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Research and Analysis

Climate/Environment

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America interns will assist Working Group managers with research related to pressing domestic energy efficiency and clean energy issues seen through the lens of US economic recovery. This includes a broad range of topics such as green building, infrastructure, clean fuels, and renewable energy. Interns also will help identify and recruit relevant thought leaders and practitioners, support Commitment to Action development, manage data, and help with scheduling and event logistics. Interest and/or experience in domestic issues preferred.

The CGI Built Environment Team intern will focus on members developing innovative methods for improving the environmental and social efficacy of our infrastructure, shelters, buildings, neighborhoods, and cities through cross-sectoral partnerships and collaboration. This will include issues related to the design, sustainability, construction, and management of the built environment, with particular focus on resource consumption, job creation, workforce development, and green schools.

The CGI Energy interns will explore a wide range of interconnected issues, including the production of sustainable and renewable energy and fuels.

The CGI Stewardship & Ecosystem intern will conduct research on topics including the greening of supply chains and production processes, ecosystem services and market-based solutions to environmental management, climate change adaptations, and the promotion of sustainable agriculture.

The Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Clean Energy - Carbon Capture and Storage intern will conduct research in a range of issues related to the set of technologies which isolate CO2 emissions from power plants and other industrial facilities for the purpose of long-term geologic storage or beneficial reuse. They will respond to queries about the CCS program, provide research assistance to team members, and support project implementation in target areas around the globe. Strong research, writing, and computer skills, in addition to the ability to work to short deadlines are desirable. A background in environmental studies, economics, and/or international studies, and proficiency in languages other than English will also be helpful.

The Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Clean Energy - Small Islands intern will conduct research on a wide array of issues relating to the unique energy markets and clean energy opportunities in small island nations, and support the CCI team in project implementation and opportunity evaluation. The focus will be on renewable energy (geothermal, wind, solar, biomass), efficiency, energy storage, and the Caribbean energy market from a policy, technology, and finance and procurement perspective. Small islands are poised to be asymmetrically affected by climate change, and currently rely almost entirely on imported diesel for their energy needs. As a result they are in a unique position to become examples and leaders in global climate change action through revolutionizing their electricity sectors. Candidates must have strong research, writing and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of the team. A background in energy is very useful, and experience in finance, policy or consulting would be a plus.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti Team intern will work in part on assisting team members to consider Haiti’s significant environmental problems and the impact they have on the nation’s food security and economic potential. The Clinton Foundation in Haiti has been increasingly focused in projects at the nexus of energy, agriculture and environment in Haiti. This includes projects supporting renewable energy, reforestation, agro-forestry and conservation.

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Education

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America - Education & Workforce interns will assist Working Group managers with research related to pressing domestic education and workforce development issues seen through the lens of US economic recovery. Topics may include STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, early childhood education, the disconnected youth population, and 21st century skills training. Interns also will help identify and recruit relevant thought leaders and practitioners, support Commitment to Action development, manage data, and help with scheduling and event logistics. Interest and/or experience in domestic issues preferred.

CGI Education Team focuses on four areas: expanding programs that increase the quality of education, providing real educational choices for at-risk adolescent girls and boys, emphasizing the connection between health and education, strengthening business and entrepreneurship education for women in developing countries, and rebuilding nations through education in post-conflict settings. Interns assist in all aspects of the team’s work from gathering data to contacting members to setting up and preparing for meetings.

CGI University interns will conduct outreach to and establish relationships with student activist organizations and university and college administrators pertinent to CGI U. Interns will develop strategies regarding campus outreach and student involvement. In addition, they will review applications for the CGI U annual meeting and coordinate the campus representative program. Candidates must have strong writing and research skills as well as outreach, communication, and organizational experience. Web and database knowledge, specifically Microsoft Excel, are a plus.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) works to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States by creating healthy school and community environments for all children and youth where physical activity, healthy foods, and health care are available and accessible. As an Alliance intern you will have the opportunity to work with the Healthy Schools Program, the Kids Movement Initiative, and the Industry Initiative or with the Marketing and Communications team. Interns will gain hands-on experience in research, general project management, correspondence, communications and marketing, and grassroots/community activation.

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Girls & Women

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Girls & Women Team interns focus on issues women still face around the world: lack of economic opportunity, inadequate health care and education, early marriage, sexual violence, and discrimination. Though more than half the world's population, girls and women are often not considered in the design and implementation of efforts to address global challenges. Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) members in this track work to empower women along the corporate value chain, increase development solutions in urban areas, and address other gaps in strategy. To expand awareness of girls and women across all issue areas, CGI members are encouraged to actively participate in other tracks. Both the Global Health track and Response and Resilience track deal with issues that directly affect Girls & Women. 

