IEDC Summer 2006 Internships
**IEDC SUMMER 2006 INTERNSHIPS**
The International Economic Development Council offers summer and year round internships for graduate and undergraduate students in economic development and city and regional planning programs. Working on varied research-related projects, interns:
· Gain practical work experience
· Become familiar with a wide range of economic development programs and issues
· Have an opportunity to have work published
· Contribute to technical assistance projects for communities throughout the U.S.
· Prepare reports, case studies, and presentations on economic development issues and trends
Summer internships are full time and last a minimum of 10 weeks. Semester or yearlong internship positions can be either full or part time, with a minimum of 20 hours per week. Graduate student internships are paid positions. Undergraduate interns are not paid. Academic credit can be arranged but must be set up by the student. All internships take place in Washington, DC. IEDC does not reimburse interns for travel and/or relocation costs.
Applicants should have:
· Excellent writing and organizational skills
· The ability to work independently
· Familiarity with research and reporting methods
· General knowledge of economic development
· Willingness to work in a team environment
· Flexibility and desire to work on varying projects
Applications for the summer internship must be submitted by March 15, 2006.
To apply for an IEDC internship, send a cover letter stating interest and availability, a resume, and a brief writing sample (no more than 6 pages) by email to Pearl Kaplan at pkaplan@....
As we receive many applications, we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.