WISH INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

October 14, 2016

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INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT 

WISH has six internship opportunities available. Find out more information below!

Company:      Washington Intern Student Housing (“WISH”)

Location:        Washington, DC

Email:             WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Website:         www.InternsDC.com

Term:              Spring–Early January through Mid-May

WISH is an intern housing and residential life services provider in Washington DC. WISH has hosted students and college groups for over 20 years in furnished, intern-only buildings on a semester basis.

Interns are WISH’s specialty.  WISH works with Colleges and Universities to provide Intern housing for individuals or groups, small and large, for the terms needed whether it be fall, spring, summer or all year.  Faculty housing, classrooms, conference rooms, and reception room are all available for WISH residents’ needs.  In addition, WISH hosts social and networking events to promote professional development.

WISH guests live in one of two areas both of which are Metro accessible to access all parts of the city.  The Historic Capitol Hill District locations are within walking distance to Congress and the Supreme Court, Federal Buildings, the Smithsonian, and National Mall.  The Woodley Park area is near the National Zoo, Rock Creek Park, Embassy Row, the Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle areas. Click HERE for our calendar of events.

Position: Sales & Marketing Intern

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend and participate in sales and marketing meetings, interpret analytics and reports
  • Attend various events and meetings with WISH staff
  • Design marketing materials
  • Attend events on weeknights or weekends as WISH representative
  • Work with Events & Social Media Interns to manage event budgets, RSVP lists and related schedules
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Complete an event summary report
  • Identify potential client and internship opportunities
  • Participate in outreach to government and D.C. based organizations
  • Develop and maintain relationships with interns and internship coordinators.
  • Research opportunities and proposals to expand the WISH footprint
  • Other Duties as Assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Basic familiarity in planning events
  • Experience with basic social media and marketing materials
  • Familiarity with basic search engine and social media marketing principles and platforms
  • MS Office skills
  • Self-starters a must

HOUSING: WISH will provide double occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com,  Now accepting applications for the next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today.  Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Position: Photographer and Graphic Design Intern

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Sales and Marketing team to promote WISH
  • Work with the Intern team to design social media content, flyers and other marketing material
  • Attend events on weeknights or weekends as WISH representative
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Take photos and videos at events for WISH’s use in print media and social media platforms
  • Maintain relationships with media vendors and contributors
  • Participate in marketing and media meetings, interpret analytics and reports
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Basic familiarity in planning photo shoots
  • Public speaking experience to small groups a plus
  • Experience with basic social media and e-marketing materials
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong photography and editing skills
  • Familiarity with production of print media
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience producing basic social and e-marketing materials in MS Office environment
  • Self-starters a must

HOUSING: WISH will provide double occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com, Now accepting applications for the next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today. Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Position: Event Planning & Social Media Intern

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Event Planning:

  • Design social media content, flyers and other marketing material for events
  • Attend and contributes to event planning meetings
  • Manage event budgets, RSVP lists and related schedules
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Take photos and videos at events for WISH’s use on social media platforms
  • Complete an event summary report
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and contributors
  • Prepare proposed calendar of events for the next semester

Social Media:

  • Participate in marketing and media meetings, interpret analytics and reports
  • Maintain and grow marketing database
  • Produce marketing materials for email/mail/social media, including SEO, SEM
  • Market to known and new internship coordinators and other clients
  • Provide ideas and feedback for the blog, write new posts
  • Attend events on weeknights or weekends as WISH representative
  • Produce video and photo marketing materials for social media
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Basic familiarity in planning events
  • Public speaking experience to small groups a plus
  • Experience with basic social media and e-marketing materials
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity with basic search engine and social media marketing principles and platforms
  • Experience producing basic social and e-marketing materials in MS Office environment
  • Self-starters a must

HOUSING: WISH will provide double occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com, Now accepting applications for the next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today.  Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Position: Construction Management/Real Estate Property Management Intern

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist with the management of improvement projects
  • Assist with obtaining necessary permits and licenses
  • Assist with property inspections
  • Review contracts and provide input
  • Manage and maintain properties project improvement logs; maintenance logs; equipment and supply logs
  • Assist residents with lockouts and lost keys after hours
  • Assist residents with maintenance emergencies after hours by helping them contact on-call staff
  • Assist staff with the “judicial” process as needed
  • Report resident complaints to General Manager
  • Help keep meeting rooms and common areas orderly, request cleaning service as needed
  • Maintain log to track lockouts, lost keys, and complaints send  to staff weekly
  • Post and remove flyers, building notices
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Other Duties as Assigned
  • Available weekends when required
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Construction Management or Real Estate/Property Management degree preferred
  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Basic familiarity with construction and real estate
  • Tolerance of diversity among residents
  • MS Office skills
  • Self-starters a must
HOUSING: WISH will provide single occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com. Now accepting applications for next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today.  Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Position: Office Management Intern  

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Attend and participate in sales and marketing meetings, interpret analytics and reports
  • Attend various events and meetings with WISH staff
  • Attend events on weeknights or weekends as WISH representative
  • Work with Events & Social Media Interns to manage event budgets, RSVP lists and related schedules
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Assist in preparing letters, presentations and reports
  • Manage relationships with vendors, customers
  • Negotiates the purchase of office supplies, office equipment, etc., for the entire staff in accordance with company purchasing policies and budgetary restrictions
  • Supervises the maintenance of office equipment
  • Coordinating and managing classroom calendars and schedules
  • Coordinating travel, including flight, hotel, and car rental reservations
  • Manages the reception area to ensure effective telephone communications and delivering world class service to our customers
  • Prepare paypal invoices
  • Assist with the tracking of payments
  • Assist with general office management and equipment maintenance
  • Prepare notices for property visits and inspections
  • Be a resource for WISH residents
  • Available to work weekends when required
  • Other Duties as Assigned
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Business Administration degree preferred
  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Basic familiarity in planning event
  • Familiarity with basic search engine and social media marketing principles and platforms
  • MS Office skills
  • Self-starters a must
HOUSING: WISH will provide double occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com. Now accepting applications for next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today.  Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

Position: Business Management Intern

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend and participate in sales and marketing meetings, interpret analytics and reports
  • Attend various events and meetings with WISH staff
  • Attend events on weeknights or weekends as WISH representative
  • Work with Events & Social Media Interns to manage event budgets, RSVP lists and related schedules
  • Work with staff and volunteers on event day to make the WISH event a success
  • Assist in preparing letters, presentations and reports
  • Manage relationships with vendors, customers
  • Negotiates the purchase of office supplies, office equipment, etc., for the entire staff in accordance with company purchasing policies and budgetary restrictions
  • Supervises the maintenance of office equipment
  • Coordinating and managing classroom calendars and schedules
  • Coordinating travel, including flight, hotel, and car rental reservations
  • Manages the reception area to ensure effective telephone communications and delivering world class service to our customers
  • Prepare paypal invoices
  • Assist with the tracking of payments
  • Assist with general office management and equipment maintenance
  • Prepare notices for property visits and inspections
  • Be a resource for WISH residents
  • Available to work weekends when required
  • Other Duties as Assigned


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Business Administration degree preferred
  • Great communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Basic familiarity in planning event
  • Familiarity with basic search engine and social media marketing principles and platforms
  • MS Office skills
  • Self-starters a must

HOUSING: WISH will provide double occupancy WISH furnished housing free of charge to Intern for the term of the Internship. COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. WISH will work with academic advisors and faculty to support college credits.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to WISHresumes@InternsDC.com. Now accepting applications for next semester.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply today. Interviews are in process.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jean-Marie Leonard at WISHresumes@InternsDC.com

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