Internship Objective: The intern will obtain first-hand knowledge of U.S. Government public diplomacy initiatives and objectives, as well as government sponsored educational, cultural and leadership development programs. The purpose of this internship is for an intern to learn about preparing a professional exchange program between the international visitor(s) and the local community.
Skills and Training Provided: Interns will be provided with the opportunity to develop and expand communication skills, including professional correspondence, and learn how to analyze complex data. Training opportunities include internal trainings (such as in-office staff training events), Lunch n’ Learns, Denver World Affairs Council speaker events, etc.
Activities: Under the direction and supervision of WorldDenver staff, interns will learn the details of what is involved in arranging an international visitor program, such as research, planning logistics, and engaging with the local community. Interns will have the opportunity to attend appointments with international professionals and assist with correspondence and maintenance of program webpages. Interns will acquire an in depth understanding of complex systems and an appreciation of business practices, which will help to prepare him/her for success in a future career.