Internships Available


Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation Marketing and Programmatic intern will support the Alliance’s marketing and programmatic teams (Healthy Schools Program, Healthy Out-of-School Time Initiative, and Strategic Alliances). The intern will help tell the story of the Alliance’s work through research, media monitoring, and social media support to develop and expand programming for the Healthy Schools and Communities Program, and further the Industry Initiative via research.

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CGI

CGI America brings together leaders from the business, philanthropic, nonprofit, and government sectors to develop solutions that encourage economic growth, support long-term competitiveness, and increase social mobility in the United States. CGI America’s annual convening is a working meeting that promotes collaboration, and generation of new Commitments to Action in one of nine areas: Advanced Energy, Financial Opportunity, STEM Education, College and Career Readiness, Outcomes-Based Financing, Sustainable Cities, Early Childhood Education, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Workforce Development. The CGI America intern is a valuable team member, assisting the Working Group Manager(s) to develop Working Group and year-round program content, identify potential Working Group participants and new year-round members, and review of ongoing and completed Commitments to Action.

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The CGI Event Operations department manages event logistics for all CGI events. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of projects related to event production – ranging from assisting team members with the creation of event materials to helping with volunteer recruitment, venue searches, and event technology. Interns will gain a comprehensive understanding of how a CGI event is planned and executed from beginning to end.

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The Girls and Women and Administration intern supports the Director of Girls and Women Integration and the Deputy Director of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). The Director of Girls and Women Integration works with all of the content areas of CGI and throughout the Clinton Foundation to ensure a gender lens is strategically applied throughout our work. This includes working with companies, NGOs, and governments in the development of public-private partnerships that address global challenges to gender equity. Intern responsibilities include planning and implementation of member events and high-quality content research on global gender disparities. Responsibilities as the Administration intern includes assisting the Deputy Director with the development of presentations for internal and external stakeholders. Strong writing, detailed editing, and overall communication skills are central to the intern role.

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The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI members are encouraged to take action and address critical issues through Commitments to Action. The Membership department is responsible for recruitment and retention of members across all CGI platforms. The team serves as the primary contact between CGI and member organizations to coordinate their involvement in CGI’s year-round opportunities and events. The CGI Membership Intern will develop familiarity with the CGI member portfolio and member benefits including year-round events and programing, as well as assist with pre-event logistics including invitation lists, mailings, invitation follow-up, and RSVPs.

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The CGI Program Department is responsible for developing the content for all CGI meetings. This includes creating the meeting schedule, format, and session topics, as well as the selection and recruitment of moderators and panelists. Program interns are assigned to one of three roles. 1) Research interns will support the content team by conducting high-level research to identify potential themes, speakers, and session topics; 2) Operations interns will support the speaker relations team to identify and invite speakers by tracking all speaker outreach in our CRM database and uploading speaker data to CGI event technology platforms; or 3) Government Relations interns will support the team’s engagement of former and current Heads of State, foreign and U.S. government officials, and multi-lateral organizations on a year-round basis. Tasks include research on the above mentioned groups, preparing briefs and taking notes during calls/meetings with participants, constituent data entry and maintenance in the CRM database, and contributing to the development of strategies regarding government outreach.

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Sponsors of CGI proudly share the common goal of finding solutions to pressing global challenges. CGI Sponsors represent a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, large foundations, and other mission-driven organizations. Through year-round engagement and sponsorship of events including CGI University, CGI America, and the CGI Annual Meeting, CGI Sponsors play a critical role in the success of CGI’s events. The CGI Sponsorship intern plays a critical role in helping the team organize its processes, data, and logistics to help meet department goals. The position often coordinates with other departments to contribute to sponsor communication and outreach.

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CGI University (CGI U) was established by President Clinton in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, and topic experts gather to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges through CGI U Commitments to Action: new, specific, and measurable initiatives that will make a real impact. The CGI U Interns will develop outreach strategies and build relationships with students, youth organizations, and university administrators to promote the goals of CGI U. They will conduct outreach through social media, email, phone, and webinar platforms. They will manage relationships with existing CGI U commitment-makers, mentors, and campus representatives. The interns will also review applications for the CGI U meeting, develop resources to strengthen CGI U commitments, and assist with showcasing commitments through various CGI platforms.

