Yup, I’m still here. Internship Oppty in DC

Slowly resurfacing to bloglandia. Anyone in Dc interested in an internship? I know, I know. 


This may interest some:


Internship opportunity: Office of the Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

from ART(202) by TheDCArts


Office of the Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

July 9 through September 30, 2012 (with possible extension)

The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established, bringing the arts to all Americans and providing leadership in arts education. We are located in the Old Post Office on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. We are offering an internship that provides the opportunity to learn about NEA programs and be an integral part of the team supporting the Chairman’s Office.

The Internship in the Office of the Chairman is a fulltime, unpaid position that includes the following responsibilities:

 Provides direct assistance to the Chairman and Scheduler with a wide variety of work related to the ongoing operations of the Office

 Responds to telephone, mail, and email inquiries about the Office. Uses a high degree of tact, discretion, and judgment in responding to inquiries. Uses judgment in assessing relative importance and priority.

 Receives visitor to the office

 Maintains records and Office files

 Organizes incoming mail and handles outgoing mail. Uses judgment to forward mail to appropriate agency colleagues

 Maintains logs of external and internal correspondence

 Assists the Scheduler and the Chairman with travel planning and meeting planning, as needed


Skills required:

 Excellent computer skills, including high level use of Microsoft Office in a Windows environment

 Polished verbal and written English communication skills

 Excellent telephone manner

 Excellent organizational skills

 Service-oriented attitude for representing a government agency

 Enjoys working in an arts environment


How to Apply: 

Please email a resume, cover letter, and the names/contact information for three references to Wendy Beren, Scheduler, Office of the Chairman. If possible, please include all documents in one PDF file. Please include “Internship” in the subject line of the email.

Wendy Beren 

email: berenw@arts.gov 

We look forward to hearing from you.