The Clinton Foundation Haiti Team has been focused on investment, business development and job creation since we began operations in 2009. The intern in for this initiative will work in part with Haiti team members to continue efforts in Haiti to look for more opportunities to support women entrepreneurs and the creation of jobs specifically for women. These efforts include a focus on girls training and education.

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The two major programs are the Pediatrics Program and the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Program. CHAI interns' responsibilities may include providing general administrative support; wide-ranging research support, including on partner countries, pharmaceutical industry, current policy/medical developments; developing and maintaining excel databases/models and support procurement and other program teams as needed; helping develop communications materials, including presentations, regular internal updates and website; and managing email inquiries and correspondence. Candidates should be familiar with international public health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and/or tuberculosis. Familiarity with financial modeling and strong analytical skills is a plus.

The CGI Technology Team addresses the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) through three avenues: access and adoption, technology as a tool to support development interventions, and technology jobs and careers. The Technology Team places emphasis on the inclusion of girls and women as makers and users of technology, as well as the development of technology commitments that affect girls and women. Separately, this Team also manages CGI’s Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery portfolio, which focuses on initiatives designed to combat sex trafficking and labor slavery around the world. Because the topics in its portfolio are cross-cutting, the Technology Team often collaborates with the other CGI tracks.  The intern will do extensive research, track ongoing and new commitments, take part in meetings with CGI members, including note taking; assist in the up-keep of data base accuracy, and draft/edit official commitment text. Professionalism, adaptability, and exceptional writing skills are paramount. Organized, detail-oriented, deadline driven candidates with an interst in mastering Raiser’s Edge are ideal. It is important that the Technology Team intern is assertive, independent, and able to self manage.

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Health

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Global Health Team will work collaboratively to identify, develop, and execute smarter solutions to old and new health challenges such as preventing disease and prolonging life through promoting global health. Interns should have an academic background and/or professional experience in the field and an overall understanding of global health issues within the public and private sectors. The intern will do extensive research, track ongoing and new commitments, take part in meetings with CGI members, including note taking; assist in the up-keep of data base accuracy, and draft/edit official commitment text. Professionalism, adaptability, and exceptional writing skills are paramount. Organized, detail-oriented, deadline driven candidates with an interest in mastering Raiser’s Edge are ideal. It is important that the Global Health intern is assertive, independent, and able to self manage.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) works to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States by creating healthy school and community environments for all children and youth where physical activity, healthy foods, and health care are available and accessible. Alliance interns will have the opportunity to work with the Healthy Schools Program, the Kids Movement Initiative, and the Industry Initiative or with the Marketing and Communications team. Interns will gain hands-on experience in research, general project management, correspondence, communications and marketing, and grassroots/community activation.

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases. Responsibilities of CHAI interns may include providing general administrative support; wide-ranging research support, including on partner countries, pharmaceutical industry, current policy/ medical developments; developing and maintaining excel databases/models and support procurement and other program teams as needed; helping develop communications materials, including presentations, regular internal updates and website; and managing email inquiries and correspondence. Candidates should be familiar with international public health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and/or tuberculosis. Facility with financial modeling and strong analytical skills is a plus.

Launched in November 2012, Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) aims to improve the health and well-being of all United States citizens. CHMI’s ultimate measures of success will be a reduction in the prevalence of preventable disease, a reduction in health care costs associated with preventable disease, and an increase in well-being. Interns are a vital part of this new initiative and participate in all aspects.

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Leadership

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, CGI America, CGI International and CGI University bring together leadership in business, politics, NGOs, and universities.

CGI Program Department is responsible for developing the content for all CGI meetings. Included in this process is creating the meeting schedule, format and session topics, as well as the selection and recruitment of moderators and panelists. Program interns will help the department communicate with its distinguished invitees and support the day-to-day management of all program related matters. Program interns should be extremely professional, have strong organizational and research skills, the ability to multitask, and be able to work under tight deadlines.

CGI America - Logistics interns support the team in managing information related to CGI members, event participants, and commitments. They may also have the opportunity to take part in calls and meetings with CGI America participants and undertake short-term research projects. Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to, data management, preparing event materials, assisting with information collection and distribution, and other tasks related to the internal operation of the CGI America program. Candidates should be professional adaptable, and possess strong communications skills. Also, they should be organized and detail oriented as well as comfortable handling multiple tasks at once and meeting strict deadlines. Interest and/or experience in domestic issues preferred.

