting calendars, fundraising and interviews.
  • All phases of the Teach Abroad Program including marketing, processing applications, serving on the selection panel and helping prepare program participants for departure.
  • Event Planning
  • Protocol Letter Writing
  • Correspondence
  • Assist in curriculum development
  • Additional desired skills: Experience working with youth, creative


Requirements– List any mandatory requirements or preferences related to education, experience, knowledge, skills, etc. 


Must be a college student or recent graduate with a strong interest in non-profits agencies, event planning, international business, communications, cultural diversity, economics, art, tourism, web design, government and/or public relations. Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, attention to detail, organization skills, and willingness to learn. It is preferred that interns have some experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.


Schedule – Include information related to the required time commitment or expected schedule. Please state if days/hours are negotiable.


Full and part- time internships are available; preference is for interns to work no less than 20 hours a week over a minimum of three days. Interns are also required to attend occasional evening meetings, and have opportunities to attend committee events on the weekends. Applicants interested in working as the Youth and Program Assistant Intern will need some weekend availability.


Application Deadlines/Hiring Process


Please send the application (found on our website, resume and cover letter to:

or by mail to

CEDD International Relations Division

200 West Washington St. 20th Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85003


Application materials are due by November 9th, 2015.