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CGI COMMITMENTS

The Built Environment and Energy intern supports both the Built Environment and Energy Tracks within the Commitments department of the Clinton Global Initiative. The Built Environment Track works to improve the effectiveness of human-made environments, focusing on cities, resilience, sustainability, transportation, and health promotion. The Energy Track drives solutions that focus on the provision of safe, reliable, and affordable access to clean energy services, from waste-to-energy and renewables to energy entrepreneurship and green jobs. The Built Environment and Energy intern works between these two content areas to assist Track managers with research, event planning, membership recruiting and engagement, and developing and tracking Commitments to Action.

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The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitments Data internship provides access to and gained familiarity of the whole CGI commitments portfolio. The Commitments Data intern will come to better understand the landscape of social impact and the diversity of actors and stakeholders operating in this space. The Commitments Data intern will gain insight on how the entire CGI commitment portfolio of over 3,500 projects is tracked and managed, using CGI’s CRM database. Along with gaining exposure to data and knowledge management, the Commitments Data intern will engage directly across CGI’s nine Commitment content areas, or Tracks, and contribute to the creation of briefing materials for CGI members and the review of commitment project updates. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented individual who would like to gain broad-based and applicable experience in the field of social impact.

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The Education and Workforce Development intern works closely with the Education and Workforce Development Track managers within the Commitments department of the Clinton Global Initiative. The Track focuses on education as a powerful instrument in poverty reduction and as a principal component to achieving lasting social and economic development. The intern works as a valuable resource to help track Commitments to Action, manage education knowledge tools, generate high-quality research, and plan and implement member events.

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The Environmental Stewardship intern supports the Environmental Stewardship Track within the Commitments Department of the CGI. The Track works to develop holistic convenings and resulting solutions that support both environmental protection and human well-being, with a focus on company and consumer roles in sustainable natural resource management. The intern is a valuable team member, assisting the Track manager in development and monitoring of Commitments to Action; planning and implementation of member events; and providing high-quality research on ecosystem services, systems thinking for vulnerable species conservation, and supply chain design for the environment. Strong writing, detailed editing, and overall communication skills are central to the role. 

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The Food Systems and Market-Based Approaches intern supports both the Food Systems and Market-Based Approaches Tracks within the Commitments Department of the Clinton Global Initiative. The Food Systems Track designs approaches to empower producers, build environmentally sustainable supply chains, and address challenges of food security and hunger. The Market-Based Approaches Track concentrates on business and capital market resources as tools for inclusive socio-economic development. The intern in this position will support the managers of these two Tracks, as a valuable shared resource for assisting in the development and tracking of Commitments to Action, identification of prospective CGI members, generation of high-quality content research, and planning and implementation of member events.

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The Commitments intern will support core functions across the Commitments department. This includes, but is not limited to: 1) research and writing to support commitments managers, 2) data input and management to support the commitments data team, and 3) supporting logistical planning and meeting execution.

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The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Global Health Commitments intern works with the Global Health team to identify, develop, and execute solutions to pressing health challenges. The intern in this position will conduct background research on global health topics to observe how ongoing health interventions, programs, and policies are implemented and evaluated. The intern will be responsible for tracking new commitments, maintaining database accuracy, observing meetings with CGI members, and learning best practices in drafting/editing official text. The intern will consult on and edit project proposals, session descriptions, convening agendas, and monitoring & evaluation reports. The intern will also produce high-level CGI meeting notes to convey technical health dialogue into accessible language for distribution to members. The Global Health intern will shadow the CGI Global Health team and engage with a wide array of private and public sector organizations around pertinent global health and development issues.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitments Logistics interns are mentored closely by a member of the Commitments Department and assist/shadow this member in planning and managing the core functions of the Department, gaining access to CGI’s year round content as well as larger meetings such as CGI America, CGI University, and the Annual Meeting. Interns work on the logistics of rolling out year-round convenings as developed by the content team, as well as the logistics of featuring key Commitments to Action on-stage at CGI events, or on social media platforms. Interns may gain experience in event planning, drafting and editing documents, data analysis, and database support.

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The Response and Resilience (R&R) and Technology (Tech) intern supports both the Response & Resilience and Technology Tracks within the Commitments department of the Clinton Global Initiative. The R&R Track works with members to deploy solutions related to natural disasters and conflict, and in support of people displaced by such events. The Tech Track concentrates on working with members to use technology to support greater efficiency and effectiveness of social and environmentally focused projects. The R&R and Tech intern supports the managers of these two Tracks, and contributes to the development and tracking of Commitments to Action, identification of prospective CGI members, generation of high-quality research, and planning and implementation of member events.

