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Center for a New American Security

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Communication Intern

Communications – Washington, District of Columbia
Department Communications
Employment Type Intern
Compensation $1,500 per month

The Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Communication intern works directly with the Communications team, gaining experience in a range of activities including media relations and monitoring, multimedia support, event planning and execution, social media outreach, website administration, database management, writing marketing materials and press releases, copyediting, and external relations writ large. Applicant experience with A/V skills to include video editing, podcast production, or event management strongly preferred.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Work directly on media relations and monitoring;
  • Support event planning and execution;
  • Support multimedia/video development;
  • Conduct social media outreach;
  • Monitor the Center's media hits, including media hits by CNAS experts;
  • Website administration using a content management system;
  • Database management (Salesforce); and
  • Support email marketing efforts using the Center's marketing software (Campaign Monitor and Event Grid).

Candidates with demonstrated interests or experience in the full range of external relations activities including event management, social media and search engine optimization, journalism, media relations, video editing, web and print design, or public relations are encouraged to apply, with emphasis on A/V production. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, technically savvy, detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Full-time interns are compensated with a stipend of $1,500 monthly intended to help cover the cost of transportation and other daily expenses incurred during the internship. Interns work closely with CNAS senior staff and are given considerable responsibility. Participants are chosen based on merit in an open, competitive process. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

About CNAS

CNAS develops bold, bipartisan, and pragmatic national security and defense policies. Building on the expertise and experience of its staff and advisors, CNAS engages policymakers, experts and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate. A key part of the Center’s mission is to inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.

CNAS abides by all Federal and District of Columbia employment laws. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Communications
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Compensation
    $1,500 per month
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