Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Special Events Internships

Special Events Internships

The Special Events intern work with the Events Coordinator and will be responsible for various tasks, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Providing day-to-day administrative support to the Events Coordinator
  • Work to plan all events alongside the Events Coordinator, including support with the following:
    • Promotional content related to events
    • Venue/catering logistics
    • Communication with guest speaker(s) regarding the event
  • Assisting with formatting layouts and editing/proofreading content for FPRI’s weekly emails including recent/upcoming news and events
  • Research ways to increase FPRI’s visibility through public relations and marketing
  • Attend events outside of normal working hours (pay is $15/hour for each event)
  • Help with communication tasks related to events


Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Social media proficiency (including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Superior writing, editing, and interpersonal skills
  • High level of organizational, time management, and critical thinking skills
  • Skilled at managing competing priorities within a fast-paced environment
  • Eager to engage in and learn within a team-oriented workplace
  • Courses in or understanding of foreign policy