August 20, 2007

NED offers student internship

Media Center Fall Intern
Organization: National Endowment for Democracy
Location: United States (Washington, DC)
Contact Information: Shannon Maguire
Phone: 202-378-9532

The Center for International Media Assistance at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) seeks an intern for the fall semester. The NED is a private, bipartisan, nonprofit organization which strengthens democratic institutions around the world through nongovernmental efforts. The Center, a recently established NED initiative, focuses on strengthening the support of free and independent media worldwide. Among other activities, the Center supports an Advisory Council and working groups on media assistance issues, as well as drafting reports on topics relevant to media development.

The internship, which is unpaid, is open to current graduate and undergraduate students. The duties include researching international organizations and topics on media assistance, helping with Center correspondence and assisting with arranging meetings and events at the Center. Applicants must be proficient computer users and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Applicants should have an interest in journalism, communications, international relations, development and democracy work.
Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to the Center coordinator, Shannon Maguire, at

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