The British Consulate-General in Atlanta (BCGA) is hiring for an intern to support the Press and Public Affairs and Executive Office teams for Fall 2017. The student intern will gain experience in international relations, project management, digital media, and verbal and written communications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Consulate-General expects intern duties to include a diverse number of responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
• Monitor and present a summary of daily news related to the UK in the SE states of AL, GA, MS, NC, SC, and TN.
• Maintain an editorial calendar of upcoming events and important dates, draft digital and social media posts to highlight the work of the Consulate and BCGA-related news, and manage a Consulate Tweet-bank.
• Assist with development of quarterly newsletter including drafting original content highlighting UK activity in the SE region.
• Assist the Executive Assistant with support for the Consul General’s travel and other VIP visit programmes.
• Assist the Executive Assistant with Executive Office contact management and outreach activities as assigned.
• Support project and event management activities including digital and social media promotion of events.
• Provide logistical support for activities including the Marshall Scholarship.
- Must be a junior or a senior in an undergraduate program, or enrolled in a graduate program by the start date of your internship (least 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework completed). Since this is an unpaid internship, students receiving college credit in exchange for their internships are required.
- Because of the breadth of work undertaken by the Consulate-General, students from all majors and any course of study are welcome to apply.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Completion of classes that required writing, research or group projects.
- Demonstration of leadership potential through class projects, volunteering, student organizations or work experiences.
- Resourcefulness in a professional office environment during times of limited resources
Under US State requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders, A or J1 Visa holders with valid Work Authorization Documents. If you hold a Visa other than an A or J1 Visa you are not eligible to work at the Embassy. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.
The British Embassy is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other category protected by law.