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Programs and Initiatives

  • Climate/Environment
    • CGI America (CGIA) 
    • CGI Commitments – Built Environment/Energy/Environmental Stewardship
    • CCI - Island Energy/Forestry/Built Environment
    • Clinton Foundation Haiti Team
  • Education 
    • CGIA – Education and Workforce
    • CGI Commitments – Education
    • CGI University
    • Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG)
  • Food Systems
    • CGI Commitments – Food Systems
  • Girls & Women
    • No Ceilings
    • CGI Commitments – Technology
    • CHAI
    • Clinton Foundation Haiti Team
  • Health
    • CGI Commitments - Global Health
    • AHG
    • CHAI
    • Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI)
  • Leadership
    • CGI Annual Meeting – Program
    • CGI America - Logistics
    • CGI International
    • CGI University
    • Foreign Policy
    • Legacy
    • CGI Data Management
    • CGI Commitments - Track
    • Metrics
  • Market Based Approaches
    • CGI Commitments – Market Based Approaches
    • CGIA – Economic Development
    • CGI International
    • Clinton Development Initiative (CDI)
    • Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (CGEP)
    • Clinton Foundation Haiti Team
  • Response and Resilience
    • CGI Commitments – Response and Resilience
    • Clinton Foundation Haiti Team

COMMUNICATIONS


LOGISTICS / EVENTS

  • Event Production 
    • CGI Event Operations
    • CGI Commitments Logistics
    • CGI University
    • CGI America Logistics
    • CGI International
    • CGI Program
  • Finance 
  • Fundraising
    • CGI Membership
    • CGI Sponsorship/Partnership
    • Clinton Foundation Development
  • In-House Operations 
    • Office Operations
    • Organizational Development
    • Scheduling and Advance
  • Special Ops
    • Executive Office

TECHNOLOGY



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CLIMATE/ENVIRONMENT

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America interns will assist/shadow CGI Working Group managers with research related to pressing domestic energy efficiency and clean energy issues seen through the lens of US economic recovery. Focus areas include green building, infrastructure, clean fuels, and renewable energy. Interns will also obtain hands-on learning and experience in the process of assisting with the identification and recruitment of relevant thought leaders and practitioners, supporting Commitment to Action development, managing data, and coordinating scheduling and event logistics.

The CGI Commitments - Built Environment team intern will focus on assisting/shadowing CGI members in 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 Commitments - Energy interns will explore a wide range of interconnected issues, including the production of sustainable and renewable energy and fuels.

The CGI Commitments - Environmental Stewardship intern will assist/shadow CGI members with 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 - Small Islands intern will assist/shadow CCI team members with research on a wide array of issues relating to the unique energy markets and clean energy opportunities in small island nations, and have the opportunity to observe firsthand how the CCI team conducts project implementation and opportunity evaluation. The focus will be on renewable energy (geothermal, wind, solar, biomass), 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.

CCI Built Environment internship description coming soon.  Spring term will have interns.

CCI Forestry interns will assist/shadow team members on a range of issues related to landscape restoration and biodiversity. Interns will gain hands-on experience as they learn to develop innovative ways to support to these activities, including targeted funds, and valuation of ecosystem services. The intern will coordinate with supervisors in multiple locations, assist with ongoing projects and help develop new programs.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti team intern will assist/shadow team members with researching 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 on 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 shadow CGI Working Group members 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 obtain hands on learning and experience by assisting with the identification and recruitment of relevant thought leaders and practitioners, supporting Commitment to Action development, managing data, and coordinating scheduling and event logistics.

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 are exposed to all aspects of the team’s work from data management to research to logistics.

CGI University interns will have the opportunity to assist CGI U team members who engage in the outreach and relationship building process with student activist organizations and university and college administrators pertinent to CGI U. Interns will participate in the development of strategies regarding campus outreach and student involvement. In addition, they will learn about the review and selection process for applications for the CGI U annual meeting, and will participate in the planning of the campus representative program.

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. You will have the opportunity to intern 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 by shadowing AHG team members.