CGI International interns will assist in preparations for regional convenings to be held abroad. Interns will provide administrative and logistical support to CGI’s newest department, which may include conducting research on prospective attendees and regional issues, scheduling and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, managing data and quantitative analysis, and supporting day-to-day departmental operations. Candidates with experience in Latin America or Asia are preferred. Similarly, fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Cantonese is highly valued.

CGI University interns will conduct outreach to and establish relationships with student activist organizations and university and college administrators pertinent to CGI U. Interns will develop strategies regarding campus outreach and student involvement. In addition, they will review applications for the CGI U annual meeting and coordinate the campus representative program. Candidates must have strong writing and research skills as well as outreach, communication, and organizational experience. Web and database knowledge, specifically Microsoft Excel, are a plus.

Additional key departments prepare briefs for meetings, interviews, trips, or speeches with the right information, facts, and history:

The Foreign Policy interns are responsible for assisting the Foreign Policy department with extensive research, analysis, briefing and writing reports for current international initiatives and in preparation for international travel and meetings. They also will be required to assist with administrative responsibilities relating to the daily operations of the department. This position requires strong research skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The position also requires a flexible work schedule, and must be able to work well both independently and as part of a team.

The CGI Data Management internship is one of the most unique experiences at CGI. Interns not only become a vital part of the Commitments Portfolio Team at CGI but also gain a thorough understanding of CGI's approximately 2,500 commitments. Interns assist the Portfolio Team in the Commitments Department at CGI with tracking and managing the entire CGI commitment portfolio and create and edit materials for CGI member communication. Interns also manage a high volume of information in various databases making the Data Management internship one of the most comprehensive at CGI. This position is ideal for an individual who is inquiring, a critical thinker, can work through complex problems, and is able to identify forward-looking solutions. This individual will acquire an expert knowledge of our database software, Raiser's Edge, and will be able to work independently on complex assignments. Experience with metrics and evaluations in an international development setting are preferred but are not essential.

The CGI Track interns will work with individuals throughout the CGI Commitments Department to provide support for new and ongoing tracks. There are seven tracks including: Education, Energy, Environmental Stewardship, the Built Environment, Girls and Women, Global Health, Market Based Approaches, Technology and Response and Resilience. These tracks hold small convenings of CGI members who meet throughout the year to coordinate action on specific issues. Convenings allow members to trade ideas; share best practice information, and explore potential partnerships. Duties include providing operational support for convenings through creating invitations, registering members in the Raiser’s Edge database, taking notes during meetings, and various meeting preparations and follow-up activities. Prior experiences in event planning and strong communication skills are preferred.

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Market Based Approaches

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Market Based Approaches (MBA) Team utilizes their CGI members’ existing expertise and the power of collaboration to engage the market, using it as a tool to generate positive social impact across a diverse spectrum of constituents ranging from individuals at the base of the pyramid, to small and medium enterprises, to investors and multi-national corporations pursuing double or triple bottom line goals. CGI members focus on issues such as financial inclusion, growth and innovation, capitalism, and emerging trends in impact investing. Interns support the Economic Empowerment Team in developing Action Networks around identified areas of focus and proactively networking individuals with a shared interest in a given topic. Interns will also aid in tracking new and ongoing commitments, take part in meetings with CGI members, assist in up-keep of database accuracy, follow-up with members about their commitments as needed, and draft and edit language for official commitment text.

CGI America - Economic Development interns will assist Working Group managers with research related to pressing domestic economic and business issues through the lens of US economic recovery. Topics may include enterprise growth and development, financial inclusion and community development financing. Interns also will help identify and recruit relevant thought leaders and practitioners, support Commitment to Action development, manage data, and help with scheduling and event logistics. Interest or experience in domestic issues preferred.

CGI International interns will assist in preparations for regional convenings to be held abroad. Interns will provide administrative and logistical support to CGI’s newest department, which may include conducting research on prospective attendees and regional issues, scheduling and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, managing data and quantitative analysis, and supporting day-to-day departmental operations. Candidates with experience in Latin America or Asia are preferred. Similarly, fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Cantonese is highly valued.

The Clinton Development Initiative works in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania to encourage economic growth by empowering farmers with tools they need to support their families and uplift their communities. CDI helps farmers to generate higher, more predictable income through agronomic extension services, farmer organization development, and market linkages. We help enable isolated communities to obtain input loans, high-quality farm inputs, and the best prices for their produce. CDI field officers teach climate smart agriculture and promote soya as a nutritious cash crop replacement for tobacco. Last season, CDI engaged with approximately 25,000 smallholder farmers, working in partnership with five CDI-operated commercial farms. These commercial farms facilitate purchasing efficiencies, which lower input prices to farmers; demonstrate conservation agriculture techniques; increase the supply of high quality seed; and generate revenues to support our smallholder programs. Because good health is a key component of farmer productivity, CDI recently signed an MOU with the Government of Malawi to build three health clinics on its farms, which will provide Essential Health Package (EHP) services to employees, program farmers, and surrounding communities. Intern assignments will include conducting market research into new sectors and geographic regions, assisting with program data analysis, and performing other administrative duties to support CDI’s work.  Interest in international economic development, food security, and/or sustainable agriculture preferred. 

