Join us for a week of exciting and educational events showcasing the artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, authors, fashion and beauty changemakers who are lighting up our screens and airwaves to shift our consciousness and conversations for good.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES INCLUDES SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
Research professional resources and current cultural events in Research Triangle Area
Contact local resources to arrange professional meetings for international participants
Assist with narratives and proposals for upcoming programs
Assist with International Focus Newsletter
Assist with social media
Assist with database entry
Help design and plan for IF socials and community events
Administrative support, such as: answering phones, helping with mailings, welcoming visitors, filing programs
Prepare local programs and welcome packets
Meet with International Visitors whenever possible (great opportunity to network with North Carolina professionals and international leaders)
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Intern will work under the direct supervision of the Program Director.
NUMBER OF HOURS REQUIRED: Flexible 10-15 hours/week
Internship is not compensated.
BENEFITS OF INTERNSHIP AT IF
The focus of the position is to assist in planning and organizing international exchange programs of international visitors coming to the Raleigh area. Our programming interns play a critical part in helping to facilitate these exchanges. Not only will you learn about the visitors and their countries, you will also learn about the abundant resources in the Research Triangle area. This internship allows you to network with people in the community as well as from abroad. In addition, you will develop important office and communication skills. This is a great opportunity to build your resume promote international and cross-cultural understanding.
International Focus, Inc. is a nonprofit, membership organization based in Raleigh, N.C. Through facilitating US State Dept. funded exchange programs and our flagship event, the International Festival of Raleigh, IF aims to support multiculturalism and diversity within the research triangle area.
Please send cover letter and resume attention to DeAnne Dotson, Volunteer and Intern Coordinator; DDotson@InternaionalFocusNC.org; 919-782-0552
International Focus is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to promote mutual understanding between North Carolina’s Triangle Region and the international community through education, economic and cultural exchange, arts, and the celebration of achievements.
International Focus supports multiculturalism and international exchange through the International Visitors' Leadership Programs, the Community Connections Programs, and the Open World Programs. International Focus also promotes diversity via its newsletters, collaborations, workshops, resources, and its flagship event, the International Festival of Raleigh, considered to be a key component of the Triangle’s cultural and artistic offerings. The event showcases music, dance, cuisine, art, and cultural education from 55 diverse cultures, and welcomes 30,000 visitors annually.
We continue to welcome new ethnic communities to our network as the Triangle’s population expands; and we are honored to be the area’s pivotal connector for cross-cultural understanding and respect.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Sat May 01, 2021 - Fri Jul 30, 2021
Your HomeRALEIGH, NC27601
March 29, 2021
Resource Development / Management
Copy Writing / Copy Editing
Grant Writing / Research
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Verbal / Written Communication
Must be at least 21
Flexible 10-15 hours/week. Some evening or weekend hours may be required due to special events.
Flexible 10-15 hours per week depending on intern's work and school schedule.