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FOOD SYSTEMS

Food Systems intern description coming soon.  Spring term will have interns

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GIRLS & WOMEN

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Girls & Women team  focuses 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 often are not considered in the design and implementation of efforts to address global challenges. CGI interns in this department will assist/shadow team members who work to empower women along the corporate value chain, increase development solutions in urban areas, and address other gaps in strategy.

The Clinton Global Initiative’s (CGI) Girls & Women interns assist in ensuring that all of CGI’s programming and efforts strategically integrate girls and women.  They will have the chance to deepen their understanding of a variety of issues  ranging from economic opportunity and disaster response to access to quality health care and education globally.  The G&W team collaborates across all CGI departments and will be actively involved in programming and commitment development that range across a variety of issues to different platforms (whether CGI America or the Annual meeting).

No Ceilings intern description coming soon. Spring terms will have interns.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti team has been focused on investment, business development and job creation since it began operations in 2009. The intern for this initiative will assist/shadow Haiti team members in researching 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 will learn how CHAI conducts its operations; assist/shadow team members with research on applicable focus areas including partner countries, pharmaceutical industry, and current policy/medical developments; observe how Excel databases/models are utilized to further CHAI’s work; obtain a firsthand look into how procurement and other program teams operate; participate in the development of communications materials, including presentations, regular internal updates and website; and observe how email inquiries and correspondence are managed.

The CGI Commitments - 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 assist/shadow the Technology team with research, observe how ongoing and new commitments are tracked and database accuracy is maintained, sit in on meetings with CGI members, and learn best practices in drafting/editing of official commitment text.

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HEALTH

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitments - Global Health team works 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. The intern in this department will assist/shadow CGI team members with research, observe how ongoing and new commitments are tracked and database accuracy is maintained, observe meetings with CGI members, and learn best practices in drafting/editing of official commitment text.

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 intern 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 by assisting/shadowing AHG team members with research, general project management, correspondence, communications and marketing, and grassroots/community activism.

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 Prevention of Moth-to-Child Transmission Program.  CHAI interns will learn how CHAI conducts its operations; assist/shadow CHAI team members with research on applicable focus areas including partner countries, pharmaceutical industry, and current policy/medical developments; observe how Excel databases/models are utilized to further CHAI’s work; obtain a firsthand look into how procurement and other program teams operate; participate in the development of communications materials, including presentations, regular internal updates and website; and observe how email inquiries and correspondence are managed.

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 will have the opportunity to gain firsthand exposure and experience in all aspects of this new initiative.

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LEADERSHIP

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting (Program Department),, CGI America (Logistics),, CGI International and CGI University bring together leadership in business, politics, NGOs, and universities.  Additional key departments (Foreign Policy, CGI Data Management, CGI Commitments Tracks, Legacy, and Metrics) prepare briefs for meetings, interviews, trips or speeches with the right information, facts and history.

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 gain firsthand experience as they assist in department communications with distinguished invitees and the day-to-day operations of all program related matters.

CGI America - Logistics interns learn firsthand how the logistics team manages information related to CGI members, event participants, and commitments. They may also have the opportunity to observe calls and meetings with CGI America participants and assist/shadow team members as they complete research projects. Specific focus areas in which interns may have the opportunity to gain experience in include data management, internal and external event communications, information collection and distribution, and other areas related to the internal operation of the CGI America program.

CGI International interns will gain firsthand experience and education in the process of planning regional conventions to be held abroad. Interns will learn how CGI’s newest department manages administration and logistics, which may include assisting/shadowing team members with research on prospective attendees and regional issues, observing and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, learning about the data management process and quantitative analysis, and observing day-to-day departmental operations. Language skills are highly valued.

CGI University interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow CGI U team members who engage in the outreach and relationship building process with student activist organizations and university and college administrators pertinent to CGI U. Interns will participate in the development of strategies regarding campus outreach and student involvement. In addition, they will learn about the review and selection process for applications for the CGI U annual meeting, and will participate in the planning of the campus representative program.

Below are the additional key departments that prepare briefs for meetings, interviews, trips, or speeches with the right information, facts, and history:

The Foreign Policy interns receive close mentorship by the Foreign Policy team and gain experience by assisting/shadowing team members who engage in day-to-day research, analysis, briefing, report writing for current international initiatives, and preparation for international travel and meetings.

