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EPFP Seeks Summer Communications Intern

Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sarah McCann
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Education Policy Fellowship Program Communications Internship

Join a small but mighty team to support top-notch leadership development at a well-established education nonprofit!

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) is seeking a communications-focused leadership program intern who will work on the organization’s distinguished Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). The intern will support the National Director of EPFP and the EPFP Program Coordinator as a full team member. The internship is based on a 20 hour weekly schedule. Start and end dates for the internship are flexible, depending on the intern’s availability.

This position is a great opportunity for someone with a communications background and/or strong interest in one or more of the following disciplines: organizational and leadership development, business administration and management, education, and public policy.

Interns are given the opportunity to participate in a range of events, hearings, and learning opportunities throughout the program and will earn minimum wage.

To learn more about the experience, read this blog by former communications intern, Joie Kichton.

Responsibilities May Include
• Writing and editing program materials and services for our national EPFP network.
• Managing social media outreach and communications to our networks and alumni.
• Design pages for the EPFP website and engage in contact data management.
• Complete other appropriate duties as assigned.

• Strong organizational skills
• Outstanding writing and editing skills
• Attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can-do attitude
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and problem solve
• Proficiency with the Microsoft products
• Competence with social media tools: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

About EPFP
Built on three pillars—policy, leadership, and networking—EPFP provides leaders for education with a high-quality professional development experience, a neutral ground where leaders can explore complex policy issues from diverse perspectives, build leadership skills, and develop deep cross-boundary professional relationships. EPFP's goals are to:

• inspire and prepare the next generation of cross-boundary leaders for education;
• instill a deep understanding and expertise of public policy and education leadership;
• connect leaders to a collaborative network of high-impact professionals.

To Apply
Please send by May 18, 2018, a resume and a cover letter (attention: Dr. Helen Janc Malone) that describes what interests you about this position, what skills and experience you bring to the job, and what you would like to gain from the experience to

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