Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to change the world and your community?
Will the Experience be Rewarding? Just Ask a WACLV Intern…
“Working for WACLV gave me the opportunity to learn about pressing international issues and meet incredible people from around the world.” “I am so thankful for all of the opportunities I had with WACLV! ” “I’m currently a second-year law student at Pepperdine University School of Law. During the summer after my first year, I worked for the Ugandan Supreme Court in Kampala, Uganda for two months. Last fall, I externed with the Honorable Sandra Ikuta at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and this summer, I’ll be a summer associate with Wilmer Hale’s downtown Los Angeles office.”…Emily a 2015 WACLV Intern.
Will You Make Connections & Gain Critical Skills? Just Ask a WACLV Intern…
“As the Communications Intern for WACLV, I was able to learn critical skills that have served me well in both work and graduate school. I attended amazing events, made important connections, and was able to give back to my community.”…Jordon a 2013 WACLV Intern.
The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas offers exciting opportunities for individuals 18 and older. No experience needed – just a passion for exploring your world! Also, you can choose between volunteering a few hours a month or an internship of 15 hours a week.
If you answer yes to any of the questions below you should look into our intern and volunteer opportunities below.
- Do you want to build specific skills?
- Do you like spending time with people from around the world?
- Are you looking for an opportunity to network with community and world leaders?
- Are you interested in international relations?
- Do you want to have a positive impact on your community and the world?
IVLP interns learn about this premier U.S. State Department exchange program and the responsibility local implementers such as WACLV have in executing it. Interns have the opportunity to interact with visiting delegations, learn to develop comprehensive programs that meet project objectives and equally important, can build their network of contacts that could lead to a career with a global focus.
Many interns that have participated in this program around the country have been able to secure employment with national international non-profits or U.S. Government agencies. Candidates should be able to commit 20 to 30 volunteer hours a month for four months to one year to gain maximum benefit from this program.
Responsibilites– Work with Executive Director, and Board representatives on organizational communications, and development priorities. Help to maintain and expand use of new and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linked In web site, etc) to promote the mission priorities. Use of Google Adwords. Advance the relationships with press/media contacts. Coordinate press/media coverage of WACLV events. Design promotional material for WACLV events. Other research and writing as assigned. Can be completed for academic credit
Are you interested in developing your skills in the area of event planning? The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas develops and executes dozens of events each year using a variety of venues. You will have the opportunity to be a part of the event planning process, identify appropriate venues, develop and implement marketing plans for events and engage in the execution of events. You will be expected to participate in programming committee meetings once per month, work with the executive director and programming chair, and actively participate in the development of marketing plans.
The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas offers many volunteer opportunities, including;
- Embedded Volunteers (join international visitors on their professional appointments and assist with logistics)
- Sponsorship Management
- Serving on one of our committees – programming, international visitors, education, business development, events
Education connects faculty and students with international resources, ideas and people. Intern responsibilities may include: drafting electronic newsletters; performing research to prepare teacher resource packets on various global topics; assistance at professional development programs; and more. Interns will learn about the nonprofit world, education for global citizenship, and outreach strategies.
Candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.