Phoenix Sister Cities, administered by the City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department International Relations Division, offers internships during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Applicants should be college students with interests in non-profit agencies, event planning, international business, communications, cultural diversity, economics, art, tourism, web design, government, and public relations. Available internships include: Assistant to the Executive Director/ Deputy Director, Website and Newsletter Editor, Assistant to the Youth and Education Programs Manager. Interns may be eligible for stipends and/or credit depending on college policy and number of hours worked. Click here for more information.
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Hilary Fuller graduated from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University with a degree in Tourism Development and Management. Interested in cultural and international relations, she has interned with Phoenix Sister Cities since January 2011. Hilary will be traveling to Himeji, Japan to participate in PSC’s Teach Abroad program in August 2013. Hilary’s hours are 9 am-5pm Monday to Friday and she assists Paula with protocol and sister city projects.
Marissa Ivie is a native Arizonian and is a senior at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. She is currently working towards concurrent degrees in History and Biochemistry. She discovered her love for traveling and discovering other cultures during a trip to Europe in high school, and cemented that passion last summer, when she spent six weeks traveling abroad in the United Kingdom and Ireland. She believes that the Sister Cities Internship will provide her with experience in a professional environment and increase her knowledge in international relations.
Cindy Shi is going to be a sophomore in the upcoming semester at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. She is pursuing a business degree with a concentration in legal studies at the W. P. Carey School of Business. She hopes to study abroad next summer to broaden her experiences. She believes working for Phoenix Sister Cities will help her explore the possibility of working on an international basis as a future career.
Dana Fehnel is entering her senior year at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. She is double majoring in Russian Language and German Language while pursuing a certificate in International Studies. Last fall, she studied abroad in Moscow, Russia, where she spent three months in a language immersion program. She hopes that her internship with the Phoenix Sister Cities will supplement her international affairs studies while providing professional workplace experience.