The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (Enterprise Partnership) enables sustainable development in Latin America. It is an innovative partnership between the Clinton Foundation, the private sector, governments, local communities, and other NGOs. Enterprise Partnership is working with the natural resource industry to improve health and education programs and alleviate poverty, starting in Latin America. Interns will assist the team’s management and staff in all capacities to maintain the Enterprise Partnership's economic development and empowerment projects in Colombia, Peru, and Mexico. In Colombia, Enterprise Partnership, alongside the National Hotel Association of Colombia, established market linkages between a network of small suppliers and six major hotels in Cartagena. Enterprise Partnership has been providing technical assistance to these suppliers to improve their capacity, product quality, and the ability to make timely deliveries.  In Peru, Enterprise Partnership works to expand the Poverty Reduction and Alleviation Program (PRA) by identifying a sustainable demand for a product, and working backwards to meet it in order to create jobs and wealth. Intern assignments will include research, financial and statistical analysis, administrative tasks in all areas of Enterprise Partnership’s work, and translation, if applicable. Spanish language skills are helpful, but not required.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti team intern will focus in part on developing sustainable projects and support for businesses that will contribute to long-term economic growth. We work with international investors, the Haitian business sector and the government of Haiti to see how to improve the business environment and facilitate new growth in the private sector in a way that has positive economic, social, and environmental impact. We work to facilitate full cycle investments, connecting buyers, producers and investors in order to create permanent new jobs and strong economic activity and growth.

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Response And Resilience

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Response and Resilience Team focuses on positive trends and innovations in an effort to identify how nongovernmental organizations, governments, corporations, and civil society can effectively prepare for and reduce the impact of conflict and disaster through increased coordination. While there are some areas of regional focus, such as Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this track also provides a space for CGI members to explore approaches to preparedness, response, reconstruction, and resilience across geographies. Response and Resilience interns will provide direct support to the CEO as well as to the Commitments department for Haiti-related projects. The intern will spend the majority of his/her time working on CGI Haiti related commitments, involving similar duties and responsibilities as the other commitments interns: extensive research support about commitments and commitment makers, aiding in tracking ongoing and new commitments, taking part in meetings with CGI members, assisting in up-keep of database accuracy, following-up with members about their commitments as needed, and drafting and editing language for official commitment text.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti Team works with the government of Haiti and partners to build and repair infrastructure as well as personal morale damaged during the earthquake. Daily responsibilities include responding to emails, letters, and calls in relation to Haiti. The intern will also have the chance to work in conjunction with the development department and communicate with organizations working in Haiti, translate documents, research issues affecting Haiti, conduct literature reviews, and write briefs. An ideal candidate should be able to set priorities, take initiative, think creatively, and work independently and under pressure. Additionally, good communication skills and the willingness to work with and learn from a dynamic team are also important qualities. French and Creole language skills are preferred.

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Communications

Communications/Marketing

The Personal Office of President Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and the Clinton Foundation all proactively focus on shaping the message of the Clinton Foundation.

Clinton Global Initiative Communications Department handles CGI messaging and relationships with the press. Interns will create weekly reports on CGI related news articles that are distributed to staff. Additionally, interns will draft and edit press releases, draft media pitches, build media lists, manage inquiries and invitations, conduct research, brainstorm new media opportunities,  help write features about CGI members, and assist with many other aspects of press outreach and communications.

The Clinton Foundation Press Department interns handle all Clinton Foundation press inquiries and materials. These interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of communications materials (print, video, and television) for various audiences (press, participants, and the general public), as well gain exposure to media monitoring and strategy. Candidates should be able to write for media, conduct in-depth research, and perform well under tight deadlines. The role also encompasses the handling of press requests, management of incoming correspondence, and compilation of daily briefings for President Clinton and staff. Strong writing skills are essential, and copy-editing experience is desired but not required. Applicants should also have excellent interpersonal skills, as they will be interfacing with members of the media, and organizational skills.

