The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) is a small international development consulting firm located in Washington, DC. We aspire to transform the nature and impact of development assistance and work to strengthen organizations and institutions through innovative approaches to organizational development, reform, and change. Kaizen is currently seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to join our team as a Communications Associate (intern) for Spring 2017, preferably starting in March and lasting through August.
The Communications Associate will work with Kaizen staff to develop marketing strategies and deliverables that present Kaizen's work effectively. This internship is intended to be primarily a learning experience with any contributions to Kaizen's work by the Associate furthering their education and/or career aspirations. Illustrative responsibilities and benefits are listed below.
This internship is best suited for Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Public Relations students looking for hands-on experience in various aspects of marketing and communications in the international development context. The internship comes with a modest stipend. It is expected that the selected Communications Associate will work part-time (minimum 20 hours per week) to full-time if feasible for that candidate.
This internship is intended for DC-based students only. U.S. work authorization required.
The ideal candidate:
If you are interested in this position and have most or all of the desired qualifications, please submit a CV, a cover letter explaining key qualifications and availability, and the names and contact information for 3 references (professional and/or academic).