The CGI Data Management interns are part of the Commitments Portfolio Team.   Interns not only have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of how the Commitments Portfolio team at CGI works, and learn about CGI's approximately 2,500 commitments, but also interns learn how the entire CGI commitment portfolio  is tracked and managed, and have the opportunity to participate in the creation of materials for CGI member communication. Interns also gain firsthand experience in the management of information in various databases, making the Data Management internship one of the most comprehensive at CGI.

The CGI Commitments - Track interns will be mentored by individuals throughout the CGI Commitments Department and will learn how these individuals 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 conventions of CGI members who meet throughout the year to coordinate action on specific issues. Conventions allow members to trade ideas; share best practice information, and explore potential partnerships. CGI Track interns will get firsthand experience by assisting/shadowing CGI team members who provide operational support for conventions.

Legacy Interns are critical members of the research and writing team that connects the Clinton Administration’s record of accomplishments to the work President Clinton does through the Clinton Foundation.  Interns will gain hands on experience as they assist the team to draft briefs and other written materials for Clinton Foundation staff, conduct Internet research and compile sources, and assist with database management, fact checking, and proofreading. 

The Clinton Foundation Metrics Team works in close collaboration with all initiatives to support their monitoring, evaluation and learning efforts.  The Metrics intern will assist/shadow members of the team in proactively exploring innovative opportunities to strengthen the Foundation’s impact measurement work and to continue to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and communications.  The metrics intern will gains hands-on experience tracking metrics trends across private, public and philanthropic sectors, understand how to support regular M&E activities, and contribute towards data management and strategic analysis.  The intern may also work on projects that help develop evidence-based marketing and communications materials to tell Clinton Foundation’s diverse impact stories in a creative and compelling manner.

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MARKET BASED APPROACHES

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Market Based Approaches (MBA) team utilizes 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 are mentored by the Economic Empowerment team, and will gain experience by observing CGI members who develop Action Networks around identified areas of focus and proactively network individuals with a shared interest in a given topic. Interns will also learn how new and ongoing commitments are tracked and database accuracy is maintained, sit in on meetings with CGI members, and learn the particulars of drafting and editing language for official commitment text.

CGI America - Economic Development interns will be mentored by Working Group managers and will assist/shadow them with research on 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 will also participate in and learn about the processes of identifying and recruiting relevant thought leaders and practitioners, supporting Commitment to Action development, managing data, and managing scheduling and event logistics by shadowing Working Group managers.

CGI International interns will gain firsthand experience and education in the process of planning regional conventions to be held abroad. Interns will learn how CGI’s newest department manages administration and logistics, which may include assisting/shadowing CGI team members who conduct research on prospective attendees and regional issues, scheduling and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, learning about the data management process and  quantitative analysis, and observing day-to-day departmental operations.

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. CDI Interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow CDI team members with market research into new sectors and geographic regions, gain firsthand experience in program data analysis, and learn about other areas critical to CDI’s work. 

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. Interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow team members with research and financial and statistical analysis, and learn about the general operations of Enterprise Partnership’s work.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti team intern will learn about the development of sustainable projects and support for businesses that will contribute to long-term economic growth. The team works 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. The team works 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) Commitments - 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 have the opportunity to intern directly with the CEO as well as the Commitments department for Haiti-related projects. The intern will observe team members on Haiti related CGI commitments; assist/shadow team members with research about commitments and commitment makers; assist team members in the process of tracking ongoing and new commitments and maintaining database accuracy; sit in on meetings with CGI members; and learn the particulars of 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. The intern will have the chance to participate in this process in conjunction with the development department.  The intern will observe communications with organizations working in Haiti, assist/shadow team members with research affecting Haiti, assist/shadow team member as they conduct literature reviews, and assist/shadow team members in the brief writing process.

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Communications

COMMUNICATIONS/MARKETING

The Communications (Press) Department interns gain hands-on experience in the management of Clinton Foundation press inquiries and materials, and incoming correspondence. These interns will have the opportunity to observe team members as they prepare communications materials (print, video, and television) for various audiences (press, participants, and the general public). Additionally, interns will learn to draft and edit press releases, draft media pitches, build media lists, manage inquires and invitations, conduct research, brainstorm new media opportunities, collaborate on features about CGI members, and participate in many other aspects of press outreach and communications.  Interns will gain exposure to media monitoring and strategy.