The Clinton Foundation Marketing Department handles all of the Clinton Foundation' external branding and messaging. The interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various audiences of importance to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public. Assignments will include research, writing, copyediting and preparation of print, web, and video projects. The Marketing interns will also support the development and execution of online and social media strategies, as well as various marketing campaigns promoting Foundation initiatives and events.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Marketing Department handles all of CGI’s external branding and messaging. The interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various audiences of importance to CGI, including members, sponsors, recruitment populations, the students of CGI U, and the general public. Assignments will include research, writing, copyediting, and preparation of print, web, and video projects. The Marketing interns will also support the development and execution of online and social media strategies, as well as various marketing campaigns promoting CGI events and CGI member Commitments to Action.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation was founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation. The Alliance creates healthy school and community environments for all children in order to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States. Alliance communications and marketing interns work closely with the Alliance communications team to promote awareness about the organization and its programs. Interns will gain hands-on experience in media relations, digital marketing, research, writing and editing, project management, and correspondence.

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Correspondence

Correspondence interns coordinate letters related to President Clinton's programs, activities, and professional relationships. Correspondence is initiated at President Clinton' request, by Clinton Foundation staff, or in response to the hundreds of letters that Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton receive each week. Interns will also handle confidential material, making discretion essential. In addition to excellent writing and research skills, interns should possess meticulous attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. The Personal Office of President Clinton Correspondence interns will handle mainly personal and business correspondence, and will draft documents that President Clinton reviews himself, and should therefore possess very strong writing skills. At the Clinton Foundation, Correspondence interns ensure that the workflow runs smoothly, and that Foundation programs and policies are described substantively and accurately in all writing. Clinton Foundation Correspondence interns will handle donor letters, thank you letters, and responses to letters regarding Clinton Foundation work. Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Communications handles CGI Correspondence, which tends to be invitations and thank you letters, in addition to press and messaging responsibilities.

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Graphic Design

Clinton Foundation Graphic Design interns will work with the Clinton Foundation marketing team to create graphics for the website, meetings, and marketing and communications materials. Prospective candidates should have a good working knowledge of typography and layout, and the ability to work within established Clinton Foundation brand guidelines and create work in conjunction with it. Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various important audiences to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public. Interns should have a basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite.

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Multimedia

Multimedia interns will help both the Clinton Global Initiative Marketing Department and Clinton Foundation Marketing Department communicate the organization's work through photography and videography. Multimedia interns will take and edit photos and record and edit videos. Interns should be proficient in Mac OS and Final Cut Pro, and know basic concepts regarding video formats and codecs for web usage and compression. Interns should also have an interest in shooting video and photography, as well as cataloging, archiving, and watching video to identify good sound-bytes and key content. A basic understanding of Excel, Photoshop, and Photomechanic is a plus.

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Web Development

The Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative both use interns with either or both front-end and back-end skills. Web Development interns work alongside web designers and web developers to build and maintain web pages conceived by the marketing and communications teams. These interns and staff also work with Development personnel to highlight their fundraising messages and promote events. The department also aims to garner a broader audience for the Foundation's e-newsletter engagements, as well as on social media channels such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Web development interns help research and implement new web technologies as well as research new social media opportunities. Interns will also help maintain, test and improve various Clinton Foundation websites. Some knowledge of HTML, CSS, web programming or content management systems (specifically Drupal) is helpful but not required. Candidates should have an interest in the design, implementation and application of web technologies and the desire to advance technical knowledge and how these tools can serve the Clinton Foundation aims.

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Logistics

Event Production

The Clinton Global Initiative Event Operations department serves as the primary liaison with the Clinton Foundation's event production company and coordinates the event logistics for all CGI events throughout the year. CGI Event Operations interns will assist with all aspects of the event preparation and will work on tasks including but not limited to: the creation and organization of event materials, bookings for travel and hotels, and assistance with volunteer recruitment and event credentials. Interns will perform basic administrative tasks as needed, as well as assist with projects for membership and office operations departments.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitments Logistics interns work closely with a member of the Commitments Department to plan and manage the event operations aspects of CGI events that involve commitments, such as CGI University, CGI America, and the Annual Meeting. Specific tasks may include event planning, drafting and editing of documents for internal or external use, and database support.

In the spring term, the CGI University Team will hold its annual event, and interns will help with its production. The interns will be active in the selection process for students attending and all logistical preparations for holding the meeting.

The Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Logistics interns support the team in managing information related to CGI members, event participants, and commitments. They may also have the opportunity to take part in calls and meetings with CGI America participants and undertake short-term research projects. Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to, data management, preparing event materials, assisting with information collection and distribution, and other tasks necessary for the internal operation of the relative CGI America program. Candidates should be professional adaptable, and possess strong communications skills. They should also be organized and detail oriented as well as comfortable handling multiple tasks at once and meeting strict deadlines. Interest or experience in domestic issues preferred.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) International interns will assist in preparations for the annual meeting to be held abroad. Interns will provide administrative and logistical support to CGI' newest department, which may include, but are not limited to: conducting research on prospective attendees and regional issues, scheduling and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, managing data and quantitative analysis, and supporting day-to-day departmental operations. Candidates who possess Portuguese or Spanish language skills and interest or experience in Latin America are preferred.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Program Department is responsible for developing the content for all CGI meetings. Included in this process is the creation of the schedule, format and session topics, as well as the selection and recruitment of moderators and panelists. Program interns will help the department communicate with its distinguished invitees and support the day-to-day management of all program related matters. Program interns should have a high standard of professionalism, strong organizational and research skills, the ability to multitask and comfort working under deadlines. Leading up to each event, the Program interns focus on program logistics and then help out behind the scenes for the Annual Meeting in September.

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Finance

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Finance office is responsible for processing the many financial transactions necessary for the planning and execution of CGI events. The CGI Finance office works closely with the finance center in Little Rock and thus a clear and open line of communication as well as adhering to orderly and standard operating procedures are vital. The CGI Finance intern will assist the comptroller in daily tasks of creating and updating budgets, getting payments to vendors and other parties with whom CGI conducts business as expediently as possible, and maintaining accurate records of past transactions.

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Fundraising

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Membership/Sponsorship Department builds attendance of members and support from sponsors. Interns help manage communication with CGI members, including incoming membership forms and follow-up phone calls; aid in the up-keep of database accuracy; provide overall help with coordinating membership needs; and assist in the research and recruitment of potential new members before and during the CGI Annual, Winter, America and University Meetings. Interns will also perform basic administrative tasks as well as occasionally assist with office operations. Responsibilities may also include generating queries and reports related to government membership, conduct research related to Heads of State and other U.S. and foreign government CGI members, compile weekly news clips related to elections or any other happenings relevant to CGI, organize and categorize correspondence between CGI and foreign government CGI members. Professional demeanor and attention to detail are a must. Due to the high-profile nature of CGI members, candidates should be professional and adaptable and should have exceptional writing skills. They should be organized, able to pay attention to detail, handle multiple tasks at once, and meet strict deadlines. Ideally, candidates should be adept in Microsoft Suite and comfortable learning how to use the Raiser' Edge database.

In addition, the sponsorship function secures funding from and manages the relationships with the private philanthropists, foundations and corporations who underwrite CGI' operating costs. The support of sponsors is critical to CGI' ability to convene the CGI Annual Meeting, CGI University, and other CGI events throughout the year. CGI is fortunate to be supported by many prestigious organizations, such as: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft, HP, Procter & Gamble, Cisco, and VISA Inc. Interns will work side-by-side with the staff in the management of the Sponsorship department, including research of and outreach to potential sponsors, management of current sponsor relationships, monitoring sponsor news, and tracking the process in Raiser' Edge. The interns also have the opportunity to observe and take part in potential sponsor conversations, where they can gain sales and marketing experience. Depending on the time of year, interns also play a hands-on role in preparing for and facilitating Sponsor interactions on-site during the various CGI Meetings.

The Clinton Foundation Development interns will primarily support the Development Team on all fundraising initiatives and events, with assignments ranging from the conventional (e.g. responding to inquiries, processing checks) to the ad hoc (e.g., Head of State mailings, celebrity auction solicitations). Duties involve creating recordkeeping systems and files for existing major donors, assembling profiles, and compiling research on existing and potential funders of Clinton Foundation programs and initiatives. Interns will also participate in the evaluation of major donor engagement activities to date and the shaping of weekend gatherings for trustees and major donors. Additionally, some time is spent researching existing activities in Clinton Foundation initiatives’ fields of operation.

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In-House Operations

The In-House Operations interns assist in expediting, organizing, managing data, monitoring phones, and overall work flow in the office.

The Administration interns in the Personal Office of President Clinton will contribute to managerial responsibilities and report to the Director of Operations. These interns must have strong communication skills (including writing), organizational skills, professional office skills, and the ability to multitask. This is a front office position that requires resourcefulness, professionalism and full attention at all times. Responsibilities include directing calls, monitoring the front desk, writing and answering letters for requests of the President, greeting guests of the President and staff, as well as other administrative duties given.

The Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Logistics interns support the team in managing information related to CGI members, event participants, and commitments. They may also have the opportunity to take part in calls and meetings with CGI America participants and undertake short-term research projects. Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to, data management, preparing event materials, assisting with information collection and distribution, and other tasks necessary for the internal operation of the relative CGI America program. Candidates should be professional adaptable, and possess strong communications skills. Also, they should be organized, detail oriented, and comfortable handling multiple tasks at once and meeting strict deadlines. Interest or experience in domestic issues preferred.

