The Organization for International Investment (OFII) is seeking students interested in communications, public relations or related careers for its policy communications internship program. The internship is an excellent way for inquisitive students interested in international trade, tax and commerce policy to gain valuable experience while advancing their educational pursuits.
As the only organization focused exclusively on supporting the international business community in Washington, D.C., OFII ensures that policymakers at the federal, state and local level understand the critical role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in America’s economy. OFII advocates for fair, non-discriminatory treatment of international companies and promotes policies that will encourage them to establish U.S. operations, which in turn increases American employment and U.S. economic growth.
This position is intended to provide valuable communications and public relations work experience, and an understanding of U.S. tax and trade policy, global investment, and lobbying Congress to college junior, seniors, or recent graduates with demonstrated interest in communications, journalism, political science, foreign or public policy, or economics. Candidates should be willing to assume administrative responsibilities such as answering phones, in addition to special projects.
Researching specific issues, drafting blog pieces, assisting in Twitter campaigns and photographing/reporting on OFII meetings and other external meetings as needed. However, responsibilities will in large depend on each individual’s unique interests and skill set.
This internship is open to college junior, senior or recent gradiates with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and a demonstrated interest in communications, journalism, political science, economics or public policy. Experience in graphic design, web video production and editiorial writing is preferred for the position.