Fall Intern - Position Description
The Council of Korean Americans (CKA), a nonprofit organization, seeks a Fall Intern to provide administrative and programmatic support to the organization’s Washington, DC-based team. Responsibilities include the full range of administrative and clerical functions and may include basic researching, editing documents, and assisting with meeting planning. This is an unpaid position.
Preference will be given to those who can work at least 20 hours/week from hire through November 30, 2019. Applicants do not have to be Korean American or speak Korean.
The successful candidate will enjoy working independently and as part of a small team of a mission-oriented organization. S/he will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be a strong communicator and team player. S/he must be able to prioritize projects and tasks effectively, take initiative, demonstrate resourcefulness, and respond flexibly to changing demands in a dynamic work environment.
The successful candidate must reside in the DC area and be able to commute to the CKA office (1875 K Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC).
Open to current students or recent graduates from an accredited institution
Experience effectively managing time, as evidenced by prior work history
Must have the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work in a professional setting
Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work in team settings as well as individually
Must be able to juggle multiple projects, prioritize activities, and meet deadlines
This is a part-time, unpaid internship. Academic or work-study credit is possible depending on school requirements.
A stipend will be provided for work-related travel expenses.
August 31, 2019
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references in one PDF file to xxx-xxx-xxxx with the subject line: Fall Intern Application by August 31, 2019.
The Council of Korean Americans (CKA) is the leading independent, nonpartisan, national voice for Korean Americans. We are dedicated to providing leadership on issues critical to our community and preparing the next generation of Korean Americans to lead the society they will inherit. Founded in 2011, CKA has demonstrated impact on national issues by educating and activating Korean Americans through leadership development, coalition-building and education. CKA members are high-profile Korean Americans in finance, law, medicine, business, entertainment, military and public service. For more information about CKA, please visit xxx-xxx-xxxx.
CKA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.