Education Reimagined – Education Intern
Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
Washington D.C. DC USA

Job Details

Updated on 2021-03-02 14:30:55

Convergence seeks interns on a rolling basis to work on Education Reimagined. Interns play an integral role in supporting the team to fulfill on its purpose to build a movement to transform the education system from a school-centric one to a learner-centric one.

Education interns should expect to:

  • Perform substantive research on innovative education practices, initiatives, studies, policies, and leading stakeholders
  • Identify key learning environments and education stakeholders with whom Education Reimagined should connect
  • Write copy for weekly e-newsletters
  • Curate content and resources for the website
  • Manage databases of articles, contacts, events, and stakeholder connections
  • Participate in interviews with influential education stakeholders
  • Support staff at internal and external meetings, including material preparation, logistics management, and note-taking
  • Cover outside events and seminars for the team
  • Take part in weekly Convergence staff meetings
  • Assist in administrative tasks, as needed

 The experience on the Education Reimagined team will:

  • Allow interns to interact directly with other Convergence staff members, whose expertise and interests cover a broad range of topics
  • Provide interns with connections to a network of leading education thinkers and players
  • Develop networking and leadership skills
  • Provide exposure to non-profit management
  • Provide exposure to the Washington, DC policy world

 Qualified applicants should:

  • Have experience and background in education and research
  • Be passionate and open-minded about the issues associated with education
  • Possess strong writing skills and the ability to craft messages to multi-stakeholder audiences
  • Be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills
  • Be flexible with regard to work assignments
  • Work well individually and with others and be able to positively receive and integrate feedback
  • Be fluent with Word, Excel, and online communication vehicles

While Education Reimagined accepts intern applications continuously, we are currently seeking 1-2 interns for Spring 2016. Applicants must be able to commit to at least 20 hours per week. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to work full-time. Convergence provides a travel stipend for commuting costs.

To apply, please submit the following to Demi Edwards at :

  • Cover letter addressing your interest in the position, as well as your relevant educational, professional, and/or personal experiences or goals
  • Resume including relevant education, research, and work experiences
  • Writing sample on a subject of your choosing

Convergence Center for Policy Resolution is committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people including minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Education Reimagined – Education Intern
Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
Washington D.C. DC USA