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Internship - Al Monitor

Organization Description

Al-Monitor.com is an online media organization that covers the Middle East. Published in 6 languages with 9 country-specific “pulses” and over two dozen regional newspapers, the site has become a go-to location for casual readers and policy-makers alike.

 

Location

1850 K St. NW, Suite 1225, Washington, DC 20006

 

Job Description

Al-Monitor is seeking a full-time intern (5 days a week, office hours 8:30 AM- 5:30 PM) to aid in editorial and office functions. Candidate will work under the Managing and Associate Editor as well as perform research and other tasks for the Congressional Correspondent and other contributors.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Manning office phones
  • Welcoming guests to office
  • Managing general email account
  • Keeping track of contributor records
  • Assisting in managing editorial calendar
  • Performing research for our journalists
  • Preparing daily lineup

 

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated interest/familiarity with the Middle East and current events
  • Administrative experience
  • Some skill in one of our languages (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Russian, or Turkish) preferred

 

How to Apply

Please send an email with subject line YPFP Internship listing to wgunning@al-monitor.com. Please include your resume and a cover letter.

 

Deadline

Deadline is 15 October 2014