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Track interns will work with individuals throughout the CGI Commitments Department to provide support for new and ongoing Tracks. These Tracks are small convenings of CGI members who meet throughout the year to coordinate action on specific issues. These convenings allow members to trade ideas; share best practice information, and explore potential partnerships. Intern duties include providing operational support for Action Network meetings through creating invitations, registering members in the Raiser' Edge database, note taking during meetings, and various meeting preparations and follow-up activities. Prior experiences in event planning and strong communication skills are preferred.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Logistics interns will work to plan and manage the event operations aspects of CGI events that involve commitments, such as CGI U, CGI America, and the Annual Meeting, while working closely with a member of the Commitments Department. Specific tasks may include event planning, drafting and editing documents for internal or external use, and database support.

Track and Logistics interns support their CGI Teams in tracking new and ongoing commitments, taking part in meetings with CGI members, assisting in maintaining accurate databases, following-up with members about their commitments as needed, and drafting and editing language for official commitment text. Due to the high-profile nature of CGI members, candidates should be professional and adaptable and should have exceptional writing skills. They should also be organized, able to pay attention to detail, handle multiple tasks at once, and meet strict deadlines. The ideal candidate should also be adept in Microsoft Suite and comfortable learning how to use the Raiser' Edge database.

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Operations interns will help to maintain day-to-day operations and overall management of the Clinton Global Initiative office. Tasks include administrative support, basic Information Technology (IT) support, assisting the Operations staff, and various other projects. Interns will gain a greater understanding of managing the internal operations of a non-governmental organization.

Scheduling interns will have the opportunity use their political prowess to aid in logistical aspects of President Clinton' day-to-day activities. Interns must be detail oriented and well organized. This position will include memo writing, correspondence with high-level aids, upkeep of department records, and assisting with scheduling requests. Good judgment, exceptional communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and excellent professional etiquette are also essential.

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Special Ops

The Executive Office intern at the Personal Office of President Clinton supports the Executive Team. The position calls for discipline, maturity, professionalism, and common sense, as these interns will facilitate the coordination of President Clinton' office activities and communications as well as participate in office management and event and meeting planning. Typical duties include administrative tasks and research, but the position is largely spontaneous. Interns need to possess a positive and resourceful nature, as everyday will present different responsibilities and opportunities. Interns will primarily work in the Personal Office, but will spend some time in the Clinton Foundation office as well. As we add Executive Office interns at the Clinton Foundation, they will need the same skills as in the Personal Office.

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Technology

Data Management

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Data Management internship is one of the most unique experiences at CGI. He or she not only becomes a vital part of the Portfolio Team in the Commitments Department at CGI but also gains a thorough understanding of CGIs approximately 2,500 commitments. He or she will assist the Portfolio Team in the Commitments Department at CGI with tracking and managing the entire CGI commitment portfolio and will create and edit materials for CGI member communication. He or she will also manage a high volume of information in various databases making the Data Management internship one of the most comprehensive at CGI. This position is ideal for an individual who is inquiring, a critical thinker, can work through complex problems, and is able to identify forward-looking solutions. This individual will acquire an expert knowledge of our database software, Raiser's Edge, and will be able to work independently on complex assignments. Experience with metrics and evaluation in an international development setting are preferred but are not essential.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Membership/Sponsorship department focuses on CGI membership and member recruitment across all CGI events throughout the year. Membership interns help manage communication with CGI members, including incoming membership forms and follow-up phone calls; aid in the up-keep of database accuracy; provide overall help with coordinating membership needs; and assist in the research and recruitment of potential new members before and during the CGI Annual, Winter, America and University Meetings. Interns will also perform basic administrative tasks as well as occasionally assist with office operations. Responsibilities may also include generating queries and reports related to government membership, conduct research related to Heads of State and other US and foreign government CGI members, compile weekly news clips related to elections or any other Heads of State / Government happenings relevant to CGI, and organize and categorize correspondence between CGI and foreign government CGI members. Professional demeanor and attention to detail are a must.

Development interns will primarily support the Development Team at the Clinton Foundation office on all fundraising initiatives and events, with assignments ranging from the conventional (e.g. responding to inquiries, processing checks) to the ad hoc (e.g., Head of State mailings, celebrity auction solicitations). Duties involve creating recordkeeping systems and files for existing major donors, assembling profiles, and compiling research on existing and potential funders of Clinton Foundation programs and initiatives. Interns will also participate in the evaluation of major donor engagement activities to date and the shaping of weekend gatherings for trustees and major donors. Additionally, some time is spent researching existing activities in Clinton Foundation initiatives’ fields of operation.

