Thursday, July 21, 2011

Internship: US-ASEAN Business Council: Membership and Events Internship

Reports to: Manager, Outreach Based in: Washington, DC

Role Summary:

Internship Dates: Fall semester (approximately August 29 through December 9) Role: Membership Assistant/Intern.

The Membership Assistant will assist the Outreach Manager in providing world-class and forward-looking services to the Council's 100+ member U.S. companies, which include Google, ExxonMobil, The Coca- Cola Company, Microsoft, Boeing, and Harley Davidson.

The Assistant will work out a schedule with the Outreach Manager and may help on some or all of the following: * Manage and draft reports on Council outreach to members (weekly); * Create and manage a report on changes in legislation affecting doing business in ASEAN for distribution to members;

* Assist with research for membership meetings and on potential members; * Develop talking points for meetings; * Participate in weekly conference calls to build a summary of membership activities in the United States and in ASEAN nations; * Assist with sponsorship activities and events; * Attend events with visiting delegations and take notes for members;

*Assist managers on the preparation and running of Council events * Provide administrative support responding to membership activities to include mailings, preparation for events, and special projects.

Qualified candidates will have attention to detail, interest in the region and learning, superb writing and editing skills (mandatory) and exemplify professionalism. A confidentiality contract on proprietary information will be required.

This is an opportunity to build experience in membership services and knowledge of political, economic and trade issues in Southeast Asia. The Council will work with college programs to obtain credit where possible. The position is unpaid but will be an excellent educational experience and

includes monthly Smart Trip benefits. Please email resume and interest to the US-ASEAN Business Council's Outreach Manager, Mads Stockwell at

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