Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Spring 2024 Internship
Application deadline: October 16, 2023
BerlinRosen is a fast-growing, full-service communications firm with more than 300 communications and campaign strategists in New York, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 2005, BerlinRosen has powerfully expanded its presence in issue advocacy, workers’ rights, corporate, social impact/ESG, nonprofit, entertainment, media, racial justice, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, architecture, design, urbanism, land use, lifestyle and technology communications. We have received more than 50 awards and recognitions, including being the only agency to be named #1 on Observer’s PR Power List for three consecutive years, PRNews’ Large PR Agency of the Year (2023; 2021), PR News’ Digital Firm of the Year (2023) and 5/5 Stars on Forbes’ latest Best PR Agencies in America list.
Beginning in 2022, we’ve established partnerships with Onward, Derris, M18, Glen Echo Group and Inkhouse, further integrating our agency and communications network while expanding our reach in DEI consulting and the consumer, lifestyle, real estate, hospitality and technology sectors.
People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.
ABOUT THE DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION INTERNSHIP
BerlinRosen is seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in getting hands-on experience in diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and consulting. We're proud to offer an internship program that offers the skills and experiences to be successful. In 2022, 22% of our BR interns continued with us in full-time roles!
The Transformation & Culture team designs and delivers innovative learning experiences that build personal and organizational capacity for change. We embolden individuals and communities to dismantle systems of oppression, to be the change and to build an equitable world. We are a catalyst for change through our consulting and research arms. Our services include organizational strategy, executive coaching programs, learning opportunities, assessments and tools to support partners in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
Interns will be asked to focus on a range of projects, including longer-term and day-to-day/immediate tasks assigned by their team and will learn the basics of high-level DEI strategy and consulting while collaborating with other teams and divisions as needed.
Role duration: Our Spring 2024 Internship Program runs from early January to late April/early May.
Role hours: Interns must be able to work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, on a 9 a.m.-to-5 p.m. Eastern Time schedule. Please do not apply if you cannot meet this requirement.
Note: We are currently unable to accommodate class schedules that fall between 9 a.m.-to-5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Role location: This role will be based in our Washington, D.C. office on a hybrid basis, in office approximately 2-3 days per week.
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
As an intern on our team, you will…
- Learn the basics of DEI strategy and consulting
- Share and execute on your ideas for our clients
- Draft reports, create agendas, gather resources and conduct research projects
- Assist with a variety of project- and team-related assignments and tasks as necessary
- Must be a rising college senior (or junior), postgraduate student or non-student
- Self-motivation, good organizational skills, detail-orientation, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated interest in diversity, equity and inclusion
- Capability to work with a team to meet group objectives
- Ability to communicate in a professional manner with clients
- Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite products
Salary: The compensation for this role is $18 per hour.
- 3 PTO (paid time off) days
- 3 paid wellness days
- Wellness days are to ensure interns have adequate time to take care of their mental, emotional and physical health while PTO days are used for personal activities, such as a vacation.
- Paid bank holidays
- Access to professional development programs geared specifically toward interns and individuals just beginning their careers
Application deadline: While we accept applications on a rolling basis, the deadline to apply is October 16, 2023.
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*Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot reply to all submissions. We will contact applicants directly with requests for interviews. Please do not email or call to check on the status of your application.
To ensure that applicants are matched with the job that best suits their qualifications and interests, information that you submit may be shared with our subsidiaries, Onward, Glen Echo Group, Derris, M18 and Inkhouse.
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