IDI-Ottawa is currently offering Field Placement and Internship opportunities. IDI-Ottawa envisions a community in which people from all walks of life interact with each other and cooperate to serve their communities, thereby strengthening civil society and promoting the development of human values.
All Field Placement and Internship are unpaid. Placement last two semesters and include a 16-hour/week commitment in first Fall semester and a 32- hour/week commitment in second Winter semester. Spring and Summer internship are a 10-hour/week commitment. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Yavuz Zeybek at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clearly indicate which Field Placement and Internship opportunity you are applying for in your cover letter. If you are applying for more than one position, please list in order of preference. All Fall and Winter applications are due by April 30. (Please note: fall placement usually run from mid Sept through mid Dec, and winter placement run from mid January through end of April). Applications that do not list the above information will not be processed. If you have any questions, please email all inquiries to email@example.com. (Students interested in receiving class credit, should indicate so in their cover letters.)
Field Placement or Internship responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching local & regional topics; assisting with creating and managing of membership and speaker databases; preparing and distributing occasional mailings (mail, fax, or e-mail); providing assistance with other duties and activities. This internship also offers the opportunity to attend and provide support at IDI-Ottawa events.
Qualifications: Major or general interest should be in social work, community affairs; excellent research, written and oral communication skills; detailed oriented and strong organizational abilities; knowledge of Microsoft office.
Internships are currently available in the following departments:
Interested candidates should mail, e-mail or fax the following information to the attention of Associate Director: A cover letter, indicating the internship you are applying for, days, and times you are available to work; and a current resume; firstname.lastname@example.org
We have further benefits for the interns: interns for Luncheon Forums will be able to act as moderators, interns for Intercultural Study Trips will be able to become one of the guides of any scheduled group, interns for Morning Conversations will be able to become a host for any scheduled event or events.
Duties as follow but not limited to:
Assist the Executive Director in scheduling the Luncheon Forums such as:
Assist the Associate Director in scheduling the Morning Conversations such as:
Assist the Associate Director in scheduling intercultural study trips
Working directly with the Executive and Associate Directors
Working directly with the Multimedia Coordinator
Working directly with the Graphics Coordinator
o Minimum of one-year desktop publishing experience
o Day-to-day knowledge and use of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
o Keen eye for detail
o Written and verbal communication skills
o Organizational skills
o Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects effectively
Self-starter who needs little guidance