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Finance

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Finance office is responsible for processing the many financial transactions necessary for the planning and execution of CGI events. The CGI Finance office works closely with the finance center in Little Rock and thus a clear and open line of communication as well as adhering to orderly and standard operating procedures are vital. The CGI Finance intern will assist the comptroller in daily tasks of creating and updating budgets, getting payments to vendors and other parties with whom CGI conducts business as expediently as possible, and maintaining accurate records of past transactions

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Graphic Design

Clinton Foundation Graphic Design interns will work with the Clinton Foundation marketing team to create graphics for the website, meetings, and marketing and communications materials. Prospective candidates should have a good working knowledge of typography and layout, and the ability to work within established Clinton Foundation brand guidelines and create work in conjunction with it. Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various important audiences to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public. Interns should have a basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite.

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Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) interns work as part of the Foundation's IT team and provide technology based solutions and support to the New York Offices. The IT team seeks interns who are passionate about technology, software, management of assets, and have a desire to help others. Deploying equipment and software; troubleshooting hardware and software issues; as well as testing of new devices, services and software are some of the everyday challenges our IT interns help to address. On a daily basis, interns deploy equipment and software, troubleshoot hardware and software issues, and test new devices, services, and software. Providing prompt and courteous customer service is our top priority.

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Web Development

The Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative both use interns with either or both front-end and back-end skills. Web Development interns work alongside web designers and web developers to build and maintain web pages conceived by the marketing and communications teams. These interns and staff also work with Development personnel to highlight their fundraising messages and promote events. The department also aims to garner a broader audience for the Foundation's e-newsletter engagements, as well as on social media channels such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Web development interns help research and implement new web technologies as well as research new social media opportunities. Interns will also help maintain, test and improve the various Clinton Foundation websites. Some knowledge of HTML, CSS, web programming or content management systems (we use Drupal) is helpful but not required. Candidates must have an interest in the design, implementation and application of web technologies and the desire to advance technical knowledge and how these tools can serve our aims.

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The Clinton Presidential Center & Museum in Little Rock

Communications

Communications interns are critical members of the press and speech writing teams, assisting with all communications, press, and speechwriting activities. Interns will contribute to the preparation of communications materials (print, video and television) for various audiences (press, participants, and the general public), as well gain exposure to media monitoring and strategy. Candidates should possess the ability to write for media, conduct in-depth research, and perform well under tight deadlines.

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Educational Programs

Educational Programs interns will help develop, organize, and facilitate various educational activities held by the Clinton Foundation. Activities include interactive programs and camps for school-age children that correlate with Clinton Presidential Center exhibits, professional development workshops for educators, as well as general outreach to Arkansas schools. Interns will work closely with the Educational Programs Manager to find fresh, innovative ideas to draw students to the Center. Interns in this area will need to be flexible, energetic and creative with the ability to multitask.

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Museum store

The Clinton Museum Store is not simply a direct reflection of the Clinton Presidential Library and the Clinton Foundation; it also interacts with thousands of national and international visitors every week. The store is a showcase for many Arkansas-made products, as well as high-level contemporary crafts, artwork, and jewelry from all over the world and carries historical, educational, and inspirational items that cover multiple aspects of President Clinton and his Foundation' work. Candidates should be creative and innovative in their approach to retail management, marketing, and product development. Job duties include but are not limited to: merchandising the store, assisting in new product development, maintaining and updating inventory, creating promotional and marketing plans, negotiating with vendors, and managing special projects.

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Operations

Operations interns will help to maintain day-to-day operations and overall sustainability of the Clinton Presidential Center and Museum in Little Rock and CGI office. Tasks include administrative support, basic IT support, assisting the Operations staff, and various other projects. Interns will gain a greater understanding of managing the internal operations of a non-governmental organization.

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The Clinton School of Public Service

Interns at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service will assist with a variety of activities, including working on special events (such as seminars, workshops, conferences and public forums), carrying out research on economic, social, and political development issues, facilitating visits of distinguished scholars from around the world, and coordinating activities between the University and the Clinton Foundation.

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Volunteer & Visitor Services

The Clinton Presidential Center relies on a solid base of almost 500 volunteers to support and run its operation. Interns will assist the office with recruiting and training volunteers, data entry and database management, and assisting the staff with any challenges and projects that present themselves. Interns should be highly organized, people-oriented, and able to communicate effectively. In addition, candidates should be flexible and able to operate in a positive and professional manner.

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