About the Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado and on the Wye River of Marylandâ€™s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.
About the Aspen Global Leadership Network
The Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) is a growing, worldwide community of entrepreneurial leaders from business, government and the nonprofit sector â€“ more than 2,500 â€œFellowsâ€? from over 50 countries â€“ who share a commitment to enlightened leadership and to using their extraordinary creativity, energy and resources to tackle the foremost societal challenges of our times. All share the common experience of participating in the Henry Crown Fellowship or one of the 14 active Aspen Global Leadership Network initiatives it has inspired in the United States, Africa, Central America, India, the Middle East and China.Basic Function
The intern will offer programmatic and administrative support for the Aspen Global Leadership Network Team in its daily endeavors in executing seminars, with an emphasis on producing curriculum for seminars taking place globally, ensuring seminar records are properly catalogued in the database for future seminar development, communications and outreach for a specific group within the AGLN, and general needs of the team as necessary. In addition, the intern will maintain data in the AGLN Salesforce database, including special projects to capture unrecorded aspects of past seminars, such as archived readings. Applicants should have a keen attention to detail, experience with database and communications work, good analytical skills, ability to work independently, and strong oral and written communication skills.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ideal candidates will possess the following traits:
Please visit the Aspen Instituteâ€™s career page and follow the instructions to submit a cover letter and resume for the Aspen Global Leadership Network Internship position. This is a paid internship with a minimum of 15 hours per week. Preferred time commitment is five months (January through May 2018) and may be extended depending on performance and interest.
Application deadline: Applications accepted continuously on rolling basis, with strong encouragement to apply early.
The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.