Fort Worth Sister Cities International is seeking enthusiastic individuals with a global citizenship mindset who are interested in being part of a successful non-profit organization committed to cultivating international relationships and cultural understanding.
Each internship position is centered around international project management and provides you with hands on experience in managing youth and adult exchanges, as well as local projects. Universities may offer course credit for our internships, so check with your adviser to see if ours meets the criteria for your school.
Interns Are a Big Part of Sister Cities
Sister Cities is working with a great group of interns. The work they do is invaluable to Sister Cities and we are most grateful.
We are now accepting applications for internship positions for Summer 2016.
Internship opportunities focus on a variety of career interests including:
- Non-Profit Management/Development
- International Business/Protocol
- Marketing & Communications including Public Relations, Online & Social Media and Writing
- Cultural Exchange Programs, Youth & Adult
- Tourism/Cultural Diversity
- Government and Public Relations
We value the ideas, enthusiasm, and ambition that you bring. Our internship positions offer an opportunity to be involved in meaningful projects; be exposed to daily operations; attend informational sessions and/or board meetings; and participate in networking activities with other interns, professionals, and business leaders. We offer a unique opportunity to incorporate a global perspective in your projects and your resume. You will be introduced to knowledge and resources that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program.
- International Program Coordinator
- International Leadership Academy Program Coordinator (Summer Only)
- International Leadership Academy Facilitator (Summer Only)
- Marketing & Community Engagement
- City of Fort Worth Protocol Assistant
- Develop experience in creating international projects from ground to final program implementation
- Opportunity to establish a network with international and local business, government and community groups
- Develop an understanding of international cultural & political relations
- Eligibility to travel with our youth delegations as an Assistant Delegation Leader
- Establish experience in a highly visible position
- Excellent international experience to include on working resume
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday – Shifts can be scheduled around student’s classes. Interns must work a minimum of 10 hours per week
Ideal candidates have the following qualities:
- Great work ethic and positive attitude
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
- Familiarity with popular social media websites and networks
- Well developed internet research skills
- Ability to work in a multi-task environment
- Organizational skills and ability to prioritize
- Demonstrated Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Suite (Word, Publisher, Power Point, Excel)
- Copy editing and writing skills a plus
- Good sense of humor also a plus
Knowledge of any of the following languages is a plus, but not required.
Spanish Japanese Italian German Hungarian Indonesian Chinese