Labor Management Internship

AFSA’s Labor Management office is pleased to offer an internship to college students interested in international affairs, organized labor, unions, research, writing, database entry, meeting coordination, office management, and the U.S. Foreign Service.

This is a one-semester position, meant to meet the needs of AFSA as an organization, and the Labor Management (LM) office. We also look forward to meeting the educational needs of our future intern. The position will report to the Labor Management Counselor, working closely with the Labor Management Coordinator and assisting the other attorneys and counselors in the office in addition to the AFSA State Department Vice President, as needed.

Eligibility

Current college students and recent graduates, though preference will generally be given to undergraduates. Applicant will have to be eligible to receive USG facilities and login access.

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge

The ideal candidate to fill this temporary post will have good computer literacy, familiarity with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook); and familiarity with basic or CRM databases. Intern will have to follow appropriate security protocols for facility and computer usages. Intern will possess tact to interact with members that walk into the office, as well as VIPs, including answering phones.

Application

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter expressing interest in the internship, resume, and writing sample to AFSA@state.gov, specifying “AFSA State Labor Management Internship” in the subject line. Interviews may be offered to short-listed applicants. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Hours and Compensation

We would like the student to work 16-24 hours a week. All interns receive a stipend commensurate with the hours worked: those working 19 hours or fewer will receive $300; those who work 20-29 hours receive $500; and those who commit to 30-40 hours will receive $700.