The Clinton Foundation Marketing Department handles all of the Clinton Foundation's external branding and messaging. The interns will have the opportunity to observe team members as they prepare marketing materials and outreach strategies for various audiences of importance to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public. The Marketing interns will also participate in 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 observe team members as they prepare 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. The Marketing interns will also participate in 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 CGI Marketing - Writing interns will assist/shadow the CGI Marketing Department team on projects that maintain and develop CGI’s written brand in line with the organization’s overall marketing strategy. They will have the opportunity to learn how to generate and edit copy for a variety of marketing projects, including the CGI website, recruitment and event-specific collateral, social media, and the CGI blog. Interns will gain hands-on experience as they produce original written content and copyedit drafts, while upholding CGI’s brand guidelines to ensure consistency in messaging across all platforms. Content will be targeted to a range of audiences, including external populations such as prospective CGI members and sponsors, current CGI members and sponsors, and the general public; as well as internal audiences such as CGI staff, Clinton Foundation staff, and the principals and their teams.

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 (Marcomms) interns are mentored by the Alliance communications team and learn how the team promotes awareness about the organization and its programs. Interns will gain hands-on experience in media relations, and assist/shadow communications team members as they conduct digital marketing, research, writing and editing, project management, and correspondence.

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CORRESPONDENCE

Correspondence interns have the opportunity to directly observe the coordination of letters related to President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton’s programs and activities.  Correspondence is initiated at President Clinton' request, by Clinton Foundation staff, or in response to the hundreds of letters that he receives each week

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Graphic Design interns will learn from the Clinton Foundation marketing team about the process of creating graphics for the website, meetings, and marketing and communications materials. Interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow the marketing team with the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various important audiences to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public.

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MULTIMEDIA

Multimedia interns will learn how both the Clinton Global Initiative Marketing Department and Clinton Foundation Marketing Department communicate the organization's work through photography and videography. Multimedia interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow team members who take and edit photos and record and edit videos.. Interns will learn how to shoot video and photography, as well as catalogue, archive, and watch video to identify good sound bytes and key content.

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WEB DEVELOPMENT

The Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative Web Development interns assist/shadow web designers and developers in building and maintaining web pages conceived by the marketing and digital strategies teams to promote events, highlight initiative work, and engage the public. Interns will also assist/shadow web designers and developers who maintain, test and improve various Clinton Foundation websites. The department also aims to garner a broader audience for the Foundation's website and on social media channels such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Web development interns assist/shadow web designers, digital strategists, and developers as they research and implement new web and social media technologies and analyze their results.

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Logistics

EVENT PRODUCTION

The Clinton Global Initiative  (CGI) 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 have the opportunity to learn about and participate in all aspects of the event preparation including assisting/shadowing CGI team members with the creation and organization of event materials, bookings for travel and hotels, and volunteer recruitment and event credentials. Interns will as also have the opportunity to shadow projects in which the membership and office operations departments are engaged.

CGICommitments Logistics interns are mentored closely by a member of the Commitments Department and assist/shadow this member in planning and managing the event operations aspects of CGI events that involve commitments, such as CGI University, CGI America, and the Annual Meeting. Specific focus areas in which interns may have the opportunity to gain experience 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 have the opportunity to assist/shadow team members who are engaged in its production, including the selection process for students attending and logistical preparations for the meeting.

In the spring term, CGI America Logistics holds its annual event. Interns learn firsthand how the logistics team manages information related to CGI members, event participants, and commitments. They may also have the opportunity to observe calls and meetings with CGI America participants and assist/shadow CGI members as they undertake short-term research projects. Specific focus areas in which interns may have the opportunity to gain experience in may include data management, internal and external event communications, information collection and distribution, and other areas related to the internal operation of the relative CGI America program.

CGI International interns will gain firsthand experience and education in the process of preparing for the annual meeting to be held abroad. Interns will learn how CGI's newest department manages administration and logistics, which may include assisting/shadowing team members who are conducting research on prospective attendees and regional issues, scheduling and note taking during calls/meetings with participants, learning about the data management process and quantitative analysis, and observing day-to-day departmental operations.

