Conference Intern

ADvancing States represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and supports visionary state leadership, the advancement of state systems innovation, and the articulation of national policies that support home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ADvancing States is seeking an intern with a desire to learn conference and event planning and management. The Internship is typically full-time and can be fully virtual. 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Answering telephones,
  • Conference preparation,
  • Attending hearings, webinars, and conference calls,
  • Drafting and sending communications,
  • Assisting with project management, and
  • Updating the website
Basic Qualifications
  • A college student with a focus in marketing, event planning, public policy, gerontology, public health, or other related degrees
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and analytical capability
  • Strong verbal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with the ability to take initiative and work well independently

Salary and benefits:

A stipend is available for those students who do not receive outside funding.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to ADvancing States is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants for employment.  Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

ADvancing States
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 6, 2020
Date Closing: 
Monday, November 30, 2020