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Clinton Health Matters Initiative

The Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) intern supports the CHMI team in improving the health and well-being of all people by activating individuals, communities, and organizations to make meaningful contributions to the health of others. CHMI gives interns the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in a number of different health issues. In the past, interns have supported regional directors in Community Health Transformation Projects, aided in the development and evaluation of the National Health projects, and helped plan the Health Matters Annual Activation Summit. Interns should come in with strong writing, research, and critical thinking skills, as well as the capacity to work well in both individual and team-based projects.

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Communications

The Communications (Press) Department interns work across the Foundation, helping support the work of all initiatives and telling the stories of the people being empowered by the Clinton Foundation. These interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety of communications functions including drafting press releases and articles; pitching stories to local, national, and international media; identifying important media outlets and reporters; managing press inquiries and invitations; conducting research; brainstorming social opportunities; collaborating on features about CGI members; and participating in many other aspects of press outreach and communications.

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Correspondence Department

Correspondence Department interns play a central role in ensuring that the high volume of correspondence requests President Clinton and the Clinton Foundation receive each month are fulfilled efficiently and with care. The Correspondence team is based out of President Clinton’s Harlem office, and produces a variety of written materials on behalf of the Foundation and its leadership. Applicants should be strong writers with good judgment and a sharp eye for detail. Experience drafting constituent correspondence and with correspondence databases (including and similar to Intranet Quorum) are both a big plus.

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Development

The Development Department intern helps support raising the necessary resources to fund the Foundation’s core operations and programs. Interns help five core teams: Events, Annual Giving, Research, Digital/Direct Mail, and our young professional program, Clinton Foundation 20/30. They have the opportunity to participate in event planning, prospecting projects, and creatively collaborate to discover other revenue streams.

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Foreign Policy

The Foreign Policy interns develop a deep understanding of global affairs by working closely with the Foreign Policy team to conduct research and analyses, draft briefing memos, and produce reports on foreign policy issues relevant to the Foundation’s programs and initiatives.

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Haiti

The Haiti team’s programs focus on promoting economic development and job creation in Haiti. The Haiti team intern will assist and support the Haiti team in various capacities, including completing research projects and written analysis to support in-country programs and activities; writing briefs and memos for staff, principals, external stakeholders and partners; and attending Haiti team meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.

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Information Technology 

Information Technology (IT) interns learn how the Foundation's IT team provides technology-based solutions and supports the organizational development of our global offices. The IT team seeks interns who are passionate about organizational development, event technology, and nonprofit operations. On a daily basis, interns gain hands-on experience in managing internal communications, scoping and deploying enterprise software solutions, and training, testing, and troubleshooting various software platforms.

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Marketing

The Clinton Foundation Marketing Department is responsible for representing the values, vision, and brand identity of the Foundation in all external-facing content, including events, print collateral, digital media, multimedia, and other communications channels. Marketing interns will collaborate with the team to create materials, develop campaigns, and execute strategic outreach to a variety of audiences, including donors, partners, and the general public.

The Graphic Design intern is a valuable member of the Marketing team, assisting with the development and monitoring of the Foundation brand; planning and implementing design for print, web, and social media; and researching design best practices. An eye for detail and overall communication skills are central to the intern role.

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Metrics

The Clinton Foundation Metrics team works with all Foundation initiatives to support efforts to measure impact, and to facilitate knowledge management and collaboration across the organization. The Metrics intern will research evaluation methods and track emerging measurement trends to improve the initiatives’ data management, analysis, and storytelling efforts. The intern may also assist in compiling information and research for Foundation briefings and memos.

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Office of the CEO

The CEO intern is a vital team member who will assist with operations in the Office of the CEO. The intern will help manage the CEO’s daily activities, coordinate event planning, and liaise internally and externally to assist the CEO to manage and maximize the value of the Foundation. The intern will also have the opportunity to collaborate with an assigned mentor while developing professional skills in a high visibility role. Applicants should be strong writers with an exceptional eye for detail and robust communication skills.

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Office of the Vice Chair

The Office of the Vice Chair internship is an opportunity to liaise with all Foundation initiatives and gain a broad understanding of how they work both independently and together to have greater and lasting impact. The intern is a valuable part of a small team and can expect to work on a wide range of research and writing based assignments such as reviewing invitations, drafting supplemental briefing materials, and maintaining office databases. Strong writing, research, attention to detail, and overall communication skills are critical to the intern role.

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Scheduling

Scheduling interns will have the opportunity to learn about the logistical aspects of the scheduling process. Interns will assist/shadow employees who engage in memo writing, correspondence with high-level aides and the general public, upkeep of department records, and managing scheduling requests.

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