The 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 gain firsthand experience in department communications with its distinguished invitees and the day-to-day operations of all program related matters by shadowing team members. Leading up to each event, the Program interns focus on assisting/shadowing team members with program logistics and then have the opportunity to observe the behind the scenes workings of 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 be mentored by the comptroller and will learn about 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 Department builds attendance of members and support from sponsors. Interns have the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day processes of the department, including communication with CGI members, maintaining database accuracy, coordinating membership needs, and researching potential new members before and during the CGI Annual, Winter, America and University Meetings. Interns will also assist/shadow team members engaged in generating queries and reports related to government membership, conducting research related to Heads of State and other U.S. and foreign government CGI members, compiling weekly news clips related to elections or any other happenings relevant to CGI, and organizing and categorizing correspondence between CGI and foreign government CGI members.

 The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Sponsorship/Partnership Department secures funding from and manages the relationships with the private philanthropists, foundations and corporations who underwrite CGI's operating costs. The support of sponsors is critical to CGI's 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 be directly mentored by staff who manage the Sponsorship department, and will assist/shadow staff in 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 will have the opportunity to observe Sponsor interactions on-site during the various CGI Meetings.

The Clinton Foundation Development interns will have the opportunity to shadow the Development team on all fundraising initiatives and events, with projects ranging from the conventional (e.g. responding to inquiries, processing checks) to the ad hoc (e.g., Head of State mailings, celebrity auction solicitations). Interns will learn how to create recordkeeping systems and files for existing major donors and assemble profiles, and will assist/shadow the Development team with 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, the shaping of weekend gatherings for trustees and major donors, and assisting/shadowing the Development team with existing activities in Clinton Foundation initiatives’ fields of operation.

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IN-HOUSE OPERATIONS

The In-House Operations interns learn about and gain hands-on experience in office management by shadowing department employees who are engaged in organizing and managing data, monitoring phones, and overseeing overall work flow in the office.

Office Operations interns will gain hands-on experience as they assist/shadow the team in security and facilities management and they will learn about day-to-day operations and overall management of the Clinton Foundation office.  Interns assist with various projects that ensure the office is run efficiently on a day-to-day basis while ensuring the safety of staff members. Interns will gain a greater understanding of managing the internal operations of a non-governmental organization.

Organizational Development interns will learn how the Operations team in fosters collaboration, coordination, and information sharing among the Foundation’s programs, initiatives and departments.  Interns will use their prior project management or organizational development experience to assist in undertaking projects that enhance organizational culture, ensure streamlined processes, and increase transparency across the Foundation. 

Scheduling and Advance interns will have the opportunity learn about the logistical aspects of President Clinton's day-to-day activities. This intern will assist/shadow CGI employees who engage in memo writing, correspondence with high-level aids, upkeep of department records, and assisting with scheduling requests.

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SPECIAL OPS

The Executive Office intern at the Personal Office of President Clinton works under the mentorship of the Executive team. Interns in the Executive Office will learn about the coordination of President Clinton's office activities and communications as well as office management and event and meeting planning. Interns will primarily work in the Personal Office, but will spend some time in the Clinton Foundation office as well.

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Technology

DATA MANAGEMENT

The CGI Commitment Data Management internship is one of the most unique experiences at CGI. Interns not only have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of how the Commitments Portfolio team at CGI works but also learn about CGI's approximately 2,500 commitments. Interns learn how the entire CGI commitment portfolio is tracked and managed, and have the opportunity to participate in the creation of materials for CGI member communication. Interns also gain firsthand experience in the management 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 wants to acquire an expert knowledge of our database software, Raiser's Edge.

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Membership department focuses on CGI membership and member recruitment across all CGI events throughout the year. Interns in this department have the opportunity to learn about the department’s day-to-day activities, including communication with CGI members, maintaining database accuracy, coordinating membership needs, and researching potential new members before and during the CGI Annual, Winter, America and University Meetings. Interns also will assist/shadow team members in generating queries and reports related to government membership, conducting research related to Heads of State and other U.S. and foreign government CGI members, compiling weekly news clips related to elections or any other Heads of State / Government happenings relevant to CGI, and organizing and categorizing correspondence between CGI and foreign government CGI members.

