Internship - Communications Intern
Washington, DC 
Posted 10 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Communications Intern

Company Description:
AMIDEAST is the leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). We offer generous paid leave and a great 401k with up to 6% matching.

Job Description:
We are seeking a Communications Intern, based in Washington, DC. As  a member of our headquarters’ communications team, you will support our social media efforts along with a variety of other communications activities. We are looking for someone with superior writing skills, creativity, and Internet savviness who is keenly interested in the MENA region and shares AMIDEAST’s mission.  

  • Developing and publishing creative content for our social media accounts
  • Assisting in the writing of website content, press releases, and news articles
  • Researching topics related to education and socioeconomic development in the MENA region
  • Working on infographics and other graphic representations of AMIDEAST’s work for online presentations
  • Updating contact lists
  • Performing other tasks as may be required

  • Superior writing and research skills
  • Experience with Hootsuite, HTML, and social media metrics desired
  • A quick learner, capable of working independently and possessing a strong attention to detail
  • Arabic and French language skills strongly desired
  • Demonstrated interest in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or video software
  • Currently pursuing your bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field or a recent graduate; communications, English, marketing, or Middle Eastern studies majors preferred

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


Special Notes/Instructions
Please submit your resume and cover letter to
Position Summary
Employment Type
Part Time
Hours per Week
Up to 20
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
Communications, International Studies, Public Relations
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields