Development/Events Internship Opportunity

Internship Description:
An Events and Development intern should be industrious, organized, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate for this position is able to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision. He/she will work behind the scenes with the Development Team, assisting with projects that range from planning, organizing and executing fundraising events; researching prospective ways to promote events and develop partnerships. This is a great learning opportunity for someone who is interested in the events or the development industry. Past experience with event management is helpful but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop and plan and promote events for the School of Management.
  • Will work directly with development team for the School of Management.
  • Research of area organizations for audience development.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled at Mason for the upcoming Fall 2013 semester.
  • Interest or experience in public relations, marketing, communications, events management, or other related fields (preferred but not required).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Internet research.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, responsible, dependable and a team player.

Applications:
To apply, please provide a current resume and cover letter describing why you want to be an intern to Andrea Cordray, Development and Alumni Affairs Associate at acordray@gmu.edu or by mail to Andrea Cordray, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 6B11, Fairfax, VA 22030, Attention: Internship Program

About Mary Byerley

Mary Byerley works for the School of Management in the Office of Academic and Career Services. She has been with George Mason University for 15 years.

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