Development interns will have the opportunity to observe the Development team on all of its fundraising initiatives and events.  Projects in which the department is engaged range from the conventional (e.g. responding to inquiries, processing checks) to the ad hoc (e.g., Head of State mailings, celebrity auction solicitations). Interns will learn how to create recordkeeping systems and files for existing major donors and assemble profiles, and will assist/shadow team members as they compile research on existing and potential funders of Clinton Foundation programs and initiatives. Interns also will participate in the evaluation of major donor engagement activities and the shaping of weekend gatherings for trustees and major donors. Additionally, some time is spent assisting/shadowing team members who research existing activities in Clinton Foundation initiatives’ fields of operation.

The Clinton Foundation Metrics Team works in close collaboration with all initiatives to support their monitoring, evaluation and learning efforts.  The Metrics intern will assist/shadow members of the team in proactively exploring innovative opportunities to strengthen the Foundation’s impact measurement work and to continue to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and communications.  The metrics intern will gains hands-on experience tracking metrics trends across private, public and philanthropic sectors, understand how to support regular M&E activities, and contribute towards data management and strategic analysis.  The intern may also work on projects that help develop evidence-based marketing and communications materials to tell Clinton Foundation’s diverse impact stories in a creative and compelling manner.

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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 be mentored by the comptroller and will learn about daily tasks of the office, such as creating and updating budgets, getting payments to vendors and other parties with whom CGI conducts business, and maintaining records of past transactions.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Information Technology (IT) interns learn how the Foundation's IT team provides technology based solutions and support to the New York Offices. The IT team seeks interns who are passionate about technology, software, and management of assets. On a daily basis, interns gain hands-on experience in deploying equipment and software, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and testing new devices, services, and software by shadowing team members.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

Graphic Design interns will learn from the Clinton Foundation marketing team about the process of creating graphics for the website, meetings, and marketing and communications materials. Interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow the marketing team with the preparation of marketing materials and outreach strategies for various important audiences to the Foundation, including donors, partners, and the general public.

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MULTIMEDIA

Multimedia interns will learn how both the Clinton Global Initiative Marketing Department and Clinton Foundation Marketing Department communicate the organization's work through photography and videography. Multimedia interns will have the opportunity to assist/shadow team members who take and edit photos and record and edit videos.. Interns will learn how to shoot video and photography, as well as catalogue, archive, and watch video to identify good sound bytes and key content.

WEB DEVELOPMENT

The Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative Web Development interns assist/shadow web designers and developers in building and maintaining web pages conceived by the marketing and digital strategies teams to promote events, highlight initiative work, and engage the public. Interns will also assist/shadow web designers and developers who maintain, test and improve various Clinton Foundation websites. The department also aims to garner a broader audience for the Foundation's website and on social media channels such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Web development interns assist/shadow web designers, digital strategists, and developers as they research and implement new web and social media technologies and analyze their results.

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The Clinton Presidential Center & Museum in Little Rock

COMMUNICATIONS

Communications interns are mentored by the press and speech writing teams, and obtain meaningful firsthand experience in all communications, press, and speechwriting activities. 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.

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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Educational Programs interns will learn how the Clinton Foundation develops, organizes, and facilitates various educational activities. 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 be mentored closely by the Educational Programs Manager and will work closely with the Manager to find fresh, innovative ideas to draw students to the Center.

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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 serves 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. Interns will have an opportunity to shadow and learn about the following:  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 learn about the maintenance of day-to-day operations and overall sustainability of the Clinton Presidential Center and Museum in Little Rock and CGI office. Focus areas in which interns may have the opportunity to gain experience include administrative support, basic IT support, assisting the Operations staff, and shadowing the operations team in 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 engage in a variety of activities, including special events (such as seminars, workshops, conferences and public forums), assist/shadow with research on economic, social, and political development issues, assist/shadow with facilitating visits of distinguished scholars from around the world, and assist/shadow with 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 learn how the Center recruits and trains volunteers and manages its database, and will engage in related special projects.

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