This Spring internship, beginning in January 2019, is a paid opportunity for graduate students, undergraduate students in their junior year or senior year or recent college graduates with an interest in training and development or instructional design to apply principles and theory learned in the classroom in a professional environment. The intern will gain experience with the human resources department and contribute to the work at the world’s leading think tank.
This part time internship pays an hourly rate of $13.25, and applicants must be willing to commit to 25-30 hours per week, during regular business hours with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship is based in Washington, DC and will last approximately 10 weeks.
Collaborates with Deputy Chief HR Officer and HR team members to support the implementation of professional development and inclusion & diversity projects and communications. Assist by researching and developing presentations, professional development course topics and materials along with using learning databases to suggest ways to track, evaluate and report on projects.
The intern will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.
Graduate or undergraduate student (who has completed their junior year) working towards a degree in instructional design, organizational development or human resources. Recent college graduates are also eligible to apply. Graduate students preferred.
Must have knowledge in instruction design and adult learning principles; ability to work independently and meet deadlines, solid research skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; and strong familiarity with PowerPoint and Excel.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for interning at Brookings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter as an attachment when you apply. Your cover letter should highlight your educational experience and skills, along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals.
Selected applicants will additionally be required to submit two letters of recommendation or provide two professional references.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.