Anti-Corruption and Governance Center Communications Intern


Description: The Center is looking for an unpaid intern to support our developing social presence and stature in the anti-corruption community. The intern will work with the Center’s Director and marketing consultant to enhance the Center’s social media presence by working with our CC Trends blog and other social media accounts. The intern will also conduct various research tasks to help Center staff write blogs and other outward facing materials. In addition, the intern will work with the Center’s Director and Program Officer to find speaking opportunities, help apply to panels, and research other public engagement opportunities to support the Center’s mission.  After identifying opportunities, the fellow will assist in coordinating staff involvement in events, by crafting presentation summaries and supporting the Director and staff in preparation for outreach activities.

Reports To: Assistant Program Officer

Timeframe: All interns are expected to start by February 4, 2019 and commit a minimum of 15 and maximum of 25 hours per week.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire knowledge in international relations and democracy promotion
  • Develop analytical skills by reviewing anti-corruption compliance materials
  • Develop marketing and social media expertise through the curation of CC Trends blog
  • Improve research skills by conducting a variety of research tasks related to global anti-corruption trends
  • Develop public relations skillset by coordinating with preeminent NGOs, think tanks, and business associations across the globe
  • Develop knowledge of anti-corruption principles and global trends in anti-corruption
  • Work with the Center’s Director and program officer to develop a strategic plan for enhancing the Center’s public engagement

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Curate and support CC Trends blog
  • Conduct various research tasks for the Center focusing on worldwide anti-corruption trends
  • Write blogs, and provide proofreading support for CC Trends blog and other outward facing research reports and written articles
  • Coordinate with the Center’s Director and program officer to develop a public outreach strategy
  • Research various preeminent organizations for speaking and panel opportunities to determine if taking part will benefit CIPE and the Center
  • Assist the team in engaging with various organizations to ensure a role for Center staff at the various events, either as a speaker or moderator
  • Assist the team with preparing proposals for conferences and panels

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong research, analytical, and writing skills
  • Ability to consolidate large portions of information and present in an organized and concise way
  • Basic understanding of corporate anti-corruption compliance requirements and international standards
  • Strong writing, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • Solid understanding of blogs, Twitter, and other forms of social media
  • Outgoing and engaging personality
  • Comfortable engaging various organizations and high level organizational officials
  • Strong attention to detail

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (2-3 pages) to, using the following format for the subject line: LAST NAME – ACGC Communications.