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Two Midtown Plaza 1349 W Peachtree St NW Suite 1010
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionIstanbul Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization
that was established by Turkish-Americans in 2002 to promote dialogue via education,
culture and humanitarian works. Istanbul Center is where your work in
international dialogue brings communities together.
We at Istanbul Center hire interns in order to not only increase the efficiency of our organization and programming but to also benefit the interns in their areas of expertise and future careers.
ResponsibilitiesInternships are unpaid, one semester long, and renewable. Interns should commit to at least 15 hours of voluntary work per week. Schedules are flexible.
Interns will be required to attend the Turkish Politics course taught once a week as part of volunteer hours. Reading and writing papers will be a requirement for this course.
Interns may be expected to work after-hours and on weekends as needed depending on programming schedules.
Academic and Educational Interns will potentially: assist the Director of Academic Programs in research, writing, and planning events and aid the Director of Educational Programs in planning of the Global Connections Art & Essay Contest Organized by Istanbul Center.
Interns are required to perform a variety of duties. Although interns may work for a specific department/department head or program, all should be well-rounded in their work and abilities, being readily able and willing to help with any full-time staff member and his or her department in addition to also helping with administrative or clerical duties such as answering phones, checking voice mail, welcoming guests, etc.
RequirementsIstanbul Center seeks motivated undergraduate or graduate students from the social sciences and humanities departments - especially journalism, history, political science, international relations and anthropology - with:
• Proficiency in editing
• Expert research skills
• Superior organizational skills
• High academic achievement
• Excellent communication skills
• Desire to learn about other cultures
• Interest in learning about Turkey and Eurasia
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office