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The Obama Foundation is hiring interns - apply now!

The Obama Foundation is offering an internship program for university students. The deadline for applications is 14th May.
BY Cherryy Chauhan |   03-05-2018

The Obama Foundation is now hiring interns who are full-time or part-time graduate and undergraduate students and are eligible to work in the United states. The foundation is aiming to recruit diverse force of people to work in a variety of fields in the US.

The Fall 2018 Internship stretches up to 14 weeks beginning on September 4th 2018 and ending on December 7th 2018. For students following the quarter system, the duration on the internship will be from September 17th 2018 till December 21st 2018. The interns will have to fulfil a 40 hour a week work schedule in either Chicago or Washington, D.C. office. The interns will work across the following departments - Correspondence, Development, Digital, Experience, Finance, International, Office of the CEO, Office of the Executive Director, Program, Public Engagement, Real Estate and Research.

The internship requires students who are ready to work in a prompt work ambience, have excellent organisational and time management skills, and are skilled researchers and writers. The interns will play a significant role in providing the Obama Foundation with statistical, analytical and administrative assistance. The internship is nurtured by the values of President Obama and Mrs. Obama, who trust in the importance of finding a common ground and seek innovative approaches to public problems.

The applications opened on 23rd April 2018, at 9 AM CT (Central Time) and will close on 14th May 2018 at 5 PM CT.

The foundation will be providing the interns with a stipend of $1,500, and reimbursements up to $1,500 which are directly related to the internship. If the qualified candidate has a disability, they can contact the organisation on this link if they require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application.

The foundation will not be providing any accommodation facilities to their interns. Fluency in written as well as spoken English is a must for the internship as the entire programme will be conducted in English.

Applicants will need to pay extra heed while filling out the form as they will not be able to return to it after submitting. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained. Kindly download the application worksheet here, if you wish to take more than one session to fill out the answers and save this draft offline. Though, you will still have to input your answers into the application before the deadline.

So, what are you waiting for? This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Grab it!

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